Kjell Bergqvist

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Kjell Bergqvist
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Kjell Bergqvist in 2015.
Born
Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist

(1953-02-23) 23 February 1953 (age 66)
NationalitySwedish
OccupationActor
Spouse(s) Yvonne Ryding
(m. 19882000)

Karin Bergqvist
(m. 2004)

Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist (born 23 February 1953 in Enskede, Stockholm County) is a Swedish actor.

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Bergqvist finished Dramatens elevskola in 1973 and made his debut in En enkel melodi and Jack. He has since cooperated for many years with scriptwriter and director Ulf Malmros. During the 1990s he has recorded several police films playing Martin Beck's colleague Lennart Kollberg. He played two different characters in the Swedish horror television series Chock in 1997. In 2001, he got a Guldbagge Award for his lead role in Den bästa sommaren and in 2002 he was nominated for the lead role Leif in Leva livet .

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Kjell was for a time married to Miss Universe 1984 winner Yvonne Ryding (Yvonne Ryding-Bergqvist; today they are divorced).

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Swedish Film Institute foundation

The Swedish Film Institute was founded in 1963 to support and develop the Swedish film industry. The institute is housed in the Filmhuset building located in Gärdet, Östermalm in Stockholm. The building, completed in 1970, was designed by architect Peter Celsing.