Nils Olof Hellbom
8 October 1925
|Died||5 June 1982 56) (aged|
|Occupation||Director, film producer, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Birgit Hellbom |
Nils Olof "Olle" Hellbom (8 October 1925 – 5 June 1982) was a Swedish film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is most famous for directing films based on novels by Astrid Lindgren.His 1960 film Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival. In 1978 at the 14th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Director for his film The Brothers Lionheart .
He died of stomach cancer.
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