Hans Wahlgren

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Hans Wahlgren
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Wahlgren in 2012
Born
Hans Carl Gustav Wahlgren

(1937-06-26)26 June 1937
Helsingborg, Sweden
Died10 May 2024(2024-05-10) (aged 86)
Värmdö, Sweden
Spouse
(m. 1962)
Children4, including Niclas, Pernilla and Linus
Relatives

Hans Carl Gustav Wahlgren (26 June 1937 – 10 May 2024) was a Swedish actor. During his career, Wahlgren appeared in films and television series, as well as his work in revues and farces such as Oh! Calcutta! As a voice actor, he dubbed for several children's films. In Wahlgren's later years, he was in his daughter Pernilla's reality series on television (2016-2024). [1]

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Career

Wahlgren grew up in Smedslätten, and debuted in 1945 in Ragnar Falck's short film Indianer och blekansikten. His breakthrough came in the film Raggare in 1959. [2] During eleven seasons he performed in the revue Hagges Revue in Gothenburg. [3] In the revue he did impressions of famous people like Jan Malmsjö, Jarl Kulle, Carl XVI Gustaf and Claes af Geijerstam. [3]

He performed in several farces and comedies at Stockholm's private theatres, and plays like Oh! Calcutta! and Pippi Longstocking at Folkan, [4] and in Charleys tant and Spanska flugan at Vasateatern. [4]

During the summer of 2001, he, along with Eva Rydberg, performed in the comedy Kärlek och lavemang at Fredriksdalsteatern in Helsingborg. [5] He also did plenty of voice acting in several films such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Nanny McPhee . He provided Charles Ingvar "Sickan" Jönsson's voice in the computer games Jönssonligan: Jakten på Mjölner  [ sv ] and Jönssonligan går på djupet  [ sv ]. [6]

Between 2016 and 2024, Wahlgren participated in his daughter Pernilla Wahlgren's reality series Wahlgrens värld which is broadcast on Kanal 5. [7]

Personal life

Wahlgren was the only child of actors Ivar Wahlgren  [ sv ] and Nina Scenna  [ sv ]. [8] From 1962, he was married to actress Christina Schollin; together they had four children: banker Peter Wahlgren, actor Niclas Wahlgren  [ sv ], singer Pernilla Wahlgren, and actor Linus Wahlgren. [9] Wahlgren was of Italian descent on his mother's side. [8]

Wahlgren died in Norra Lagnö on 10 May 2024, at the age of 86. [10] [11]

Filmography

Source: [12]

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