John Harryson

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John Harryson
John Harrysson.jpg
Harryson in 1986.
Born
John Edvard Harryson

(1926-04-17)17 April 1926
Katrineholm, Sweden
Died28 November 2008(2008-11-28) (aged 82)
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
OccupationActor, voice actor, singer
Years active1946–2002
Spouse(s)
Kajsa Hultare
(m. 1955; her death 2003)
[1][2]
Partner(s)Ulla-Britt Dahl
Children4,[3] including Peter Harryson (with Dahl)

John Edvard Harryson (17 April 1926 – 28 November 2008) was a Swedish actor. He was the father of famous Swedish actor and television host Peter Harryson.

Born in Katrineholm, Harrysson was a renowned actor in Sweden. For a younger generation John Harrysson was known as the Swedish voice of Scrooge McDuck, Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh, Doctor Snuggles, and the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood (1973).

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uddling, Hans; Paabo, Katrin, eds. (1992). Vem är det: svensk biografisk handbok. 1993 [Who is it: Swedish biographical handbook. 1993] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 446. ISBN 91-1-914072-X.
  2. ^ Afzelius, Finn; Rydin, Lena; Strand, Harry (2003-12-19). "Kajsa Harryson. Lysande journalist, vällustig språkkonstnär" [Kajsa Harryson. Brilliant journalist, voluptuous language artist]. Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  3. ^ Andréen, Simon (4 December 2008). "John Harryson har avlidit" [John Harryson has died]. Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 3 January 2016.