Mathias Taube

Mathias Taube
Mathias Taube in Johan (1921).jpg
Mathias Taube in the film Johan (1921).
Born (1876-09-21)21 September 1876
Lindesberg, Sweden
Died 23 June 1934(1934-06-23) (aged 57)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Actor, artist
Years active 1916–1934
Spouse(s) Ella Ekman-Hansen
( m. after 1911)
Children Aino Taube
Relatives Evert Taube (cousin)

Mathias ″Mattis″ Taube (21 September 1876 – 23 June 1934) was a Swedish actor and artist. Taube made his film debut in 1916, and came to participate in more than 20 films.


Mathias Taube was born in Lindesberg on 21 September 1876. He was the son of Axel Taube and Johanna Matilda, born Törnsten. He married on 9 May 1911 in Copenhagen the journalist Ella Ekman-Hansen, with whom he had a daughter and a son, the actor Aino Taube. He was a cousin of Evert Taube, and when Evert came to Stockholm he often stayed with his cousin Mathias. He got there artistic inspiration and was also introduced to the circle of friends of Mathias and his sister Sigrid.

Mathias Taube died on 23 June 1934 in Stockholm.[1]

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