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Hjördis Petterson (1908–1988)

When Hjördis Petterson was twelve years old, the local movie theatre in Visby needed somebody who could play the piano, so they gave her the opportunity. She also played the piano for the local amateur theatre, Visby Amatörsällskap, and eventually she got her first part. She became interested and got herself a tutor, the actor Emil Hillberg. When ... See full bio »

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 1988 Mask of Murder
Ida Swanson, movie theater cashier (as Hjordis Petterson)
 1984 Duellantens ansikte (TV Movie)
 1981 Hans-Christian och sällskapet (TV Movie)
Änkan
 1981 SOPOR
Eleonora Bruse
 1980 Children's Island
Olga
 1980 Mannen som blev miljonär
Hans mamma
 1978 The Adventures of Picasso
Grandmëre (uncredited)
 1976 Engeln II (TV Mini-Series)
Morsan
- Duvorna (1976) ... Morsan
- Rocken (1976) ... Morsan
 1974 Engeln (TV Mini-Series)
Morsan
- Onda anslag mot äldre damer (1974) ... Morsan
 1973 Anderssonskans Kalle i busform
Mrs. Nilsson
 1972 Skärgårdsflirt (TV Mini-Series)
Augusta
- Tredje delen (1972) ... Augusta
- Andra delen (1972) ... Augusta
- Första delen (1972) ... Augusta
 1969 The Passion of Anna
Johan's sister (uncredited)
 1969 Hissen som gick ner i helvetet (TV Movie)
Madame
 1968 Daddy, Why Are You Angry
Mrs. Svea Vikingson
 1968 Åsa-Nisse och den stora kalabaliken
Selma (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1968 2 - I, a Woman, Part II
Siv's mother-in-law
 1967 En sån strålande dag
Mrs. Karlsson
 1967 Lorden från gränden (TV Movie)
 1966 Sadist
Cashier
 1965 The Cats
Anna
 1964 Henrik IV (TV Movie)
Hostess of a tavern
 1963 Sällskapslek
Stina Grepe
 1963 Sten Stensson kommer tillbaka
Mrs. Agda (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1962 Lady in White
Julia Rask
 1962 Ticket to Paradise
Mother Rossi
 1961 The Pleasure Garden
Ellen, David's sister (as Hjördis)
 1961 Stöten
Mrs. Jansson
 1961 Ljuvlig är sommarnatten
Fanny Falkman
 1960 När mörkret faller
Tekla Motander
 1960 Tre önskningar
Elsa Lindberg
 1959 Sängkammartjuven
Guest at party
 1959 Heaven and Pancakes
Mrs. Jägerström
 1959 Face of Fire
Mrs. Kovac
 1959 Swinging at the Castle
Madame Rochelle
 1959 Enslingen i blåsväder
Hannelore Schwarz
 1959 Fröken Chic
Rita Rang
 1958 Miss April
Mrs. Berg
 1957 Enslingen Johannes
Mother Susanna
 1957 Aldrig i livet
Caretaker
 1957 Räkna med bråk
Clara Grepeclou
 1957 Gårdarna runt sjön
Mrs. Ehrenfalck
 1956 Swing it, fröken!
Principal Alma Stålberg
 1956 Girl in Tails
Colonel's wife
 1956 Egen ingång
Mrs. Gabrielsson
 1956 Ett dockhem
Gurli's mother (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1955 Den underbara lögnen
Aunt Emilie
 1955 Foreign Intrigue: Jeannie (TV Movie)
Mrs. Weimer
 1955 Friarannonsen
Mrs. Berg
 1955 Flicka i kasern
Olga
 1955 The People of Hemso
Madame Flod
 1955 Den glade skomakaren
Millan Blomquist (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1954 En karl i köket
Bertha Stenmark
 1954 Östermans testamente
Hilda Sjoeberg
 1954 Dance on Roses
Olga Eckers
 1954 Taxi 13
Mia Lundgren
 1954 I rök och dans
Aurora Tolftén (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1954 Förtrollad vandring
Mrs. Emilie Hassel
 1954 Sju svarta be-hå
Sofia Pang (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1953 Dum-Bom
Mrs. Holmström
 1953 Göingehövdingen
Maren Juul (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1953 Resan till dej
Dagmar Vikström (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1953 I dimma dold
Annie Eriksson
 1953 We Three Debutantes
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1952 Bom the Flyer
Mrs. Wikman
 1952 Klasskamrater
Wilma Pettersson
 1952 Trots
Erika, teacher (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1952 Mot framtiden (Short)
Mrs Melkersson
 1952 Under svällande segel
Märta, Olle's Mother
 1952 När syrenerna blomma
Mrs. Lamberg, 'Bläsan' (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1951 Divorced
Mrs. Lobelius
 1951 Bärande hav
Mrs. Lilja
 1951 Leva på 'Hoppet'
Teacher
 1950 The White Cat
Miss Rosén, tenant at Själagårdsgatan (scenes deleted)
 1950 Hjärter knekt
Elisabeth Canitz
 1949 Sjösalavår
Elvira's Mother
 1948 Solkatten
Klara Bjurstedt
 1948 Little Martin Returns
Fräulein Schultze (as Hjördis Peterson)
 1948 Calle og Palle
Madame Sylvia
 1947 A Ship Bound for India
Sofi (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1947 The Bride Came Through the Ceiling
Mrs. Karlsson
 1947 Poor Little Sven
Baroness Agata von Stråhle
 1946 While the Door Was Locked
The porter's wife (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1946 Eviga länkar
Hilda Granström
 1946 It Rains on Our Love
Mrs. Andersson (uncredited)
 1946 Johansson and Vestman
Beda, cook
 1946 The Gay Party
Miss Hellberg (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1946 Love Goes Up and Down
Scorpion
 1946 Försök inte med mej
Telephone operator
 1945 Lidelse
Britta
 1945 13 stolar
Karin Lindstroem-Lindholm
 1945 Resan bort
Miss Wetterdahl
 1945 Den allvarsamma leken
Mrs. Randel
 1945 Wandering with the Moon
Ms. Fristedt
 1945 Vår herre luggar Johansson
Mrs. Brolinder
 1945 Pettersson & Bendels nya affärer
Miss Svensson
 1945 Kungliga patrasket
Mrs. Wallsenius, Göran's mother (scenes deleted)
 1944 Vändkorset
Leontine Klintin
 1944 Dolly tar chansen
Nanna Sten
 1944 Stopp! Tänk på något annat
Mrs. Kirsewetter
 1944 Lilla helgonet
Prioress
 1944 Appassionata
Guest at the restaurant (uncredited)
 1943 Aktören
Philip's Wife in the Play (uncredited)
 1943 I dag gifter sig min man
Mrs. Brandt
 1943 The Sin of Anna Lans
Mrs. Herlen
 1943 Kvinnor i fångenskap
Miss Karlsson
 1942 Löjtnantshjärtan
Katrin Pålsson
 1942 Jacobs stege
Mrs. Knutsson
 1942 We Home Toilers
Laura Larsson
 1942 Morgondagens melodi
Mrs. Wassberg
 1942 En trallande jänta
Henriette Gustafsson-Chereaux
 1942 Sexlingar
Selma Waldner
 1942 Farliga vägar
Hostess
 1941 Lasse Maja
Madame Agathe (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1941 Striden går vidare
Augusta Sofia Svensson, alcoholic (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1941 Lärarinna på vift
Miss Hedberg
 1941 Ung dam med tur
Miss Solaeng
 1941 Bara en kvinna
Mrs. Pettersson
 1940 Hans nåds testamente
Julia Hyltenius
 1940 Stora famnen
Fanny Koger
 1940 Kyss henne!
Rosa Blom
 1940 Lillebror och jag
Miss Björkman
 1939 Rosor varje kväll
Clara
 1939 Landstormens lilla lotta
Mrs. Fredriksson
 1938 Styrman Karlssons flammor
Mrs. Mathiesen
 1938 Pappas pojke
Anna Hessler
 1937 En flicka kommer till sta'n
Lotten Meller
 1936 Familjens hemlighet
Ellen Winkler (as Hjördis Pettersson)
 1936 Adventure
Four times married wife
 1936 Fröken blir piga
Laura Allard
 1936 It Pays to Advertise!
Miss Berg (uncredited)
 1936 Alla tiders Karlsson
Hilda Malmqvist
 1936 Ä vi gifta?
Dancer
 1936 Janssons frestelse
Telephone operator
 1934 Pettersson - Sverige
Singoalla Pettersson
 1934 Eva går ombord
Mrs. Johnson
 1934 The Girl of Solbakken
Karen Solbakken
 1934 The Song to Her
Woman waiting outside The Opera (uncredited)
 1934 Anderssonskans Kalle
Mrs. Pilgren
 1933 Kanske en diktare
Cigar lady
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Famous for her role as Selma in the radio show 'Lilla Fridolf och jag' (1955-1959) together with Douglas Håge. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hjördis | Hjördis Peterson | Hjordis Petterson | Hjördis Pettersson
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[About some of her not-so-good movies:] "The shame lasts longer than the money."

Trivia:

She became an alcoholic in the 1960s, but after treatment at a clinic, she made a complete recovery and never touched alcohol again. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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