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American actor

Karl Swenson is ...

Born 23 Jul 1908 in Brooklyn
Died 8 Oct 1978 in Torrington
Age70 years, 2 months
Causemyocardial infarction
Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson
Photo of Karl Swenson from the radio program Our Gal Sunday.

About Karl Swenson

Karl Swenson (July 23, 1908 – October 8, 1978) was an American theatre, radio, film, and television actor.


Swenson died of a heart attack at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Connecticut on October 8, 1978, shortly after filming the episode in which the Little House on the Prairie character Lars Hanson died. He was interred at Center Cemetery in New Milford, Connecticut.