Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam
(19 June 1941 – 13 June 2015) was a Swedish television host
Härenstam hosted the Swedish version of the game-show Jeopardy!
for 14 years before being replaced by Adam Alsing
. Härenstam is also known for hosting the children's TV-program Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter
(with Brasse Brännström
& Eva Remaeus
), which was very popular and has been re-broadcast numerous times since it first aired. Härenstam participated in the music video for ABBA
's hit song "When I Kissed the Teacher
" where he played the teacher who got kissed by Agnetha Fältskog
. Well known in Sweden for several decades, he was almost equally popular in Norway
, having starred in the 1990s sitcom Fredrikssons fabrikk
, playing the Swedish boss of a Norwegian textile workshop.
Härenstam died on 13 June 2015 after a several year long fight with cancer, six days before his 74th birthday.
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