Edvard Persson

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Edvard Persson
Edvard Persson och Allan Waldner.jpg
Persson on the left with Allan Waldner at the set of Baldwin's Wedding (1938).
Born Carl Edvard Persson
(1888-01-17)17 January 1888
Malmö, Sweden
Died 19 September 1957(1957-09-19) (aged 69)
Jonstorp, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1924–1956
Spouse(s) Ellen Rosengren (m. 1916–33)
Mim Ekelund (m. 1933–57)

Carl Edvard Persson (17 January 1888 – 19 September 1957) was a Swedish actor and singer.

He got his first role in the 1923 silent film Studenterna på Tröstehult. Overall, Persson made 45 feature films, among those were South of the Highway and Kalle på Spången. He was one of the most popular film actors of his time, often playing the same kind of character - the jovial and good-natured man from Scania.

As a singer he released numerous records. Among his more famous songs were Kalle på Spången, Jag har bott vid en landsväg, Jag är en liten gåsapåg från Skåne and Vi klarar oss nog ändå.

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