Death Place Matching "Stockholm, Sweden" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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. ...
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 ...
3. Gerald Mohr
Actor | Gilda
Bearing a strong resemblance to Humphrey Bogart certainly helped in typecasting the handsome, hairy-chested 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 ...
Actress | Smultronstället
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. ...
5. Warner Oland
Actor | Charlie Chan in Paris
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 ...
Writer | Flickan som lekte med elden
Stieg Larsson's three novels (collectively known as "The Millennium Series") were published posthumously, and each became a feature film. They were entitled (for the American market) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (originally published in 2005), The Girl Who Played with Fire (originally published ...
7. Allan Edwall
Actor | Emil och griseknoen
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, ...
Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) and Evil (2003). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...
9. Gösta Ekman
Actor | Mannen som slutade röka
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 (1956) playing against Alice Babs. He got speech lessons from actress Sif Ruud and worked behind the camera in his father's...
10. Lars Hanson
Actor | The Wind
Lars Hanson was born on July 26, 1886 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Wind (1928), The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924) and Captain Salvation (1927). He was married to Karin Molander. He died on April 8, 1965 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
11. Nils Asther
Actor | The Man in Half Moon Street
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 ...
12. Lena Nyman
Actress | Ronja Rövardotter
Lena Nyman was born on May 23, 1944 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman. She was an actress and writer, known for Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984), I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) and I Am Curious (Blue) (1968). She was married to Jan Lundström. She died on February 4, 2011 in ...
13. Sven Nykvist
Cinematographer | The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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...
14. Erland Josephson
Actor | Offret
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 ...
15. Victor Sjöström
Actor | Smultronstället
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 ...
Actor | Det sjunde inseglet
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 ...
17. Bengt Ekerot
Actor | Det sjunde inseglet
Bengt Ekerot was born on February 8, 1920 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Nils Bengt Folke Ekerot. He was an actor and director, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), The Magician (1958) and The Gay Party (1946). He was married to Margareta Hallin and Antoinette Gram. He died on November 26, ...
18. Barbro Svensson
Actress | Pang i bygget
Barbro Svensson was born on March 9, 1938 in Järvsö, Gävleborgs län, Sweden as Barbro Margareta Svensson. She is known for her work on Pang i bygget (1965), Svenska Floyd (1961) and Das Studium der Weiber ist schwer (1960). She was married to Kjell Kaspersen, Lasse Berghagen and Börje Landar. She ...
19. Maud Hansson
Actress | Det sjunde inseglet
Maud Hansson, born in Stockholm 1937, was a Swedish stage and screen actress, probably best known for her role as the young witch in Ingmar Bergman's "The Seventh Seal" and as "Lina" in the Astrid Lindgren's "Emil in Lonneberga" - film series. Maud Hansson was accepted at Malmö City Theatre's ...
20. Astrid Lindgren
Writer | Ronja Rövardotter
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 ...
21. Märta Torén
Actress | Rogues' Regiment
From an early age her dream was to become an actress. Her first application for acting studies at The Royal Dramatic Theater in 1944 was unsuccessful. After additional dramatic coaching she was finally accepted in 1947. But screenwriter Edwin Blum arranged a screen test for RKO which eventually led...
22. Tomas Norström
Actor | A Cure for Wellness
Tomas Norström was born on May 23, 1956 in Södertälje, Stockholms län, Sweden as Stig Tomas Norström. He was an actor and writer, known for A Cure for Wellness (2016), Ping Pong for Singles (2010) and The Man Who Went Up in Smoke (1980). He died on October 3, 2021 in Stockholm, Sweden.
23. Jarl Kulle
Actor | Fanny och Alexander
Hadn't it been for his school teacher, who managed to get him money for a theater education, he would probably never had become an actor. After two failed attempts at becoming a student at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school he succeeded at the age of 19. During these years in the beginning ...
24. Gunn Wållgren
Actress | Fanny och 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 (...
Actor | Riget
One of Swedish theatre's most well known actors. Järegård is appreciated for his extrovert and at the same time controlled style of acting, of which he gladly characterized comic or morbid characters. He played the title role in 'Moliére''s "Tartuffe" as well as Orgon (The Royal Dramatic Theatre, ...
26. Kim Anderzon
Actress | Andra dansen
Kim Anderzon was born on March 20, 1943 in Östersund, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Kerstin Kristina Birgitta Andersson. She was an actress, known for Second Dance (1983), Who Pulled the Plug? (1981) and Rederiet (1992). She died on October 24, 2014 in Vallentuna, Stockholms län, Sweden.
27. Hans Alfredson
Actor | Den enfaldige mördaren
During 1956-60 Hans Alfredson worked at Sveriges Radio together with Tage Danielsson. They wrote, directed and starred in several revues 1962-1982. As a director and scriptwriter for the screen Alfredson tried many different genres. He had his greatest critical successes with Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled...
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 ...
29. Agneta Eckemyr
Actress | The Island at the Top of the World
Agneta Marie-Anne Eckemyr (born 2 July 1950 in Karlsborg) is a Swedish actress and model turned clothing designer.
Initially a model, her looks took her into film and television roles. She was photographed by Life Magazine appearing opposite the five semi-finalist actors for the role of James Bond ...
30. Mona Malm
Actress | Fanny och Alexander
Mona Malm got her breakthrough at the Royal Dramatic Theater in 1957 as "Tintomara" in Almqvist's 'Drottningens juvelsmycke', directed by Alf Sjöberg. She played "Martha" in Edward Albee's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' (1985) and the title role in Hjalmar Bergman's 'Chefen fru Ingeborg' (1993)....
Actress | Nybyggarna
Monica Zetterlund was born on September 20, 1937 in Hagfors, Värmlands län, Sweden as Eva Monica Nilsson. She was an actress and writer, known for The New Land (1972), The Apple War (1971) and Nisse och Greta (1975). She was married to Magnus Roger, Sture Åkerberg, Göran Pettersson and Torbjörn ...
33. Zarah Leander
Soundtrack | Das Herz der Königin
Beginning her acting-singing career in provincial Swedish theaters in 1929, she soon worked her way up to starring roles in Stockholm and Vienna. In 1936 she signed a contract with the Berlin film studio, UFA, despite her imperfect command of German. During World War II she became the highest-paid ...
34. Vilgot Sjöman
Director | Garaget
Vilgot Sjöman was born on December 2, 1924 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as David Harald Vilgot Sjöman. He was a director and writer, known for The Garage (1975), A Handful of Love (1974) and My Sister My Love (1966). He was married to Lotta Sjöman and Kristina Hasselgren. He died on April 9...
35. Göran Forsmark
Actor | Anderssons älskarinna
Göran Forsmark was born on February 4, 1955 in Malmberget, Norrbottens län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Anderssons älskarinna (2001), White Water Fury (2000) and Rebecka Martinsson (2017). He died on August 9, 2020 in Sundbyberg, Stockholms län, Sweden.
36. Mauritz Stiller
Director | Sången om den eldröda blomman
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, ...
37. Margaretha Krook
Actress | Persona
Margaretha Krook was born on October 15, 1925 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Margaretha Knutsdotter Krook. She was an actress, known for Persona (1966), Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975) and The Adventures of Picasso (1978). She was married to Stig Hammar. She died on May 7, 2001 in ...
38. Viveka Seldahl
Actress | En sång för Martin
Viveka Seldahl was born on March 15, 1944 in Överammer, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Viveka Kristina Seldahl. She was an actress, known for A Song for Martin (2001), Änglagård - Andra sommaren (1994) and S/Y Joy (1989). She was married to Sven Wollter. She died on November 3, 2001 in ...
39. Georg Rydeberg
Actor | Harald Handfaste
His father was a sea captain, but he refused to allow his son to became a sailor like him. But that could not scare the 14-year old Rydeberg, and at the age of 14, he was steward on a boat to Hull, UK, and the next year he was a sailor on a ship to Lagos, Africa. He got a job as an office clerk, ...
40. Magnus Härenstam
Actor | Två killar och en tjej
Magnus Härenstam was born on June 19, 1941 in Västervik, Kalmar län, Sweden as Johan Herbert Magnus Härenstam. He was an actor and writer, known for Två killar och en tjej (1983), Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980) and The Adventures of Picasso (1978)...
41. Tage Danielsson
Director | Ronja Rövardotter
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...
42. Eva Dahlbeck
Actress | Sommarnattens leende
Eva Dahlbeck was born on March 8, 1920 in Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress and writer, known for Smiles of a Summer Night (1955), A Lesson in Love (1954) and Brink of Life (1958). She was married to Sven Lampell. She died on February 8, 2008 in Hässelby, Stockholm, ...
43. Bengt Eklund
Actor | Vi på Saltkråkan
Bengt Eklund was born on January 18, 1925 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Vi på Saltkråkan (1964), Codename Coq Rouge (1989) and Tjorven och Mysak (1966). He was married to Fylgia Zadig. He died on January 19, 1998 in Stockholm.
Writer | Mitt liv som hund
Brasse Brännström was born on February 27, 1945 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Lars Erik Brännström. He was an actor and writer, known for My Life as a Dog (1985), The Bomber (2001) and Två killar och en tjej (1983). He was married to Git Erixon. He died on August 29, 2014 in ...
45. Monica Nordquist
Actress | Madicken
Monica Nordquist was born on February 3, 1941 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Eva Gun Monica Nordquist. She was an actress, known for Madicken (1979), Swedish Love Play (1968) and Madicken på Junibacken (1980). She was married to Göran Graffman. She died on June 24, 2017 in ...
47. Gudrun Brost
Actress | Jungfrukällan
Gudrun Brost was born on April 6, 1910 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Gudrun Lisa Johanna. She was an actress, known for The Virgin Spring (1960), Hour of the Wolf (1968) and June Night (1940). She was married to Sven Forssell. She died on June 28, 1993 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
48. Nils Hallberg
Actor | Damen i svart
Nils Bertil Hallberg was a Swedish actor appearing in 105 feature films and television productions. He was active 1934-85. Besides being a frequent performer in the movies, he took part in Swedish theatre as well. Nils Hallberg was discovered at age 13 by director Sigurd Wallén, when he was ...
49. Göthe Grefbo
Actor | Här kommer Pippi Långstrump
Göthe Grefbo was born on October 30, 1921 in Föllinge, Krokom, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Bror Göte Ingvar Englund. He was an actor, known for Pippi Goes on Board (1969), Pippi Longstocking (1969) and Pippi Longstocking (1969). He died on May 17, 1991 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
50. Gösta Prüzelius
Actor | Fanny och Alexander
Gösta Prüzelius was born on August 11, 1922 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), The Man Who Went Up in Smoke (1980) and Rederiet (1992). He was married to Eva Prüzelius. He died on May 15, 2000 in Kungsholmen, Stockholm.