Bo Svenson (born 13 February 1941) is a Swedish–American actor, known for his roles in American genre films of the 1970s and 1980s. He is a naturalized United States citizen.
Svenson was born in Sweden, to Lola Iris Viola, a big band leader, actress, and singer, and Birger Ragnar Svenson, a personal driver, athlete, and bodyguard for the King of Sweden. He emigrated to the United States and then, when he was 17, joined the United States Marine Corps, serving until his honorable discharge six years later. His first state of residence in the United States was Georgia, where he became familiar with the rural Southern accent he later employed in some of his roles.He also holds a fourth degree (Yondan) black belt in judo. He earned his first degree (Shodan) belt at Kodokan in Japan, the home dojo of Judo, while stationed in Japan in 1961 as a Marine. He was the 1961 Far East Judo Champion in the Heavyweight Division.
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My Sisters Kids & the Gold Diggers
Family film 'My Sisters Kids & the Gold Diggers' sends Uncle Erik and the kids on a new adventure. This time discovering the children that their great-grandfather emigrated from Denmark and was a ...
A suburban woman witnesses her husbands murder, and decides to seek revenge in a 24 hr period. Along the way, Polly O'Bannon finds others who share her taste for revenge in the Pinelands of South Jers...
Pride of Lions
Five retired ex-military men attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last mission. The team is facing an enemy from their past. The mission of The Dependables is personal. With...
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Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
An assassin is shot and almost killed by her employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle, but she lives to plot her vengeance. The two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol...
The most complex crimes in Sweden are solved by an elite, seven-member team.
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America's National Treasures
In 1906 Teddy Roosevelt created the nation s first national monument destination. The purpose was to preserve all of America s significant pieces of history. Since then, all National Monuments have be...
The 7 Adventures of Sinbad
Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Edward Genn was a trained assassin who worked as a spy in America. When the Soviet Union collapsed, he was in a foreign country with no one to trust. Edward wanted to escape his chaotic existence. He ...
When Realtor Sandra visits a foreclosed property with her client, the former owner Danny attacks them.
Inglourious Basterds will include a mini-movie. The trailer for Nation's Pride was created to promote Inglourious Basterds.
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" were chosen to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by killing Nazis. The Basterds are led by...
Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance
America in 1870's. A Chinese immigrant wrongly accused of murdering a white woman will have to prove his innocence in a time when people of color had no legal rights. The exploitation of Chinese worke...
Hell to Pay
This action-packed tale of brothers at odds-one a decorated soldier and reluctant hero, the other a gambler who keeps company with card sharks and corrupt women-in a small mining town torn apart by ci...
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
The Bride continued her revenge against the assassins who tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five u...
I'll Be Seeing You
A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
A group of retired spies once former enemies, are forced to work together in an attempt to retrieve a neutron bomb stolen by a group of new-wave, high-tech operatives who have supplanted them in the p...
Yukie is a romance story about an American veteran (Bo Swenson) of the Korean War veteran and his undying love for a beautiful Japanese nurse named Yukie (Mitsuko Baisho) who marries him despite her p...
After she's caught sleeping with the ranch hand, Cheyenne (Bobbie Phillips) shoots her good-for-nothing husband and takes off with his money. Her hubbie doesn't want to part with her, however, and now...
First-class fashion model Emanuelle Griffith is missing. Richard Tate knows exactly where she is and plans to keep her there until she knows her place: subordinate to men. But Emannuelle is waiting fo...
The only place around with a working oil refinery is the frontier city of New Hope, where this sci-fi western takes place. Life has been miserable since a megalomaniac general and his followers took o...
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An officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police works with the Chicago Police Department to solve crimes.
This adventure is reminiscent of Disney's live-action classics, such as "Old Yeller" and "Escape from Witch Mountain". Two women and two kids are stuck in the Old West when bad guys try to steal the s...
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Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues is a spin-off of the 1972–1975 television series Kung Fu. David Carradine and Chris Potter starred as a father and son trained in kung fu - Carradine playing a Shaolin mo...
Three Days To A Kill
An ambassador is kidnapped. Cal was called for help. The man is trapped by the drug lord. After Cal convinces the officer to pardon Rick, they form an uneasy partnership. They travel to meet a strippe...
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Steele, a plainclothes Chicago cop, is recruited by the FBI to foil an assassination plot in Dallas, Texas. Steele's former nemesis, Joe Keno, is planning to assassinate the Iraqi ambassador to the U....
The Police Commissioner of a small upstate city is a former Brooklyn cop. This is not a desk job for Scali. He's a compassionate boss, a loving husband and father, and a law enforcement officer with a...
Tides of War
Nazis aim a secret weapon at the USA during WW2. The only people who can stop it must race against time and overwhelming odds.
Soldier of Fortune
How can it be Johnny Hondo-inspired third world mayhem if some guy named Vincent Miles is running around gunning down Russkies, hanging off of helicopters and battling the entire Soviet military with ...
Beyond the Door III
A shy co-ed and her classmates are going to Europe to see a ritual. He uses a satanist and a professor to lure them into traps that will make them sacrifice to Satan. One co-ed is a virgin and that is...
The Kill Reflex
A cop named 'Soda Cracker' was killed in the line of duty. He believes that his old enemy, Ivan Moss, committed the murder. He will continue his mission despite threats from the mob and police departm...
Curse II: The Bite
After a young man is bitten by a radioactive snake, his hand changes into a lethal snake head, which attacks everyone he comes into contact with. His body becomes filled with snakes. He needs to preve...
A monster crashes back to Earth and kills everyone it encounters. As the death toll rose, veteran cop McLemore stepped forward to crush the scary creature.
Delta Force Commando
After the needless death of his wife and unborn child during a theft and raid on an army base (and it was really needless as the hoods just burst in and shoot up his apt for no reason) an ex-member of...
A scientist at a Florida university created a "rage virus" while performing an experiment to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college paper breaks into the campus lab, h...
The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission
There is a plot to attack Washington, D.C. With a deadly nerve gas, Major Wright leads twelve convicts on a suicide mission deep into occupied France to destroy the secret factory where the poison is ...
Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob. To protect himself, the deputy sets a trap for Thunder and gets him conv...
Brothers in Blood
War isn't good. Especially NAM. A group of soldiers are stuck in Vietnam. There is no way back. There wasn't any help on the way. These guys are going to die fighting. Bo and Peter are in a film about...
A group of camouflaged ninjas stealing a small case of plutonium from a transport vehicle in broad daylight in California. Back in his office in China (!), The Colonel (Bo Svenson) receives word of th...
A man in Vietnam is trying to recover his son after learning that his wife died in a concentration camp. The child's property is considered by the government. If he succeeds in getting information fro...
Movie in Action
A movie crew is shooting in Thailand when some military guys kidnap the female star. The crew decide to fight back to get the movie star while shooting their movie.
A murderous cult kidnaps French prostitutes and tortures them to death to "purify" them of their evil ways. The local pimps, understandably upset, set out after them, as does a man whose girlfriend wa...
Pilgrim Corporation leased Choke Canyon for 99 years. There is a research laboratory. When Choke Canyon is needed for toxic waste storage, Pilgrim resorts to violence. Pilgrim Corportation underestima...
Armour of God
Asian Hawk is an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend, they demand the sword as well as othe...
The Delta Force
A plane en route from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by terrorists who want the pilot to take them to Lebanon. The terrorists don't know that they have been called in to destroy ...
A Marine with a bad attitude takes command of a spoiled recon platoon as he fights with his superiors and his ex-wife.
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom
Simon, son of the king, must flee when the empire is overthrown by the evil Shurka. Schooled in the arts of magic, he must find the Ring of Magic and the Sword of Power and defeated the wizard who kil...
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A young man buys two horses at an Arizona race track but fails to get a receipt. Later, when riding across the land of a rancher named Robeson, he's accused of stealing the two horses. Unable to prove...
Murder, She Wrote
An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Frank Lupo is the creator of Hunter, a police drama series that features Fred Dryer as Sgt. They were Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer. Dee Dee McCall was on NBC from 1984 to 1991. After the sixth sea...
Crazy like a Fox
Crazy Like a Fox aired on CBS from December 30, 1984 to May 3, 1986.
In this made-for-TV drama,Angie Dickinson plays a woman whose life is dramatically affected by the emotion that gives the film its name.
An Arizona policeman and his pilot buddy discover a plan to rob Las Vegas slot machines.
A native America named Thunder returns home only to find that his ancestral burial ground is being destroyed by construction workers. He tries to put a stop to it, but the law is not only not on his s...
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Walking Tall is an American television drama series that ran on NBC in 1981 for one season of seven episodes. The first 5 episodes aired Saturday nights at 9:00 p.m.. The last 2 episodes aired Tuesday...
Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker
Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is her nephew. She will not stop to keep Billy with her. She is swept up in an insane frenzy that means death to anyone who comes between her ...
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Sverige åt svenskarna
This farce pokes fun at Sweden's King Gustav, who plays all the lead roles. While watching the future King Gustav closely, the royal monarchs of three major European countries are sitting on the sidel...
A private investigator who works when he wants, lives in a beachfront estate in Hawaii, runs up an unlimited tab at a swank bar, and charms attractive women in peril - that's the lifestyle of Thomas M...
The rest of the world has been wiped out by a military virus that was released in a plane crash and scientists are trying to find a cure.
Gold of the Amazon Women
An adventurer searches for the fabled Golden Cities of El Dorado with a tribe of Amazon women against a villain who is also after the treasure.
Portrait of a Hitman
A hitman is hired to kill a doctor. He and his friends are in love with the same woman.
The Spirit of Adventure: Night Flight
The movie is a British TV-movie.
North Dallas Forty
There is a semi-fictional account of life as a professional football player. The Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s were based on true events.
The Inglorious Bastards
A group of American soldiers on their way to a military prison are beset upon by a German attack and escape with Switzerland in their sights. They are willing to steal a V2 warhead from the French Und...
In this made for TV film, an enormous and angry yeti begins to terrorize a Colorado ski resort by eating several skiers during a winter carnival. Everyone insists it is just a bear until a ski patrolm...
Il figlio dello sceicco
The old Emir of the Qudmar discovers he has a natural son in Italy. Secret agents and oil companies involve the man, an aspiring gas station, in the fight for the succession to the emirate.
Final Chapter: Walking Tall
Buford Pusser's last days as a Sheriff are told in this story. People in Pusser's town think it's time to change. People are trying to get rid of Pusser.
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The Mafia tried to take revenge against the man who testified against them in court.
Battle of the Network Stars
Battle of the Network Stars was a series of competitions where television stars from ABC, CBS, and NBC would compete in various sporting events. A total of nineteen of these competitions were held, al...
A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery and make their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police were called in and only one of the robbers made a clean escape. He was forced to dump ...
Walking Tall Part II
After the murder of his wife in Tennessee in the 1960's, Sheriff Buford Pusser launched a one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate.
The Great Waldo Pepper
A biplane pilot who missed flying in the First World War takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed.
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his martial arts skills.
The rookies was an American crime drama series that aired on ABC from 1972 to 1976. It follows the exploits of three rookies who are working for a fake police department.
The commander of an isolated frontier cavalry post tries to stop an Indian war and find his son, who has been kidnapped.
The adventures of a private eye.
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Sam McCloud is a deputy marshal assigned to the New York City Police Department as a special investigator.
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The Mod Squad
The Mod Squad ran on ABC from September 24, 1968 to August 23, 1973. It had Michael Cole as Pete Cochren, Clarence Williams III as Linc Hayes, and Tige Andrews as Captain Adam Greer. The counter-cultu...
Here Come the Brides
Here Come the Brides is an American comedy Western series from Screen Gems that aired on the ABC television network from September 25, 1968 to April 3, 1970. The series was loosely based upon the Merc...
The show aired on CBS from September 1968 to May 1970. The father with two half-brother sons is similar to the one on NBC's Bonanza.
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Ironside ran on NBC from September 14, 1967 to January 16, 1975. Raymond Burr was a paraplegic Chief of Detectives on the show. Ironside. The character appeared in a TV movie. The show was originally ...
The High Chaparral
The High Chaparral is an American Western-themed television series that aired on NBC from 1967 to 1971 and featured two actors. The series was created by David Dortort, who had previously created the ...
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Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible M...
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The series was made by 20th Century Fox Television and aired from September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC. Ed Ames played a Cherokee friend in the first four seasons of the series. Albert was ...