Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1888-01-17
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He got his first role in the 1923 silent film Studenterna på Tröstehult. Overall, Persson made 45 feature films, among those were South of the Highway and Kalle på Spången. He was one of the most popular film actors of his time, often playing the same kind of character - the jovial and good-natured man from Scania. As a singer he released numerous records. Among his more famous songs were Kalle på Spången, Jag har bott vid en landsväg, Jag är en liten gåsapåg från Skåne and Vi klarar oss nog ändå.
Movies & TV Series
A Sailor on Horseback
Two sailors, Lasse and Karl Gustav, float ashore after a shipwreck. Visiting a castle a baron ask them to help him lay his hands on an inheritance by Karl Gustav posing as the heir of the castle.
Anton, a very shy bookkeeper, must show his mettle when him and his colleagues at work ask for a raise but instead are laid off.
Henrik Karlsson is accused of having stolen 5,000 SEK, even though he is innocent. But to protect the real thief, who is sick in hospital, Karlsson takes the full responsibility.
Kalle på Spången
Kalle Jeppson is the joyful owner of a rural inn, "Spången" (The Footbridge). His only problems are all the bylaws that makes it difficult to have a quiet drink and the shrew of his wife who is always...
Den farliga leken
Lola Brio has a large number of professions. She is partly a revue primadonna and gramophone singer, but the nameplate on her door also reads "Lessons in French and Grace", which of the film's act to ...
Augustas lilla felsteg
Augusta (Dagmar Ebbesen) and her man receives a letter from the countryside one day therein her come-by-chance daughter Lisa announces her arrival to Stockholm. During the travel Lisa befriends Holger...