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Viveca Lindfors Poster

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Date of Birth 29 December 1920Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden
Date of Death 25 October 1995Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden  (rheumatoid arthritis complications)
Birth NameElsa Viveca Torstensdotter Lindfors
Height 5' 5¾" (1.67 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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). Perhaps best known as a stage actress, she returned to Sweden in August 1995 to tour with the play "In Search of Strindberg".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (4)

George Tabori (4 July 1954 - 1972) (divorced)
Don Siegel (10 August 1949 - 26 May 1954) (divorced) (1 child)
Folke Rogard (1944 - 1948) (divorced) (1 child)
Harry Hasso (1941 - 1943) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Black hair

Trivia (6)

Mother of Kristoffer Tabori
In 1990, while walking to a New York theatre production she was appearing in, Viveca was assaulted and her face slashed. After receiving stitches for the wound, she continued on to the rehearsal.
Became a naturalized U.S. citizen around 1951.
Mother of Lena Tabori.
Her father was Major Torsten Lindfors and her mother Karin Dymling.
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.

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