Tor Johnson

Tor Johnson
1903 - 1971

Tor Johnson  Swedish Actor

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Tor Johnson passed away on 12th May 1971 aged 67.


Tor Johnson was previously married to Greta Johnson.


Swedish Actor Tor Johnson was born Karl Oscar Tore Johansson on 19th October, 1903 in Halmar, Sweden and passed away on 12th May 1971 San Fernando, California aged 67. He is most remembered for Plan 9 from Outer Space.. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Tor Johnson is a member of the following lists: Swedish male television actors, Swedish male film actors and 20th-century Swedish male actors.


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First Name Tor
Last Name Johnson
Full Name at Birth Karl Oscar Tore Johansson
Alternative Name Super Swedish Angel, Thor Johnson
Age 67 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th October, 1903
Birthplace Halmar, Sweden
Died 12th May, 1971
Place of Death San Fernando, California
Cause of Death heart failure
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight 400lbs (181 kg)
Build Large
Hair Color Bald
Distinctive Feature everything
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Text Actor/Professional Wrestler
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Plan 9 from Outer Space.
Year(s) Active 1934–1961
Father Karl J. Johansson
Mother Lovisa Petersson
Friend Valda Hansen, Bela Lugosi, Ed Wood

Tore Johansson (19 October 1903 – 12 May 1971), better known by the stage name Tor Johnson, was a Swedish professional wrestler (billed as The Super Swedish Angel) and actor.

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The Helena Letters2010Voice on Phone (voice)Movie
Head1968Guard (uncredited)Movie
The Beast of Yucca Flats1961Joseph Javorsky, The BeastMovie
Night of the Ghouls1959LoboMovie
Plan 9 from Outer Space1959Inspector ClayMovie
Adventures in Paradise1959MikoTV Show
Bonanza1959Busthead BranniganTV Show
Peter Gunn1958BrunoTV Show
Shirley Temple Theatre1958The Strongman (Mighty Adolf)TV Show
The Unearthly1957Lobo IIMovie
Journey to Freedom1957Giant TurkMovie
Carousel1956Strong Man (uncredited)Movie
The Black Sleep1956CurryMovie
The Adventures of Hiram Holliday1956Bandini the StrongmanTV Show
Bride of the Monster1955LoboMovie
You're Never Too Young1955Train Passenger (uncredited)Movie
Meet Corliss Archer1954AttendantTV Show
Rocky Jones, Space Ranger1954NaboroTV Show
Houdini1953Strongman (uncredited)Movie
So You Want a Television Set1953Supine Wrestler (uncredited)Short Film
G.E. True Theater1953Bald-headed ManTV Show
I Led 3 Lives1953Comrade ZirocTV Show
You Are There1953TV Show
Lady in the Iron Mask1952Renac (uncredited)Movie
The San Francisco Story1952Buck (uncredited)Movie
Angels in the Outfield1951Wrestler on TV (uncredited)Movie
The Lemon Drop Kid1951Super Swedish Angel (wrestler)Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Dear Brat1951Movie
Mark Saber1951TV Show
Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion1950Abou BenMovie
The Reformer and the Redhead1950Guest at Finnish-American Rally (uncredited)Movie
Alias the Champ1949The Swedish Angel (as Super Swedish Angel)Movie
Behind Locked Doors1948'The Champ' - a Patient (uncredited)Movie
State of the Union1948Wrestler (uncredited)Movie
Road to Rio1947Sandor (uncredited)Movie
Sudan1945Slaver (uncredited)Movie
Lost in a Harem1944Majordomo (uncredited)Movie
The Canterville Ghost1944Bold Sir Guy (uncredited)Movie
Ghost Catchers1944MugMovie
The Meanest Man in the World1943Vladimir Pulasky (uncredited)Movie
Swing Out the Blues1943WeightlifterMovie
Gentleman Jim1942The Mauler (uncredited)Movie
Shadow of the Thin Man1941Jack the RipperMovie
Under Two Flags1936Bidou (uncredited)Movie
Man on the Flying Trapeze1935Tosoff - Wrestler (uncredited)Movie
Some Class1935Tough Guy (as Doc Johnson)Short Film
Kid Millions1934Torturer (uncredited)Movie
Registered Nurse1934Sonnevich the Terrible Bulgarian (uncredited)Movie
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