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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.
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Gunnar Nordahl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Nordahl was a Swedish football player, best known for his spell at A.C. Milan from 1949 to 1956, in which he won two Scudetto titles and an unprecedented five top scorer awards, more than ...more
Gunnar Gren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Gren was a Swedish football player and coach. He is best known for playing for IFK Gothenburg and AC Milan. He was part of the famous "Gre-No-Li" trio of forwards at A.C. Milan ...more
Gunnar Hansen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Screenwriter, Author, Actor
Gunnar Hansen is an Icelandic-born American actor and author best known for playing the mentally impaired cannibal Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.
Gunnar Björnstrand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Actor
Gunnar Björnstrand was a Swedish actor known for his frequent work with writer and director Ingmar Bergman. Björnstrand was born Knut Gunnar Johanson in Stockholm as son of actor Oscar ...more
Gunnar Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Politician, Economist
Karl Gunnar Myrdal was a Swedish Nobel laureate economist, sociologist, and politician. In 1974, he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Friedrich Hayek for "their ...more
Gunnar Johansen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Pianist
Gunnar Johansen was a Danish-born pianist and composer. He was one of the chief proponents of the music of Busoni, whose mature keyboard works he recorded in their entirety, as well as the ...more
Gunnar Andersson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Andersson
Gunnar Andersson was a football player from Sweden. He is widely considered as one of Olympique de Marseille's best strikers, along with Josip Skoblar and Jean-Pierre Papinby whom?. He started ...more
Gunnar D. Hansson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Poet, Novelist, Author
Gunnar D. Hansson, born in 1945 on the island Smögen in Sweden, is an author, poet, essayist, translator and associate professor of literature at Göteborg University. He is an ...more
Gunnar Heiberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Gunnar Edvard Rode Heiberg was a Norwegian poet, playwright, journalist and theatre critic.
Gunnar Nelson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Lúðvík Nelson is an Icelandic mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. Nelson is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a ...more
Gunnar Ekelöf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Poet, Author, Writer
Gunnar Ekelöf was a Swedish poet and writer. He was a member of the Swedish Academy from 1958. He was also awarded an honorary doctorate in philosophy by Uppsala University in 1958. He won ...more
Gunnar Mathias Michaeli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Organist, Keyboard player
Gunnar Mathias "Mic" Michaeli is the keyboardist in the Swedish rock band Europe. Like many of the other Europe members he grew up in Stockholm suburb Upplands Väsby. He joined ...more
Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Scientist, Geologist
Gunnar Säve-Söderbergh was a Swedish palaeontologist and geologist. Säve-Söderbergh was born at Falun, the son of the neurologist Gotthard Söderbergh and Inga Säve. ...more
Gunnar Heckscher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Political scientist
Gunnar Edvard Heckscher was a Swedish political scientist and leader of the Rightist Party, which later became the Moderate Party.
Gunnar Sommerfeldt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
Gunnar Sommerfeldt was a Danish actor and film maker. In 1919 he directed Saga Borgarættarinnar, the first feature film shot in Iceland. Sommerfeldt also wrote the script, based on Gunnar ...more
Gunnar Hellström is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Television director, Screenwriter, Actor
Gunnar Hellstrom was a film director, an actor and a screenwriter.
Gunnar Seidenfaden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Diplomat, Botanist
Gunnar Seidenfaden was a Danish diplomat and botanist. He was Danish ambassador in Thailand 1955-1959, and in the U.S.S.R. 1959-1961. He was an expert on Southeast Asia Orchidaceae. He published ...more
Gunnar Germundson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Screenwriter, Playwright
Gunnar Germundson is a playwright.
Gunnar Fant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Carl Gunnar Michael Fant was professor emeritus at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He was a first cousin of George Fant. Gunnar Fant received a Master of Science in Electrical ...more
Gunnar Jarring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Jarring Diplomat
Gunnar Valfrid Jarring was a Swedish diplomat and Turkologist. Jarring was born in Brunnby, Höganäs Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden. He earned a Ph.D. from Lund University in ...more
Gunnar Gunnarsson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Gunnar Gunnarsson Author, Writer
Influential Icelandic author who lived in Denmark for many years before building his house close to his birthplace near Egilsstadir, in Eastern Iceland.
Gunnar Larsson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Swimmer
Karl Gunnar Larsson is a former swimmer from Sweden. He won the 400 metre individual medley event at the 1972 Summer Olympics by two one-thousandths of a second over American Tim McKee, breaking ...more
Gunnar Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Race car driver
Gunnar Nilsson was a Swedish racing driver, born in Helsingborg. Before entering Formula One, he won the 1975 British Formula Three Championship. Nilsson entered 32 Formula One Grand Prix races, ...more
Gunnar Lindström is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Nils Gunnar Lindström was a Swedish athlete who competed mainly in the 1920 Summer Olympics, in the 1924 Summer Olympics, and in the 1928 Summer Olympics in javelin throw. He was born and ...more
Gunnar Nordström is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gunnar
Physicist
Gunnar Nordström was a Finnish theoretical physicist best remembered for his theory of gravitation, which was an early competitor of general relativity. Nordström is often designated ...more