Bengt Eklund

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Bengt Eklund
File:Bengt Eklund & Ingmar Bergman 1948.jpg
Eklund and Ingmar Bergman, 1948.
Born Bengt Gunnar Eklund
(1925-01-18)January 18, 1925
Stockholm, Sweden
Died January 19, 1998(1998-01-19) (aged 73)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Years active 1946–1990
Spouse(s) Fylgia Zadig (m. 1960–65)
Children Klas Eklund
Lena Eklund
Relatives Sigge Eklund (grandson)
Fredrik Eklund (grandson)

Bengt Gunnar Eklund (18 January 1925 – 19 January 1998) was a Swedish actor.[1] He is well known as Nisse Granqvist in the 1964 TV series Vi på Saltkråkan.[2]

Eklund worked for many years at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, but also made a large number of roles in movies and television, including Ingmar Bergman's Summer with Monika (1953) and Shame (1968), and Gustaf Molander's film Sir Arne's Treasure (1954; based on the novel by Selma Lagerlöf).[3][4]

He was married to actress Fylgia Zadig and father of economist Klas Eklund and grandfather to novelist Sigge Eklund[5] and real estate broker Fredrik Eklund.


  1. "Bengt Eklund" Nationalencyclopedin
  2. "Bengt Eklund" Nationalencyclopedin
  3. Young, Vernon (1971). Cinema borealis; Ingmar Bergman and the Swedish ethos. D. Lewis. p. 59.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Bengt Eklund, IMDB, retrieved 2013-02-27
  5. af Kleen, Björn (9 May 2005). "Att skriva om pappa slipade bort hatet". Sydsvenskan (in svenska). Retrieved 2013-02-27.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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