Henning Mankell

Born: 02/03/1948 in Stockholm, , SE

Filmography

Writer (5)

Wallander: The Revenge 2012 (Movie)

(Story By)

Wallander: Hemligheten 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Innan Frosten 2005 (Movie)

(from novel: "Innan Frosten") (Source Material)

Comedia Infantil 1998 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

The Successor 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Relationships

Eva Bergman

Wife
Together until his death on October 5, 2015

Ingmar Bergman Screenplay

Father-In-Law

Milestones

2008

Signed off on UK TV series "Wallander" starring Kenneth Branagh in the title role.

2005

Wrote original plots for "Wallander" TV series for Swedish television, starring Krister Henriksson.

1994

Oversaw Swedish series of TV films based on the Wallander novels, starring Rolf Lassgård in the title role.

1991

Published first of 12 Kurt Wallander novels, Mördare utan ansikte (Faceless Killers)

1983

Published first play, "Älskade syster"

1977

Published first novel, Vettvillingen

Bonus Trivia

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Was the grandson of Swedish Impressionist composer and critic Ivar Henning Mankell (1868-1930).

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Was politically active in leftist causes beginning in his late teens, when he took part in student anti-war protests in his native Stockholm. He maintained his political activism throughout his life, doing money and time to causes ranging from anti-Apartheid actions in South Africa to calling for the development of a Palestinian state.

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Was the son-in-law of iconic film director Ingmar Bergman through his 1998 marriage to Swedish film, television and theater director Eva Bergman.

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Won Sweden's prestigious literary honor the Astrid Lindgren Prize in 1996.

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