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)
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.

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

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