Peter Lindgren (actor)

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Peter Lindgren
Peter Edvin Lindgren

(1915-12-13)13 December 1915
Lidingö, Sweden
Died30 May 1981(1981-05-30) (aged 65)
Stockholm, Sweden
Spouse(s)Marianne Nielsen
(m. 19371941)

Anna-Stina Osslund
(m. 19411945)

Topsy Håkansson
(m. 19461951)

Gunnel Eklund
(m. 19721981)
ChildrenMonica Nielsen
Hans Lindgren
Relatives Lars-Magnus Lindgren (brother)

Peter Edvin Lindgren (13 December 1915 in Lidingö – 30 May 1981) was a Swedish actor. His many roles include the part of "Lena's father" in I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) and I Am Curious (Blue) (1968). He won the award for Best Actor at the 16th Guldbagge Awards for his role in I Am Maria . [1]

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  1. "Jag är Maria (1979)". The Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
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