Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1972
SpouseBirgitta Backman Alfredsson
FactBrother of director Tomas Alfredson.

Daniel Alfredsson is a Swedish former professional ice hockey player. He played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins. Alfredsson was the Senators’ captain from 1999 until his departure from the team in 2013. He is the franchise leader in games played, goals, assists and points. He is a six-time NHL All-Star and a one-time winner of the King Clancy Memorial Trophy.

Alfredsson was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, on December 11, 1972. His parents are Gunnar and Birgitta Alfredsson. He has two older sisters, Jenny and Louise. Alfredsson grew up in the Goteborg suburb of Hovas and began playing organized hockey at age six. He later attended high school at Goteborgs Hogre Samskola.

Alfredsson was drafted 133rd overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut in the 1995-96 season and scored 26 goals and 47 points in 82 games. Alfredsson quickly became one of the Senators’ best players and was named team captain in 1999. He helped lead the Senators to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2007, where they lost to the Anaheim Ducks in five games.

Alfredsson left the Senators as a free agent in 2013 and signed with the Detroit Red Wings. He spent one season with the Red Wings before signing with the Boston Bruins for the 2014-15 season. Alfredsson announced his retirement from hockey in December 2014.

Alfredsson’s career totals include 1,157 games played, 444 goals, 713 assists and 1,157 points. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2017.

Alfredsson has two sons, Loui and Hugo, with his wife, Bibbi. The couple married in 2002.

General Info

Full NameDaniel Alfredsson
Salary3.5 million USD
Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1972
Height1.82 m
Weight92 kg
ProfessionIce hockey player


SpouseBirgitta Backman Alfredsson
ChildrenLoui Alfredsson, William Alfredsson, Hugo Alfredsson, Fenix Alfredsson
ParentsHasse Alfredsson, Margareta Alfredsson
SiblingsCecilia Sabel, Henric Alfredsson


AwardsCalder Memorial Trophy, Mark Messier Leadership Award, King Clancy Memorial Trophy
NominationsLady Byng Memorial Trophy, Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy
MoviesBlackway, Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, Echoes from the Dead, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, The Girl Who Played with Fire, Wolf, The Pyramid, Syndare i sommarsol, Tic Tac, The Man on the Balcony, Roseanna, 10:10

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1Brother of director Tomas Alfredson.
2Son of actor/director Hans Alfredson.




Pyramiden2007TV Movie producer
Höök2007TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Playa del Sol2007TV Series co-producer - 11 episodes
Möbelhandlarens dotter2006TV Mini-Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Keillers park2006co-producer
Tusenbröder - Återkomsten2006producer
Snapphanar2006TV Mini-Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Pistvakt2005executive producer
Rubinbröllop2005Short executive producer
Hotet2004executive producer


Kidnapping Mr. Heineken2015
Odjuret2012TV Movie
Millennium2010TV Mini-Series 4 episodes
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest2009
The Girl Who Played with Fire2009
Syndare i sommarsol2001
Dödsklockan1999TV Movie
Tic Tac1997/II
Emma åklagare1997TV Series 4 episodes
En fri mand1996TV Movie
Cluedo - en mordgåta1996TV Series
Den täta elden1995TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
Den vite riddaren1994TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
Mannen på balkongen1993
Kvällspressen1992TV Series 1 episode

Assistant Director

Kvällspressen1992TV Series assistant director - 3 episodes
Freud flyttar hemifrån...1991assistant director
'Harry Lund' lägger näsan i blöt!1991TV Movie assistant director
Enemy's Enemy1990-1991TV Mini-Series assistant director - 4 episodes
Destination Nordsjön1990TV Series assistant director
19391989assistant director
Jungfruresan1988assistant director
Vargens tid1988assistant director
Jim & piraterna Blom1987assistant director

Art Department

Ormens väg på hälleberget1986set dresser
Big Business1985props
Sköna juveler1984props
The Simple-Minded Murderer1982property master


Kommissionen2005TV SeriesFlyttgubbe
The Simple-Minded Murderer1982Angel
Kvartetten som sprängdes1973TV Mini-SeriesMusketeer

Set Decorator

Morrhår & ärtor1986
Falsk som vatten1985
P & B1983


Mannen på balkongen1993screenplay

Casting Director



Ronja Robbersdaughter1984production staff


Won Awards

2008Best Artistic ContributionMontréal World Film FestivalVarg (2008)
2008Prize of the Ecumenical JuryMontréal World Film FestivalVarg (2008)
2004Producer Award for TV SeriesMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding European Producer of the Year - ComedyCleo (2002)
2000Magnolia AwardShanghai International TV FestivalBest DirectorDödsklockan (1999)
1998GuldbaggeGuldbagge AwardsBest Direction (Bästa regi)Tic Tac (1997)
1998Dragon AwardGöteborg Film FestivalBest Nordic FilmTic Tac (1997)
1998FIPRESCI PrizeKarlovy Vary International Film FestivalTic Tac (1997)
1998Don Quijote AwardKarlovy Vary International Film FestivalTic Tac (1997)
1994GuldbaggeGuldbagge AwardsBest Screenplay (Bästa manuskript)Mannen på balkongen (1993)

Nominated Awards

2010Audience AwardEuropean Film AwardsFlickan som lekte med elden (2009)
2010EuroCinema Hawai'i AwardHawaii International Film FestivalBest FilmLuftslottet som sprängdes (2009)
2008Audience AwardHamburg Film FestivalVarg (2008)
2008Grand Prix des AmériquesMontréal World Film FestivalVarg (2008)
1998Crystal GlobeKarlovy Vary International Film FestivalTic Tac (1997)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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