Jan-Olof Strandberg

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Jan-Olof Strandberg
Jan-Olof Strandberg presenting the Karl Gerhard Prize in 1968 to Hasse Alfredson and Tage Danielsson.
Born(1926-09-09)9 September 1926
Stockholm, Sweden
Died2 May 2020(2020-05-02) (aged 93)
Years active1947–2009

Jan-Olof Strandberg (9 September 1926 – 2 May 2020[1][2]) was a Swedish stage and film actor. He appeared in 45 films since 1947. On stage one of his most famous parts was as Vladimir in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, at Sweden's Royal Dramatic Theatre (where he performed 85 parts over the years).

He appeared in Erland Josephson's play Blomsterplockarna ("The Flower Pickers") at Dramaten in 2006-2007, performed the part of Andrew in A. R. Gurney's play Kärleksbrev (Love Letters) at Dramaten, opposite Anita Björk in 2009.

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  1. ^ "Dödsannonser i SvD" – via www.svd.se.
  2. ^ "Svensk teater har förlorat en stor man" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. 2 May 2020. Retrieved 8 May 2020.

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