Halvar Björk

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Halvar Björk
Born Erik Halvar Bertil Björk
(1928-09-22)22 September 1928
Borgvattnet, Sweden
Died 12 November 2000(2000-11-12) (aged 72)
Huddinge, Sweden
Cause of death Lung cancer
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Actor
Years active 1944-1982
Spouse(s) Alice Strid-Word (born 1930)

Erik Halvar Bertil Björk (22 September 1928 – 12 November 2000) was a Swedish actor. He worked at the Malmö City Theatre from 1962 till 1986, but also made many substantial film- and TV-roles; for example, he acted in Autumn Sonata (1978) and Sunday's Children (1992) by Ingmar Bergman and The Emigrants (1971) and The New Land (1972) by Jan Troell.

Björk won the Best Actor at the 5th Guldbagge Awards for his performance in the Yngve Gamlin film Badarna (1968).[1] He died of lung cancer.

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  1. ^ "Badarna (1968)". The Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 

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