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


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1. Alexander Skarsgård

Actor | True Blood

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. Joel Kinnaman

Actor | RoboCop

Charles Joel Nordström, 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 series. He ...

3. 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...

4. Gustaf Skarsgård

Actor | Vikings

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

5. Dolph Lundgren

Actor | Rocky IV

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 in with his grandparents in Nyland, Ångermanland, Sweden. ...

6. Lena Olin

Actress | Alias

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 ...

7. 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. ...

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. Ola Rapace

Actor | Skyfall

Ola Rapace was born on December 3, 1971 in Tyresö, Stockholms län, Sweden as Pär Ola Norell. He is an actor and producer, known for Skyfall (2012), Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) and Sjätte dagen (1999). He was previously married to Noomi Rapace.

11. 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 Spun (2002). He is married to B. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck.

12. Hanna Alström

Actress | Kingsman: The Secret Service

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

13. Mini Anden

Actress | The Mechanic

Mini Anden was born on June 7, 1978 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Susanna Clara Elisabeth Andén. 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 ...

14. 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 ...

15. Lasse Hallström

Director | What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Lasse Hallström was born on June 2, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Lars Hallström. He is a director and writer, known for What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Chocolat (2000) and The Cider House Rules (1999). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. ...

16. Aliette Opheim

Actress | Patriot

Aliette Opheim was born on July 21, 1985 in Täby, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Patriot (2015), Johan Falk: Blodsdiamanter (2015) and Johan Falk: Slutet (2015).

17. 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 ...

18. Alexandra Rapaport

Actress | Gåsmamman

Alexandra Rapaport was born on December 26, 1971 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Alexandra Susanna Rapaport. She is an actress and producer, known for Gåsmamman (2015), The Hunt (2012) and Livvakterna (2001). She is married to Joakim Eliasson. They have two children.

19. 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 his work on Let the Right One In (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) and Fyra nyanser av brunt (2004). He was previously married to Cissi Elwin.

20. Daniel Espinosa

Director | Snabba cash

Daniel Espinosa was born on March 23, 1977 in Huddinge, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and producer, known for Snabba cash (2010), Safe House (2012) and Life (2017). He was previously married to Nina Milerad.

21. Matias Varela

Actor | Narcos

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

22. 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 ...

23. Jonas Karlsson

Actor | The Snowman

Jonas Karlsson was born on March 11, 1971 in Salem, Stockholms län, Sweden as Sven Bert Jonas Karlsson. He is an actor and writer, known for The Snowman (2017), Offside (2006) and Detaljer (2003).

24. Irina Björklund

Actress | The American

Born in 1973, Irina Björklund is one of the most popular Finnish film stars of the end of 1990s and beginning of the 2000s. After studying years 1993-1996 in The Theatre Academy of Finland she made her silver screen debut in Pekka Parikka's (director of Talvisota (1989)) last film, Tie naisen syd&...

25. Eva Röse

Actress | Äkta människor

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 ...

26. Allan Corduner

Actor | Defiance

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 ...

27. Filip Berg

Actor | En man som heter Ove

Filip Berg was born on October 2, 1986 in Danderyd, Stockholms län, Sweden as Filip Niclas Berg. He is an actor and writer, known for A Man Called Ove (2015), Evil (2003) and Blå ögon (2014).

28. Josephine Bornebusch

Actress | Welcome to Sweden

Josephine Bornebusch was born on September 12, 1981 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Leyla Jerrie Josephine Bornebusch. She is an actress and writer, known for Welcome to Sweden (2014), Älska mig (2019) and Järngänget (2000). She has been married to Erik Zetterberg since ...

29. Helena Af Sandeberg

Actress | Sjätte dagen

Born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, Helena af Sandeberg is one of the most proliferate, versatile and acclaimed actresses of her generation. After studying drama at the Sodra Latin High School of Performing Arts, she went on to study at Lee Strasbergs Actors Studio in New York. Upon returning to ...

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

31. Krister Henriksson

Actor | Kyss mig

Krister Henriksson was born on November 12, 1946 in Häverö, Stockholms län, Sweden as Jan Krister Allan Henriksson. He is an actor and director, known for Kiss Me (2011), Sex hopp & kärlek (2005) and Reconstruction (2003). He has been married to Cecilia Nilsson since 1988. They have one ...

32. Gunnar Björnstrand

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 ...

33. Kjell Bergqvist

Actor | Den bästa sommaren

Kjell Bergqvist was born on February 23, 1953 in Enskede, Stockholms län, Sweden as Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist. He is an actor, known for Den bästa sommaren (2000), Evil (2003) and Bröllopsfotografen (2009). He has been married to Karin Bergqvist since 2004. They have one child. He ...

34. John Ajvide Lindqvist

Writer | Låt den rätte komma in

John Ajvide Lindqvist was born on December 2, 1968 in Blackeberg, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a writer, known for Let the Right One In (2008), Let Me In (2010) and Border (2018).

35. 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 White Lies (1995). He has been married to Lena T. Hansson since 1990. They have one child.

36. Suzanne Reuter

Actress | Svensson Svensson

Suzanne Reuter grew up in Gothenburg and studied at the Acting School there 1976-1979. After a few years at the city theatre of Norrköping she made her film debut in Kjell Sundvall's Lyckans ost (1983). During the 1980s the TV audience could see her in comedy sketches in shows such as 'Razzel'. In ...

37. 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 Tillsammans (2000).

38. Tova Magnusson

Actress | Svart Lucia

Tova Magnusson was born on June 18, 1968 in Sorunda, Stockholms län, Sweden as Tova Dorotea Magnusson. She is an actress and director, known for Svart Lucia (1992), Rederiet (1992) and Brandbilen som försvann (1993). She was previously married to Figge Norling.

39. Lia Boysen

Actress | Sök

Lia Boysen was born on April 6, 1966 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Lia Marika Boysen. She is known for her work on Sök (2006), Birkebeinerne (2016) and Livet i Fagervik (2008).

40. Andreas Wilson

Actor | Ondskan

Andreas Wilson was born on March 7, 1981 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Evil (2003), Äkta människor (2012) and War of the Dead (2011).

41. Christer Fant

Actor | Steget efter

Christer Fant was born on March 10, 1953 in Sigtuna, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for One Step Behind (2005), Den 5:e kvinnan (2002) and Villospår (2001).

42. Bengt Ekerot

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Bengt Ekerot was born on February 8, 1920 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor and director, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), The Magician (1958) and Det glada kalaset (1946). He was married to Margareta Hallin. He died on November 26, 1971 in Stockholm.

43. Marika Lagercrantz

Actress | Män som hatar kvinnor

Marika Lagercrantz was born on July 12, 1954 in Solna, Stockholms län, Sweden as Marika Karin Louise Lagercrantz. She is an actress, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Millennium (2010) and Drömmen om Rita (1993). She is married to Peter Bergared. They have three children.

44. Benny Andersson

Soundtrack | Mamma Mia!

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. ...

45. 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...

46. Per Oscarsson

Actor | Sult

Per Oscarsson was born on January 28, 1927 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Per Oscar Heinrich Oscarsson. He was an actor and writer, known for Hunger (1966), The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) and Sverige åt svenskarna (1980). He was married to Kia Östling and Gerd Hegnell. He died ...

47. 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 ...

48. Eric Ericson

Actor | Sjätte dagen

Eric Ericson was born on November 21, 1974 in Sollentuna, Stockholms län, Sweden as Eric Gunnar Danger Ericson. He is an actor, known for Sjätte dagen (1999), De drabbade (2003) and Storstad (1990). He is married to Tove Wiréen.

49. Daniel Alfredson

Director | Flickan som lekte med elden

Daniel Alfredson was born on May 23, 1959 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a producer and director, known for The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009), The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009) and Tic Tac (1997). He is married to Stina. They have three children.

50. Rebecka Liljeberg

Actress | Fucking Åmål

Rebecka Liljeberg was born in Nykvarn, Sweden May 13 to an 18 year old mother Kristina, and a 24 year old father, Jyrki. She is half Finnish and half Swedish. They moved around a lot, and Rebecka left home at the age of 15 to work in Stockholm. She has two sisters, Claudia born 1988, and Åse born ...


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