Bengt Eklund
Bengt Gunnar Eklund was a Swedish
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....

An actor is a person who acts in a dramatic production and who works in film, television, theatre, or radio in that capacity...


Eklund worked for many years at the Royal Dramatic Theatre
Royal Dramatic Theatre
The Royal Dramatic Theatre is Sweden's national stage for "spoken drama", founded in 1788. Around one thousand shows are put on annually on the theatre's eight running stages....

 in Stockholm
Stockholm is the capital and the largest city of Sweden and constitutes the most populated urban area in Scandinavia. Stockholm is the most populous city in Sweden, with a population of 851,155 in the municipality , 1.37 million in the urban area , and around 2.1 million in the metropolitan area...

, but also made a large number of roles in movies and television, including Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman
Ernst Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish director, writer and producer for film, stage and television. Described by Woody Allen as "probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion picture camera", he is recognized as one of the most accomplished and...

's Summer with Monika
Summer with Monika
Summer with Monika is a 1953 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It sparked controversy abroad for its frank depiction of nudity, and along with the film One Summer of Happiness from the year before, directed by Arne Mattsson, it started the reputation of Sweden as a sexually liberated...

 (1953) and Shame (1968), and Gustaf Molander
Gustaf Molander
Gustaf Harald August Molander was a Swedish actor and film director. His parents were the director Harald Molander, Sr. and the singer and actress Lydia Molander, née Wessler, and his brother was the director Olof Molander...

's film Sir Arne's Treasure (1954; based on the novel by Selma Lagerlöf
Selma Lagerlöf
Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf was a Swedish author. She was the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige ....


He was married to actress Fylgia Zadig
Fylgia Zadig
Fylgia Ester Zadig was a Swedish actress. Born in Malmö, Zadig was employed with the Uppsala stadsteater and the Nya teatern in Stockholm. She also had roles in numerous Swedish films. She was married to actor Bengt Eklund and is the mother of economist Klas Eklund.-External links:...

 and father of economist Klas Eklund
Klas Eklund
Klas Eklund is a Swedish economist and writer.Eklund was born in Uppsala as the son of the actor couple Bengt Eklund and Fylgia Zadig . He went to high school in Stockholm, but also spent a year at Wausau Senior High in Wisconsin...


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