Edvin Adolphson

Gustav Edvin Adolphson (25 February 1893 – 31 October 1979) was a Swedish film actor and director who appeared in over 500 roles. He made his debut in 1912. He appeared with Ingrid Bergman in Only One Night (1939), and is noted for his roles in the film Änglar, finns dom? (1961), the television version of August Strindberg's Hemsöborna (1966), and as Markurell in Markurells i Wadköping (1968). He also directed the first Swedish sound film, Säg det i toner in 1929.

Edvin Adolphson
Adolphson in 1940.
Gustav Edvin Adolphson

(1893-02-25)25 February 1893
Furingstad, Sweden
Died31 October 1979(1979-10-31) (aged 86)
Solna, Sweden
Years active1912–1968
Spouse(s)Margot Chergée
(m. 1916⁠–⁠1926)

Harriet Bosse
(m. 1927⁠–⁠1932)

Mildred Folkestad
(m. 1932⁠–⁠1950)

Ulla Balle-Jensen
(m. 1952⁠–⁠1979)
Partner(s)Majken Cullborg
ChildrenAnna-Greta (with Chergée)
Kari (with Folkestad)
Olle (with Folkestad)
Kristina (with Folkestad)
Per (with Folkestad)
Leo (with Cullborg)

He was actress Harriet Bosse's third husband (1927–1932) and is father of actress Kristina Adolphson (b. 1937) and songwriter/composer Olle Adolphson (1934–2004). Adolphson was born in Furingstad, Sweden (Östergötland County), and died in Solna, a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden.

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