Leif Krantz

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John Leif Krantz (April 15, 1932 – December 28, 2012) was a Swedish television producer, screenwriter and film director.[1]

Leif Krantz was born in 1932 in Gothenburg. He began his career as an assistant director during the filming of Astrid Lindgren's Vi på Saltkråkan (1964). He broke through in the late 1960s with popular television dramas such as Kullamannen (1967) and Kråkguldet (1969), and later with Pojken med guldbyxorna (1975) and Sinkadus (1980). Krantz also wrote the screenplay for the animated films Peter-No-Tail (1981) and Agaton Sax och Byköpings gästabud (1976).[2] Leif Krantz died in 2012 in Sköndal south of Stockholm after brief illness.[3]



  1. ^ Vem är det : Svensk biografisk handbok (1993)
  2. ^ Leif Krantz, Svensk filmdatabas.
  3. ^ Regissören Leif Krantz är död, Svenska Dagbladet, January 1, 2013.