Birth Place Matching "Stockholm, Sweden" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Alexander Skarsgård

Actor | The Legend of Tarzan

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet ...

2. Katia Winter

Actress | The Catch

Katia Winter is known for her portrayal of Katrina Crane in FOX's hit series "Sleepy Hollow", and as Nadia in Showtime's award-winning series "Dexter". She has also appeared in DC's "Legends of Tomorrow" for CW and in the CBS action-adventure series "Blood & Treasure". She also recently starred in ...

3. Joel Kinnaman

Actor | The Killing

Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman, 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 ...

4. 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...

5. Gustaf Skarsgård

Actor | Vikings

Gustaf Skarsgård was born on November 12, 1980 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor and director, known for Vikings (2013), Westworld (2016) and The Way Back (2010).

6. Britt Ekland

Actress | The Man with the Golden Gun

Britt Ekland was born in Sweden and grew up to be the poster girl for beautiful, big-eyed Scandinavian blondes. She attended a drama school and then joined a traveling theater group. With her looks as her passport, Britt entered films and became a star in Italy. When Peter Sellers met her in a ...

7. Dolph Lundgren

Actor | Rocky IV

Dolph Lundgren was born as Hans Lundgren 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, ...

8. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Casablanca

Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...

9. Frida Gustavsson

Actress | Vikings: Valhalla

Frida Gustavsson was born on June 6, 1993 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Vikings: Valhalla (2022), The Witcher (2019) and Tigers (2020).

10. Lena Olin

Actress | The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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 ...

11. Helena Mattsson

Actress | Surrogates

Helena Mattsson was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, with her two sisters. In her early teens she was discovered by one of the biggest modeling agencies in Sweden. After graduating from her Performing Arts High School in Stockholm, Helena traveled to London and New York to continue to study ...

12. Mikael Persbrandt

Actor | Hævnen

Mikael Persbrandt is internationally known for his starring role in the Academy Award winning foreign feature, "In A Better World," directed by Susanne Bier. His performance earned him a 2011 European Film Award nomination for Best Actor.

His interest in acting started when working as an extra in ...

13. Michael Nyqvist

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

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. ...

14. Hanna Alström

Actress | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Hanna Alström was born on March 5, 1981 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is known for Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) and Sami Blood (2016). She was previously married to Gustaf Skarsgård.

15. 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 (1982).

In 1982 she got ...

16. Daniel Espinosa

Director | Snabba cash

Jorge Daniel Espinosa is a Swedish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and film producer from Trångsund, Stockholm. He graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2001. He notably directed the Sony's Marvel Universe film Morbius starring Jared Leto and other films including Life, Easy ...

17. Matias Varela

Actor | Narcos

Matias Varela was born on June 23, 1980 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Narcos (2015), Point Break (2015) and Assassin's Creed (2016).

18. Ola Rapace

Actor | Skyfall

Born Pär Ola Norell on 3 December, 1971 in Tyresö, Sweden, he is a Swedish actor, best known for his roles in European movies. He grew up in the suburbs of Stockholm, raised by his father, who divorced his mother when Rapace was one year old. He studied philosophy at University of Montpellier in ...

19. Julia Winter

Actress | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Julia Winter is the envy of tween-age girls everywhere, having being plucked from obscurity to play Veruca Salt in the 2005 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, alongside Johnny Depp. It was the London schoolgirl's first professional role, although she studies drama weekly at a part-time theatre...

20. Tuva Novotny

Actress | Annihilation

Tuva Novotny was born on December 21, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress and director, known for Annihilation (2018), Eat Pray Love (2010) and Blindsone (2018).

21. Mini Anden

Actress | The Mechanic

Mini Anden was born on June 7, 1978 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is an actress and producer, known for The Mechanic (2011), My Best Friend's Girl (2008) and Tropic Thunder (2008). She has been married to Taber Schroeder since August 25, 2001. They have one child.

22. Inger Stevens

Actress | Hang 'Em High

This enigmatic Stockholm-born beauty had everything going for her, including a rapidly rising film and TV career. Yet on April 30, 1970, at only 35, Inger Stevens would become another tragic Hollywood statistic -- added proof that fame and fortune do not always lead to happiness. Over time, a ...

23. 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 ...

24. Josefin Asplund

Actress | Vikings

Josefin Asplund is a Swedish actress, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. She is of Polish and Swedish descent. Asplund is mostly known for playing Astrid on the History Channel series Vikings and Pernilla Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). She plays one of the lead roles in the...

25. Christian Hillborg

Actor | The Last Kingdom

Christian Hillborg was born on March 16, 1978 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor and director, known for The Last Kingdom (2015), The Bridge (2011) and Fleabag (2016).

26. Aliette Opheim

Actress | Kalifat

Aliette Opheim was born on July 21, 1985 in Täby, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Caliphate (2020), Knutby (2021) and The Dark Heart (2022).

27. Jonas Åkerlund

Director | Lords of Chaos

Jonas Åkerlund was born on November 10, 1965 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and editor, known for Lords of Chaos (2018), Polar (2019) and Try (2000). He is married to B. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck.

28. Camilla Sparv

Actress | Murderers' Row

Camilla Sparv was born on June 3, 1943 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Murderers' Row (1966), Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) and The Naked Truth (1992). She was previously married to Fredrick Harvey Kolber, Herbert William Hoover III and Robert Evans.

29. Björn Andrésen

Actor | Midsommar

Björn Andrésen was born on January 26, 1955 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Midsommar (2019), Gentlemen & Gangsters (2016) and A Love Story (1970).

30. Hedda Stiernstedt

Actress | Vår tid är nu

Hedda Stiernstedt is an actress born in Stockholm, Sweden. She began her professional acting career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series. She first gained recognition for her feature film debut "Monica Z" and then went on to play the lead in critically acclaimed coming of age ...

31. Lasse Hallström

Director | What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Lasse Hallström was born on June 2, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and writer, known for What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Dear John (2010) and Chocolat (2000). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

32. Anita Ekström

Actress | Jänken

Anita Ekström was born on January 13, 1943 in Solna, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for The Yankee (1970), Der Schimmelreiter (1978) and Pip-Larssons (1998). She was married to Leif Ångström. She died on June 18, 2022 in Sweden.

33. 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 (1953), playing ...

34. Liv Mjönes

Actress | Kyss mig

Liv Mjönes was born on September 18, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Kiss Me (2011), Midsommar (2019) and A Serious Game (2016).

35. Yasmine Garbi

Actress | Flickan som lekte med elden

Yasmine Garbi was born on October 9, 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress and writer, known for The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) and Jul i verdensrummet (2006).

36. May Britt

Actress | The Hunters

She was only 18 years old and working as a photographer's assistant in Stockholm when two Italians showed up. Producer Carlo Ponti and director Mario Soldati were there to see pictures of beautiful models, searching for a blonde girl for a movie. They picked her instead and soon she found herself ...

37. Alexandra Rapaport

Actress | Gåsmamman

Alexandra Rapaport was born on December 26, 1971 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is an actress and producer, known for Gåsmamman (2015), The Hunt (2012) and Heder (2019). She is married to Joakim Eliasson. They have two children.

38. Jenny Hutton

Actress | Pleasure

Jenny Hutton is a Swedish/British award winning actress. She studied acting in both Stockholm and Paris and worked on several films and TV shows in Sweden before she continued her career in the U.S. in 2014. Among her roles in films which have competed at festivals including Cannes and Sundance, is...

39. Gustaf Hammarsten

Actor | Brüno

Gustaf Hammarsten was born on September 2, 1967 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Brüno (2009), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Together (2000).

40. Eva Röse

Actress | Maria Wern

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 ...

41. Josephine Bornebusch

Actress | Älska mig

Josephine Bornebusch was born on September 12, 1981 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is a director and writer, known for Älska mig (2019), Orca (2020) and Harmonica (2022). She has been married to Erik Zetterberg since December 4, 2010. They have one child.

42. Tarik Saleh

Director | The Nile Hilton Incident

Tarik Saleh was born on January 28, 1972 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and writer, known for The Nile Hilton Incident (2017), Metropia (2009) and Boy from Heaven (2022).

43. Vendela Kirsebom

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 negotiating a contract with Elizabeth Arden. When her contract with Arden ended she ...

44. Tomas Alfredson

Director | Låt den rätte komma in

Tomas Alfredson was born on April 1, 1965 in Lidingö, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is known for Let the Right One In (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) and Four Shades of Brown (2004). He is married to Charlotte Alfredson. They have one child. He was previously married to Cissi Elwin.

45. David Hoflin

Actor | Z: The Beginning of Everything

David Hoflin was born on February 25, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015), Crossbones (2014) and Bosch (2014). He has been married to Natalie Hoflin since January 4, 2013.

46. Erika Linder

Actress | Below Her Mouth

Erika Linder is Swedish actress, model and creative. She rose to fame as an androgynous model for both male and female clothing, becoming the first woman to appear on both the agencies male and female boards worldwide. Her eye catching look has lead her career to spread across multiple mediums. ...

47. Ulla Strömstedt

Actress | Catalina Caper

Ulla Strömstedt was born on November 27, 1939 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Catalina Caper (1967), The Yellow Car (1963) and I Spy (1965). She was married to Gilbert Cole. She died on June 13, 1986 in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

48. Tove Lo

Soundtrack | Fifty Shades of Grey

Tove Lo was born on October 29, 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress and composer, known for Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), Allegiant (2016) and Power Rangers (2017).

49. Amelia Curtis

Actress | Understanding Jane

Amelia Curtis was born on August 28, 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Understanding Jane (2001), P.O.W. (2003) and Love Soup (2005). She has been married to Vincent Regan since 2001. They have one child.

50. Peter Haber

Actor | Män som hatar kvinnor

Peter Haber was born on December 12, 1952 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor and producer, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Sunes sommar (1993) and Jönssonligan & den svarta diamanten (1992). He has been married to Lena T. Hansson since 1990. They have ...


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