Bengt Ekerot

One of the most prominent actors and directors of Swedish 20th-century theatre, Ekerot was iconic playing the figure of Death personified in The Seventh Seal.

Bengt Ekerot

One of the most prominent actors and directors of Swedish 20th-century theatre, Ekerot was iconic playing the figure of Death personified in The Seventh Seal.

Actor
1920 - 1971
'He struggled to control his hunger. He bemoaned his voracious appetite. His demons destroyed his gentility.'

Erland Josephson on Ekerot in his book 'Rollen'

Awards

Gold Medal awarded by Teaterförbundet (1956)

The Daniel Engdahl Scholarship awarded by Teaterförbundet (1941)


 

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