Einar Axelsson

Einar Axelsson
Einar Axelsson-SF.jpg
Axelsson in 1935
Born 25 February 1895
Died 30 October 1971
Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Actor
Years active 1921–1970 (film)

Einar Axelsson (February 25, 1895–October 30, 1971) was a Swedish stage and film actor.[1]


Einar Rickard Axelsson was born at Lund in Skåne, Sweden. He was the son of actors Konstantin and Amelie Axelsson. He was the brother of journalist George Axelsson (1898–1966). After playing at the Folkteatern in Gothenburg (1913–1914), he joined the theater company of Karin Swanström which was active until the early 1920s. From 1925 to 1941, Axelsson was one of the leading names in various theater companies associated with Ernst Eklund. He died at Stocksund in Stockholm and was buried at Danderyds kyrkogård in Stockholm. [2] [3] [4]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Gustafsson p.73
  2. ^ "Einar Axelsson". Svensk Filmdatabas. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Ernst Eklund". Svensk Filmdatabas. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  4. ^ "Karin Swanström". Svensk Filmdatabas. Retrieved May 1, 2020.


  • Tommy Gustafsson. Masculinity in the Golden Age of Swedish Cinema: A Cultural Analysis of 1920s Films. McFarland, 2014.

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