Yat Malmgren -mentor for many stars of the stage and screen.

29 min
Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Anthony Hopkins were his students. This episode of Spotlight is dedicated to the Swedish legendary drama teacher and dancer Yat Malmgren.

Yat Malmgren started as a dancer and performed in Germany, France, England, USA and South America. In England he worked together with Christopher Fettes and John Blatchley at The Drama Centre from the start in the early sixties.

Many famous actors have been students at the school: Frances de la Tour, Anastasia Hille, Simon Callow, Geraldine James, Helen McCrory, Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy, to name a few.

Kerstin Berggren interviewed Yat Malmgren at The Drama Centre in London in 2000 for The Swedish Radio.

Yat Malmgren who was born in Sweden in 1916, died 2002 at the age of 86 .