Daniel Alfredson

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Daniel Alfredson
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Alfredson at The Nordic Media Festival, Bergen, May 2011.
Born Hans Daniel Björn Alfredson
(1959-05-23) 23 May 1959 (age 63)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Film director
Parent(s) Hans Alfredson
Gunilla Alfredson
Relatives Tomas (brother)
Sofi (sister)
Mats (brother, died 1967)

Hans Daniel Björn Alfredson (born 23 May 1959 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish film director[1] who is best known for directing film versions of two parts of the Millennium Trilogy: The Girl Who Played with Fire[2] and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest. At the 29th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Screenplay and was nominated for Best Director for the film The Man on the Balcony.[3] His latest film is Kidnapping Freddy Heineken starring Anthony Hopkins as Freddy Heineken.

He is the older brother of Tomas Alfredson (director of Let the Right One In and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and the son of Hasse Alfredson.


Feature films


  1. "Daniel Alfredson" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved 15 June 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Fernandez, Jay A. (2009-12-16). "Sony booking Swedish Millennium crime series". Reuters. Retrieved 2009-12-18. Niels Arden Oplev and Daniel Alfredson directed adaptations of the novels for Swedish TV.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Mannen på balkongen (1993)". Swedish Film Institute. 31 March 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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