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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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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 1995 Run for Cover
Senator Anderson
 1995 Last Summer in the Hamptons
Helena Mora
 1994 Backstreet Justice
Mrs. Robovit
 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
 1990 Luba
The Madame
 1989 Misplaced
Zofia
 1989 Forced March
 1988 Going Undercover
Mrs. Bellinger
 1987 Unfinished Business
Helena
 1987 Rachel River
Harriet White
 1987 Freckled Max and the Spooks
Barónka
 1985 The Sure Thing
Professor Taub
 1984 Silent Madness
Mrs. Collins
 1983 Dies rigorose Leben
Ada
 1979 Natural Enemies
Dr. Baker
 1978 A Wedding
Ingrid Hellstrom
 1978 Girlfriends
Beatrice
 1977 Taboo
Sirkka Lind
 1976 Welcome to L.A.
Susan Moore
 1973 The Way We Were
Paula Reisner
 1973 Bell from Hell
Marta
 1970 Puzzle of a Downfall Child
Pauline Galba
 1970 Blind Man's Bluff
Tania Badulescu
 1969 Coming Apart
Monica
 1965 Brainstorm
Dr. Elizabeth Larstadt
 1965 Sylvia
Irma Olanski
 1963 An Affair of the Skin
Victoria
 1963 These Are the Damned
Freya Neilson
 1962 Sinners Go to Hell
Inez
 1960 The Story of Ruth
Eleilat
 1958 Weddings and Babies
Bea
 1957 The Halliday Brand
Aleta Burris
 1955 Moonfleet
Mrs. Minton
 1955 Run for Cover
Helga Swenson
 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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Appeared with Dane Clark, Anne Jackson, Lotte Lenya, George Voskovec and Michael Wager off-Broadway in "Brecht on Brecht," which spotlighted the life and work of Bertolt Brecht; an original-cast album of this production was released in 1963 on Columbia Records See more »

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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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