Death Place Matching "Sweden" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | Persona
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 ...
Born Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist in Stockholm, Sweden, it wasn't until he was over a year old when he was finally adopted from the orphanage he had been given to. His father was a lawyer and his mother a writer. It wasn't until he had his first child that he decided to seek out his biological parents. ...
Actress | Stargate
Ms. Lindfors was a Swedish-born actress whose stage and screen career in the U.S. and Sweden spanned more than half a century. She was brought to Hollywood in 1946 by Warner Brothers in the hope that she would be a new Greta Garbo or Ingrid Bergman. She appeared with Ronald Reagan in her first ...
Actress | Persona
Her artistic dreams came early in life and were further supported by her older sister Gerd Andersson who became a ballet dancer at the Royal Opera and made her acting debut in 1951. Bibi, on the other side, had to make do with bit parts and commercials. She debuted in Dum-Bom (1953), playing ...
5. Gerald Mohr
Actor | Gilda
Bearing a strong resemblance to Humphrey Bogart certainly helped in typecasting the handsome, hairy-chested Gerald Mohr into "B" film noir. Born in New York City in 1914, he was the son of Sigmond Mohr and Henrietta Noustadt, a Viennese singer. In 1920 his father was killed in a tragic accident ...
Actress | Smultronstället
Ingrid trained as a ballet dancer and attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre. She came to fame thanks to Bergman's "Wild Strawberries". She acted in 9 Ingmar Bergman's films. Her fame allowed her to act in Luchino Visconti's "The Damned" in 1969. Ingrid Thulin lived in Rome since the 1960's. ...
7. Warner Oland
Actor | Charlie Chan's Secret
Warner Oland was born Johan Verner Olund in the small village of Nyby in Bjurholm parish in the county of Vasterbotten, Sweden, on October 3, 1879. Bjurholm is situated about 60 kilometers outside the town of Umea. His family emigrated to the US on October 15, 1892. His father Jonas was a ...
8. Sven Nykvist
Cinematographer | The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Sven Nykvist was considered by many in the industry to be one of the world's greatest cinematographers. During his long career that spanned almost half a century, Nyvist perfected the art of cinematography to its most simple attributes, and he helped give the films he had worked on the simplest and...
9. Bengt Ekerot
Actor | Det sjunde inseglet
Bengt Ekerot was born on February 8, 1920 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Nils Bengt Folke Ekerot. He was an actor and director, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), The Magician (1958) and The Gay Party (1946). He was married to Margareta Hallin and Antoinette Gram. He died on November 26, ...
10. Stieg Larsson
Writer | Män som hatar kvinnor
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 ...
11. Erland Josephson
Actor | Offret
Erland Josephson, the distinguished Swedish actor best known for his appearance in Ingmar Bergman's films, was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 15, 1923. Josephson's relationship with Bergman, a long-time friend, began in the late 1930s when they first worked together in the theater.
Although he ...
12. Per Oscarsson
Actor | Sult
Per Oscarsson was born on January 28, 1927 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Per Oscar Heinrich Oscarsson. He was an actor and writer, known for Hunger (1966), The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) and Sverige åt svenskarna (1980). He was married to Kia Östling and Gerd Hegnell. He died ...
Actor | Det sjunde inseglet
Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in ...
Actress | Under ytan
Johanna Sällström was born on December 30, 1974 in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1997 she won the award Guldbaggen for best female leading role in the movie Beneath the Surface (1997), which became her big breakthrough. Getting tired off all the interest around herself she moved to Denmark where she worked...
15. Allan Edwall
Actor | Emil och griseknoen
Allan Edwall was born in a working class home in Jämtland, Sweden in 1924. His father was a trade-union man and a communist. 1949-52 he attended Stockholm's Royal Daramatic Theatre School. Through the years he made more than 400 parts in theater, film, television and radio. He was also a director, ...
16. Victor Sjöström
Actor | Smultronstället
Victor Sjöström was born on September 20, 1879, and is the undisputed father of Swedish film, ranking as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of ...
17. Gösta Ekman
Actor | Mannen som slutade röka
His career began with a bit part at Skansenteatern in Hjalmar Bergman's play 'Markurells i Wadköping' in 1955. The following year he debuted in the movie Swing it, fröken (1956) playing against Alice Babs. He got speech lessons from actress Sif Ruud and worked behind the camera in his father's...
18. Björn Granath
Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Evil (2003) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...
19. Gunnar Hellström
Director | Synnöve Solbakken
Gunnar Hellström was born on December 6, 1928 in Alnö, Västernorrlands län, Sweden. He was a director and actor, known for A Girl of Solbakken (1957), Raskenstam (1983) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He died on November 28, 2001 in Södersjukhuset, Södermalm, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
20. Lena Nyman
Actress | Jag är nyfiken - en film i gult
Lena Nyman was born on May 23, 1944 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman. She was an actress, known for I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967), Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984) and I Am Curious (Blue) (1968). She was married to Jan Lundström. She died on February 4, 2011 in Stockholm.
Director | Searching for Sugar Man
Malik Bendjelloul, born in Sweden, performed in Swedish TV-series "Ebba och Didrik" as a child in the nineties and later in life studied Journalism and media-production at the Linnaeus University of Kalmar. He has produced several musical documentaries for Swedish Television (SVT) where he also ...
22. Astrid Lindgren
Writer | Ronja Rövardotter
Grew up in Småland outside Vimmerby in the south of Sweden. Her first book came out in 1944, and she made a breakthrough the following year with the stories about Pippi Longstocking. Countless stories about Pippi and other characters of Astrid's imagination and excellent story telling ability were ...
23. Bo Widerberg
Director | Ådalen 31
Bo Widerberg was born on June 8, 1930 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Bo Gunnar Widerberg. He was a director and writer, known for Adalen 31 (1969), All Things Fair (1995) and Love 65 (1965). He was married to Vanja Nettelbladt and Ann-Mari Björklund. He died on May 1, 1997 in Ängelholm, Skåne län.
24. Lars Hanson
Actor | Gösta Berlings saga
Lars Hanson was born on July 26, 1886 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924), Captain Salvation (1927) and The Flame of Life (1919). He was married to Karin Molander. He died on April 8, 1965 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
25. Eva Bender
Actress | Son kizgin adam
Eva Bender was born on January 3, 1944 in Junsele, Västernorrlands län, Sweden as Eva Abrahamson. She was an actress, known for The Last Angry Man (1970), Tarkan: The Gold Medallion (1973) and Ilk ve son (1968). She was married to Halit, Refig. She died on January 1, 1988 in Sweden.
26. Beppe Wolgers
Actor | Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven
Beppe Wolgers (born John Bertil Wolgers) was a writer of children's books and also a lyricist and composer for cinema and stage. He was responsible for persuading Zarah Leander to take a leading role in the musical "Sommarnattens leende" by Steven Sondheim ("Das Lächeln einer Sommernacht", "A ...
27. Märta Torén
Actress | Rogues' Regiment
From an early age her dream was to become an actress. Her first application for acting studies at The Royal Dramatic Theater in 1944 was unsuccessful. After additional dramatic coaching she was finally accepted in 1947. But screenwriter Edwin Blum arranged a screen test for RKO which eventually led...
28. Gösta Ekman
Actor | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage
Generally spoken of as Swedish theater's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theater. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the ...
29. Nils Poppe
Actor | Det sjunde inseglet
While studying he became interested in acting and was discovered when performing in a school play.
His talent for comedic acting made him known for the public when he debuted with Pengar - en tragikomisk saga (1947), which he directed himself. He is today best remembered for his character Fabian Bom,...
30. Nils Asther
Actor | The Man in Half Moon Street
Nils Asther was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1897 and raised in Malmö, Sweden, by his wealthy Swedish parents. After attending the Royal Dramatic Theater School in Stockholm, he began his stage career in Copenhagen. His film debut came in 1916 when the director Mauritz Stiller cast him in the ...
31. Zarah Leander
Soundtrack | Das Herz der Königin
Beginning her acting-singing career in provincial Swedish theaters in 1929, she soon worked her way up to starring roles in Stockholm and Vienna. In 1936 she signed a contract with the Berlin film studio, UFA, despite her imperfect command of German. During World War II she became the highest-paid ...
32. Tage Danielsson
Director | Ronja Rövardotter
Tage Danielsson was born in 1928, in a working class home in Linköping, Sweden. He went to Uppsala University, and graduated as a Master of Arts in English, French and the history of literature. In 1956 he met Hans Alfredson at the Swedish Radio company. They worked together for almost thirty years...
33. Kim Anderzon
Actress | Andra dansen
Kim Anderzon was born on March 20, 1943 in Östersund, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Kerstin Kristina Birgitta Andersson. She was an actress, known for Second Dance (1983), Who Pulled the Plug? (1981) and Rederiet (1992). She died on October 24, 2014 in Vallentuna, Stockholms län, Sweden.
34. Eva Dahlbeck
Actress | Sommarnattens leende
Eva Dahlbeck was born on March 8, 1920 in Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Smiles of a Summer Night (1955), The Cats (1965) and A Lesson in Love (1954). She was married to Sven Lampell. She died on February 8, 2008 in Hässelby, Stockholm, Stockholms län.
35. Agneta Eckemyr
Actress | The Island at the Top of the World
Agneta Marie-Anne Eckemyr (born 2 July 1950 in Karlsborg) is a Swedish actress and model turned clothing designer.
Initially a model, her looks took her into film and television roles. She was photographed by Life Magazine appearing opposite the five semi-finalist actors for the role of James Bond ...
36. Magnus Härenstam
Actor | Två killar och en tjej
Magnus Härenstam was born on June 19, 1941 in Västervik, Kalmar län, Sweden as Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam. He was an actor and writer, known for Två killar och en tjej (1983), Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980) and The Adventures of Picasso (1978)...
Actor | Riget
One of Swedish theatre's most well known actors. Järegård is appreciated for his extrovert and at the same time controlled style of acting, of which he gladly characterized comic or morbid characters. He played the title role in 'Moliére''s "Tartuffe" as well as Orgon (The Royal Dramatic Theatre, ...
38. Jarl Kulle
Actor | Fanny och Alexander
Hadn't it been for his school teacher, who managed to get him money for a theater education, he would probably never had become an actor. After two failed attempts at becoming a student at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school he succeeded at the age of 19. During these years in the beginning ...
39. Hans Alfredson
Actor | Den enfaldige mördaren
During 1956-60 Hans Alfredson worked at Sveriges Radio together with Tage Danielsson. They wrote, directed and starred in several revues 1962-1982. As a director and scriptwriter for the screen Alfredson tried many different genres. He had his greatest critical successes with Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled...
40. Johannes Brost
Actor | Avalon
Spending his youth in Skåne, due to his mother's engagement at the Malmö City Theater, wasn't easy for somebody with a Stockholm accent, but Johannes avoided being bullied by cracking jokes and doing pranks. At 18 he applied to acting school but was rejected. He applied successfully later and has ...
42. Vilgot Sjöman
Director | Garaget
Vilgot Sjöman was born on December 2, 1924 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as David Harald Vilgot Sjöman. He was a director and writer, known for Garaget (1975), A Handful of Love (1974) and My Sister My Love (1966). He was married to Lotta Sjöman and Kristina Hasselgren. He died on April 9, ...
43. Margaretha Krook
Actress | Persona
Margaretha Krook was born on October 15, 1925 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Margaretha Knutsdotter Krook. She was an actress, known for Persona (1966), Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975) and The Adventures of Picasso (1978). She was married to Stig Hammar. She died on May 7, 2001 in ...
44. Barbro Svensson
Actress | Pang i bygget
Barbro Svensson was born on March 9, 1938 in Järvsö, Gävleborgs län, Sweden as Barbro Margareta Svensson. She was an actress, known for Pang i bygget (1965), Svenska Floyd (1961) and Das Studium der Weiber ist schwer (1960). She was married to Kjell Kaspersen, Lasse Berghagen and Börje Landar. She ...
45. Janne Carlsson
Janne Carlsson was born on March 12, 1937 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Jan Edvard Carlsson. He is known for his work on Who Pulled the Plug? (1981), Big Business (1985) and Persona non grata (2008). He died on August 31, 2017 in Kristianstad, Skåne län, Sweden.
47. Inga Gill
Actress | Det sjunde inseglet
Inga Gill was born on May 2, 1925 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), Cries & Whispers (1972) and Lille Fridolf och jag (1956). She was married to Karl-Arne Holmsten. She died on October 18, 2000 in Stockholm.
49. 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 ...
50. Göthe Grefbo
Actor | Här kommer Pippi Långstrump
Göthe Grefbo was born on October 30, 1921 in Föllinge, Krokom, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Bror Göte Ingvar Englund. He was an actor, known for Pippi Goes on Board (1969), Pippi Longstocking (1969) and Pippi Longstocking (1969). He died on May 17, 1991 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.