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1. Ingrid Thulin Ingrid Thulin Actress, Wild Strawberries Ingrid trained as a ballet dancer and attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre. She came to fame thanks to Bergman's "Wild Strawberries". She acted in 9 Ingmar Bergman's films. Her fame allowed her to act in Luchino Visconti's "The Damned" in 1969. Ingrid Thulin lived in Rome since the 1960's. She came back to Sweden for her health treatment recently.
2. Gerald Mohr Gerald Mohr Actor, Funny Girl Bearing a strong resemblance to Humphrey Bogart certainly helped in typecasting the handsome Gerald Mohr into "B" film noir. Born in New York City in 1914, he was the son of Sigmond Mohr and Henrietta Noustadt, a Viennese singer. In 1920 his father was killed in a tragic accident while at work when Mohr was five years old...
3. Warner Oland Warner Oland Actor, The Jazz Singer Warner Oland was born Johan Verner Olund in the small village of Nyby in Bjurholm parish in the county of Vasterbotten, Sweden, on October 3, 1879. Bjurholm is situated about 60 kilometers outside the town of Umea. His family emigrated to the US on October 15, 1892. His father Jonas was a shopkeeper and his mother was Maria Johanna (nee Forsberg)...
4. Malik Bendjelloul Malik Bendjelloul Director, Searching for Sugar Man Malik Bendjelloul, born in Sweden, performed in Swedish TV-series "Ebba och Didrik" as a child in the nineties and later in life studied Journalism and media-production at the Linnaeus University of Kalmar. He has produced several musical documentaries for Swedish Television (SVT) where he also worked as a reporter on the show "Kobra" until he resigned to travel the world...
5. Stieg Larsson Stieg Larsson Writer, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
6. Allan Edwall Allan Edwall Actor, Fanny and Alexander Allan Edwall was born in a working class home in Jämtland, Sweden in 1924. His father was a trade-union man and a communist. 1949-52 he attended Stockholm's Royal Daramatic Theatre School. Through the years he made more than 400 parts in theater, film, television and radio. He was also a director, an author...
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. Bengt Ekerot Bengt Ekerot Actor, The Seventh Seal
10. Victor Sjöström Victor Sjöström Director, Körkarlen Victor Sjöström was born on September 20, 1879, and is the undisputed father of Swedish film, ranking as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of directors whom he himself influenced...
11. Sven Nykvist Sven Nykvist Cinematographer, Sleepless in Seattle Sven Nykvist was considered by many in the industry to be one of the world's greatest cinematographers. During his long career that spanned almost half a century, Nyvist perfected the art of cinematography to its most simple attributes, and he helped give the films he had worked on the simplest and most natural look imaginable...
12. Nils Asther Nils Asther Actor, The Bitter Tea of General Yen Nils Asther was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1897 and raised in Malmö, Sweden, by his wealthy Swedish parents. After attending the Royal Dramatic Theater School in Stockholm, he began his stage career in Copenhagen. His film debut came in 1916 when the director Mauritz Stiller cast him in the lead role (as an aspiring actor...
13. Astrid Lindgren Astrid Lindgren Writer, Ronja Robbersdaughter Grew up in Småland outside Vimmerby in the south of Sweden. Her first book came out in 1944, and she made a breakthrough the following year with the stories about Pippi Longstocking. Countless stories about Pippi and other characters of Astrid's imagination and excellent story telling ability were translated to at least 55 languages and told to millions of children all over the world...
14. Eva Dahlbeck Eva Dahlbeck Actress, Smiles of a Summer Night
15. Zarah Leander Zarah Leander Soundtrack, Inglourious Basterds Beginning her acting-singing career in provincial Swedish theaters with operetta in 1928 and a success in a touring revue by Ernst Rolf in 1929, she soon worked her way up to starring roles in Stockholm and earned well from records. In 1935 she got a leading operetta role in Vienna, offered by 'Max Hansen', despite her initially imperfect command of German...
16. Bengt Eklund Bengt Eklund Actor, Shame
17. Margaretha Krook Margaretha Krook Actress, Persona
18. Vilgot Sjöman Vilgot Sjöman Writer, I Am Curious (Blue)
19. Åke Fridell Åke Fridell Actor, The Seventh Seal
20. Lars Hanson Lars Hanson Actor, The Wind
21. Ingrid Luterkort Ingrid Luterkort Actress, Det nya landet
22. Göthe Grefbo Göthe Grefbo Actor, Summer with Monika
23. Gunnar Hellström Gunnar Hellström Director, Gunsmoke
24. Mauritz Stiller Mauritz Stiller Director, The Saga of Gösta Berling Moshe "Mauritz" Stiller, born July 17, 1883, in Helsinki, Finland, was a director, writer and actor. He began his artistic activity in the theatre, as an actor at 16. Mauritz Stiller portrayed 87 roles from 1899-1916 and directed 16 productions 1911-28. Together with Viktor Sjöström ( director, actor...
25. Tage Danielsson Tage Danielsson Actor, Herkules Jonssons storverk Tage Danielsson was born in 1928, in a working class home in Linköping, Sweden. He went to Uppsala University, and graduated as a Master of Arts in English, French and the history of literature. In 1956 he met Hans Alfredson at the Swedish Radio company. They worked together for almost thirty years and made variety shows...
26. Gunn Wållgren Gunn Wållgren Actress, Fanny and Alexander Constantly considered to be one of the greatest actresses in modern Swedish theater history, Gunn Wållgren is mostly known for her many roles in plays by Ibsen, Strindberg and Chekhov, and internationally; for her wonderful part as the grandmother in director Ingmar Bergman's Fanny and Alexander. In her native Sweden she is also remembered...
27. Birger Malmsten Birger Malmsten Actor, The Silence
28. Magnus Härenstam Magnus Härenstam Actor, Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter
29. Gösta Ekman Gösta Ekman Actor, Faust Generally spoken of as Swedish theater's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theater. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the status of a living legend...
30. Eva Stiberg Eva Stiberg Actress, Eva
31. Gudrun Brost Gudrun Brost Actress, The Virgin Spring
32. Gunnar Fischer Gunnar Fischer Cinematographer, The Seventh Seal
33. Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt Actor, Man on the Roof He was raised on Kungsholmen in Stockholm, where his father had a flower shop. His father was also a social democratic politician. 'Unga Örnar', a socialist youth club, had a theater club which he joined. Since his parents were poor, he had to start work at the age of 16 as a delievery boy. Meanwhile...
34. Alf Sjöberg Alf Sjöberg Director, Miss Julie
35. Emil Forselius Emil Forselius Actor, Tic Tac
36. Sigge Fürst Sigge Fürst Actor, Shame As a youth, Sigge Fürst wanted to be a police officer. By coincidence, he got into acting, and so began a long and successful career. He had many talents: he could play revue as well as drama, act as well as sing. He started off as a revue actor, and then moved on to play musicals, theatre, and become a popular radio host with the show "Frukostklubben"...
37. Naima Wifstrand Naima Wifstrand Actress, Wild Strawberries Raised by a single mother, she grew up in a poor home at Fleminggatan in Stockholm. She was working extra in a small shop for sewing materials and the owner encouraged her acting dreams. In 1905 she was accepted to accompany the Anna Lundberg travelling theatre company around Sweden. This led to small roles at theatres both in Helsinki and Stockholm...
38. Monica Zetterlund Monica Zetterlund Actress, Att angöra en brygga
39. Sif Ruud Sif Ruud Actress, Wild Strawberries Sif Ruud was born in an well-off family, but when her stepfather had spent all of her mother's money, conditions for the family became more modest. A friend of her mother's was told about young Sif's interest in acting and gave her acting lessons. In 1934 she began her studies at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school in Stockholm...
40. 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...
41. Siegfried Fischer Siegfried Fischer Actor, Bomans pojke
42. Bertil Norström Bertil Norström Actor, En kärlekshistoria
43. Inga Gill Inga Gill Actress, The Seventh Seal
44. Toivo Pawlo Toivo Pawlo Actor, Mumindalen
45. Anders Henrikson Anders Henrikson Actor, Blood and Fire Anders Henrikson born on June 13, 1896 in Stockholm, Sweden, was an actor, director and writer. He dropped out of high school to become an actor. In 1914 he first studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm. The year after he was accepted at the acting school of Royal Dramatic Theatre (RDT)...
46. Anders Ek Anders Ek Actor, The Seventh Seal
47. Håkan Serner Håkan Serner Actor, Man on the Roof Håkan Serner was born in Malmö, Sweden in 1933. His father was a secundary school teatcher, his mother was a pharmacist. When Serner was six years old his family moved to Stockholm. After finishing school, Serner attended the dramatic school "Terserus teaterskola", and 1960, when the City Theater of Stockholm was started...
48. Keve Hjelm Keve Hjelm Actor, Kvarteret Korpen
49. Axel Düberg Axel Düberg Actor, Fanny and Alexander
50. Sune Mangs Sune Mangs Actor, Fanny and Alexander
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