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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 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...
3. Joel Kinnaman Joel Kinnaman Actor, Pilot
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. 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. Mini Anden Mini Anden Actress, Ocean's Twelve
9. Lasse Hallström Lasse Hallström Director, Chocolat
10. 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...
11. Josephine Bornebusch Josephine Bornebusch Actress, The Dog Trick
12. 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...
13. Alexandra Rapaport Alexandra Rapaport Actress, The Hunt
14. 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...
15. Peter Haber Peter Haber Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
16. Hanna Alström Hanna Alström Actress, Sherdil
17. Jonas Åkerlund Jonas Åkerlund Director, Spun
18. Matias Varela Matias Varela Actor, Easy Money
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. 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...
21. Gustaf Hammarsten Gustaf Hammarsten Actor, Brüno
22. Andreas Wilson Andreas Wilson Actor, Evil
23. Amanda Renberg Amanda Renberg Actress, The Ketchup Effect
24. Bengt Ekerot Bengt Ekerot Actor, The Seventh Seal
25. Nina Zanjani Nina Zanjani Actress, Mind the Gap
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. Daniel Alfredson Daniel Alfredson Director, The Girl Who Played with Fire
29. 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...
30. 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...
31. Sofia Eng Sofia Eng Actress, Wild Wild West
32. Christian Wennberg Christian Wennberg Actor, From Trauma Cometh Something
33. Linus Wahlgren Linus Wahlgren Actor, The Dog Trick
34. Per Oscarsson Per Oscarsson Actor, Hunger
35. Nina Norén Nina Norén Actress, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
36. Sven-Bertil Taube Sven-Bertil Taube Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
37. Stefan Sauk Stefan Sauk Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
38. Lia Boysen Lia Boysen Actress, The New Country
39. Leif Andrée Leif Andrée Actor, Kitchen Stories
40. Marika Green Marika Green Actress, Pickpocket
41. 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...
42. Kalled Mustonen Kalled Mustonen Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
43. Anton Forsdik Anton Forsdik Actor, Djur jag dödade förra sommaren
44. Freddy Åsblom Freddy Åsblom Actor, Baggy
45. August Strindberg August Strindberg Writer, Miss Julie He started to study at the Uppsala University but dropped out to pursue an economically unstable career as a journalist. In 1872 he published the first of his many masterpieces, 'Mäster Olof'. In 1874 he got a position at the Royal Library in Stockholm, which enabled him to marry 'Siri von Essen'. He published his novel 'Röda rummet' in 1879...
46. John Ajvide Lindqvist John Ajvide Lindqvist Writer, Let the Right One In
47. Peter Dalle Peter Dalle Actor, Yrrol - En kolossalt genomtänkt film
48. Henrik Dorsin Henrik Dorsin Actor, Grotesco
49. 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.
50. 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...
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