Håkan Serner (John Gunnar Håkan Serner)
BiographyMalmö, Skåne län, Sweden
Håkan Serner was born in Malmö, Sweden in 1933. His father was a secundary school teatcher, his mother was a pharmacist. When Serner was six years old his family moved to Stockholm. After finishing school, Serner attended the dramatic school "Terserus teaterskola", and 1960, when the City Theater of Stockholm was started, he was a part of the first cast there. And this theater he was faithful for the rest of his life, except a couple of years in the sixties, when he lived and worked in Luleå, Sweden. Read more... to the films "Bang" by Jan Troell and "Mannen på taket" by Bo Widerberg. Serner was married three times and has three sons: Martin, Johan and Manfred. Håkan Serner had a very personal way of acting; he was the little, modest man with the sad face, but whith a touche of arch, subtle humour. And that is the way we remember him.