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Famous Film Directors from Sweden

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List of famous film directors from Sweden, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Sweden has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Swedish directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Sweden and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

List items range from Göran Carmback to Gösta Ekman.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Swedish directors?" and "Which directors are from Sweden?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Sweden in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Swedish directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Axel Petersén is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Axel Petersén age 40
Axel Petersen is a screenwriter and film director.
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Bengt Ekerot is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Dec. at 51 (1920-1971)
Nils Bengt Folke Ekerot (8 February 1920 – 26 November 1971) was a Swedish actor and director.
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Bengt Järrel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Bengt Järrel Dec. at 79 (1922-2001)
Bengt Järrel was a film director.
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Bernt Hermele is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 66
Bernt Hermele is a journalist, film director and film producer.
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Berth Milton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Berth Milton, Jr. age 64
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Björn Renberg is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Björn Renberg age 44
Björn Renberg is a film producer, a screenwriter, a cinematographer and a film director.
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Björn Stein is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Björn Stein age 49
Björn Stein is a film and television director, film editor and screenwriter.
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Bo Arne Vibenius is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 76
Bo Arne Vibenius (born 29 March 1943) is a Swedish film director, most famous for his exploitation classics Breaking Point and Thriller – A Cruel Picture (Swedish: Thriller – en grym film). The ...more
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Bo Svenson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 78
Bo Svenson (born 13 February 1941) is a Swedish-American actor, known for his roles in American genre films of the 1970s and 1980s. He is a naturalized United States citizen.

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Bo Widerberg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Dec. at 67 (1930-1997)
Bo Gunnar Widerberg (8 June 1930 – 1 May 1997) was a Swedish film director, writer, editor and actor.
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Börje Larsson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Börje Larsson Dec. at 72 (1910-1982)
Börje Larsson was a film director and screenwriter
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Börje Nyberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Börje Nyberg Dec. at 85 (1920-2005)
Börje Nyberg was a Swedish actor and film director. He appeared in more than 40 films and television shows between 1947 and 1996.
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Calvin Floyd is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Calvin Floyd age 88
Calvin Floyd is a film producer, film director, screenwriter, film score composer and musician.
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Carin Mannheimer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Carin Mannheimer Dec. at 80 (1934-2014)
Carin Mannheimer was a Swedish dramatist, screenwriter, author and film director, born in Osby, Sweden. She garnered acclaim with Rapport om kvinnor, which was published in 1969. The situation ...more
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Carl Johan De Geer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 81
Baron Carl Johan Louis De Geer af Finspång (born July 13, 1938) is a Swedish artist, writer, musician and friherre (baron) of the De Geer noble family. De Geer was born in Montreal, ...more
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Carl-Gustav Nykvist is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Carl-Gustav Nykvist age 66
Carl-Gustaf Nykvist is a screenwriter and film director.
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Casper Andreas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 47
Casper Andreas is an actor, film director, screenwriter, and film producer based in New York City. He is openly gay.
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Catti Edfeldt is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
Catti Edfeldt age 69
Catti Edfeldt is a casting director, actress, film and television director and screenwriter.
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Cecilia Frode is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 49
Pia Ingela Cecilia Frode is a Swedish actress born on 14 August 1970 in Linköping.
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Christer Lindarw is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 66
Christer Lindarw (born 3 March 1953) is a Swedish clothes designer, drag queen entertainer, and the leader of drag group After Dark.
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Christina Olofson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 71
Christina Olofson is a film director, producer and screenwriter.
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Christjan Wegner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 60
Christjan Wegner is a film and television director and screenwriter.
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Christoffer Nordenrot is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 33
Christoffer Nordenrot is an actor and a screenwriter.
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Claes Eriksson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 69
Claes Ingvar Eriksson (born 27 July 1950) is a Swedish director, screenwriter, revue artist, comedian, actor and composer. He is best known as a member of the comedy group Galenskaparna och ...more
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Claes Fellbom is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Sweden
age 76
Claes Fellbom (born 29 January 1943) is a Swedish film director, screenwriter, and composer, and a librettist and opera stage director. He is the founder and managing director of Folkoperan. He ...more