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Mikael Persbrandt

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'''Mikael Åke Persbrandt''' (born [[September 25|25 September]] [[1963]]) is a Swedish actor.
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'''Mikael Åke Persbrandt''' (born [[25 September]] [[1963]]) is a Swedish actor.
  
The rumour that Persbandt would have a role in [[Peter Jackson]]'s ''[[The Hobbit films]]'' first appeared in Swedish magazine ''[[Wikipedia:Aftonbladet|Aftonbladet]]'' on 3 December 2010.<ref>"[http://www.aftonbladet.se/nojesbladet/film/article8218240.ab Han är klar - för the Hobbit]" at [http://www.aftonbladet.se Aftonbladet.se] (accessed 8 December 2010)</ref><ref>[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/12/03/40907-sweedish-actor-mikael-persbrant-cast-in-the-hobbit/ UPDATE: Swedish actor Mikael Persbrandt cast in ‘The Hobbit’?] at TheOneRing.net (accessed 8 December 2010)</ref> On 7 December 2010 it was officially announced that Persbrandt had been cast and that he would portray the character of [[Beorn]].<ref>[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/12/07/41135-torn-exclusive-cate-blanchett-ken-stott-sylvester-mccoy-mikael-persbrandt-join-cast-of-peter-jackson%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cthe-hobbit%E2%80%9D/ TORN EXCLUSIVE: CATE BLANCHETT, KEN STOTT, SYLVESTER MCCOY, MIKAEL PERSBRANDT JOIN CAST OF PETER JACKSON’S “THE HOBBIT”] at TheOneRing.net (accessed 8 December 2010)</ref>
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He portrayed [[Beorn]] in [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit (film series)'']]. The rumour that Persbrandt would have a role in [[Peter Jackson]]'s ''The Hobbit (film series)'' first appeared in Swedish magazine ''[[Wikipedia:Aftonbladet|Aftonbladet]]'' on 3 December 2010.<ref>"[http://www.aftonbladet.se/nojesbladet/film/article8218240.ab Han är klar - för the Hobbit]" at [http://www.aftonbladet.se Aftonbladet.se] (accessed 8 December 2010)</ref><ref>[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/12/03/40907-sweedish-actor-mikael-persbrant-cast-in-the-hobbit/ UPDATE: Swedish actor Mikael Persbrandt cast in ‘The Hobbit’?] at TheOneRing.net (accessed 8 December 2010)</ref> On 7 December 2010 it was officially announced that Persbrandt had been cast and that he would portray the character of Beorn.<ref>[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/12/07/41135-torn-exclusive-cate-blanchett-ken-stott-sylvester-mccoy-mikael-persbrandt-join-cast-of-peter-jackson%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cthe-hobbit%E2%80%9D/ TORN EXCLUSIVE: CATE BLANCHETT, KEN STOTT, SYLVESTER MCCOY, MIKAEL PERSBRANDT JOIN CAST OF PETER JACKSON’S “THE HOBBIT”] at TheOneRing.net (accessed 8 December 2010)</ref>
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Persbrandt mentioned in an interview that he was a "fantasy geek" as a child, having read all the books by Tolkien.<ref>[http://www.svd.se/kulturnoje/nyheter/persbrandt-i-guillous-hemliga-tjanst_5965241.svd "Persbrandt i Guillous hemliga tjänst" (24 February 2011)] at ''[http://www.svd.se/ Svenska Dagbladet]'' (accessed 26 February 2011)</ref>
  
 
==Filmography, selected==
 
==Filmography, selected==
* [[2012]]-[[2013]]: ''[[The Hobbit films]]'': [[Beorn]]
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* [[2012]]-[[2013]]: [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film series)]]: [[Beorn]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 20:49, 29 January 2014

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Mikael Åke Persbrandt (born 25 September 1963) is a Swedish actor.

He portrayed Beorn in The Hobbit (film series). The rumour that Persbrandt would have a role in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit (film series) first appeared in Swedish magazine Aftonbladet on 3 December 2010.[1][2] On 7 December 2010 it was officially announced that Persbrandt had been cast and that he would portray the character of Beorn.[3]

Persbrandt mentioned in an interview that he was a "fantasy geek" as a child, having read all the books by Tolkien.[4]

Filmography, selected

External links

References

  1. "Han är klar - för the Hobbit" at Aftonbladet.se (accessed 8 December 2010)
  2. UPDATE: Swedish actor Mikael Persbrandt cast in ‘The Hobbit’? at TheOneRing.net (accessed 8 December 2010)
  3. TORN EXCLUSIVE: CATE BLANCHETT, KEN STOTT, SYLVESTER MCCOY, MIKAEL PERSBRANDT JOIN CAST OF PETER JACKSON’S “THE HOBBIT” at TheOneRing.net (accessed 8 December 2010)
  4. "Persbrandt i Guillous hemliga tjänst" (24 February 2011) at Svenska Dagbladet (accessed 26 February 2011)