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Viveca Lindfors (1920–1995)


Ms. Lindfors was a Swedish born actress whose stage and screen career in the U.S. and Sweden spanned more than a half 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 Hollywood film, Don Siegel's Night Unto Night (1949). ... See full bio »

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 1995 Run for Cover
Senator Anderson
 1995 Last Summer in the Hamptons
Helena Mora
 1994 Backstreet Justice
Mrs. Robovit
 1993 Zelda (TV Movie)
Madame
 1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Helga Holtz
- Black Tie (1993) ... Helga Holtz
 1993 Geoffrey Beene 30 (Short)
Woman
 1992 North of Pittsburgh
Rosa Andretti
 1992 Exiled in America
Dr. Helena Lindenhaim
 1991 Goin' to Chicago
Helen
 1991 The Linguini Incident
Miracle
 1991 Zandalee
Tatta
 1991 Child of Darkness, Child of Light (TV Movie)
Ida Walsh
 1990 China Beach (TV Series)
Ilsa
- The Call (1990) ... Ilsa
 1990 Luba
The Madame
 1990 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Mrs. Doubcha
- Save the Last Dance for Me (1990) ... Mrs. Doubcha
 1989 Misplaced
Zofia
 1989 Forced March
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Anna Rosenberg
- A Matter of Conscience (1989) ... Anna Rosenberg
 1989 Flickan vid stenbänken (TV Series)
Storråda (episodes 6, 8, 9)
 1988 Going Undercover
Mrs. Bellinger
 1988 The Ann Jillian Story (TV Movie)
Ann's Mother
 1987 Unfinished Business
Helena
 1987 Rachel River
Harriet White
 1987 Freckled Max and the Spooks
Barónka
 1987 Frankenstein's Aunt (TV Series)
Hannah von Frankenstein
- Die Hochzeit (1987) ... Hannah von Frankenstein
- Das Automobil (1987) ... Hannah von Frankenstein
- Der Salonlöwe (1987) ... Hannah von Frankenstein
- Die Wiege (1987) ... Hannah von Frankenstein
- Die Braut (1987) ... Hannah von Frankenstein
 1986 The Wizard (TV Series)
Anthea
- Twist of Fate (1986) ... Anthea
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Constance
- Missing Pieces (1985) ... Constance
 1985 Secret Weapons (TV Movie)
Aunt Rosa Koslov
 1985 The Sure Thing
Professor Taub
 1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (TV Movie)
Dr. Rice
 1984 Silent Madness
Mrs. Collins
 1984 Passions (TV Movie)
Lila
 1984 A Doctor's Story (TV Movie)
Mrs. Kristina Karlberg
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Zella Korevechi
- The Jackpot Pays Off (1984) ... Zella Korevechi
 1983 Dies rigorose Leben
Ada
 1982 Inside the Third Reich (TV Movie)
Gypsy woman
 1982 Divorce Wars: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Barbara Harper
 1982 Dynasty (TV Series)
Adriana
- Sammy Jo and Steven Marry (1982) ... Adriana
 1981 For Ladies Only (TV Movie)
Rachel Loring
 1981 The Best Little Girl in the World (TV Movie)
Madame Seurat
 1980 Innan vintern kommer (TV Movie)
Ami
 1980 Mom, the Wolfman and Me (TV Movie)
Grandma Bergman
 1980 Playing for Time (TV Movie)
Frau Schmidt
 1980 Marilyn: The Untold Story (TV Movie)
Natasha Lytess
 1979 Natural Enemies
Dr. Baker
 1978 A Wedding
Ingrid Hellstrom
 1978 Girlfriends
Beatrice
 1978 A Question of Guilt (TV Movie)
Dr. Rosen
 1977 Taboo
Sirkka Lind
 1976 De lyckligt lottade (TV Series)
Paulene
 1976 Welcome to L.A.
Susan Moore
 1976 The Tenth Level (TV Movie)
Mrs. Schnagel
 1973 The Way We Were
Paula Reisner
 1973 Bell from Hell
Marta
 1970 Puzzle of a Downfall Child
Pauline Galba
 1970 The Interns (TV Series)
Jennie
- The Fever (1970) ... Jennie
 1970 Blind Man's Bluff
Tania Badulescu
 1967-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Eva Bolen / Ida Salzman
- The Doll Courier (1969) ... Eva Bolen
- A Sleeper Wakes (1967) ... Ida Salzman
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Kyri Gregaros
- The Fallen Image (1969) ... Kyri Gregaros
 1969 Coming Apart
Monica
 1967 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie)
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series)
Kyra
- The Presence of Evil (1967) ... Kyra
 1965-1966 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Vivian Bennett / Mrs. Boone
- Where Did All the Roses Go? (1966) ... Vivian Bennett
 1965 Bonanza (TV Series)
Angela Bergstrom
- The Spotlight (1965) ... Angela Bergstrom
 1965 Brainstorm
Dr. Elizabeth Larstadt
 1965 Sylvia
Irma Olanski
 1964 Fanfare for a Death Scene (TV Movie)
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Laura
- Hail to the Chief (1964) ... Laura
 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Madeline Flanders / Mady Lorne
- Comeback (1964) ... Madeline Flanders
- The Locked Room (1962) ... Mady Lorne
 1964 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Nicole Trouchard
- The Climate of Doubt (1964) ... Nicole Trouchard
 1963 An Affair of the Skin
Victoria
 1962-1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mrs. Borman / Mrs. Vanopoulos
- Escape Route (1963) ... Mrs. Borman
- Night Shift (1962) ... Mrs. Vanopoulos
 1963 These Are the Damned
Freya Neilson
 1962 Sinners Go to Hell
Inez
 1962 Theatre '62 (TV Series)
 1962 The Paradine Case (TV Movie)
Mrs. Paradine
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Mrs. Jarreau
- Ring of Terror (1961) ... Mrs. Jarreau
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Lulu Kronen
- The Deadly Guinea Pig (1961) ... Lulu Kronen
 1960 The Emperor's Clothes (TV Movie)
Belia Odry
 1960 The Story of Ruth
Eleilat
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Belia Odry
- The Emperor's Clothes (1960) ... Belia Odry
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Sister Catherine
- Castaways (1960) ... Sister Catherine
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Simone
- X Equals Murder (1960) ... Simone
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series)
Madame Zapote
- The Temple of the Swinging Doll (1959) ... Madame Zapote
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series)
Luisa Esquivel Y Hadley
- Incident of the Day of the Dead (1959) ... Luisa Esquivel Y Hadley
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
 1953-1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Mary Lawrence / Danielle
- Dangerous Episode (1959) ... Mary Lawrence
- They Never Forget (1957) ... Danielle
- Haven's End (1954)
 1958 Weddings and Babies
Bea
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Gabrielle Delbos
- The Spell of the Tigress (1958) ... Gabrielle Delbos
 1955-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Lisa Muller / Solange Tanbeau / Soledad Barojo
- The Largest City in Captivity (1957) ... Lisa Muller
- The Long Count (1957) ... Solange Tanbeau
- The Passport (1955) ... Soledad Barojo
 1956-1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Kathleen Moore / Martine
- Rendezvous in Black (1956) ... Martine
 1957 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Louise Reynard
- Louise (1957) ... Louise Reynard
 1957 The Halliday Brand
Aleta Burris
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Anna
- Adventure in Diamonds (1956) ... Anna
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Kyria Katina (1956)
 1955 Moonfleet
Mrs. Minton
 1955 Run for Cover
Helga Swenson
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Erica
- The Fateful Pilgrimage (1955) ... Erica
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Maria Andrassy
- The Bet (1953) ... Maria Andrassy
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Julie
- Autumn Nocturne (1953) ... Julie
 1952 No Time for Flowers
Anna Svoboda
 1952 The Raiders
Elena de Ortega
 1951 Journey Into Light
Christine Thorssen
 1951 Four in a Jeep
Franziska Idinger
 1950 The Flying Missile
Karin Hansen
 1950 This Side of the Law
Evelyn Taylor
 1950 No Sad Songs for Me
Chris Radna
 1950 Backfire
Lysa Radoff
 1949 The Wind Is My Lover
Singoalla
 1949 Night Unto Night
Ann Gracy
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan
Queen Margaret
 1948 To the Victor
Christine Lund Lestrac
 1945 Den allvarsamma leken
Lydia Stille
 1945 Black Roses
Märta Lind
 1945 Maria på Kvarngården
Maria
 1944 Jag är eld och luft
Jenny Ahrman
 1944 Nebbie sul mare
Maria Rosati
 1944 Appassionata
Maria
 1943 Brödernas kvinna
Emma
 1943 The Sin of Anna Lans
Anna Lans
 1942 La donna del peccato
La giovane donna
 1942 Gula kliniken
Nurse Doris
 1942 Morgondagens melodi
Maj-Lis Wassberg
 1941 I paradis...
Angelica Jansson
 1940 Snurriga familjen
Lisa
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Play 'French Without Tears' at Nya Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
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Trivia:

When she was included in the "In Memoriam" segment of the Academy Awards in 1996, the Academy showed a scene from The Sure Thing (1985) where she had a supporting role as a professor. In the scene, she's smiling and spreading her arms. See more »

Trademark:

Black hair

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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