Alf Kjellin

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Alf Kjellin
Barbara Bain Mission Impossible 1969.JPG
Kjellin with Barbara Bain in an episode of Mission:Impossible, 1969.
Born(1920-02-28)28 February 1920
Lund, Sweden
Died5 April 1988(1988-04-05) (aged 68)
OccupationActor
Years active1937–1985
Spouse(s)Karin Nordgren
Gun Hellberg (1958-1973) (divorced)

Alf Kjellin (Swedish pronunciation: [alf.̍ɕɛllɪn]; 28 February 1920 – 5 April 1988) was a Swedish film actor and director, who also appeared on some television shows.[1]

Kjellin was well established as a film actor when he occasionally took on roles in television shows. For example, in 1965 he prominently guest-starred as Stalag Luft Kommandant Colonel Max Richter in the two-part episode "P.O.W." (Episodes 30 and 31) of Twelve O'Clock High. He also directed the 1974 Columbo episodes Negative Reaction and Mind Over Mayhem and an episode of the 1976 series Sara.

Kjellin was born in Lund, Sweden and died in Los Angeles, California of a heart attack. In America, he used the stage name Christopher Kent.

Selected filmography[edit]

  • The Great John Ericsson (1937) - Young man on Delamater's office (uncredited)
  • Med folket för fosterlandet (1938) - Young Man Who Recives Soccer Scores (uncredited)
  • Gläd dig i din ungdom (1939) - Henning
  • Kadettkamrater (1939) - Greggy Ståhlkrantz
  • Stål (1940) - Erik, young worker
  • Juninatten (1940) - Assistant Physician (uncredited)
  • Hans nåds testamente (1940) - Jacob
  • Bright Prospects (1941) - Åke Dahlberg
  • The Fight Continues (1941) - Dr. Georg Hammar
  • Night in the Harbor (1943) - Arnold
  • Jag dräpte (1943) - Harris
  • Herre med portfölj (1943) - Lennart Dalén
  • Appassionata (1944) - Eric
  • Den osynliga muren (1944) - Ivan Levy
  • Torment (1944) - Jan-Erik Widgren
  • Prince Gustaf (1944) - Prince Gustaf
  • Vandring med månen (1945) - Dan Killander
  • Affairs of a Model (1946) - Erik Lunde
  • Iris and the Lieutenant (1946) - Robert Motander
  • Driver dagg faller regn (1946) - Jon
  • Tösen från Stormyrtorpet (1947) - Gudmund Erlandsson
  • Woman Without a Face (1947) - Martin Grande
  • Madame Bovary (1949) - Leon Dupuis
  • Singoalla (1949) - Knight Erland Månesköld
  • This Can't Happen Here (1950) - Björn Almkvist
  • The White Cat (1950) - The Man Without Identity
  • Bärande hav (1951) - Martin Winner
  • Summer Interlude (1951) - David Nyström
  • Divorced (1951) - Dr. Bertil Nordelius
  • My Six Convicts (1952) - Clem Randall
  • The Iron Mistress (1952) - Philippe de Cabanal
  • The Juggler (1953) - Daniel
  • Ingen mans kvinna (1953) - Arne Persson
  • Göingehövdingen (1953) - Lieutenant Henrik Wrede
  • Flicka utan namn (1954) - Erland Ljung
  • Flickan i regnet (1955) - Martin Andreasson
  • Blockerat spår (1955) - Himself
  • Egen ingång (1956) - Arvid Stenman
  • Främlingen från skyn (1956) - Stig Hallman
  • Het är min längtan (1956) - Mikael
  • Gäst i eget hus (1957) - Age Dahl
  • Summer Place Wanted (1957) - Arne Forsman, Artist
  • The Mysterians (1957) - Yamamoto (voice)
  • Lek på regnbågen (1958) - Björn Rådström
  • Panic in Paradise (1960) - Frederik
  • The Pleasure Garden (1961, director)
  • Karneval (1961) - Ragnar Ennart
  • Two Living, One Dead (1961) - Rogers
  • The Victors (1963) - Priest
  • Min kära är en ros (1963) - P.G. Nilsson
  • Ship of Fools (1965) - Freytag
  • Assault on a Queen (1966) - Eric Lauffnauer
  • Ice Station Zebra (1968) - Col. Ostrovsky
  • Midas Run (1969 - directed)
  • The McMasters (1970 - directed)
  • Zandy's Bride (1974) - Avery (uncredited)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alf Kjellin". Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 6 February 2013.

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