Alf Sjöberg
Date of Birth
Jun 21, 1903
Birth Place:
Stockholm, Sweden


While never as highly regarded as those illustrious filmmakers who surrounded him, the early films of director Alf Sjöberg helped Swedish cinema thrive during its transition from silent to sound films. For his work as a director of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm from 1927 through the 1930s, Sjöberg was considered the father of modern drama. He directed his first film, Den Starkaste, a...