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1. 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...
2. Alexander Skarsgård Alexander Skarsgård Actor, True Blood 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...
3. Joel Kinnaman Joel Kinnaman Actor, The Killing Charles Joel Nordström, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series. He starred...
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 in with 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. She was born in Stockholm, to actors Britta Holmberg and Stig Olin, who appeared in six of Bergman's films. Lena also belongs to the Bergman "family"...
7. 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...
8. Hanna Alström Hanna Alström Actress, Kingsman: The Secret Service
9. Greta Garbo Greta Garbo Actress, Ninotchka Greta Garbo was born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden, to Anna Lovisa (Johansdotter), who worked at a jam factory, and Karl Alfred Gustafsson, a laborer. She was fourteen when her father died, which left the family destitute. Greta was forced to leave school and go to work in a department store...
10. Mini Anden Mini Anden Actress, Ocean's Twelve
11. Lasse Hallström Lasse Hallström Director, Chocolat
12. Matias Varela Matias Varela Actor, Point Break
13. Alexandra Rapaport Alexandra Rapaport Actress, The Hunt
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. Josephine Bornebusch Josephine Bornebusch Actress, Hundtricket - The Movie
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. Jonas Åkerlund Jonas Åkerlund Director, Spun
18. Linus Wahlgren Linus Wahlgren Actor, Hundtricket - The Movie
19. 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...
20. Peter Haber Peter Haber Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
21. 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...
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. Lia Boysen Lia Boysen Actress, Det nya landet
24. Gustaf Hammarsten Gustaf Hammarsten Actor, Brüno
25. Andreas Wilson Andreas Wilson Actor, Evil
26. Amanda Renberg Amanda Renberg Actress, Hip Hip Hora! Amanda started out as a 6-year-old in the Swedish short film "Happy Birthday", which she was scouted for during a ballet class. Coming from a family of academics the choice of a life on stage and in front of the camera was far from obvious, still she knew at a very early age that this was her desire...
27. Benny Andersson Benny Andersson Soundtrack, The Martian 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...
28. 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...
29. Bengt Ekerot Bengt Ekerot Actor, The Seventh Seal
30. Felix Herngren Felix Herngren Writer, 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...
31. Daniel Alfredson Daniel Alfredson Director, The Girl Who Played with Fire
32. Gunnar Björnstrand Gunnar Björnstrand Actor, The Seventh Seal Gunnar Björnstrand made his debut on the Hippodrom-theatre in Malmö, but later worked mainly in Stockholm at various theatres. In film he began playing comedic roles as authoritarian characters with inclination for sadism, for example in Nils Poppe's Bom-series. But it was with Ingmar Bergman that the challenge and fame came: from the 1950s comedies...
33. Nina Zanjani Nina Zanjani Actress, Se upp för dårarna
34. Sofia Eng Sofia Eng Actress, Wild Wild West
35. Henning Mankell Henning Mankell Writer, Wallander
36. 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...
37. Nina Norén Nina Norén Actress, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
38. Sven-Bertil Taube Sven-Bertil Taube Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
39. Max Martin Max Martin Soundtrack, Fifty Shades of Grey
40. Sofia Ledarp Sofia Ledarp Actress, 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. Eagle Eye Cherry Eagle Eye Cherry Soundtrack, Billy Elliot
43. Rafael Edholm Rafael Edholm Actor, The One and Only 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...
44. Leif Andrée Leif Andrée Actor, Salmer fra kjøkkenet
45. Per Oscarsson Per Oscarsson Actor, The Girl Who Played with Fire
46. Sten Ljunggren Sten Ljunggren Actor, Bara prata lite
47. John Ajvide Lindqvist John Ajvide Lindqvist Writer, Let the Right One In
48. Ulla Strömstedt Ulla Strömstedt Actress, Den gula bilen
49. Anton Forsdik Anton Forsdik Actor, Djur jag dödade förra sommaren
50. Peter Carlberg Peter Carlberg Actor, Let the Right One In
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