Janne Carlsson

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Janne Carlsson
Janne Loffe Carlsson.jpg
Carlsson in 2011.
Born Jan Edvard Carlsson
(1937-03-12) 12 March 1937 (age 80)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Other names  • Janne Carlsson[1]
 • Jan Carlsson[1]
 • Janne Karlsson[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1950-present

Janne "Loffe" Carlsson (born 12 March 1937), sometimes credited as Janne Carlsson,[1] Jan Carlsson[1] or Janne Karlsson,[1] is a Swedish film and television actor. He is also a skilled drummer, featured on several albums in Swedish 1970s and 1980s music. He was the 'Karlsson' of the Swedish jazz fusion/psychedelic rock duo Hansson & Karlsson that were active in the late 1960s.


Carlsson was born on March 12, 1937 in Stockholm, Sweden as Jan Edvard Carlsson, to Erik Carlsson (1893-1953) and Tyra Törnkvist (1901–81). He has a brother, a Swedish artist known as Leopold Fare.[2] He is married to Eva Ljungdahl and they have a daughter, Sara Carlsson.[3]


Filmography and television work[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Database (undated). "Filmography by Type for Janne 'Loffe' Carlsson". The Internet Movie Database. Accessed September 4, 2010.
  2. ^ "Löneförhandla aldrig med honom". 21 May 2010. Archived from the original on 19 January 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "IMDB: Janne Carlsson - Biography". 16 October 2016. 

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