Nils Poppe

Nils Poppe

Birth
Malmö, Malmö kommun, Skåne län, Sweden
Death 28 Jun 2000 (aged 92)
Helsingborg, Helsingborgs kommun, Skåne län, Sweden
Burial Helsingborg, Helsingborgs kommun, Skåne län, Sweden
Memorial ID 8151198 · View Source
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Actor, Theatre Director. Born Fredrik Jönsson, and groing up as an orphan. He made his name as a comedian actor, for instance in the films about soldier ”Fabian Bom”. But he was a many talented actor, controlling singing, dancing and acrobatics. He was often compared with Charlie Chaplin in his way of appearance and skills. Noted for the Joker ”Jof” in Ingmar Bergman´s ”Det sjunde inseglet” (The seventh seal), which showed his broad talent as an actor. From 1985, on to his death, he managed the Fredriksdal´s Open-air Theatre in Helsingborg, where he produced a comedy for each summer. He also participated in the plays himself, until just a few years prior to his death.

Bio by: Peter Robsahm


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  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 3 Dec 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8151198
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nils Poppe (31 May 1908–28 Jun 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8151198, citing Allerums kyrkogård, Helsingborg, Helsingborgs kommun, Skåne län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .