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. ...
2. Gerald Mohr
Actor | The Angry Red Planet
Bearing a strong resemblance to Humphrey Bogart certainly helped in typecasting the handsome 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 while at work when...
Writer | Män som hatar kvinnor
Stieg Larsson was born on August 15, 1954 in Umeå, Västerbottens län, Sweden as Karl Stig-Erland Larsson. He was a writer, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009). He died on November 9, 2004 in Stockholm, ...
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. 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...
6. Lena Nyman
Actress | Jag är nyfiken - en film i gult
Lena Nyman was born on May 23, 1944 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman. She was an actress, known for I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967), I Am Curious (Blue) (1968) and Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984). She was married to Jan Lundström. She died on February 4, 2011 in Stockholm.
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 ...
8. Warner Oland
Actor | Charlie Chan's Secret
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 ...
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, ...
10. 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, ...
11. 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 ...
12. 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 ...
13. 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...
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 ...
15. 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), Det glada kalaset (1946) and The Magician (1958). He was married to Margareta Hallin. He died on November 26, 1971 in Stockholm.
16. Naima Wifstrand
Actress | Smultronstället
Raised by a single mother, she grew up in a poor home at Fleminggatan in Stockholm. She was working extra in a small shop for sewing materials and the owner encouraged her acting dreams. In 1905 she was accepted to accompany the Anna Lundberg travelling theatre company around Sweden. This led to ...
17. Astrid Lindgren
Writer | The Brothers Lionheart
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 ...
18. Sigge Fürst
Actor | Pengar - en tragikomisk saga
As a youth, Sigge Fürst wanted to be a police officer. By coincidence, he got into acting, and so began a long and successful career. He had many talents: he could play revue as well as drama, act as well as sing. He started off as a revue actor, and then moved on to play musicals, theatre, and ...
19. 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 ...
20. Gudrun Brost
Actress | Vargtimmen
Gudrun Brost was born on April 6, 1910 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Gudrun Lisa Johanna. She was an actress, known for Hour of the Wolf (1968), The Virgin Spring (1960) and Mans kvinna (1945). She was married to Sven Forssell. She died on June 28, 1993 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
21. Annalisa Ericson
Actress | Greven från gränden
At the age of 5, she began ballet lessons at the Royal Opera in Stockholm and got small parts in the ballets that were performed. The parts became bigger and she wanted to try acting. She did apply to become a student at the Royal Dramatic Theatre but failed in the final test. Instead, she began at...
22. Eva Dahlbeck
Actress | Sommarnattens leende
Eva Dahlbeck was born on March 8, 1920 in Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, 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, Stockholms län.
23. Zarah Leander
Soundtrack | La Habanera
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 ...
24. 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 ...
25. Gösta Ekman
Actor | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage
Generally spoken of as Swedish theater's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theater. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the ...
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 Ägget är l&...
28. Sickan Carlsson
Actress | Charlotte Löwensköld och Anna Svärd
Her first public performance was on radio at the age of 10, together with her friend Birgit Tengroth. She debuted in a revue held at her father's place of work when she was 15. This led to more work at the theatre, a screen test for Svensk Filmindustri and a small role in Kära släkten (...
29. 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 (...
30. Gunnar Hellström
Director | The Wild Wild West
Gunnar Hellström was born on December 6, 1928 in Alnö, Västernorrlands län, Sweden. He was a director and actor, known for The Wild Wild West (1965), Raskenstam (1983) and Zorn (1994). He died on November 28, 2001 in Södersjukhuset, Södermalm, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
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, ...
32. 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...
34. Kim Anderzon
Actress | Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen?
Kim Anderzon was born on March 20, 1943 in Östersund, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Kerstin Kristina Birgitta Andersson. She was an actress, known for Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (1981), Andra dansen (1983) and Rederiet (1992). She died on October 24, 2014 in Vallentuna, Stockholms län, ...
35. Magnus Härenstam
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 Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (1981), Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980) and Hälsoresan - ...
36. John Elfström
Actor | En lektion i kärlek
John Elfström was born on April 20, 1902 in Ovansjö, Gävleborgs län, Sweden as Per Johan Hilding Elfström. He was an actor, known for A Lesson in Love (1954), Gengångare (1967) and Kanske en gentleman (1950). He died on March 27, 1981 in Täby, Stockholms län, Sweden.
37. Marianne Aminoff
Actress | Fanny och Alexander
Marianne Aminoff was born on September 21, 1916 in Uddevalla, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Marianne Elisabet Aminoff. She was an actress, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), Ta hand om Ulla (1942) and Bröder emellan (1946). She was married to Anders Karlén, Frank Sundström and Carl-Gustaf...
39. Inga Gill
Actress | Det sjunde inseglet
Inga Gill was born on May 2, 1925 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), Lille Fridolf och jag (1956) and Fridolfs farliga ålder (1959). She was married to Karl-Arne Holmsten. She died on October 18, 2000 in Stockholm.
42. 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 En sång för Martin (2001), Änglagård - Andra sommaren (1994) and s/y Glädjen (1989). She was married to Sven Wollter. She died on ...
44. 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), Släpp fångarne loss - det är vår! (1975) and Medea (1963). She was married to Stig Hammar. She died on May 7, 2001 ...
46. 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.
47. Barbro Svensson
Actress | Pang i bygget
Barbro Svensson was born on March 9, 1938 in Järvsö, Gävleborgs län, Sweden as Barbro Margareta Svensson. She was an actress, known for 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 ...
48. Anita Björk
Actress | Fröken Julie
Anita Björk is able to use simple means to give depth and character to a role. She has a way of expressing any emotion just by raising an eyebrow or twitching her lips. This was something she used to a large extent in her best movie, Alf Sjöberg's Miss Julie (1951) where she played the young lady ...
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 Viva Villaveien! (1989). He was married to Git Erixon. He died on August 29, 2014 in Stockholm, Sweden.
50. Julia Cæsar
Actress | Soldat Bom
Her career began with small parts at the theatre, and she considered her debut to have been made in 1905. Just like Edvard Persson she worked at the Apollo Theatre in Helsinki, Finland, during World War I. When she returned to Sweden she worked in Stockholm's popular park theatres, such as ...