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Mai Zetterling (1925–1994)


Mai Zetterling was born in Sweden in 1925, and lived briefly in Australia while still a child. She's known as a director and actor and trained on the Stockholm repertory stage, she began appearing in war-era films starting in her teens. Following her debut in Lasse Maja (1941), she made quite an impact in the terminally dark Ingmar Bergman-written... See full bio »

Died:

(age 68) in London, England, UK

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The Witches
The Witches Helga Eveshim
(1990)
Hidden Agenda
(1990)
Only Two Can Play
(1962)
Torment
Torment Bertha Olsson
(1944)

Filmography

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 1993 Morfars resa
Elin Fromm
 1990 Hidden Agenda
Moa
 1978 Stulet nyår (TV Movie)
Gerda
 1976 Mon coeur est rouge
Nietzsche
 1969 A Touch of Venus (TV Series)
Olympia
- Salt &Tobacco (1969) ... Olympia
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Alice
- The Dance of Death (1966) ... Alice
 1965 Lianbron
Ruth Hedman
 1962 The Main Attraction
Gina
 1962 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Carla Riehle
- There Are Dragons in This Forest (1962) ... Carla Riehle
 1962 Only Two Can Play
Liz
 1961 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Agnes
- The Four Poster (1961) ... Agnes
 1961 The Devil Inside
Ruth Lombard
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Nadia Sandor
- The Sisters (1960) ... Nadia Sandor
 1960 Faces in the Dark
Christiane Hammond
 1960 Piccadilly Third Stop
Christine Preedy
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
'Maya'
- Maya (1959) ... 'Maya'
 1959 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Carol
- Diamond S.O.S. (1959) ... Carol
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Tania Roskov
- The Prize (1959) ... Tania Roskov
 1959 Jet Storm
Carol Tilley
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Hanna / Jocelyn Davies
- One Kind Word (1959) ... Hanna
- Castle in Spain (1959) ... Jocelyn Davies
 1959 The Traitor (TV Movie)
Frau Caypor
 1956-1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Julie
- Miss Julie (1956) ... Miss Julie
 1958 My Wife and I (TV Series)
Phylis Finley
- Episode #1.11 (1958) ... Phylis Finley
- Episode #1.10 (1958) ... Phylis Finley
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... Phylis Finley
- Episode #1.8 (1958) ... Phylis Finley
- Episode #1.7 (1958) ... Phylis Finley
 1958 Playing on the Rainbow
Vanja Ringqvist
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Agnes
- The Fourposter (1958) ... Agnes
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Hilda Wangel
- The Master Builder (1958) ... Hilda Wangel
 1957 The Truth About Women
Julie
 1957 Chelsea at Nine (TV Series)
Comedy Regular
 1957 Abandon Ship
Nurse Julie White
 1956-1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
Sally Fulton / Ilsa Morgan
- The Cellini Cup (1957) ... Sally Fulton
- All in the Family (1956) ... Ilsa Morgan
 1956 Ett dockhem
Gurli Pall
 1955 The Star Without a Name (TV Movie)
Nona
 1955 A Prize of Gold
Maria
 1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Gabrielle
- Sail with the Tide (1955) ... Gabrielle
 1954 Dance Little Lady
Nina Gordon
 1954 Knock on Wood
Dr. Ilse Nordstrom
 1953 Desperate Moment
Anna DeBurg
 1952 The Ringer
Lisa
 1952 The Frightened Bride
Doris Richardson
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out
Valerie Martin
 1948 Quartet
Jeanne (segment "The Facts of Life")
 1948 Nu börjar livet
Vera Ullman
 1947 Frieda
Frieda
 1944 Prins Gustaf
Anna Maria Wastenius
 1944 Torment
Bertha Olsson
 1943 Jag dräpte
Miss Peters
 1941 Lasse Maja
Fanny (as Maj Zetterling)
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Other Works:

She acted in Michael Meyer's translation of August Strindberg's play, "Creditors," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with the 59 Theatre Company including Lyndon Brook and Michael Gough in the cast. Caspar Wrede was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Maj Zetterling

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have been a child, a girl, a party doll, a mistress, a wife, a mother, a professional woman, a virgin and a grandmother. I have been a woman for more than fifty years and yet I have never been able to discover precisely what it is I am, how real I am. I ask myself - perhaps my femaleness is just a human disease. See more »

Trivia:

Upon her death, she was cremated and ashes were scattered at her home in Mont Blanc, France. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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