döda kändisar kanske några levande

by tony-jahnke | created - 22 Mar 2016 | updated - 22 Mar 2016 | Public

En hyllning till 2006

1. Amy Winehouse

Soundtrack | Amy

Amy Jade Winehouse was born on September 14, 1983 in Southgate, London, England to Janis Holly Collins (previously: Janis Holly Winehouse; born: Janis Holly Seaton), a pharmacist & Mitchell "Mitch" Winehouse, a taxi driver. Her family shared her love of theater and music. Amy was brought up on jazz...

2. Brittany Murphy

Actress | Just Married

Brittany Murphy was born Brittany Anne Bertolotti on November 10, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sharon Kathleen Murphy and Angelo Joseph Bertolotti. Her father's ancestry is Italian, and her mother is of Irish and Slovak descent. Her father moved the family back to Edison, New Jersey as a native New...

3. Heath Ledger

Actor | Brokeback Mountain

When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised ...

4. Whitney Houston

Soundtrack | The Bodyguard

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin.

She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist ...

5. Marilyn Monroe

Actress | Some Like It Hot

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, comedienne, singer, and model. She became one of the world's most enduring iconic figures and is remembered both for her winsome embodiment of the Hollywood sex symbol and her tragic personal and professional struggles within the film industry. Her life and ...

6. Bette Davis

Actress | All About Eve

Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but...

7. Lana Turner

Actress | Peyton Place

Lana Turner had an acting ability that belied the "Sweater Girl" image MGM thrust upon her, and even many of her directors admitted that they knew she was capable of greatness (check out The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)). Unfortunately, her private life sometimes overshadowed her professional ...

8. Josefin Nilsson

Actress | Chess

Second youngest daughter of Doris & Allan Nilsson. Two sisters and one brother. After growing up in Gotland, the talented young singer moved to Stockholm to attend High School. She became a member of the well known Swedish singing group, Ainbusk. While still performing with the group, Josefin also ...

9. Susan Hayward

Actress | With a Song in My Heart

Susan Hayward was born Edythe Marrener in Brooklyn, New York, on June 30, 1917. Her father was a transportation worker, and Susan lived a fairly comfortable life as a child, but the precocious little redhead had no idea of the life that awaited her. She attended public school in Brooklyn, where she...

10. Rita Hayworth

Actress | Gilda

Rita Hayworth was born Margarita Carmen Cansino on October 17, 1918, in Brooklyn, New York, into a family of dancers. Her father, Eduardo Cansino Reina, was a dancer as was his father before him. He emigrated from Spain in 1913. Rita's American mother, Volga Margaret (Hayworth), who was of mostly ...

11. Beverly Garland

Actress | It Conquered the World

Born in Santa Cruz, California, Beverly Garland studied dramatics under Anita Arliss, the sister of renowned stage and screen star George Arliss. She acted in little theater in Glendale then in Phoenix after her family relocated to Arizona. Garland also worked in radio and appeared scantily clad in...

12. Nita Talbot

Actress | Hogan's Heroes

Nita Talbot was born on August 8, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Anita Sokol. She is an actress, known for Hogan's Heroes (1965), Mannix (1967) and That Funny Feeling (1965).

13. Carole Lombard

Actress | My Man Godfrey

Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6, 1908. Her parents divorced in 1916 and her mother took the family on a trip out West. While there they decided to settle down in the Los Angeles area. After being spotted playing baseball in the street with the ...

14. Kay Francis

Actress | Trouble in Paradise

Kay Francis is possibly the biggest of the 'forgotten stars' from Hollywood's Golden Era, yet, for a while in the 1930s, she ranked as one of the most popular actresses, tagged the 'Queen of Warner Brothers', by 1935 earning a yearly salary of $115,000 (compared to Bette Davis with $18,000). The ...

15. Elvis Presley

Soundtrack | Tickle Me

Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School. ...

16. Michael Jackson

Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller

Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...

17. Ray Charles

Soundtrack | Ray

A tragic fate may have given this visionary a heightened sensitivity, perception, awareness, even expansion to his obvious musical gifts that he may have never touched upon had he not suffered from his physical affliction. Whatever it was, Ray Charles revolutionized American music and was ...

18. Neil Sedaka

Soundtrack | Deadpool

Neil Sedaka was born on March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He has been married to Leba Strassberg since September 11, 1962. They have two children.

20. Tiny Tim

Soundtrack | Insidious

Tiny Tim, the ukulele-playing singer of 1920s ditties who was a true icon of the 1960s, was born Herbert Khaury on April 12, 1932, in New York City. The son of a Lebanese father and Jewish mother, the young Khaury grew up in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A high school dropout, his ...

21. Jerry Falwell

Writer | Old Time Gospel Hour

Jerry Falwell was born on August 11, 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA as Jerry Lamon Falwell. He was a writer, known for Old Time Gospel Hour (1956), The Grim Reaper (1976) and Thomas Road Live (2006). He was married to Macel Falwell. He died on May 15, 2007 in Lynchburg.

22. Harold Camping

Self | Apocalypse Later: Harold Camping vs The End of the World

Harold Camping was born on July 19, 1921 in Boulder, Colorado, USA as Harold Egbert Camping. He was married to Shirley Vander Schuur. He died on December 15, 2013 in Alameda, California, USA.

23. Sonny Bono

Soundtrack | The Sonny and Cher Show

Sonny Bono was born on February 16, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Salvatore Philip Bono. He was married to Mary Bono, Susie Coelho, Cher and Donna Rankin. He died on January 5, 1998 in South Lake Tahoe, California, USA.

24. John Lennon

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...

25. Jimi Hendrix

Soundtrack | Woodstock

Widely regarded as the greatest and most influential guitarist in rock history, Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al ...

26. Freddie Mercury

Soundtrack | Metropolis

Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family flew to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art, where he graduated in 1969. He ...

27. Kurt Cobain

Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!

Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He...

28. Bon Scott

Soundtrack | The School of Rock

Ronald Belford Scott was born on July 9, 1946 in Kirriemuir, Scotland, UK. In 1952, the Scott family relocated to Australia. Bon's strong distaste for authority led him to quit his studies at the age of 15. Bon's earliest musical efforts were both on vocals and drums. His first "real" job in the ...

29. Björn Afzelius

Soundtrack | Mannen på taket

Björn Afzelius was born on January 27, 1947 in Huskvarna, Jönköpings län, Sweden. He died on February 16, 1999 in Sahlgrenska sjukhuset, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden.

30. Cornelis Vreeswijk

Soundtrack | Rännstensungar

Cornelis Vreeswijk was born on August 8, 1937 in Velsen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He was married to Anita Strandell, Bim Warne and Inga-Lill Rehnberg. He died on November 12, 1987 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

31. Ted Gärdestad

Soundtrack | Tillsammans

Ted Gärdestad was born on February 18, 1956 in Sollentuna, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was married to Lotta Ramel. He died on June 22, 1997 in Sollentuna.

32. Eddie Meduza

Self | Lena-Maria Show

Eddie Meduza was born on June 17, 1948 in Varberg, Hallands län, Sweden as Errol Leonard Norstedt. He died on January 17, 2002 in Växjö, Sweden.

33. Tommy Andersson

Actor | Saltön

Tommy Andersson was born on November 19, 1962 in Norrköping, Östergötlands län, Sweden as Lars Artur Tommy Andersson. He is known for his work on Saltön (2005), Behind Blue Skies (2010) and Labyrint (2007). He died on October 15, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden.

34. Marcia Wallace

Actress | The Simpsons

Some might have easily doled out the phrase "laughing on the outside, crying on the inside" to describe funny lady Marcia Wallace and her many uphill battles, in both life and career, over the past three-and-a-half decades, but the carrot-cropped comedienne, with the ever-toothy smile, remains ...

35. Olof Palme

Actor | Bråkiga blad

Palme came from an upper class family in Stockholm. While studying at the college of Stockholm he got involved in student politics and got the opportunity to travel through post-war Europe in 1949. He became president of Sweden's United Student Unions in 1952. When prime minister Tage Erlander ...

36. Anna Lindh

Actress | Hemligheten

Anna Lindh is an actress, known for The Secret (1990).

37. Anna Lindh

Self | Gomorron

Anna Lindh was a Swedish politician who served as Sweden's Foreign Minister. She also served as a Member of the Riksdag or Swedish Parliament from 1982 to 1985, and as Sweden's Environmental Minister. Lindh was stabbed in the chest, arm, and stomach by an unknown assailant while out shopping in ...

38. Princess Diana

Self | Gala Performance

Diana was born July 1, 1961 at 7:45pm weighing 7lb 12oz at Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. She had her christening at Sandringham Church in Norfolk. Her full name is Lady Diana Frances Spencer. On July 29, 1981 she married her Prince Charming - Prince Charles of Wales, the eldest son of ...

39. Pierre Isacsson

Soundtrack | Eurovision Song Contest: Dublin 1971

Pierre Isacsson was born on December 1, 1947 in Norrmalm, Stockholm, Sweden as Pierre Einar Isacsson. He died on September 28, 1994 in Baltic Sea.

40. Ludwig van Beethoven

Soundtrack | Total Recall

Beethoven was the child of a Flamian musician family and became a member of the electoral orchestra of Bonn in 1783. In 1787 he studied at Mozart's in Vienna and in 1792 he moved all to Vienna becoming a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. The Vienna High Society loved him as a piano player as well as ...

41. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Soundtrack | Amadeus

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart grew up in Salzburg under the regulation of his strict father Leopold who also was a famous composer of his time. His abilities in music were obvious even when Mozart was still young so that in 1762 at the age of six, his father took him with his elder sister on a concert ...

42. Johann Sebastian Bach

Soundtrack | Minority Report

Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21, 1685, in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a large and distinguished family of professional musicians. His father, named Johann Ambrosius Bach, was a violinist and trumpeter, employed by the city of Eisenach. His uncles were church organists, court ...

43. Albert Einstein

Self | Champagne for Caesar

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, to a German Jewish family. He was the son of Pauline (Koch) and Hermann Einstein, a featherbed salesman. Albert began reading and studying science at a young age, and he graduated from a Swiss high school when he was 17. He then attended a ...

44. Adolf Hitler

Self | Triumph des Willens

Born the fourth of six children to Austrian customs officer Alois Hitler--who had been married twice before--and the former Klara Polzl, Adolf Hitler grew up in a small Austrian town in the late 19th century. He was a slow learner and did poorly in school. He was frequently beaten by his ...

45. Theodore Roosevelt

Writer | Arena

Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Roosevelt Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Arena (2016), Simple Gifts (1977) and Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917). He was married to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway Lee. ...

46. John Jacob Astor

Self | Col. John Jacob Astor, Staff and Veterans of the Spanish-American War

John Jacob Astor was born on July 13, 1864 in Rhinebeck, New York, USA as John Jacob Astor IV. He was married to Madeleine Talmadge Force and Ava Willing. He died on April 15, 1912.

48. Leonardo Da Vinci

Art_department | La vita di Leonardo da Vinci

The archetypal "Renaissance Man," Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest scientific minds as well as one of the greatest visual artists the human race has ever produced. The illegitimate son of a wealthy Florentine notary, Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman named Caterina, Leonardo was born in ...

49. Bob Ross

Writer | The Andy Griffith Show

The Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday, August 19, 1970 that "Services...will be conducted today at 11 a.m. in the Malinow and Siverman Mortuary, 850 Venice Blvd. He leaves his wife Rita, and two sons, Eric and Donald.".

50. Robert Mapplethorpe

Director | Patti Smith: Still Moving

Robert Mapplethorpe was born on November 4, 1946 in Queens, New York, USA. He was a director, known for Patti Smith: Still Moving (1978), Lady (1984) and Scratch the Surface (1997). He died on March 18, 1989 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

51. Laila Westersund

Actress | Leif

Laila Westersund was born on March 27, 1942 in Trollhättan, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Leif (1987), För tapperhet i tält (1965) and Swedish Punks (1962). She died on February 22, 2011 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län.

52. Tupac Shakur

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Born in New York City, Tupac grew up primarily in Harlem. In 1984, his family moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he became good friends with Jada Pinkett Smith. His family moved again in 1988 to Oakland, California. His first breakthrough in music came in 1991 as a member of the group Digital ...

53. The Notorious B.I.G.

Soundtrack | Bad Boys

Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, was born on May 21, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the son of Jamaican parents, Voletta Wallace, a pre-school teacher, and George Latore, a welder and small-time politician. He was raised in the poor Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. ...

54. Guru

Soundtrack | Any Given Sunday

Guru was born on July 17, 1961 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Keith Elam. He died on April 19, 2010 in Suffern, New York, USA.

55. Frank Sinatra

Actor | From Here to Eternity

Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants Natalina Della (Garaventa), from Northern Italy, and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, a Sicilian boxer, fireman, and bar owner. Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. ...

56. Spike Jones

Soundtrack | Mr. Nobody

Spike Jones was born on December 14, 1911 in Long Beach, California, USA as Lindley Armstrong Jones. He was an actor, known for Mr. Nobody (2009), I.Q. (1994) and La bûche (1999). He was married to Helen Grayco and Patricia Middleton. He died on May 1, 1965 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, ...

57. Povel Ramel

Soundtrack | En man som heter Ove

Ramel grew up in the posh neighbourhood Östermalm in Stockholm. His father was a lawyer and his mother a homemaker. When they died in a traffic accident in 1938 he stayed with an aunt who saw his potential and he debuted in the Aftonbladet young talent show "Vi som vill opp" in 1939. He made his ...

59. George Washington

Transportation_department | The Nanny Diaries

60. Heinrich Himmler

Self | Der Sieg des Glaubens

Born in 1900, Heinrich Himmler was the godson of a Bavarian prince and became an officer cadet during the First World War. Never actually seeing combat, Himmler was discharged at the war's end and went to a technical college, where he majored in agriculture. During the turbulent years of the 1920s ...

62. Betty Hill

Self | Where Are All the UFO's?

Betty Hill was born on June 28, 1919 in Newton, New Hampshire, USA as Eunice Elizabeth Barrett. She is known for her work on Where Are All the UFO's? (1996), In Advance of the Landing (1993) and Beyond Reason (1977). She was married to Barney Hill and Robert Stewart. She died on October 17, 2004 in...

63. Joseph Stalin

Actor | Ostrov myortvykh

Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1878 in Gori, Georgia, the Transcaucasian part of the Russian Empire. His father was a cobbler named Vissarion Dzhugashvili, a drunkard who beat him badly and frequently and left the family ...

64. Osama bin Laden

Self | Knowledge is for Acting Upon: The Manhattan Raid

Osama bin Laden was the criminal mastermind behind Al-Qaida and the world's most sought-after terrorist since the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Libya, and then masterminding 9/11. He has released videos praising terrorist threats. Almost 10 years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, ...

65. Margaret Thatcher

SDI Star Wars

Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham, England, the younger daughter of Alfred and Beatrice Roberts. Her father was a greengrocer and respected town leader, serving as lay-leader with their church, city-alderman and then as mayor. He taught Margaret never to do things because ...

66. Bruce Lee

Actor | Meng long guo jiang

Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...

67. Tony Curtis

Actor | Some Like It Hot

Tony Curtis was born Bernard Schwartz, the eldest of three children of Helen (Klein) and Emanuel Schwartz, Jewish immigrants from Hungary. Curtis himself admits that while he had almost no formal education, he was a student of the "school of hard knocks" and learned from a young age that the only ...

68. James Deen

Actor | The Canyons

At the age of 12, James was first called "James Deen" due to the way he smoked. As a teenager he listened to an interview with Jenna Jameson on the nationally syndicated radio program, "Loveline." When a male caller asked Jenna how he could become a porn star. She responded that he needed to be ...

69. James Dean

Actor | East of Eden

James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician. His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to ...

70. Errol Flynn

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Errol Flynn was born to parents Theodore Flynn, a respected biologist, and Marrelle Young, an adventurous young woman. Young Flynn was a rambunctious child who could be counted on to find trouble. Errol managed to have himself thrown out of every school he was enrolled in. In his late teens he set ...

71. John Wayne

Actor | True Grit

John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and Irish ancestry.

Clyde developed a lung condition that required him to move his family from Iowa to the warmer climate of southern California, ...

73. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

74. Pablo Picasso

Art_department | Something's Gotta Give

Pablo Picasso, one of the most recognized figures of 20th century art, who co-created such styles as Cubism and Surrealism, was also among most innovative, influential, and prolific artists of all time.

He was born Pablo Ruiz Picasso on October 6, 1881, in Malaga, Spain. He was the first child of ...

75. Michelangelo

Actor | CollegeHumor Originals

Michelangelo is an actor, known for CollegeHumor Originals (2006), Die Drehscheibe (1964) and ZDF Hitparade (1969).

77. Igor Stravinsky

Soundtrack | Allied

Igor Stravinsky's father was a singer at the opera, and thus Stravinsky became a student of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov after a short stint as a law student. Very much influenced by Russian composers, only his sponsor Sergei Diaghilev in Paris was able to convince him to try new styles of ballet, e.g. ...

78. Emma Gallello

Actress | Jennifer's Body

Emma Gallello is an actress, known for Jennifer's Body (2009) and The Mary Contest (2014).

79. Galileo Galiei

Composer | Kanseitou

Galileo Galiei is a composer, known for Control Tower (2011).

80. Neil Armstrong

Actor | Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention

Neil Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA as Neil Alden Armstrong. He is known for his work on Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention (2003), Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2010) and Footprints on the Moon: Apollo 11 (1969). He was married to Carol ...

82. Vince Guaraldi

Soundtrack | Cast Away

Born in San Francisco on July 17, 1928, Vince Guaraldi graduated from Lincoln High School and then San Francisco State College. Guaraldi was already performing while in college in such venues as the Black Hawk and Jackson's Nook, sometimes with the Chubby Jackson/Bill Harris band, other times in ...

83. Sven Svärd

Actor | Under ditt parasoll

Sven Svärd was born on November 19, 1939 in Slottsbron, Värmlands län, Sweden as Sven Tore Lennart Svärd. He was an actor, known for Under ditt parasoll (1968) and Hylands hörna (1962). He died on February 3, 2003 in Sweden.

84. Monica Zetterlund

Actress | Äppelkriget

Monica Zetterlund was born on September 20, 1937 in Hagfors, Värmlands län, Sweden as Eva Monica Nilsson. She was an actress, known for The Apple War (1971), The New Land (1972) and Nisse och Greta (1975). She was married to Magnus Roger, Sture Åkerberg, Göran Pettersson and Torbjörn Zetterlund. ...

85. Brita Borg

Actress | Flickor på fabrik

Brita Borg was born on June 10, 1926 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Brita Kerstin Gunvor Borg. She was an actress, known for Flickor på fabrik (1935), Den store amatören (1958) and I dur och skur (1953). She was married to Allan Johansson. She died on May 4, 2010 in Borgholm, ...

86. Ingmar Bergman

Writer | Smultronstället

Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the ...

87. Ingemar Johansson

Actor | All the Young Men

Handsome and charming, Ingemar Johansson was one of Heavyweight Boxing's most exciting and colorful champions. Born in Sweden on September 22, 1932, Johannsson discovered at a young age that he had "thunder" in his hands, and entered amateur boxing. As a member of the European Amateur Boxing Team, ...

88. Steve Jobs

Producer | Toy Story

Steven Paul Jobs was born on 24 February 1955 in San Francisco, California, to students Abdul Fattah Jandali and Joanne Carole Schieble who were unmarried at the time and gave him up for adoption. He was taken in by a working class couple, Paul and Clara Jobs, and grew up with them in Mountain View...

89. Janis Joplin

Soundtrack | Watchmen

Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college. As an overweight teenager, she was a folk-music devotee (especially Odetta, ...

90. Stieg Larsson

Writer | The Girl in the Spider's Web

Stieg Larsson's three novels (collectively known as "The Millennium Series") were published posthumously, and each became a feature film. They were entitled (for the American market) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (originally published in 2005), The Girl Who Played with Fire (originally published ...

91. Göran Stangertz

Actor | Spring för livet

Göran Stangertz was born on July 19, 1944 in Flen, Södermanlands län, Sweden. He was an actor and director, known for Run for Your Life (1997), The Last Adventure (1974) and The Eye (1998). He was married to Kajsa Ernst, Jeanette Nevrin and Nina Gunke. He died on October 27, 2012 in Helsingborg, ...

92. Anne Frank

Writer | Anne Frank Remembered

Born in Germany in 1929 and raised and raised in Germany and Amsterdam. In 1942, shortly after receiving a diary for her 13th birthday, she and her family were forced to go into hiding to escape Hitler's persecution of the Jews. Hiding with another family and a dentist in an annex behind the ...

93. Sture Lagerwall

Actor | Bombi Bitt och jag

After a few years as an intern and actor at the Oscarsteatern in Stockholm 1931-1934 he was engaged by Gösta Ekman at Vasateatern and then, 1934-1936, at The Royal Dramatic Theatre. After 1936 he became a freelancer and worked on all the theatres in Stockholm, particularly so for Per-Axel Branner ...

94. Jan Blomberg

Actor | Selambs

Jan Blomberg was born on October 6, 1934 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is known for his work on Selambs (1979), Nya Dagbladet (1985) and 'Harry Lund' lägger näsan i blöt! (1991). He died on May 8, 1997 in Stockholm.

95. Håkan Serner

Actor | Mannen på taket

Håkan Serner was born in Malmö, Sweden in 1933. His father was a secundary school teatcher, his mother was a pharmacist. When Serner was six years old his family moved to Stockholm. After finishing school, Serner attended the dramatic school "Terserus teaterskola", and 1960, when the City Theater ...

96. Ulf Larsson

Actor | 1628 eller Regalskeppet Wasans uppbyggnad och undergång

Ulf Larsson was born on July 1, 1956 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Ulf Sigfrid Larsson. He was an actor and director, known for 1628 eller Regalskeppet Wasans uppbyggnad och undergång (1991), PS sista sommaren (1988) and Once in a Lifetime (2000). He died on September 28, ...

97. Harry Goldstein

Actor | Kopps

Harry Goldstein was born on May 12, 1950 in Enskede, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Kopps (2003), Jalla! Jalla! (2000) and Sjätte dagen (1999). He died on July 22, 2009 in Göteborg, Sweden.

98. Sture Ericson

Actor | Societetshuset

Sture Ericson was born on September 27, 1912 in Salem, Stockholms län, Sweden as Sture Fredrik Magnus Eriksson. He was an actor, known for Societetshuset (1963), Onkel Vanja (1967) and Figaros bröllop (1975). He died on March 15, 1979 in Stockholm, Stockholms län.

99. Lars Bagge

Composer | Partaj

Lars Bagge was born on May 7, 1935 in Stockholm, Sweden as Erik Lars Otto Bagge. He is known for his work on Partaj (1969), Frida och hennes vän (1970) and Spader, Madame! (1969). He was married to Kerstin Bagge. He died on January 19, 2000 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

100. Östen Warnerbring

Actor | Mördare utan ansikte

Östen Warnerbring was born on November 22, 1934 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Östen Jan Hartvig Warnerbring. He died on January 18, 2006 in Canary Islands, Spain.



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