Thor Modéen

Thor Modéen
Thor Modéen at Södra Teatern 1935.jpg
Modéen in a Stockholm revue in 1935
Born (1898-01-22)22 January 1898
Died 28 May 1950(1950-05-28) (aged 52)
Occupation Actor
Years active 19231950
Statue of Thor Modéen at Kungsör, Sweden

Thor Modéen (22 January 1898 – 28 May 1950) was a Swedish actor and comedian who was active in both movies and on stage. Thor Modéen Teatern, a 3D cinema and theater in Kungsör, was named in his honor.[1]


Thor Odert Folke Modéen was born in Kungsör, Sweden. He began his career as a dancer and singer. He became a student with director Muck Linden at the Lorensberg Theater in Gothenburg in 1916 and subsequently appeared with Novilla, Folkteatern, Södra Teatern, Oscarsteatern, Vasateatern and Folkets hus in Stockholm,.

He appeared in 88 films between 1923 and 1950. He mainly appeared in comedies, often worked with fellow comedians Åke Söderblom and John Botvid. [2] [3]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ "Thor Modéen"., Inc. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "John Botvid (1889–1964)"., Inc. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Åke Söderblom (1910–1965)"., Inc. Retrieved May 1, 2020.