Brost in 2013.
|Born||Edvard Johannes Brost Forssell
25 September 1946
|Parent(s)||Sven Forssell, Gudrun Brost|
Edvard Johannes Brost Forssell (born 25 September 1946) is a Swedish actor.
He grew up in the Skåne province in southern Sweden. His mother, actress Gudrun Brost, worked at the Malmö City Theater. He followed in his mother’s footsteps and became a stage actor, working both in Malmö and Stockholm, and later starred in several movies and on TV. He biggest claim to fame in Sweden was the role of Joker, the bartender in the TV soap opera Rederiet, a long running drama show about a shipping company which conducts passenger traffic on the Baltic Sea. Brost has also starred as a villain in two Jönssonligan films. In 1991 he started doing stand-up comedy. Although mostly known as a comedic actor, Brost has been in some more serious dramatic films.
Johannes Brost is sometimes credited as John Frost.
In terms of Johannes Brost's personal life he is a long-time friend with Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones. In 1965, The Rolling Stones had a gig in Malmö and they didn't have a hotel to stay at. Instead they slept in the home of Radio Syd's owner, Britt Wagner. Wagner's daughter was friends with Brost and convinced The Stones to go to the West End Club which Brost was running at the time. Jagger and Brost immediately became friends and they still meet every time the Stones are on tour and they come to Sweden. He competes in the celebrity dance show Let's Dance 2017 which is broadcast on TV4.
|1981||Beware of the Johnson Gang||Robber|
|1981||The Fox and the Hound||Swedish voice of Copper|
|1982||Kalabaliken i Bender||Officer|
|1983||Mickey's Christmas Carol||Swedish voice of Ebenezer Scrooge|
|1983||Den tragiska historien om Hamlet – prins av Danmark||Gyldenstern||TV-series|
|1986||Min pappa är Tarzan||Curt|
|1986||The Johnson Gang Resurface||The Man with the Iron Arm|
|1987||Fadern, Sonen och Den Helige Ande...||The Seventh Man|
|1988||The Visitors||Allan Svensson|
|1992||House of Angels||Fanny's American Friend|
|1994||Good Night Irene||Eddie|
|2000||102 Dalmatians||Swedish voice of Waddlesworth|
|2011||Avalon||Janne||Won the Guldbagge for best actor|
|2012||Sean Banan inuti Seanfrika||The Ambassador|
|2013||Death of a Pilgrim||Mr. Persson||TV-series|
|2013||Maria Wern: Först när givaren är död||Lennart|
|2013||Inarticulate Speech of the Heart||Joe|
|2014||Min så kallade pappa||Frank's dad|
|2014||Another Time, Another Life||Mr. Persson|
|2015||Beck: The Family||Rimfors|
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