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Jan Harpo Torsten Svensson (born 5 April 1950) is a Swedish pop singer and actor, known under the stage name Harpo.

He was popular in Sweden and around Europe in the 1970s and is best known for his worldwide hit "Moviestar", which reached number 24 in the UK Singles Chart, and number 3 in the Australian Singles Chart in 1976.

Harpo has continued to work in the music business, releasing an album of new material as recently as 2005 and continues to tour to this day. He remains popular in Germany and toured there since 2007.






Moviestar" is a popular 1975 song, written and performed by Swedish pop singer Harpo. The single was produced and arranged by Bengt Palmers. It reached number 1 in Sweden, Norway, Austria, Switzerland and Germany,  number 3 in Australia, number 9 in New Zealand, number 13 in Ireland and number 24 in the UK.[2] A Swedish language version was also released in Sweden which went to number 1 on the Svensktoppen radio chart on 10 July 1976.

Anni-Frid Lyngstad of ABBA was one of the backing vocalists singing the words "Moviestar, oh Moviestar, ooh".

The song was covered by the French-German duo Stereo Total on their 1995 release Oh Ah! and used on the soundtrack to the romantic comedy movie The Tao of Steve (2000).

In 1984 the Spanish singer Miguel Gallardo made a new adaptation. He called the song "Tu Amante o Tu Enemigo". The lyrics have nothing to do with the original in English but retain the melody.

The song was used in Nissan commercials on the Swedish TV Channel TV4 in 1996 and 1997.