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Bengt Eklund

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Bengt Eklund
Eklund and Ingmar Bergman, 1948.
Bengt Gunnar Eklund

(1925-01-18)18 January 1925
Stockholm, Sweden
Died19 January 1998(1998-01-19) (aged 73)
Stockholm, Sweden
Years active1946–1990
SpouseFylgia Zadig
(m. 1960⁠–⁠1965)
ChildrenKlas Eklund
Lena Eklund
RelativesSigge Eklund (grandson)
Fredrik Eklund (grandson)

Bengt Gunnar Eklund (18 January 1925 – 19 January 1998) was a Swedish actor.[1] He is well known as Nisse Granqvist in the 1964 TV series Vi på Saltkråkan.[2]

Eklund worked for many years at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, but also made a large number of roles in movies and television, including Ingmar Bergman's Summer with Monika (1953) and Shame (1968), and Gustaf Molander's film Sir Arne's Treasure (1954; based on the novel by Selma Lagerlöf).[3][4]

Eklund was married to actress Fylgia Zadig. He was the father of economist Klas Eklund and grandfather of novelist Sigge Eklund[5] and real estate broker Fredrik Eklund.

Selected filmography



  1. ^ "Bengt Eklund" Nationalencyclopedin
  2. ^ "Bengt Eklund" Nationalencyclopedin
  3. ^ Young, Vernon (1971). Cinema borealis; Ingmar Bergman and the Swedish ethos. D. Lewis. p. 59.
  4. ^ Bengt Eklund, IMDB https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0252416/, retrieved 2013-02-27
  5. ^ af Kleen, Björn (9 May 2005). "Att skriva om pappa slipade bort hatet". Sydsvenskan (in Swedish). Retrieved 2013-02-27.