Per-Axel Arosenius

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Per-Axel Arosenius
Born Per-Axel Daniel Rank Arosenius
(1920-11-07)7 November 1920
Died 21 March 1981(1981-03-21) (aged 60)
Nacka, Sweden
Cause of death Self-immolation
Occupation Actor

Per-Axel Daniel Rank Arosenius (7 November 1920 – 21 March 1981) was a Swedish film and television actor of mostly supporting parts. His most prominent film role was that of Soviet defector Boris Kusenov in the thriller film Topaz (1969), directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Death[edit]

After a dispute with the Swedish taxation authorities, Arosenius protested by setting himself on fire outside their office in Nacka. He died, age 60, in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Lasse-Maja (1941) - Man at the inn (uncredited)
  • Lågor i dunklet (1942) - Student (uncredited)
  • Mans kvinna (1945) - Man in village
  • 13 solar (1945) - Waiter at Café Royal
  • Rötägg (1946) - Teacher (uncredited)
  • Krigsmans erinran (1947) - Soldier (uncredited)
  • Kvarterets olycksfågel (1947) - Constable (uncredited)
  • Ådalens poesi (1947) - Lindskog
  • Främmande hamn (1948) - Watier (uncredited)
  • Flottans kavaljerer (1948) - Kurre Karlsson's Buddy (uncredited)
  • Sjösalavår (1949) - Man at Elvira's Party (scenes deleted)
  • Lång-Lasse i Delsbo (1949) - Ekstedt
  • Miss Julie (1951) - The count's friend (uncredited)
  • Drömsemester (1952) - Policeman (uncredited)
  • Kalle Karlsson från Jularbo (1952) - Olles kamrat (uncredited)
  • For the Sake of My Intemperate Youth (1952) - Priest (scenes deleted)
  • Skuggan (1953) - Journalist (uncredited)
  • Kungen av Dalarna (1953) - Government member at cabinet meeting (uncredited)
  • Vägen till Klockrike (1953) - Dollys vän på Amerikabåten (uncredited)
  • Café Lunchrasten (1954) - Police officer (uncredited)
  • Älskling på vågen (1955) - Policeman at Dalarö (uncredited)
  • Hoppsan! (1955) - Police Officer (uncredited)
  • Nattbarn (1956) - Plain-clothes policeman (uncredited)
  • Kulla-Gulla (1956) - Man at the fire (uncredited)
  • Flickan i frack (1956) - Farm hand (uncredited)
  • Johan på Snippen (1956) - Vicar
  • Damen i svart (1958) - Johansson, Policeman (uncredited)
  • Bara en kypare (1959) - Train Conductor (uncredited)
  • A Matter of Morals (1961) - Taxi Driver
  • Sällskapslek (1963) - Vicar (uncredited)
  • En vacker dag (1963) - Tv-tittare (uncredited)
  • Tre dar i buren (1963) - Aide-de-camp (uncredited)
  • Komedi i Hägerskog (1968) - Ernfridsson
  • Ni ljuger (1969) - Police officer (uncredited)
  • Topaz (1969) - Boris Kusenov
  • Grisjakten (1970) - Official
  • Skräcken har 1000 ögon (1970) - X-ray Doctor
  • Midsommardansen (1971)
  • Maid in Sweden (1971) - Father
  • Lockfågeln (1971) - Dr. Westman (uncredited)
  • Chelovek s drugoy storony (1972) - Dr. Gunnar Hemlin
  • Firmafesten (1972) - 'Luddes' daddy
  • Anderssonskans Kalle (1972) - Captain
  • Smutsiga fingrar (1973) - Kobalski, drug dealer (uncredited)
  • Thriller - A Cruel Picture (1973) - Frigga's Father
  • Anderssonskans Kalle i busform (1973) - Teacher
  • Sängkamrater (1974) - Marianne's and Beryl's father
  • What the Swedish Butler Saw (1975) - Rev. Faversham
  • Faneflukt (1975) - Konsulent i UD
  • Eddie og Suzanne (1975) - Svensk politiass.
  • Breaking Point (1975) - Guns and Ammo Dealer (uncredited)
  • Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975) - Police officer
  • I lust och nöd (1976) - Karl Fredrik Andersson
  • Victor Frankenstein (1975) - The Inspector
  • Bröderna Lejonhjärta (1977) - Tengil's Man
  • Bröderna Lejonhjärta (1977)
  • Mannen som blev miljonär (1980) - SÄPO-man

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