Death Place Matching "Stockholm, Stockholms län, 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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
4. 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 ...
5. 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 ...
6. 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 ...
7. Gerald Mohr
Actor | Gilda
Bearing a strong resemblance to Humphrey Bogart certainly helped in typecasting the handsome, hairy-chested 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 ...
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 ...
9. 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, ...
10. 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...
11. 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 The Gay Party (1946). He was married to Margareta Hallin. He died on November 26, 1971 in Stockholm.
12. Stieg Larsson
Writer | Män som hatar kvinnor
Stieg Larsson's three novels (collectively known as "The Millennium Series") were published posthumously, and each became a feature film. They were entitled (for the American market) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (originally published in 2005), The Girl Who Played with Fire (originally published ...
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 ...
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. 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 ...
16. 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 ...
17. 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 ...
Actress | Äppelkriget
Monica Zetterlund was born on September 20, 1937 in Hagfors, Värmlands län, Sweden as Eva Monica Nilsson. She was an actress, known for The Apple War (1971), The New Land (1972) and Nisse och Greta (1975). She was married to Magnus Roger, Sture Åkerberg, Göran Pettersson and Torbjörn Zetterlund. ...
19. 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 (...
20. 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), Brink of Life (1958) and A Lesson in Love (1954). She was married to Sven Lampell. She died on February 8, 2008 in Hässelby, Stockholm, Stockholms län.
21. 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 ...
22. 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 Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980), Who Pulled the Plug? (1981) and Två killar och en tjej (1983). He ...
23. 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), Perhaps a Gentleman (1950) and Gengångare (1967). He died on March 27, 1981 in Täby, Stockholms län, Sweden.
24. 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...
25. Leena Skoog
Actress | Up the Front
Leena Skoog was born on May 6, 1951 in Södertälje, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Up the Front (1972), Four Dimensions of Greta (1972) and Åsa-Nisse i rekordform (1969). She was married to Jim Feeney. She died on July 12, 1998 in Tullinge, Stockholms län.
26. 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 Here Is Your Life (1966). She was married to Sven Forssell. She died on June 28, 1993 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
27. Kim Anderzon
Actress | Andra dansen
Kim Anderzon was born on March 20, 1943 in Östersund, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Kerstin Kristina Birgitta Andersson. She was an actress, known for Second Dance (1983), Who Pulled the Plug? (1981) and Rederiet (1992). She died on October 24, 2014 in Vallentuna, Stockholms län, Sweden.
28. 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 ...
29. Gösta Prüzelius
Actor | Fanny och Alexander
Gösta Prüzelius was born on August 11, 1922 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), The Man Who Went Up in Smoke (1980) and Summer with Monika (1953). He was married to Eva Prüzelius. He died on May 15, 2000 in Kungsholmen, Stockholm.
30. 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), Cries & Whispers (1972) and Lille Fridolf och jag (1956). She was married to Karl-Arne Holmsten. She died on October 18, 2000 in Stockholm.
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. Vilgot Sjöman
Director | Garaget
Vilgot Sjöman was born on December 2, 1924 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as David Harald Vilgot Sjöman. He was a director and writer, known for Garaget (1975), My Sister My Love (1966) and Lyckliga skitar (1970). He was married to Lotta Sjöman and Kristina Hasselgren. He died on April 9, ...
Actor | Den gula bilen
Karl-Arne Holmsten was born on August 14, 1911 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Yellow Car (1963), Damen i svart (1958) and När mörkret faller (1960). He was married to Inga Gill and Saga Sjöberg. He died on February 22, 1995 in Lidingö, Stockholms län, ...
Writer | Synd
He started to study at the Uppsala University but dropped out to pursue an economically unstable career as a journalist. In 1872 he published the first of his many masterpieces, 'Mäster Olof'. In 1874 he got a position at the Royal Library in Stockholm, which enabled him to marry 'Siri von Essen'. ...
36. 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), Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975) and Medea (1963). She was married to Stig Hammar. She died on May 7, 2001 in Stockholm.
37. Carl Billquist
Actor | Fanny och Alexander
Carl Billquist was born on May 19, 1933 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Carl Folke Billquist. He was an actor, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), The Jönsson Gang Gets Gold Fever (1984) and The Jönsson Gang & Dynamite Harry (1982). He was married to Billquist, Wiveca. He died on May...
38. Agneta Eckemyr
Actress | The Island at the Top of the World
Agneta Marie-Anne Eckemyr (born 2 July 1950 in Karlsborg) is a Swedish actress and model turned clothing designer.
Initially a model, her looks took her into film and television roles. She was photographed by Life Magazine appearing opposite the five semi-finalist actors for the role of James Bond ...
39. Lars Hanson
Actor | Gösta Berlings saga
Lars Hanson was born on July 26, 1886 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924), Captain Salvation (1927) and The Scarlet Letter (1926). He was married to Karin Molander. He died on April 8, 1965 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, ...
40. Martin Ljung
Martin Ljung was born on August 15, 1917 in Luleå, Norrbottens län, Sweden as Martin Vilhelm Ljung. He was an actor, known for Ratataa eller The Staffan Stolle Story (1956), A Man with a Maid (1975) and Pippi in the South Seas (1970). He was married to Birgit. He died on September 30, 2010 in ...
41. Gustaf Molander
Director | En stilla flirt
He attended the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school 1907-1909 and went on to become an actor at the same theatre 1913-1926. His first work for the movies was the script to Thomas Graals bästa film (1917) and the follow-up Thomas Graal's Best Child (1918). He made his directing debut with ...
42. Keve Hjelm
Director | Godnatt, jord
Keve Hjelm was born on June 23, 1922 in Gnesta, Södermanlands län, Sweden as Karl-Erik Hjelm. He was an actor and director, known for Godnatt, jord (1979), Raven's End (1963) and Roseanna (1967). He was married to Ingrid Håkansson. He died on February 3, 2004 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
43. Tage Danielsson
Director | Ronja Rövardotter
Tage Danielsson was born in 1928, in a working class home in Linköping, Sweden. He went to Uppsala University, and graduated as a Master of Arts in English, French and the history of literature. In 1956 he met Hans Alfredson at the Swedish Radio company. They worked together for almost thirty years...
44. Emy Hagman
Actress | Bröderna Östermans huskors
Emy Hagman was born on June 9, 1906 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Emma Kristina Blomster. She was an actress, known for Bröderna Östermans huskors (1945), Pippi Longstocking (1949) and Herr husassistenten (1938). She was married to Carl Hagman. She died on January 30, ...
45. Gunnar Hellström
Director | Synnöve Solbakken
Gunnar Hellström was born on December 6, 1928 in Alnö, Västernorrlands län, Sweden. He was a director and actor, known for A Girl of Solbakken (1957), The Wild Wild West (1965) and Raskenstam (1983). He died on November 28, 2001 in Södersjukhuset, Södermalm, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
46. Göthe Grefbo
Actor | Här kommer Pippi Långstrump
Göthe Grefbo was born on October 30, 1921 in Föllinge, Krokom, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Bror Göte Ingvar Englund. He was an actor, known for Pippi Goes on Board (1969), Pippi Longstocking (1969) and Pippi Longstocking (1969). He died on May 17, 1991 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
47. 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 ...
48. Bengt Eklund
Actor | Vi på Saltkråkan
Bengt Eklund was born on January 18, 1925 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Vi på Saltkråkan (1964), Täcknamn Coq Rouge (1989) and Tjorven och Mysak (1966). He was married to Fylgia Zadig. He died on January 19, 1998 in Stockholm.
49. Gunnar Fischer
Cinematographer | Smultronstället
Gunnar Fischer was born on November 18, 1910 in Ljungby, Sweden as Erling Gunnar Fischer. He is known for his work on Wild Strawberries (1957), The Seventh Seal (1957) and Summer with Monika (1953). He was married to Gull Söderblom. He died on June 11, 2011 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
50. Mauritz Stiller
Director | Erotikon
Moshe "Mauritz" Stiller, born July 17, 1883, in Helsinki, Finland, was a director, writer and actor. He began his artistic activity in the theatre, as an actor at 16. Mauritz Stiller portrayed 87 roles from 1899-1916 and directed 16 productions 1911-28. Together with Viktor Sjöström ( director, ...