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Film educator emeritus

Rune Waldekranz, film educator emeritus. Recipient Prize for History Research, Royal Swedish Academy, 1989, Golden Plaque of Svenska Vitterhets, Historie & Antikvitets Academy, King Carl XVI Gustaf, 1996.

Background

Waldekranz, Rune was born on September 14, 1911 in Södertälje, Sweden. Son of Einar August Valdemar and Olga Waldekranz.

Education

Master of Arts, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1937.

Career

Critic literature and film Svenska Dagbladet, 1939-1942. Film producer Sandrew Film, Sweden, 1942-1964. Head film school Swedish Film Institute, 1965-1970, also board directors.

Professor film research Stockholm University, 1970-1978. President Swedish Film Academy, 1977-1980.

Connections

Married Brita Klein, November 27, 1947. Children: Cecilia Waldekranz Piselli, January.

father:
Einar August Valdemar

mother:
Olga Waldekranz

spouse:
Brita Klein

children:
Cecilia Waldekranz Piselli Waldekranz

January Waldekranz