Jan Troell

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Birthday
23, 1931
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1931 (age 88)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

One of the most respected Swedish directors of the modern era. He was known for award-winning films like Who Saw Him Die? and The Emigrants.

Before Fame

He worked as an elementary school teacher.

Trivia

His 1991 film Il Capitano: A Swedish Requiem was controversial because it was based on the true story of the murder of a Swedish family.

Family Life

His daughter was actress Johanna Troell.

Associated With

He frequently cast Max Von Sydow in his films, one of which was The Emigrants.