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


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1. 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. ...

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...

3. Stieg Larsson

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, ...

4. Ingrid Thulin

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.

7. 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 ...

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 ...

9. 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, ...

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...

14. Malik Bendjelloul

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 ...

26. Gaby Stenberg

Actress | Rederiet

Gaby Stenberg was born on January 9, 1923 in Tokyo, Japan. She was an actress, known for Rederiet (1992), Löjtnantshjärtan (1942) and En vår i vapen (1943). She was married to Fredrik Koch. She died on September 20, 2011 in Stockholm, 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 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.

31. Ernst-Hugo Järegård

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...

33. Halvar Björk

Actor | Höstsonaten

Halvar Björk was born on September 22, 1928 in Borgvattnet, Jämtlands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Autumn Sonata (1978), Badarna (1968) and Ödets man (1960). He died on November 12, 2000 in Huddinge, Stockholms län, Sweden.

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

Actor | Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen?

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...

38. Barbara Scott

Actress | Breaking Point

Barbara Scott was born on November 16, 1946 in Sveg, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Barbro Klingered. She was an actress. She died on December 21, 1995 in Bagarmossen, Stockholm län, Sweden.

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.

40. Ulla Bergryd

Actress | The Bible: In the Beginning...

Ulla Bergryd was born on July 25, 1942 in Stockholm, Sweden. She was an actress, known for The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966) and Epiheirisis Apollon (1968). She died on May 31, 2015 in Stockholm.

41. Kai Gullmar

Actress | Foreign Intrigue

Kai Gullmar was born on April 2, 1905 in Sundsvall, Västernorrlands län, Sweden as Gurli Maria Bergström. She died on March 25, 1982 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

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 ...

43. Bojan Westin

Actress | Rederiet

Bojan Westin was born on September 5, 1926 in Iggesund, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Rederiet (1992), Jens Mansson in America (1947) and Drottningoffret (2010). She died on October 4, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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 ...

45. Alf Sjöberg

Director | Fröken Julie

Alf Sjöberg was born on June 21, 1903 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was a director and writer, known for Miss Julie (1951), Iris and the Lieutenant (1946) and Ön (1966). He died on April 16, 1980 in Stockholm.

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 ...

49. Brasse Brännström

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 ...


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