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Bo Svenson

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Bo Svenson (born February 13, 1941) is a Swedish-born American actor, known for his roles in American genre films of the 1970s and 1980s. In the late 1960s, Svenson had a recurring role in the hit TV series Here Come the Brides as Lumberjack Olaf "Big Swede" Gustavsen. Svenson appeared in the 1973 made-for-TV movie Frankenstein, in which he plays the Creature. One of Svenson's first big-screen movie roles was opposite Robert Redford in The Great Waldo Pepper, where Redford and Svenson play rival ex-WWI U.S. Army Air Service pilots who are now employed in the hard and dangerous but wildly adventurous lives of 1920's barnstorming pilots, touring the Midwest. In his next pursuit, Svenson took over the role of lawman Buford Pusser from Joe Don Baker in both sequels to the hit 1973 film Walking Tall, after Pusser himself, who had originally agreed to take over the role, died in an automobile crash. He reprised the role again for the short-lived 1981 television series of the same name.[5] One of his most famous roles in films was as murder-witness-turned-vigilante Michael McBain in the 1976 cult classic Breaking Point. He played the Soviet agent Ivan in the Magnum, P.I. episode "Did You See the Sunrise?" (1982) and many years later had a cameo as an American colonel in Inglourious Basterds, as a tribute to his role in The Inglorious Bastards; he is the only actor to appear in both films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bo Svenson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 13, 1941 In Gothenburg, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Daniel Boone 1964-09-24
Latest Project:
Movie Finding Grace 2020-04-21
Known For
Poster of America's National Treasures
Poster of Inglourious Basterds
Poster of Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Poster of Speed 2: Cruise Control
Movie Finding Grace Dr. Nelson 2020-04-21
Movie Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance Foreman Bo 2018-11-01
Movie My Sisters Kids & the Gold Diggers John 2015-02-05
Movie Pride of Lions Mick Skinner 2014-06-03
Movie Jersey Justice W.W. Tolliver 2014-11-25
Movie Non-Stop Dr. Halperin 2013-11-29
Movie Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair Reverend Harmony 2011-03-28
Series Arne Dahl Daniel Brink 2011-12-27
Movie The 7 Adventures of Sinbad Simon Magnusson 2010-01-01
Movie Icarus Vadim 2010-02-09
Movie Angry Bill 2010-12-01
Series America's National Treasures Narrator 2010-09-14
Movie Inglourious Basterds American Colonel 2009-08-18
Movie Nation's Pride Unknown 2009-08-21
Movie Raising Jeffrey Dahmer Detective John Amos 2006-04-13
Movie Hell to Pay Del Shannon 2005-08-12
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Reverend Harmony 2004-04-16
Movie I'll Be Seeing You Philip Carter 2004-05-01
Movie Outlaw Detective Maize 2001-01-01
Movie Crackerjack 3 Jack Thorn 2000-12-02
Movie Yukie Richard 1998-02-14
Movie Speed 2: Cruise Control Captain Pollard 1997-06-13
Movie Heartless Sheriff Sam 1997-11-05
Movie Private Obsession Sam Weston 1995-03-07
Movie Steel Frontier Roy Ackett 1995-03-28
Movie Savage Land Jeb 1994-09-13
Series Due South Holloway Muldoon 1994-09-22
Series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Unknown 1993-01-27
Movie Three Days To A Kill Rick 1992-11-25
Movie Steele's Law Sheriff Barnes 1991-06-09
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie Tides of War SS Colonel Otto Haber 1990-01-01
Movie Soldier of Fortune Colonel Preston 1990-04-28
Movie The Kill Reflex Ivan Moss 1989-01-01
Movie Curse II: The Bite The Sheriff 1989-06-27
Movie Beyond the Door III Professor Andromolek 1989-10-01
Movie Delta Force Commando Col. Keitel 1988-01-01
Series The Dirty Dozen Maurice Fontenac 1988-04-30
Movie Deep Space Captain Robertson 1988-05-01
Movie Primal Rage Ethridge 1988-12-01
Movie Thunder II Sheriff Roger 1987-03-16
Movie Movie in Action Unknown 1987-01-01
Movie Brothers in Blood Unknown 1987-05-12
Movie The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission Maurice Fronenac 1987-03-01
Movie Double Target Unknown 1987-06-11
Movie Maniac Killer Count Silvano 1987-09-02
Movie White Phantom The Colonel 1987-09-01
Movie The Delta Force Capt. Campbell 1986-02-14
Movie Choke Canyon Capt. Oliver Parkside 1986-08-01
Movie Heartbreak Ridge Roy Jennings 1986-12-05
Movie Wizards of the Lost Kingdom Kor 1985-10-01
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Movie Jealousy Unknown 1984-01-23
Movie Giant Killer George Ryan 1984-05-17
Series Crazy like a Fox Unknown 1984-12-30
Movie The Manhunt Sheriff 1984-12-09
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Thunder Sheriff Bill Cook 1983-11-11
Movie Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker Detective Joe Carlson 1982-02-24
Series Walking Tall Unknown 1981-01-17
Movie Virus Major Carter 1980-06-26
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie North Dallas Forty Jo Bob Priddy 1979-08-03
Movie The Spirit of Adventure: Night Flight Fabien 1979-01-26
Movie Gold of the Amazon Women Tom Jensen 1979-03-06
Movie The Inglorious Bastards Lt. Robert Yeager 1978-02-08
Movie Il figlio dello sceicco Hamilton Burger 1977-02-16
Movie Snowbeast Gar Seberg 1977-04-28
Movie Final Chapter: Walking Tall Buford Pusser 1977-08-31
Movie Breaking Point Michael McBain 1976-06-02
Movie Special Delivery Jack Murdock 1976-07-16
Series Battle of the Network Stars Unknown 1976-11-13
Movie The Great Waldo Pepper Axel Olsson 1975-03-13
Movie Walking Tall Part II Buford Pusser 1975-09-28
Movie Frankenstein Monster 1973-01-16
Movie Intertect Unknown 1973-03-11
Movie Maurie Jack Twyman 1973-08-01
Movie The Bravos Raeder 1972-01-09
Series The Rookies Unknown 1972-09-11
Series Banyon Unknown 1972-09-15
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Movie Hitched Jay Appleby 1971-03-31
Series The Chicago Teddy Bears Unknown 1971-09-17
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Here Come the Brides Unknown 1968-09-25
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1967-09-10
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24