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1. Alexander Skarsgård Alexander Skarsgård Actor, You'll Be the Death of Me Sweden may not have a large population but it has gifted the world with bounty of astonishing directors and actors. Greta Garbo, Ingmar Bergman, Max von Sydow and Ingrid Bergman are just the tip of the iceberg of Nordic actors and filmmakers who have enchanted and engaged cinemaphiles across the globe: Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård is poised to join their ranks...
2. Joel Kinnaman Joel Kinnaman Actor, Pilot
3. Malin Akerman Malin Akerman Actress, Watchmen Malin was born in Stockholm, Sweden and raised in Toronto, Canada. Her mother, Pia (Sundström), is a model and aerobics instructor, and her father, Magnus Åkerman, is an insurance broker. They moved to Toronto when she was age 2. At age 5, she began appearing in TV commercials. Her parents divorced when she was 6 and her father returned to Sweden...
4. Dolph Lundgren Dolph Lundgren Actor, The Expendables Dolph Lundgren was born in Stockholm, Sweden, to Sigrid Birgitta (Tjerneld), a language teacher, and Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren, an engineer and economist for the Swedish government. He lived in Stockholm until the age of 13, when he moved to his grandparents in Nyland, Ångermanland, Sweden. Despite an early interest in music and the fine arts...
5. Gustaf Skarsgård Gustaf Skarsgård Actor, Evil
6. Lena Olin Lena Olin Actress, The Ninth Gate Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. Her father, Stig Olin, was also an actor and played in six of Bergman's films. Lena also belongs to the Bergman "family"...
7. Mini Anden Mini Anden Actress, Ocean's Twelve
8. Michael Nyqvist Michael Nyqvist Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Born Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist in Stockholm, Sweden, it wasn't until he was over a year old when he was finally adopted from the orphanage he had been given to. His father was a lawyer and his mother a writer. It wasn't until he had his first child that he decided to seek out his biological parents. After a long journey...
9. Greta Garbo Greta Garbo Actress, Ninotchka Greta Lovisa Gustafsson was born in Stockholm, Sweden on September 18, 1905. She was 14 when her father died, leaving the family destitute. Greta was forced to leave school and go to work in a department store. The store used her for her modeling abilities for newspaper ads. She had no film aspirations...
10. Lasse Hallström Lasse Hallström Director, Chocolat
11. Josephine Bornebusch Josephine Bornebusch Actress, The Dog Trick
12. Alexandra Rapaport Alexandra Rapaport Actress, The Hunt
13. Pernilla August Pernilla August Actress, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Pernilla August started acting as a child, performing in plays at Vår teater and at school. In 1979 she was accepted at the Statens scenskola to study acting professionally. Director Ingmar Bergman took note of her early and cast her as a nanny in his Fanny and Alexander. In 1982 she got married to author Klas Östergren and started work at the Folkteatern in Gävle...
14. Matias Varela Matias Varela Actor, Easy Money
15. Allan Corduner Allan Corduner Actor, Gladiator Born in Stockholm, Sweden to a German mother and Russo-Finnish father, Allan Corduner moved to England with his parents at the age of one year old, growing up in London. His parents were artistic and encouraged his early ambition to become a concert pianist - he is still extremely accomplished on the piano...
16. Jonas Åkerlund Jonas Åkerlund Director, Spun
17. Linus Wahlgren Linus Wahlgren Actor, The Dog Trick
18. Bibi Andersson Bibi Andersson Actress, Persona Her artistic dreams came early in life and were further supported by her older sister Gerd Andersson who became a ballet dancer at the Royal Opera and made her acting debut in 1951. Bibi, on the other side, had to make do with bit parts and commercials. She debuted in Dum-Bom, playing against Nils Poppe...
19. Andreas Wilson Andreas Wilson Actor, Evil
20. Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen Actress, Batman & Robin Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen was born in Stockholm on January 12th, 1967. She was first discovered at a restaurant in Sweden at the age of 13 by Eileen Ford. Within 3 to 4 months, of arriving in the US, she was negociating a contract with 'Elizabeth Arden'. When her contract with Arden ended she started working with Almay as their spokesperson...
21. Felix Herngren Felix Herngren Director, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared Born in 1967. Herngren is a TV, film and commercials director, writer, producer and actor. His breakthrough came in the hit television-series Smash, and his on screen characters Papi Raul, Dan Bäckman and Tim Hibbins have all become cult icons. Herngren runs his own production company FLX 2.0, established in early 2007...
22. Gösta Ekman Gösta Ekman Actor, The Adventures of Picasso His career began with a bit part at Skansenteatern in Hjalmar Bergman's play 'Markurells i Wadköping' in 1955. The following year he debuted in the movie Swing it, fröken! playing against Alice Babs. He got speech lessons from actress Sif Ruud and worked behind the camera in his father's and Ingmar Bergman's movies...
23. Peter Haber Peter Haber Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
24. Daniel Alfredson Daniel Alfredson Director, The Girl Who Played with Fire
25. Rafael Edholm Rafael Edholm Actor, Den eneste ene Started out as a figurant at 17 in Ingmar Bergmans production of King Lear at the Royal Swedish Dramaten Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden. Prior to that he had no acting experience at all. He grew up thinking ice hockey would be the game of his life. Moved to New York, USA to take acting lessons and lived abroad for ten years...
26. Sofia Eng Sofia Eng Actress, Wild Wild West
27. Gustaf Hammarsten Gustaf Hammarsten Actor, Brüno
28. Erland Josephson Erland Josephson Actor, Sacrifice Erland Josephson, the distinguished Swedish actor best known for his appearance in Ingmar Bergman's films, was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 15, 1923. Josephson's relationship with Bergman, a long-time friend, began in the late 1930s when they first worked together in the theater. Although he was in several motion pictures in the late 1940s and early '50s...
29. Eva Röse Eva Röse Actress, Kopps After making the children's TV show 'Disneyklubben' she began to study acting at Teaterhögskolan in Stockholm. She graduated with a performance in Lars Norén's play 'Munich-Aten'. She has done a lot of roles for both radio and television. She is currently under contract with The Royal Dramatic Theatre...
30. Hanna Alström Hanna Alström Actress, Sherdil
31. Peter Dalle Peter Dalle Actor, Illusive Tracks
32. Benny Andersson Benny Andersson Soundtrack, The Hangover Part II Benny Andersson was born in 1946 outside of Stockholm, Sweden. His father and grandfather both being musicians, Benny was introduced to the accordion at an early age. With little patience for conventional music lessons, Benny is known to pick up just about any instrument and play it with ease. After he left high school...
33. Nina Zanjani Nina Zanjani Actress, Mind the Gap
34. Bengt Ekerot Bengt Ekerot Actor, The Seventh Seal
35. Amanda Renberg Amanda Renberg Actress, The Ketchup Effect
36. Ulf Brunnberg Ulf Brunnberg Actor, Jönssonligans största kupp
37. Leif Andrée Leif Andrée Actor, Kitchen Stories
38. Marika Green Marika Green Actress, Pickpocket
39. Nina Norén Nina Norén Actress, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
40. Sven-Bertil Taube Sven-Bertil Taube Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
41. Peter Magnusson Peter Magnusson Actor, En gång i Phuket Born in Stockholm, Sweden, Upper Secondary school, Gymnasium at Östra Real in Stockholm. Studied film at San Francisco State University and Santa Monica College for three years and American University in London for one year. Began his Comic career with candid camera show Pjamas in ZTV in Sweden, where he took in David Hellenius season two.
42. Lia Boysen Lia Boysen Actress, The New Country
43. Per Oscarsson Per Oscarsson Actor, Hunger
44. John Ajvide Lindqvist John Ajvide Lindqvist Writer, Let the Right One In
45. Börje Ahlstedt Börje Ahlstedt Actor, Fanny and Alexander
46. Gunnar Björnstrand Gunnar Björnstrand Actor, The Seventh Seal Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in Stockholm...
47. Fredrik Hiller Fredrik Hiller Actor, Beowulf
48. Christian Wennberg Christian Wennberg Actor, From Trauma Cometh Something
49. Freddy Åsblom Freddy Åsblom Actor, Baggy
50. Stefan Sauk Stefan Sauk Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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