Björn Granath

Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath (5 April 1946 – 5 February 2017[1]) was a Swedish actor who appeared in over 100 films and television shows.

Björn Granath
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Granath in 2014
Born
Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath

(1946-04-05)5 April 1946
Örgryte, Sweden
Died5 February 2017(2017-02-05) (aged 70)
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
OccupationActor
Years active1968–2017
Spouse(s)Ann-Margreth Fyrgård
Children2

Granath was born in Örgryte, Gothenburg, Sweden. He starred in a broad range of roles from comedic to dramatic. He was active as an actor and director at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm between the years 1987–2007. Prior to his passing he was set to play Buckingham in a production of Richard III at the Royal Dramatic Theatre.[2] It was a revival of a popular production he had appeared in during 2014.[3]

Granath was married to Ann-Margreth Fyrgård, and the couple had two children.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Björn Granath är död". Dagens Nyheter. 5 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Björn Granath – ett barn av Teatersverige". sydsvenskan. February 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "Publiksuccén "Rickard III" med Jonas Karlsson tillbaka på Dramaten". Gala Magazine. April 1, 2017.
  4. ^ Göransson, Anders (5 February 2017). "Björn Granath är död". Göteborgs-Posten. Retrieved 7 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Kulturnotiser". Dagen. 22 October 2003. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Litteris et Artibus, recipients 2000". Royal court of Sweden. Retrieved 6 February 2017.

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