Peter Magnusson

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Peter Magnusson
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Peter Magnusson (2013)
Born Charles Peter Magnusson
(1974-12-09) 9 December 1974 (age 42)
Bromma, Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Comedian, actor, writer
Known for Hey Baberiba, Idol 2004, Situation Magnusson, Fredag hela veckan, Blomstertid

Charles Peter Magnusson (born 9 December 1974) is a Swedish actor, writer and comedian.

Career[edit]

Magnusson was the presenter of the first season of Idol 2004 in Sweden along with David Hellenius.[1] Along with David Hellenius and Christine Meltzer he was also a member of a group of comedians who hosted the comedy sketch-show Hey Baberiba on TV4, in which they parodied Swedish celebrities.[2]

He was the presenter of the comedy show Situation Magnusson, which was premiered on TV4 on 8 February 2007.[3] Magnusson traveled around Europe in disguise, displaying bad and loud behaviour in front of unsuspecting people who were being filmed by a hidden camera. His most noted character was Mike Hunt, a reporter from Sky News in London.[4]

Magnusson was also one of the regular hosts of Fredag Hela Veckan, a Swedish version of Saturday Night Live.[5] In 2009 Magnusson appeared as the three main characters of the TV4 miniseries "Blomstertid": Kenneth, Steven and Anders.[6]

Magnusson wrote and acted in the film A Midsummer Night’s Party in 2009 and Once Upon a Time in Phuket in 2012.[7]

Films[edit]

TV shows[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Forsling, Jon (2005-01-30). "Nu tar han plats i "Parlamentet"". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Selåker, Johannes (2014-02-26). "Magnusson: Kungen ville ha dvd-boxen med "Hey baberiba"". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Premiär: Situation Magnusson". Feber (in Swedish). 8 February 2007. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Francke, Maria G (10 February 2007). "Magnusson solokvist är rent ryslig". Sydsvenskan (in Swedish). Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  5. ^ Knutsson, Emma (2007-09-27). "Humortrions nya gäng". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  6. ^ Nykänen, Joni (2013-03-22). "Nöjesbladet avslöjar: Trippelsuccé blir långfilm". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Peter Magnusson" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 

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