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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. Malin Akerman Malin Akerman Actress, Watchmen Malin was born in Sweden and raised in Toronto, Canada. Her father is an insurance-broker and her mother is a model. 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. At age 17, she won the Canadian title of Ford Supermodel...
3. Dolph Lundgren Dolph Lundgren Actor, The Expendables 2 Dolph Lundgren attended the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He received a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, in 1982, and the next year was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT. In New York City, he met drama coach Warren Robertson and decided to try his luck as an actor in action movies...
4. Gustaf Skarsgård Gustaf Skarsgård Actor, Evil
5. Joel Kinnaman Joel Kinnaman Actor, Pilot
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. 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...
9. 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...
10. Lasse Hallström Lasse Hallström Director, What's Eating Gilbert Grape
11. Alexandra Rapaport Alexandra Rapaport Actress, The Hunt
12. 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...
13. Jonas Åkerlund Jonas Åkerlund Director, Spun
14. 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...
15. Matias Varela Matias Varela Actor, Easy Money
16. 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...
17. Josephine Bornebusch Josephine Bornebusch Actress, The Dog Trick
18. 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...
19. Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen Self, The Eurovision Song Contest 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...
20. Andreas Wilson Andreas Wilson Actor, Evil
21. Amanda Renberg Amanda Renberg Actress, The Ketchup Effect
22. 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...
23. Gustaf Hammarsten Gustaf Hammarsten Actor, Brüno
24. 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...
25. Linus Wahlgren Linus Wahlgren Actor, The Dog Trick
26. Felix Herngren Felix Herngren Actor, Vuxna människor 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...
27. Daniel Alfredson Daniel Alfredson Director, The Girl Who Played with Fire
28. Peter Haber Peter Haber Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
29. Lia Boysen Lia Boysen Actress, The New Country
30. Bengt Ekerot Bengt Ekerot Actor, The Seventh Seal
31. 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.
32. Leif Andrée Leif Andrée Actor, Kitchen Stories
33. Sofia Eng Sofia Eng Actress, Wild Wild West
34. Marika Green Marika Green Actress, Pickpocket
35. Christian Wennberg Christian Wennberg Actor, From Trauma Cometh Something
36. Jonatan Rodriguez Jonatan Rodriguez Actor, Ego
37. Per Oscarsson Per Oscarsson Actor, Hunger
38. Nina Zanjani Nina Zanjani Actress, Mind the Gap
39. John Ajvide Lindqvist John Ajvide Lindqvist Writer, Let the Right One In
40. 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...
41. Sven-Bertil Taube Sven-Bertil Taube Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
42. Erland Josephson Erland Josephson Actor, The 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...
43. Nina Norén Nina Norén Actress, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
44. 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...
45. Hanna Alström Hanna Alström Actress, Sherdil
46. Sofia Ledarp Sofia Ledarp Actress, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
47. Eagle Eye Cherry Eagle Eye Cherry Soundtrack, Billy Elliot
48. Ulla Andersson Ulla Andersson Actress, Luftburen
49. Fredrik Hiller Fredrik Hiller Actor, Beowulf
50. Robyn Carlsson Robyn Carlsson Soundtrack, The Vow
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