Daniel Alfredson

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] In 2015 his film Blackway starring Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles and Ray Liotta was released.

Daniel Alfredson
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Alfredson at The Nordic Media Festival, Bergen, May 2011.
Hans Daniel Björn Alfredson

(1959-05-23) 23 May 1959 (age 63)
OccupationFilm director
Parent(s)Hans Alfredson
Gunilla Alfredson
RelativesTomas (brother)
Sofi (sister)
Mats (brother, died 1967)

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.



  1. ^ "Daniel Alfredson" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2010.
  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.
  3. ^ "Mannen på balkongen (1993)". Swedish Film Institute. 31 March 2014.

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