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. ...
2. 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 ...
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. ...
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. 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...
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 ...
Writer | The Girl in the Spider's Web
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
13. 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 ...
14. 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 ...
15. 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 The Cats (1965). She was married to Sven Lampell. She died on February 8, 2008 in Hässelby, Stockholm, Stockholms län.
17. 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 ...
18. 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 ...
Actor | Mannen på taket
He was raised on Kungsholmen in Stockholm, where his father had a flower shop. His father was also a social democratic politician. 'Unga Örnar', a socialist youth club, had a theater club which he joined. Since his parents were poor, he had to start work at the age of 16 as a delievery boy. ...
20. 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 ...
21. 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 ...
22. 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 ...
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. 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 (...
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, ...
27. 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.
28. 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 ...
29. 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), The Adventures of Picasso (1978) and Två killar och en tjej (1983)...
30. Anders Ek
Actor | Det sjunde inseglet
Anders Ek was born on April 7, 1916 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), Cries & Whispers (1972) and Sawdust and Tinsel (1953). He was married to Birgit Cullberg. He died on November 17, 1979 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
31. 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.
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'. ...
33. Birger Malmsten
Actor | Eva
Birger Malmsten was born on December 23, 1920 in Gräsö, Uppsala län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Eva (1948), It Rains on Our Love (1946) and Goda grannar (1987). He was married to Haide Göransson. He died on February 15, 1991 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
34. 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.
35. 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 Ung man söker sällskap (1954). She was married to Fredrik Koch. She died on September 20, 2011 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
36. Georg Rydeberg
Actor | Harald Handfaste
His father was a sea captain, but he refused to allow his son to became a sailor like him. But that could not scare the 14-year old Rydeberg, and at the age of 14, he was steward on a boat to Hull, UK, and the next year he was a sailor on a ship to Lagos, Africa. He got a job as an office clerk, ...
39. 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.
40. 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, ...
41. 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...
42. 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.
43. Håkan Serner
Actor | Mannen på taket
Håkan Serner was born in Malmö, Sweden in 1933. His father was a secundary school teatcher, his mother was a pharmacist. When Serner was six years old his family moved to Stockholm. After finishing school, Serner attended the dramatic school "Terserus teaterskola", and 1960, when the City Theater ...
44. 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 ...
45. 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, ...
46. Bertil Norström
Actor | Profitörerna
Bertil Norström was born on September 9, 1923 in Sala, Västmanlands län, Sweden. He was an actor and writer, known for Profitörerna (1983), The Brothers Lionheart (1977) and Älskling på vift (1964). He was married to Margreth Weivers. He died on September 6, 2012 in Stockholm, ...
47. Yngve Gamlin
Director | Jakten
Yngve Gamlin was born on March 17, 1926 in Strömsund, Jämtlands län, Sweden as Yngve Daniel Petrus Jönsson. He was an actor and production designer, known for The Chasers (1965), Badarna (1968) and I rök och dans (1954). He died on February 1, 1995 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.
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. ...
49. Monica Nordquist
Actress | Carmilla
Monica Nordquist was born on February 3, 1941 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Eva Gun Monica Nordquist. She was an actress, known for Swedish Love Play (1968), Madicken (1979) and Madicken på Junibacken (1980). She was married to Göran Graffman. She died on June 24, 2017 in ...
50. 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.