SamKesselSam Kessel not only works as a poet, but also an actor, which he has been doing since he was very young. A Swedish national slam champion, Kessel’s poetry is sensitive, angry and quite romantic. As an actor, Kessel acts mainly in films and TV, and has played lead parts in two major Swedish films, Together(2000) and Tzasiki (2001). He has also appeared in short films, including Boban Hockey Star (2003) andThe Last Dog in Rwanda (2006), among other screen work. He now also appears on the theatre stage. He is presently playing the lead in a play about American singer, songwriter, composer and actor, Tom Waits.