Jan Jönson

Jan Jönson

actor, writer

Jan Jönson was born on Nov 27, 1947 in Sweden. Jan Jönson's big-screen debut came with Hallo Baby directed by Johan Bergenstråhle in 1976, strarring .

Jan Erik Wilhelm August Jönson, ( former Jönsson) born Nov 27, 1947, in Malmö, Sweden, is an actor, writer and stage director. He was educated at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm, 1968-71, and engaged as an actor at the RDT till 1980. Along with a group of inmates at Kumla Prison, he staged Samuel Beckett's play "Waiting for Godot" in 1985. The planned premiere outside the prison, at the Gothenburg City Theatre, had to be cancelled when the participant prisoners disappeared. Beckett commented the news: "That's the best thing happened to that play, since I wrote it!". Later Jan Jönson staged the same play with inmates at San Quentin State Prison, Ca.. Jan Jönson was married to the Swedish actress Eva Remaeus 1982-91.

  • Birthday

    Nov 27, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    Malmö, Sweden

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