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Swedish Angel . Roles: Singles Wrestler (1929 - 1959) Promoter. Beginning of in-ring career: 1929. End of in-ring career: 1959. In-ring experience: 30 years. Tidbits. This text is hidden because it is only available in German language. Please click this line if you do not care and want to view it anyway.


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Swedish Angel Chimes are also a popular choice on Scandinavian tables around the world. Four chime candles cause the angels to spin and ring small bells, creating a delicate Christmas sound! Instead of burning candles, households have been using electric candelabras and hanging electric stars, for years. These are a great way to have light.


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MYTON, Utah, Feb. 10 (UPI) —Nils Phillip Olofsson, wrestling's "Swedish Angel," died at his home yesterday. He was 67 years old. Mr. Olofsson, who wrestled professionally in the United.


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Tor Johnson. Actor: Plan 9 from Outer Space. Tor Johnson was a big man, with a big heart, who was born October 19, 1903, in Sweden. Most of his adult life, he was a professional wrestler. Tor started appearing (uncredited, or in bit parts) in movies as early as 1934. He was in 31 movies, usually as "Weightlifter" or "Strongman." Later, he got larger roles with character names.


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The Swedish Angel suffered from the disease known as Acromegaly (same as Andre The Giant & Maurice Tillet).. The Swedish Angel was one of Jack Pfefer's ripoff versions of the popular "French Angel" Maurice Tillet .. December 3, 1943: The Swedish Angel defeated Orville Brown to win the MWA (Kansas City) World Heavyweight title.. December 9.


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Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Title supplied by cataloger.Photograph dated October 5, 1963 shows Tor Johnson (more famously known as the professional wrestler called "The Swedish Angel") holding a large round table over his head. He works at a furniture shop in Sylmar California between acting gigs.


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Description. The authentic Swedish Angel Chimes are probably the most traditional Christmas decoration in Sweden. When burning, the heat from the four candles spin the angels which in turn tinkle the bells. A classic that still fascinates old and young.


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Phil Olafsson. The "other" Super Swedish Angel. Born in 1908, Phil Olafsson was a professional wrestler. The most famous wrestler with the title Super Swedish Angel was Tor Johnson; it is said that they once had a wrestling match to determine which one would be allowed to keep that moniker. Phil's only movie appearance was in Mighty Joe Young (1949).


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Tor Johnson. Tor Johnson (born Tor Johansson, 19 October 1903 - 12 May 1971) was a Swedish professional wrestler and movie and television actor. [1] During his wrestling career, he was billed as the Super-Swedish Angel. Johnson was born in Sweden, the son of Karl J. Johansson and Lovisa Petersson. He began appearing in movies in 1934, usually.


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Phil Olafsson. The "other" Super Swedish Angel. Born in 1908, Phil Olafsson was a professional wrestler. The most famous wrestler with the title Super Swedish Angel was Tor Johnson; it is said that they once had a wrestling match to determine which one would be allowed to keep that moniker. Phil's only movie appearance was in Mighty Joe Young (1949).


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Traditional Swedish Angel Chimes twirl with the heat from the candles, creating a gentle ringing of the bells. Brass-plated finish. Comes with four white chime candles, 12.5" tall.Chime Candles. Stearin Angel Chime Candles. SKU: GR2490. Starting at $8.00. Christmas Tree Candleholder for 1 Candle. SKU: 6F217. $9.50. Add to Cart. Christmas.


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The most successful was "The Swedish Angel" Phil Olafsson. Later in the '50s, "Lady Angels" like Geneva Huckabee began to appear. She was promoted as "The World's Ugliest Girl Wrestler." From a promotional Arena Flyer: The Lady Angel, Only One Alive. The Only Girl Bald-Head Coming From Europe. The Horror-Face- She Makes Women Faint,


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Phil Olafsson - Better known as "The Swedish Angel" (not to be confused as Tor Johnson who went by the same name). He was also a professional wrestler. All of these men are strongmen in their own right and the feats of strength are plausible as such I'd say they did them themselves. However, I have no explicit evidence either way.


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The Swedish angel chimes bought a simpler aesthetic and were made in brass. Erik Boberg, who started manufacturing advent candles and angel chimes in Gävle in the mid-1940's, is said to be the Swedish founder of the Scandinavian angel chime. Today, Christmas angel chimes are used in homes around the world to bring a feeling of festivity and.


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Tillet wasn't the only angel with acromegaly. Phil Olafsson was known as the Swedish Angel and also wrestled in the 1940's. Of course, the most popular wrestler with acromegaly was Andre Roussimoff known worldwide as Andre the Giant.Andre displayed symptoms of the disease at a young age, reaching a height of 6'3" and weight of 240 lbs before becoming a teenager.