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


1-50 of 372 names. | Next »


1. Alicia Vikander

Actress | Ex Machina

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia began acting as a ...

2. Stellan Skarsgård

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where...

3. Kjell Nilsson

Actor | Mad Max 2

Kjell Nilsson was born in 1949 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Kjell Arne Nilsson. He is an actor, known for The Road Warrior (1981), The Pirate Movie (1982) and The Edge of Power (1987).

4. Bo Svenson

Actor | Inglourious Basterds

An award-winning writer, actor, producer and director, Bo Svenson has worked with over one hundred Academy Award winners and/or nominees, including Clint Eastwood and Quentin Tarantino.

He is a prolific writer in addition to being an accomplished actor. His first novel, "For Love and Country - A ...

5. Gunilla Hutton

Actress | Fantasy Island

Gunilla Hutton was born on May 15, 1944 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Gunilla Freeman. She is an actress, known for Fantasy Island (1977), Petticoat Junction (1963) and Hee Haw (1969).

6. Roy Andersson

Director | Sånger från andra våningen

Roy Andersson was born on March 31, 1943 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Roy Arne Lennart Andersson. He is a director and writer, known for Sånger från andra våningen (2000), En kärlekshistoria (1970) and You, the Living (2007).

7. Thomas W. Gabrielsson

Actor | En kongelig affære

Thomas W. Gabrielsson was born on June 29, 1963 in Gothenburg, Sweden as Thomas Waern Gabrielsson. He is an actor, known for A Royal Affair (2012), The Last Kingdom (2015) and Forbrydelsen (2007).

8. Ulla Jacobsson

Actress | Zulu

Ulla Jacobsson was an International Swedish Actress and became world-famous with the film One Summer of Happiness (1951) (English title: "One Summer of Happiness", German title: "Sie tanzte nur einen Sommer") and Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) ("Smiles of a Summer Night"), which Zarah Leander made...

9. Christina Lindberg

Actress | Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô

Gorgeous and voluptuous brunette beauty Britt Christina Marinette Lindberg was born on December 6, 1950, in Gothenburg, Sweden, to a working-class family, with one sister and two brothers. She studied Latin at school and initially planned on being an archaeologist. Doing some modeling while still ...

10. Björn Granath

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), Evil (2003) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...

11. Björn Ulvaeus

Soundtrack | Mamma Mia!

Björn Ulvaeus was born on April 25, 1945 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Christian Ulvaeus. He has been married to Lena Källersjö since January 5, 1981. They have two children. He was previously married to Agnetha Fältskog.

12. Peter Andersson

Actor | Män som hatar kvinnor

Peter Andersson was born on February 12, 1953 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Ulf Harry Peter Andersson. He is an actor, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) and Noll tolerans (1999).

13. Gunnel Lindblom

Actress | Det sjunde inseglet

After acting studies at the Gothenburg City Theater from 1950-52, she made her breakthrough debut in Gustaf Molander's Kärlek (1952). When Ingmar Bergman became head of the Malmö City Theater he asked her to join him there and with him as a director she played the role of Margareta in Goethe's...

14. Helena Bergström

Actress | Sprängaren

Although born in an acting family, she wanted work that included animals when she was young. At the age of 5, she was in a production of the play 'Klas Klättermus'. When she was a 15 she received a scholarship for studying in USA and moved to Mississippi for a year. During this year she became ...

15. Marina Hedman

Actress | To glyko kormi tis Bianca

Marina Hedman was born on September 29, 1944 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress.

16. Sven Wollter

Actor | The 13th Warrior

Sven Wollter was born on January 11, 1934 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor and writer, known for The 13th Warrior (1999), Mannen från Mallorca (1984) and Man on the Roof (1976). He has been married to Lisa Wede since May 1, 2003. He was previously married to Viveka ...

17. Essy Persson

Actress | ...4 ..3 ..2 ..1 ...morte

Essy Persson was born on June 15, 1941 in Gothenburg, Sweden, as Essy Ingeborg Vilhelmina Persson. She is an actress primarily known for the leading role as "Siv" in the world famous feature film, "Jag en kvinna" (I - a woman). She began working as a secretary studying acting at a private theatre ...

18. Lars Schmidt

Producer | ABC Stage 67

Lars Schmidt was born on June 11, 1917 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was a producer, known for ABC Stage 67 (1966), Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life (1961) and Hedda Gabler (1962). He was married to Yanne Noorup, Kristina Belfrage and Ingrid Bergman. He died on October 18, 2009...

19. Andreas La Chenardière

Actor | Rosor kyssar och döden

Andreas La Chenardière was born on September 3, 1980 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Andréas Julien Lachenardiere. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Rosor kyssar och döden (2013), Kärlek deluxe (2014) and Krakel Spektakel (2014).

20. Lars Hanson

Actor | Captain Salvation

Lars Hanson was born on July 26, 1886 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Captain Salvation (1927), The Wind (1928) and The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924). He was married to Karin Molander. He died on April 8, 1965 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

21. Reine Brynolfsson

Actor | Les Misérables

Reine Brynolfsson was born on January 15, 1953 in Annedal, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Reine Claes-Göran Brynolfsson. He is an actor, known for Les Misérables (1998), The Bomber (2001) and Ofelia kommer til byen (1985).

22. Casper Jarnebrink

Actor | Livet är en schlager

Casper Jarnebrink was born on January 2, 1970 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Casper Dennis Janebrink. He is an actor, known for Livet är en schlager (2000), Fångarna på fortet (1990) and BingoLotto (1989). He has been married to Helena Janebrink since August 18, ...

24. Björn Stein

Director | Storm

Björn Stein was born on November 17, 1970 in Annedal, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Leonard Stein. He is a writer and director, known for Storm (2005), Midnight Sun (2016) and Underworld Awakening (2012).

25. Anders Ek

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Anders Ek was born on April 7, 1916 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), Sawdust and Tinsel (1953) and Cries & Whispers (1972). He was married to Birgit Cullberg. He died on November 17, 1979 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

26. José González

Soundtrack | The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

José González was born in 1978 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as José Humberto González.

27. Inday Ba

Actress | The Man Who Knew Too Little

Inday Ba was born on August 10, 1972 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as N'Deaye Ba. She was an actress, known for The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997), Trial & Retribution (1997) and Tom & Thomas (2002). She was married to Jonathan Clements. She died on April 26, 2005 in London, ...

28. Mats Bergman

Actor | Fanny och Alexander

Mats Bergman was born on May 5, 1948 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor and writer, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), Evil (2003) and Vildanden (1989).

29. Adrian Taheri

Actor | Silence

Adrian Taheri, was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. He moved to Stockholm at the age of 5 where he was raised. At 18 he started pursuing a career in acting when he attended Calle Flygare Theatre School. For years Adrian worked with theatre in most of the, both big and small, stages around Stockholm ...

30. Claes Månsson

Actor | Vildanden

Claes Månsson was born on February 5, 1950 in Johanneberg, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Claes Göran Månsson. He is an actor, known for Vildanden (1989), Yrrol - En kolossalt genomtänkt film (1994) and Welcome to Sweden (2014). He is married to Gudrun Gamell Månsson. They have ...

31. 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 (...

32. Claes Malmberg

Actor | Den fjärde mannen

Claes Malmberg was born on April 8, 1961 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Clas-Peder Malmberg. He is an actor and writer, known for Den fjärde mannen (2014), Saltön (2005) and Kalle Blomkvist - Mästerdetektiven lever farligt (1996).

33. Kay Pollak

Writer | Så som i himmelen

Kay Pollak was born on May 21, 1938 in Gamlestaden, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Kay Gunnar Leopold Pollak. He is a writer and director, known for As It Is in Heaven (2004), Barnens ö (1980) and Älska mej (1986). He has been married to Carin Pollak since 1986. They have ...

34. Josefin Neldén

Actress | Känn ingen sorg

Josefin Neldén was born on December 17, 1984 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Känn ingen sorg (2013), Tjenare kungen (2005) and Simon och ekarna (2011).

35. Helena Paparizou

Soundtrack | To fili tis... Zois

Helena Paparizou was born in Borås, Sweden, to Greek immigrant parents Georgios and Efrosini Paparizou and was raised in Örgryte, Gothenburg. Her father is from Volos and mother is from Karditsa. She has a sister Rita and brother Dino.

Helena's artistic talents and eagerness to excel became apparent...

36. Weiron Holmberg

Actor | Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten

Weiron Holmberg was born on March 18, 1935 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980), Varn!ng för Jönssonligan (1981) and Jönssonligan & DynamitHarry (1982).

37. Sissela Kyle

Actress | Kopps

Sissela Kyle was born on March 17, 1957 in Örgryte, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress and writer, known for Kopps (2003), Julstrul med Staffan & Bengt (1984) and Fröken Frimans krig (2013). She was previously married to Mårten Eriksson.

38. Artur Rolén

Actor | Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru

Artur Rolén was born on May 5, 1894 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Outlaw and His Wife (1918), Åsa-Nisse ordnar allt (1955) and Åsa-Nisse (1949). He died on May 1, 1972 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

39. Linda Molin

Actress | Bitchkram

Linda Molin is a Swedish born actress, grown up in Säve, outside of Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city. She studied some theater and drama in high school but has no professional acting school training. She got her first main contract (Apflickorna (2011)) when applying as an extra and her ...

40. Ralph Carlsson

Actor | Fucking Åmål

Ralph Carlsson was born on March 5, 1952 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Ralph Ingemar Karlsson. He is an actor, known for Show Me Love (1998), The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) and The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013).

41. Ricky Bruch

Actor | Ronja Rövardotter

Ricky Bruch was born on July 2, 1946 in Örgryte, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Rickard Bruch. He was an actor, known for Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984), Dante - akta're för Hajen! (1978) and Drömkåken (1993). He died on May 30, 2011 in Ystad, Skåne län, Sweden.

42. Peter Hüttner

Actor | Beck

Peter Hüttner was born on December 10, 1945 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Beck (1997), Varuhuset (1987) and Varn!ng för Jönssonligan (1981).

43. 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, ...

44. Luis Gustavo

Actor | Elas por Elas

Luis Gustavo was born on February 2, 1934 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Luis Gustavo Sanchez Blanco. He is an actor, known for Elas por Elas (1982), O Casamento de Romeu e Julieta (2005) and Beto Rockfeller (1968).

45. Linn Berggren

Soundtrack | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Linn Berggren was born on October 31, 1970 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Malin Sofia Katarina Berggren.

46. Charles Maquignon

Actor | Hannibal Rising

Charles Maquignon was born on December 29, 1965 in Gothenburg, Sweden. He was an actor and producer, known for Hannibal Rising (2007), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and Colombiana (2011). He died on December 5, 2012 in London, England.

47. Kent Andersson

Actor | Jönssonligan på Mallorca

Kent Andersson was born on December 2, 1933 in Gothenburg, Sweden as Kent Yngve Andersson. He was an actor and writer, known for Jönssonligan på Mallorca (1989), The Return of the Jonsson League (1986) and Storstad (1990). He died on November 3, 2005 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, ...

48. Lars Brandeby

Actor | Kurt Olssons television

After being expelled from high-school he worked for a few years in the sanitation business. In the evenings he studied to become a journalist. Working on Radio Sjuhärad he came in touch with Nationalteatern in Gothenburg and began a new career as an actor. Around 1980 he created the grumpy and ...

49. Åke Harnesk

Actor | Den gula bilen

Åke Harnesk was born on May 5, 1926 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Den gula bilen (1963), Kurragömma (1963) and Hej du glada sommar!!! (1965).

50. Barbro Hiort af Ornäs

Actress | Nära livet

Barbro Hiort af Ornäs was born on August 28, 1921 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Brink of Life (1958), Den ofrivillige golfaren (1991) and SOS (1988). She died on November 27, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden.


1-50 of 372 names. | Next »