Biography

Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam was a Swedish television host, actor and comedian. Härenstam hosted the Swedish version of the game-show Jeopardy! for 14 years before being replaced by Adam Alsing. Härenstam is also known for hosting the children's TV-program Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter (with Brasse Brännström & Eva Remaeus), which was very popular and has been re-broadcast numerous times since it first aired. Härenstam participated in the music video for ABBA's hit song "When I Kissed the Teacher" where he played the teacher who got kissed by Agnetha Fältskog. Well known in Sweden for several decades, he was almost equally popular in Norway, having starred in the 1990s sitcom Fredrikssons fabrikk, playing the Swedish boss of a Norwegian textile workshop. Härenstam died on 13 June 2015 after a several year long fight with cancer.

Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam was a Swedish television host, actor and comedian. Härenstam hosted the Swedish version of the game-show Jeopardy! for 14 years before being replaced by Adam Alsing. Härenstam is also known for hosting the children's TV-program Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter (with Brasse Brännström & Eva Remaeus), which was very popular and has been re-broadcast numerous times since it first aired. Härenstam participated in the music video for ABBA's hit song "When I Kissed the Teacher" where he played the teacher who got kissed by Agnetha Fältskog. Well known in Sweden for several decades, he was almost equally popular in Norway, having starred in the 1990s sitcom Fredrikssons fabrikk, playing the Swedish boss of a Norwegian textile workshop. Härenstam died on 13 June 2015 after a several year long fight with cancer.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1941-06-19

Day of Death 2015-06-13

Place of Birth Västervik, Småland, Sverige

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Also Known As

  • Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Fem Myror Är Fler Än Fyra Elefanter 2-3 as Magnus
Fem Myror Är Fler Än Fyra Elefanter 1-3 as Magnus
Fem Myror Är Fler Än Fyra Elefanter 3/3 as Magnus
Bo Widerberg
2015 En liten film om Fimpen
2014 Bamse and the City of Thieves as Reinard Räv (voice)
2012 Sam tar över (1 episode) as Gunnar
2011 Viva la Greta as Allan Mohlin
2009 Göta Kanal 3 - kanalkungens hemlighet as Peter Black
2009 Skavlan (1 episode) as Guest
2006 Göta Kanal 2 - kanalkampen as Peter Black
2004 100 höjdare (1 episode)
2002 Karlsson on the Roof as Fille
2001 Känd från tv as TV show host
1999 Hälsoresan - En smal film av stor vikt as Dr. Levander
1999 Vuxna människor as Frank's boss
1998 C/o Segemyhr (1 episode) as Magnus Härenstam
1995 Bert: The Last Virgin as Roland Ebert
1994 Fredrikssons fabrikk - The movie as Direktør Hasse Fredriksson
1990 Macken - Roy's & Roger's Bilservice as Edvard
1984 Zvampen (4 episodes) as Various
1983 Två killar och en tjej as Klasse Wallin
1981 Göta Kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? as Peter Black
1981 Tuppen as Cederqvist
1981 SOPOR as Ulf Adelsohn
1980 Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten as Dr. B. A:son Levander
1979 Jag är med barn as De unga älskande - Bosse
1978 The Adventures of Picasso as Hitler
1978 Don't Blame Me! (5 episodes) as Magnus
1978 Magnus och Brasse: Det Är Serverat as Magnus
1976 Kamrer Gunnarsson I skärgården as Gunnarsson
1976 Magnus och Brasse: Varning för barn as Magnus
1975 A Guy and a Gal as gäst på partyt
1974 The Butt as Mackan
1973 Fem Myror Är Fler Än Fyra Elefanter as Programledare
1973 Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter (51 episodes) as Magnus

Writing

1978 Magnus och Brasse: Det Är Serverat Writer
1976 Kamrer Gunnarsson I skärgården Screenplay
1976 Magnus och Brasse: Varning för barn Writer

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