Olle Hellbom

Olle Hellbom
Born Nils Olof Hellbom
(1925-10-08)8 October 1925
Mörkö, Sweden
Died 5 June 1982(1982-06-05) (aged 56)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Director, film producer, screenwriter
Spouse(s) Birgit Hellbom (m. 1956–73)
Children Jan, Tove

Nils Olof "Olle" Hellbom (8 October 1925 – 5 June 1982) was a Swedish film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is most famous for directing films based on novels by Astrid Lindgren.[1] His 1960 film Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival.[2] In 1978 at the 14th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Director for his film The Brothers Lionheart.[3]

He died of stomach cancer.






  1. "Olle Hellbom". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 24 July 2010.
  2. "2nd Moscow International Film Festival (1961)". MIFF. Retrieved 2012-11-09.
  3. "Bröderna Lejonhjärta (1977)". Swedish Film Institute. 8 March 2014.
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