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


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1. 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...

2. 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).

3. 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 ...

4. 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. ...

5. 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 ...

6. 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.

7. Josefin Asplund

Actress | Vikings

Josefin Asplund was born on October 15, 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden as Maria Josefin Asplund. She is an actress, known for Vikings (2013), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Call Girl (2012).

8. 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).

9. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Notorious

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 ...

10. 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 ...

11. 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.

12. 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...

13. 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 ...

14. 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. ...

15. 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 ...

16. 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 ...

17. Katia Winter

Actress | The Catch

Swedish born actress Katia Winter moved to London at an early age, where she studied acting and film editing. She has appeared in British Television and Films including the UK drama "Unmade Beds" (2009), directed by award-winning Alexis Dos Santos and "Everywhere and Nowhere" (2011) directed by ...

18. Tuva Novotny

Actress | Eat Pray Love

Tuva Novotny was born on December 21, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden as Tuva Moa Matilda Karolina Novotny. She is an actress and director, known for Eat Pray Love (2010), Annihilation (2018) and Den osynlige (2002).

19. Matias Varela

Actor | Assassin's Creed

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 Assassin's Creed (2016), Point Break (2015) and Snabba cash - Livet deluxe (2013).

20. 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 ...

21. 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 ...

22. 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 ...

23. 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 My Life as a Dog (1985). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. He was...

24. Harriet Andersson

Actress | Viskningar och rop

Discovered at age 20 by celebrated director Ingmar Bergman, she became part of Bergman's regular stable of performers; in fact, he wrote Summer with Monika (1953) especially for her breakthrough. Extraordinary and versatile as an actress, her roles have ranged from the naive young wife in Sawdust ...

25. Erika Linder

Actress | Below Her Mouth

Erika Linder is an iconic 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. In 2011, Linder made her debut when she portrayed a young Leonardo ...

26. Tomas Alfredson

Director | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tomas Alfredson was born on April 1, 1965 in Lidingö, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is known for his work on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Let the Right One In (2008) and Fyra nyanser av brunt (2004).

27. 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 ...

28. 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 ...

29. 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 and Life (2017). He was previously married to Nina Milerad.

30. 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), Jagten (2012) and Livvakterna (2001). She is married to Joakim Eliasson. They have two children.

31. 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), Den allvarsamma leken (2016) and Advokaten (2018).

32. 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.

33. 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).

34. 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 ...

35. 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.

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. Sam Skarsgård

Den osynlige

Sam Skarsgård was born on June 5, 1982 in Stockholm, Sweden as Samuel Kristoffer Ymer Skarsgård. He is known for his work on Den osynlige (2002), Skuggvärld (2005) and Att döda ett barn (2003).

38. Vera Vitali

Actress | Brimstone

Vera Vitali was born on October 3, 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anna Vera Vital. She is known for her work on Brimstone (2016), Blind (2014) and Min så kallade pappa (2014).

39. 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.

40. 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.

41. 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), Blå ögon (2014) and Evil (2003).

42. 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 ...

43. 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 ...

44. 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), Spun (2002) and Try (2000). He is married to B. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck.

45. Ella Wahlestedt

Actress | Earth to Echo

Ella Linnea Wahlestedt was born in Stockholm, Sweden and lived there for 6 years, before moving to the United States. She is the daughter of Lisa, a doctor, and Claes Wahlestedt, M.D. and Ph.D., a drug researcher. Her father is Swedish and her mother is an American of German and Swedish/Norwegian ...

46. 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 ...

47. Johan Widerberg

Actor | Ocean's Twelve

Johan Widerberg was born on March 16, 1974 in Stockholm, Sweden as Johan Olof Widerberg. He is an actor and writer, known for Ocean's Twelve (2004), A Man Called Ove (2015) and Under solen (1998).

48. 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&...

49. 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.

50. Camilla Sparv

Actress | Murderers' Row

Camilla Sparv was born on June 3, 1943 in Stockholm, Sweden as Camilla Margareta Sparv. She is an actress, known for Murderers' Row (1966), Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) and The Trouble with Angels (1966). She has been married to Fredric Kolber since May 28, 1994. They have one child. She ...


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