Knut Agnred

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Knut Agnred
Knut Agnred 2015-09-23 A.JPG
Knut Agnred in September 2015
Born
Knut Axel Lennart Agnred

(1956-02-29) 29 February 1956 (age 64)
Signature
Knut Agnred autograph.png

Knut Axel Lennart Agnred (born 29 February 1956 in Johannebergs församling in Gothenburg)[1] is a Swedish singer and comedian. He is known for being a member of Galenskaparna och After Shave.[2]

Life and career[change | change source]

Knut Agnred is the son of the athlete Lennart Andersson, who adopted the surname Agnred. He was learning electrical engineering after studying at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. He has also worked caring for elderly people at Kålltorps sjukhem in Gothenburg. He has been a member of the comedy group After Shave since it started in 1979. Agnred has written lyrics and music for several songs performed by Galenskaparna och After Shave.

Agnred has worked with Ken Wennerholm and Göran Rudbo in Triple & Touch and released a solo album called Text & music in 2004. In March 2009, the death metal band Despite released their first album In Your Despite. Knut Agnred contributed to the album's first track "Mindplague".

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 The Castle Tour Tourist with his son (Erik Wingquist)
1987 Leif Sven "Rambo" Larsson, Tommy Backman, Raggare, Soldat, Överläkare
1989 Hajen som visste för mycket Pastor Himmler
1990 Macken – Roy's & Roger's Bilservice Hans
1991 Stinsen brinner... filmen alltså Sören Skärberg, Emilio, Göte Kåla
1996 Monopol Egil Rosén
1998 Åke från Åstol Åke
2006 Den enskilde medborgaren Frank Malvin (director of ODEN)

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Macken Budda
1989 En himla många program Various roles
1993 Tornado Jag, Aster, Disponenten, Fleetwood Hjelm, Drängen Sluta, Uppland, Sumo, Sten Johnsson, Viktor Bremer, Uno Skalle
2000 Gladpack Various roles

Theatre[change | change source]

Knut Agnred at Lorensbergsteatern on 13 December 2014

Discography[change | change source]

Solo

References[change | change source]

  1. Sveriges befolkning 1970, CD-ROM, Sveriges Släktforskarförbund 2002
  2. Filmweb: Galenskaparna After Shave - 30 årsfesten

Other websites[change | change source]