Cine Sueco

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1. 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 ...

2. 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, ...

3. Ingmar Bergman

Writer | Smultronstället

Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the ...

5. Carl Engdahl

Actor | Värmlänningarne

Carl Engdahl was born on April 17, 1864 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Carl Gustaf Teodor Engdahl Olson. He was an actor and director, known for Värmlänningarne (1910), Fänrik Ståls sägner (1910) and Wedding at Ulfasa (1910). He died on September 20, 1939 in ...

6. Gustav Lind

Actor | All Inclusive

Gustav Lind is an actor, known for All Inclusive (2017).

7. Anna Hofman-Uddgren

Director | Fröken Julie

Anna Hofman-Uddgren was born on February 23, 1868 in Stockholm, Sweden. She was a director and actress, known for Miss Julie (1912), Blott en dröm (1911) and Stockholmsfrestelser eller Ett Norrlands-herrskaps äventyr i den sköna synderskans stad (1911). She died on June 1, 1947.

8. Georg af Klercker

Director | Nattliga toner

Georg af Klercker was born on December 15, 1877 in Kristianstad, Skåne län, Sweden. He was a director and writer, known for Nattliga toner (1918), Nattens barn (1916) and Victory of Love (1916). He died on November 13, 1951 in Malmö, Skåne län.

9. Ivan Hedqvist

Actor | Doktorns hemlighet

Ivan Hedqvist was born on June 8, 1880 in Gottröra, Stockholms län, Sweden as Karl Ivan Engelbert Hedqvist. He was an actor and director, known for Doktorns hemlighet (1930), Till österland (1926) and The Beloved Fool (1920). He died on August 23, 1935 in Stockholm, Stockholms län.

10. John W. Brunius

Director | Längtan till havet

John W. Brunius was born on December 26, 1884 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was a director and writer, known for Längtan till havet (1931), En lyckoriddare (1921) and Fairy of Solbakken (1919). He was married to Levin, Wiola and Pauline Brunius. He died on December 17, 1937 in ...

11. Rune Carlsten

Director | Unga greven tar flickan och priset

Rune Carlsten was born on July 2, 1890 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Rune Wilhelm Carlsten. He was an actor and director, known for The Young Nobleman (1924), Den allvarsamma leken (1945) and A Dangerous Wooing (1919). He was married to Dora Söderberg. He died on October 12, 1970 in Täby,...

12. 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 ...

14. Anders Henrikson

Actor | Blod och eld

Anders Henrikson born on June 13, 1896 in Stockholm, Sweden, was an actor, director and writer. He dropped out of high school to become an actor. In 1914 he first studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm. The year after he was accepted at the acting school of Royal Dramatic Theatre (...

15. Arne Mattsson

Director | Hon dansade en sommar

Arne Mattsson was born on December 2, 1919 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden. He was a director and writer, known for One Summer of Happiness (1951), Because of My Hot Youth (1952) and The People of Hemso (1955). He was married to Elsa Prawitz. He died on June 28, 1995 in Sweden.

16. 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, ...

17. Bo Widerberg

Director | Ådalen 31

Bo Widerberg was born on June 8, 1930 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Bo Gunnar Widerberg. He was a director and writer, known for Adalen 31 (1969), All Things Fair (1995) and Kärlek 65 (1965). He was married to Vanja Nettelbladt and Ann-Mari Björklund. He died on May 1, 1997 in Ängelholm, ...

18. Jan Troell

Director | Här har du ditt liv

Jan Troell was born on July 23, 1931 in Limhamn, Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Here Is Your Life (1966), Il capitano (1991) and The Emigrants (1971). He is married to Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell.

19. 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 The Cider House Rules (1999). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. ...

20. Marianne Ahrne

Director | Långt borta och nära

Marianne Ahrne was born on May 25, 1940 in Lund, Skåne län, Sweden. She is known for her work on Långt borta och nära (1976), The Walls of Freedom (1978) and A Matter of Life and Death (1986).

21. Suzanne Osten

Director | Skyddsängeln

Suzanne Osten was born on June 20, 1944 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is a director and writer, known for The Guardian Angel (1990), Bröderna Mozart (1986) and Mamma (1982).

22. Marie-Louise Ekman

Director | Barnförbjudet

Marie-Louise Ekman was born on November 5, 1944 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is a director and writer, known for Barnförbjudet (1979), Powder (2001) and Nu är pappa trött igen (1996). She was previously married to Gösta Ekman, Johan Bergenstråhle and Carl Johan De Geer.

23. Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt

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. ...

24. Stefan Jarl

Director | Tiden har inget namn

Stefan Jarl was born on March 18, 1941 in Skara, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is a director and writer, known for Tiden har inget namn (1989), Decency (2013) and A Respectable Life (1979).

25. 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...

26. Kjell-Åke Andersson

Director | Juloratoriet

Kjell-Åke Andersson was born on June 7, 1949 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden. He is known for his work on Juloratoriet (1996), Min store tjocke far (1992) and Butterflies (2007).

27. Daniel Alfredson

Director | Flickan som lekte med elden

Daniel Alfredson was born on May 23, 1959 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a producer and director, known for The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009), The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009) and Tic Tac (1997). He is married to Stina. They have three children.

28. Lukas Moodysson

Writer | Fucking Åmål

Lukas Moodysson was born on January 17, 1969 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Karl Frederik Lukas Moodysson. He is a writer and director, known for Show Me Love (1998), Lilya 4-Ever (2002) and Together (2000). He has been married to Coco Moodysson since 1994. They have three children.

29. Roy Andersson

Director | Sånger från andra våningen

Roy Andersson was born on March 31, 1943 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Roy Arne Lennart Andersson. He is a director and writer, known for Songs from the Second Floor (2000), A Swedish Love Story (1970) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014).

30. Björn Runge

Director | Om jag vänder mig om

Björn Lennart Runge, born June 21 1961, in Lysekil, Sweden. He is a director, screen writer, playwright and author. Björn Runge has been involved in the film industry since he was 20 years old. He studied film directing at Dramatiska Institutet, Stockholm, 1986-89. In 1996 he made his debut in ...

31. Kay Pollak

Writer | Så som i himmelen

Kay Pollak was born on May 21, 1938 in Gamlestaden, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Kay Gunnar Leopold Pollak. He is a writer and director, known for As It Is in Heaven (2004), Children's Island (1980) and Älska mej (1986). He has been married to Carin Pollak since 1986. They have ...

32. Liv Ullmann

Actress | Viskningar och rop

Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...

33. Maria Blom

Director | Masjävlar

She was a guest on the Swedish show Popcorn (2005)

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