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Date of Birth 15 October 1925Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Date of Death 7 May 2001Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden  (cancer)
Birth NameMargaretha Knutsdotter Krook

Mini Bio (1)

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), The Adventures of Picasso (1978) and Morrhår & ärtor (1986). She was married to Stig Hammar. She died on May 7, 2001 in Stockholm.

Spouse (1)

Stig Hammar (1956 - 1981) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

In 1998, the Swedish Union for Theatre, Artists and Media awarded her their Gold Medal for her "exceptional artistic accomplishments".
Has a daughter: Lotta Hammar.
The last four New-years-eves of her life, she declamed the poem "Nyårsklockorna" at Skansen in Stockholm.
Had an extremely good memory: she only had to read a manuscript once to remember it.
After her death, a journalist wrote: "The only role that she didn't really managed to play was the role as herself".
A statue of her is erected outside Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theater - in the corner where she often stood smoking.

Personal Quotes (2)

I'm quite a troublesome person.
"It wasn't worth it." (About her life and career as an actress.)

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