Tor Johnson

Tor Johnson
1903 - 1971
Tor Johnson  Swedish Actor

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Tor Johnson was previously married to Greta Johnson.


Swedish Actor Tor Johnson was born Karl Oscar Tore Johansson on 19th October, 1903 in Kalmar, Kalmar län, Sweden and passed away on 12th May 1971 San Fernando, California, USA aged 67. He is most remembered for Bride of the Monster (1955), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959), Night of the Ghouls (1959), The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961). His zodiac sign is Libra.

Tor Johnson is a member of the following lists: People from Los Angeles, California, Swedish film actors and Swedish television 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 Kalmar, Kalmar län, Sweden
Died 12th May, 1971
Place of Death San Fernando, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart failure
Buried Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight 400lbs (181 kg)
Build Large
Hair Color Bald
Distinctive Feature Heavy Swedish accent, Large Body
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Text Actor/Professional Wrestler
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Bride of the Monster (1955), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959), Night of the Ghouls (1959), The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Year(s) Active 1934–1961
Father Karl J. Johansson
Mother Lovisa Petersson
Friend Valda Hansen, Bela Lugosi, Ed Wood

Karl Erik Tore Johansson (19 October 1902 or 1903; sources differ – 12 May 1971), better known by the stage name Tor Johnson, was a Swedish professional wrestler and actor. As an actor, Johnson appeared in many B-movies, including some famously directed by Ed Wood. In professional wrestling, Johnson was billed as Tor Johnson and Super Swedish Angel.

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The Helena Letters2010Voice on Phone (voice)Short Film
The Beast of Yucca Flats1961Joseph Javorsky, The BeastMovie
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Large man with white hair at raucous partyTV Show
Night of the Ghouls1959LoboMovie
Adventures in Paradise1959Miko, SailorTV Show
Bonanza1959Busthead BranniganTV Show
Peter Gunn1958BrunoTV Show
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958The Strongman (Mighty Adolf)TV Show
Plan 9 from Outer Space1957Inspector Daniel ClayMovie
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
So This Is Hollywood1955TV Show
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
Where's Raymond?1953TV 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 - WrestlerMovie
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
Mighty Joe Young1949Strongman (uncredited), The Swedish AngelMovie
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 Catchers1944Mug (uncredited)Movie
The Meanest Man in the World1943Vladimir Pulasky (uncredited)Movie
Swing Out the Blues1943WeightlifterMovie
Gentleman Jim1942The Mauler (uncredited)Movie
Shadow of the Thin Man1941Mike Michaels aka Jack the Ripper (uncredited)Movie
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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