Kjell Bergqvist

Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist (born 23 February 1953 in Enskede, Stockholm County) is a Swedish actor.

Kjell Bergqvist
Kjell Bergqvist in 2015.
Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist

(1953-02-23) 23 February 1953
Spouse(s)Yvonne Ryding
(m. 19882000)

Karin Bergqvist
(m. 2004)

Bergqvist finished Dramatens elevskola in 1973 and made his debut in En enkel melodi and Jack. He has since cooperated for many years with scriptwriter and director Ulf Malmros. During the 1990s he has recorded several police films playing Martin Beck's colleague Lennart Kollberg. He played two different characters in the Swedish horror television series Chock in 1997. In 2001, he got a Guldbagge Award for his lead role in Den bästa sommaren and in 2002 he was nominated for the lead role Leif in Leva livet.

Kjell was for a time married to Miss Universe 1984 winner Yvonne Ryding (Yvonne Ryding-Bergqvist; today they are divorced).

He starred in Avicii's music video Silhouettes, as the doctor. This video was released on 7 June 2012.

Selected filmography


  • "Kjell Bergqvist" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Archived from the original on 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2010-01-25.
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