In the 1980s people went to in Denmark just suddenly around and said 'Is that Swedish coffee to grisefesten'. It was one of the most fun and unforgettable one-liners in the popular Swedish film 'Selskabsrejsen' from 1980, which had Swedish Lasse Åberg and Norwegian Jon Skolmen in the two leading roles.
Lasse Åberg played the shy Stig-Helmer Olsson, who suffered from fear of flying and was on the selskabsrejse to Gran Canaria, while the Norwegian Jon Skolmen played the fresh fandenivoldske Norwegian Ole Bramserud, whom he met on the trip.
The famous on-screen duo, Lasse Åberg and Jon Skolmen in a scene from the film 'Selskabsrejsen'. It is Jon Skolmen to the right in the picture. Photo: PR Photo.
Now writes several media outlets including the Norwegian newspapers VG and Dagbladet and the Swedish newspaper Expressen, to the popular Norwegian actor Jon Skolmen is the death of 78-year-old. And it has created great sorrow in both Norway and Sweden. And here in Denmark it will also be guaranteed to create grief for all those who have been smeared. the funny couple, who later made three Selskabsrejsen-movies more, where they went on the skiing holiday, golfing holiday and on a cruise.
In Sweden, was the films, of course, also hugely popular. Here are the national tv-channel P4 on top of the purchase changed its schedule in the evening in order to give space to send the popular movie 'Selskabsrejsen' as a tribute to Jon Skolmen.
Jon Skolmen is here photographed for a couple of years ago. Ritzau/Scanpix)
Jon Skolmen slept into Thursday evening surrounded by his family. It tells the Backstage Management to the Norwegian news agency NTB.
the Actor is survived by his son Christian Skolmen of 48 years and his daughter Tine Skolmen at 51 years old, who is both singer and actor.
The last years of his life trappede Jon Skolmen down as an actor and lived a quiet life as a pensioner.
- I feel that I have done my. I have no plans to stand on stage again. When others say they miss the limelight, I can say that I'm not like that. I'm a lazy retiree. And I am absolutely fine with, told Jon Skolmen some years ago to the Norwegian weekly magazine 'Here and Reach'.
About his famous roles in the popular 'Selskabsrejsen'movies has Jon Skolmen previously stated:
'It was a great time. Some of the best I have participated in. It was a great success.. To see the Ole everywhere, when you have made such a movie'.
After the famous movies has Jon Skolmen appeared in several Swedish and Norwegian tv and film productions.
And here is the lovely couple in the movie 'The accidental golfer' from 1991. Photo: PR Photo.