Kjell Grede

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Kjell Grede
Born Kjell Birger Grede
(1936-08-12)12 August 1936
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 15 December 2017(2017-12-15) (aged 81)
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Film director
Years active 1967–2003
Spouse(s) Bibi Andersson (m. 1960–1973)
Anita Holmberg (m. 1975–2017)

Kjell Birger Grede (12 August 1936 – 15 December 2017)[1] was a Swedish film director.[2] He directed nine films between 1967 and 2003. He was married to actress Bibi Andersson from 1960 to 1973.

His 1967 film Hugo and Josephine won the Guldbagge Award for Best Film and Grede won the award for Best Director at the 5th Guldbagge Awards.[3] His film Harry Munter was entered into the 1970 Cannes Film Festival.[4] His 1987 film Hip Hip Hurrah! won him the award for Best Director at the 23rd Guldbagge Awards.[5] In 1991 his film Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg was entered into the 41st Berlin International Film Festival[6] and won four awards at the 26th Guldbagge Awards, including Best Film and Best Direction.[7]



  1. ^ https://www.familjesidan.se/cases/kjell-grede/funeral-notices
  2. ^ Den svenske regissøren Kjell Grede er død (in Norwegian)
  3. ^ "Hugo och Josefin (1967)". Swedish Film Institute. 1 March 2014. Archived from the original on 11 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Harry Munter". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 10 April 2009. 
  5. ^ "Hip Hip Hurra! (1987)". Swedish Film Institute. 15 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Berlinale: 1991 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "God afton, herr Wallenberg (1990)". Swedish Film Institute. 16 March 2014. Archived from the original on 11 April 2014. 

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