Gunnar Björnstrand

Gunnar Björnstrand (13 November 1909 – 26 May 1986) was a Swedish actor known for his frequent work with writer/director Ingmar Bergman. He was born in Stockholm. He appeared in over 180 films. Björnstrand was a versatile actor who could play tough and tender as well as comedy and tragedy. One of his most famous roles was as the worldly squire who makes such a contrast to his austere and spiritual master in Bergman's most famous film The Seventh Seal. His daughter Veronica Björnstrand is also an actress.


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