Karl Swenson was an American actor who active in the entertainment industry from 1935 to 1978 and has a total of 172 acting credits in his name. At the beginning of his career, he was credit as Peter Wayne.

Short-Bio Of Karl Swenson

Karl Swenson was born under the birth sign Leo on July 23, 1908, on July 23, 1908. He was of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. However, the information related to his parents and siblings is missing.

Talking about his education, he develop his interest to be a doctor and joined Marietta College from where he undertook pre-medical studies but left that field to pursue acting.

Reason For Death

Karl Swenson died at the age of 70 on October 8, 1978, due to a heart attack at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Connecticut. His body was interred at Center Cemetery in New Milford, Connecticut.

Personal Life: Married, Wife & Kids

The late actor, Karl Swenson was firstly married to Virginia Hanscom Swenson in the year 1930. Together they shared four kids. However, after 30 years of marriage, they took divorce in 1960.

After this he married to actress, Joan Tompkins and their relationship took a tragic ending after his untimely death.

His Career and Net Worth

Karl Swenson’s net worth at the time of his death was around in million however his exact amount is missing.

While talking about his career in detail, he made his acting debut in the year 1935 from his appearance in the movie named Strangers All. After this, he worked for more than four decades in the industry and has 172 acting credits in his name.

Some of his notable work includes The Inner Flame, Alice in Wonderland, Robert Montgomery Presents, The Walter Winchell File, The Adventures of Jim Bowie, The Hanging Tree, Flaming Star, Have Gun – Will Travel, Kraft Mystery Theater, It’s a Man’s World, The Eleventh Hour, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Perry Mason, Diamond Jim: Skulduggery in Samantha, The Amazing Spider-Man, Little House on the Prairie.

Quick Facts

How Did Karl Swenson Died?

Karl Swenson died due to a heart attack.

Who was he married to at the time of his death?

At the time of his death he was married to actress, Joan Tompkins.