Peter Magnusson

Actor, TV Personality

1974 –

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Who is Peter Magnusson?

Charles Peter Magnusson is a Swedish actor, writer and comedian.

Magnusson was the host of the first season of Idol 2004 in Sweden. Along with David Hellenius and Christine Meltzer he was also a member of a group of comedians who hosted the comedy sketch-show Hey Baberiba on TV4, in which they parodied Swedish celebrities.

He was the star of the comedy show Situation Magnusson, which premiered on TV4 on 8 February 2007. Magnusson traveled around Europe in disguise, displaying bad and loud behaviour in front of unsuspecting people who were being filmed by a hidden camera. His most noted character was Mike Hunt, a reporter from Sky News in London.

Magnusson was also one of the regular hosts of Fredag Hela Veckan, a Swedish version of Saturday Night Live.

In 2009 Magnusson appeared as the three main characters of the TV4 miniseries "Blomstertid": Kenneth, Steven and Anders.

Magnusson wrote and acted in the film A Midsummer Night’s Party in 2009 and Once Upon a Time in Phuket in 2012.

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Dec 9, 1974
Also known as
  • Charles Peter Magnusson
  • Pettan
  • Petson
  • Pedrito
  • Sweden

on July 23, 2013


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