Alf Kjellin

Alf Kjellin
Barbara Bain Mission Impossible 1969.JPG
Kjellin with Barbara Bain in an episode of Mission: Impossible, 1969
Born (1920-02-28)28 February 1920
Lund, Sweden
Died 5 April 1988(1988-04-05) (aged 68)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1937–1985
Spouse(s) Karin Nordgren
Gun Hellberg (1958-1973) (divorced)

Alf Kjellin (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈalf ɕɛ̌lˈɪːn]; 28 February 1920 – 5 April 1988) was a Swedish film actor and director, who also appeared on some television shows.[1][2]


Kjellin was well established as a film actor when he occasionally took on roles in television shows. For example, in 1965 he prominently guest-starred as Stalag Luft Kommandant Colonel Max Richter in the two-part episode "P.O.W." (Episodes 30 and 31) of Twelve O'Clock High.[3] He also directed the 1974 Columbo episodes Negative Reaction and Mind Over Mayhem and an episode of the 1976 series Sara.[4]

Kjellin was born in Lund, Sweden and died in Los Angeles, California of a heart attack.

Stig Järrel and Alf Kjellin (right) in Torment (1944)

Selected filmography

Kjellin in Summer Place Wanted (1957)


  1. ^ "Alf Kjellin". Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Alf Kjellin | Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "12 O'clock High | TV Guide".
  4. ^ "Alf Kjellin". BFI.

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