Martin Ljung in 1960.
|Born||Martin Vilhelm Ljung
15 August 1917
Notviken, Luleå, Sweden
|Died||30 September 2010
|Occupation||Comedian, actor and singer|
|Spouse(s)||Birgit Kahlin (m. 1946)|
An apprentice blacksmith turned entertainer, his movie debut was in the 1947 movie Tappa inte sugen starring Nils Poppe.
Ljung worked together with Povel Ramel for many years, and acted and sang in several of Ramel's revues, where he also performed comic monologues, including Ester and Fingal Olsson, which have become Swedish comedy classics.
- "Martin Ljung" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved 2010-01-31.
- Ericson, Uno Myggan, Myggans Nöjeslexikon (Myggan's Encyclopedia of Entertainment), vol. 10 (1992)
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