Magnus Härenstam

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Härenstam in October 2011.

Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam (19 June 1941 – 13 June 2015), better known as Magnus Härenstam, was a Swedish television host, actor and comedian. He hosted the Swedish version of the U.S. game show Jeopardy! from 1991 until 2005 before being replaced by Adam Alsing. He was also known for hosting the children's television program Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter with Brasse Brännström and Eva Remaeus from 1973 until 1975. He also appeared in the comedy movies Sällskapsresan (1980) and Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (1981).

Härenstam was born in Västervik, Kalmar County. His autobiography was released in 2015, months before his death.

Härenstam died from spinal cancer on 13 June 2015 in Stockholm, aged 73.[1]

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  1. "Magnus Härenstam är död – blev 73 år" (in Swedish). Svenska Dagbladet. 13 June 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 

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