Erland Josephson  

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Erland Josephson (15 June 1923 – 25 February 2012) was a Swedish actor and author. He was best known to international audiences for his work in films directed by Ingmar Bergman, Andrei Tarkovsky and Theodoros Angelopoulos.


Josephson was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He was leader of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm from 1966 to 1975. He has also has published novels, short stories, poetry and drama, and was director of several films. In 1980, he directed and starred in the film Marmalade Revolution, which was entered into the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.

He was a grandson of famous Swedish painter Ernst Josephson.


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