Christian Magdu filmography and biography
Date of birth: 15 October 1977, Ploiesti, Romania
Christian Magdu biography
Versatile Swedish actor of films, stage and television, Christian Magdu
was raised from the age of three in Sweden, after his family migrated
from Romania. His mother, Carmen, is a physical education teacher and
his father, Marian, a doctor; he has a sister, Dalila, living in
England. He attended high school in the town of SkÃ¶vde, Sweden, where
he began training as an actor with the famous director, playwright and
acting coach, Leif Olson. From there he went on to attend a theatre
school in Gothenburg, Wendelsberg.
After living in Gothenburg for some time and appearing in several plays, productions and commercials, he moved to Skara in 2000 to attend the famous and competitive Skara Skolscen. Later he moved to the town of Falkenberg to work with acclaimed actor/director Gun JÃ¶nsson. In 2002 he began working on his first two feature films, Camp Slaughter and Year One . He has also appeared in TV-series, commercials and several stage plays. Lives in Stockholm since 2004.
Christian Magdu trivia
- Had a German Shepherd dog named Indiana, after the movie character 1996-2008.
- Founded www.dvdforum.nu in 1999, together with friend Andreas Selstam, which came to be the biggest website about DVD and film in Northern Europe. In 2006 they sold it to media company Mediaprovider Scandinavia for an undisclosed sum.
- Speaks five languages fluently.
- Was a science major in high school, but started working in the theater straight after graduation.
- Named Sweden's Hottest Male Actor by a Swedish gay magazine 2006.
- May 2007 Swedish film magazine "Stardust - Allt om Film" (nowadays Cinema) featured Christian Magdu as spotlighted Talent (Rising Star). Other recipients have included Emile Hirsch and Zooey Deschanel.
- Ex competitive swimmer.
Christian Magdu filmography
|Craig: A Killer in the Making||2008|
|Död vid ankomst||2008|
|Aldrig en absolution||2005|