Johan Allan Edwall was born on August 25, 1924 in Rödön, Jämtlands län, Sweden. Born into a working class home, his father was a trade-union man and a communist. From 1949-52 he attended Stockholm's Royal Daramatic Theatre School. During his acting career he appeared in more than 400 stage, film, radio and television series. Allan was also a director, an author, a composer and a singer. On records he sang his own songs where he attacked the injustices in our society. From 1986, and for the remaining years he ran his own theater 'Brunnsgatan 4' in Stockholm, where he did everything himself, from acting to selling tickets.
Edwall appeared in only one Euro-western “The New Land” (1972) as Danjel.
Allan died in Stockholm Sweden on February 7, 1997.
Today we remember Allan Edwall on what would have been his 90th birthday.