Allan Edwall

Johan Allan Edwall (25 August 1924, Rödön, Sweden – 7 February 1997, Stockholm, Sweden) was a Swedish actor, director, author, composer and singer, best-known outside Sweden for the small roles he played in some of Ingmar Bergman's films such as Fanny and Alexander (1982). He found his largest audience in the Scandinavian countries for playing lovable characters in several of the film and TV adaptations of the children's stories by Astrid Lindgren. He attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre School (Dramatens elevskola) from 1949–1952. During his long career he appeared in over 400 works. His 1984 film Åke and His World was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival.