Who is Rolf Forsberg?
Rolf Forsberg was an American playwright, film, and theater director who passed away on February 16, 2017, at the age of 91. He is known for his works in films such as The Late Great Planet Earth and Parable, a film produced for the 1964 New York World’s Fair.
|Birth Date||July 12, 1925|
|Death||February 16, 2017|
|Profession||Playwright, film & theater director|
Rolf Forsberg was born on 12 July 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a playwright, and film director popularly known for directing films such as “The Late Great Planet Earth” and “Parable”, a film produced for the “New York World’s Fair” in 1964.
He grew up speaking Swedish in the 1930s as the only son of immigrants on Chicago’s northwest side.
Forsberg died on February 16, 2017, in Sierra Madre, California, USA. Before his death, he received was offered a retrospective of the works of Rolf Forsberg titled “The Outre World of Rolf Forsberg” by the UCLA Film and Television Archive on June 8, 2013.
Rolf Forsberg is survived by his wife Josephine Forsberg (an actress, second unit director or assistant director, Producer), his son Eric Forsberg (film director and founding member of Vortex Filmz and Cerebral Experiment), and granddaughter Lola Forsberg(child actress).
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- Light Time for PBS (1960)
- Parable (1964)
- Antkeeper – narrated by Fred Gwynne (1966)
- Awareness (1968)
- Stalked – starring Jack Hawkins(1968)
- Ark (1970)
- King of the Hill (1972)
- One Friday (1973)
- And There Was Morning (1973)
- Nail (1974)
- Peace Child (1974)
- Mother Tiger Mother Tiger (1976)
- The Late Great Planet Earth – starring Orson Welles (1979)
- Beyond The Next Mountain – starring Saeed Jaffery and Barry Foster (1987)
- Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – narrated by Pierce Brosnan (1990)
- Touring Civil War Battlefields (1992)
- Where Jesus Walked – starring Barbara Harris (1995)
- Seven Signs of Christ’s Return (1997)
- Tecumseh – History Channel (1997)
- Sacagawea – on PBS, (2003)