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Famous People Named Gunnar

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Gunnar in the world? Our list of celebrities named Gunnar includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Gunnars below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Gunnar, actors named Gunnar, and much more. Gunnar Nordahl, Gunnar Gren, and Gunnar Hansen are only a few of the well-known people named Gunnar on this list.
  • Gunnar Nordahl
    Nils Gunnar Nordahl (pronounced [ˈɡɵnːar ²nuːɖɑːl]; 19 October 1921 – 15 September 1995) was a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Gunnar Gren
    Johan Gunnar Gren (pronounced [ˈɡɵnːar ˈɡreːn]; 31 October 1920 – 10 November 1991) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Hansen

    Gunnar Hansen

    Screenwriter, Author


    BirthplaceReykjavik, Iceland

    Gunnar Milton Hansen (March 4, 1947 – November 7, 2015) was an Icelandic-born American actor... more on Wikipedia

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  • Gunnar Björnstrand

    AgeDec. at 77 (1909-1986)

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Knut Gunnar Johanson (13 November 1909 – 26 May 1986) was a Swedish actor known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Myrdal

    Gunnar Myrdal

    Politician, Economist

    AgeDec. at 89 (1898-1987)

    BirthplaceGagnef, Sweden

    Karl Gunnar Myrdal (Swedish: [ˈmyːɖɑːl]; 6 December 1898 – 17 May 1987) was a Swedish... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Johansen

    AgeDec. at 85 (1906-1991)

    BirthplaceCopenhagen, Denmark

    Gunnar Johansen (January 21, 1906, Copenhagen – May 25, 1991, Madison, Wisconsin) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Andersson

    Gunnar Andersson

    Gunnar Andersson may refer to: Gunnar Andersson (footballer) (1928–1969), Swedish... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar D. Hansson

    Gunnar D. Hansson

    Poet, Novelist


    BirthplaceSmögen, Sweden

    Gunnar D. Hansson (born 1945 on the island Smögen in Sweden), is an author, poet, essayist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Heiberg

    Gunnar Heiberg

    Poet, Writer

    AgeDec. at 72 (1857-1929)

    BirthplaceOslo, Norway

    Gunnar Edvard Rode Heiberg (18 November 1857 – 22 February 1929) was a Norwegian poet,... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Nelson
    Gunnar Lúðvík Nelson (born 28 July 1988) is an Icelandic mixed martial artist currently... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Ekelöf

    Gunnar Ekelöf

    Poet, Author

    AgeDec. at 61 (1907-1968)

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Bengt Gunnar Ekelöf (15 September 1907, Stockholm – 16 March 1968, Sigtuna) was a Swedish poet... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Mathias Michaeli

    Gunnar Mathias Michaeli

    Organist, Keyboard player


    BirthplaceUpplands Väsby, Sweden

    Gunnar Mathias "Mic" Michaeli (born 11 November 1962 in Upplands Väsby, Sweden) is a Swedish... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh

    Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh

    Scientist, Geologist

    AgeDec. at 38 (1910-1948)

    Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh (31 January 1910 – 8 June 1948) was a Swedish palaeontologist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Heckscher

    Gunnar Heckscher

    Political scientist

    AgeDec. at 78 (1909-1987)

    BirthplaceDjursholm, Sweden

    Gunnar Edvard Heckscher (8 July 1909 – 24 November 1987) was a Swedish political scientist and... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Sommerfeldt

    Gunnar Sommerfeldt

    Screenwriter, Actor

    AgeDied at 57 (1890-1947)


    Gunnar Sommerfeldt (4 September 1890 – 30 August 1947) was a Danish actor and film maker. In... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Hellström

    Television director, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 73 (1928-2001)

    BirthplaceAlnön, Sweden

    Gunnar Hellstrom was a film director, an actor and a screenwriter.
  • Gunnar Seidenfaden

    Gunnar Seidenfaden

    Diplomat, Botanist

    AgeDec. at 93 (1908-2001)

    Gunnar Seidenfaden was a Danish diplomat and botanist. He was Danish ambassador in Thailand... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Germundson

    Screenwriter, Playwright


    BirthplaceOslo, Norway

    Gunnar Germundson is a playwright.
  • Gunnar Fant
    Carl Gunnar Michael Fant (October 8, 1919 – June 6, 2009) was professor emeritus at the Royal... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Jarring

    Gunnar Jarring


    AgeDec. at 95 (1907-2002)


    Gunnar Valfrid Jarring (12 October 1907 – 29 May 2002) was a Swedish diplomat and Turkologist.
  • Gunnar Gunnarsson

    Gunnar Gunnarsson

    Author, Writer

    AgeDec. at 86 (1889-1975)


    Gunnar Gunnarsson (18 May 1889 – 21 November 1975) was an Icelandic author who wrote mainly in... more on Wikipedia
  • Age69

    BirthplaceMalmö Municipality, Sweden

    Gunnar Larsson may refer to: Gunnar Larsson (swimmer) (born 1951), former medley swimmer from... more on Wikipedia
  • Gunnar Nilsson

    Gunnar Nilsson

    Race car driver

    AgeDec. at 30 (1948-1978)

    BirthplaceHelsingborg, Sweden

    Gunnar Axel Arvid Nilsson (20 November 1948 – 20 October 1978) was a Swedish racing driver.... more on Wikipedia
  • Nils Gunnar Lindström (11 February 1896 – 6 October 1951) was a Swedish javelin thrower. He... more on Wikipedia
  • AgeDec. at 42 (1881-1923)

    BirthplaceHelsinki, Finland

    Gunnar Nordström (12 March 1881 – 24 December 1923) was a Finnish theoretical physicist best... more on Wikipedia