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


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1. Malin Akerman

Actress | Watchmen

Malin was born in Stockholm, Sweden and raised in Toronto, Canada. Her mother, Pia (Sundström), is a model and aerobics instructor, and her father, Magnus Åkerman, is an insurance broker. They moved to Toronto when she was age 2. At age 5, she began appearing in TV commercials. Her parents divorced...

2. Alexander Skarsgård

Actor | True Blood

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet ...

3. Joel Kinnaman

Actor | RoboCop

Charles Joel Nordström, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series. He ...

4. Gustaf Skarsgård

Actor | Vikings

Gustaf Skarsgård was born on November 12, 1980 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgård. He is an actor and director, known for Vikings (2013), Westworld (2016) and The Way Back (2010).

5. Dolph Lundgren

Actor | Rocky IV

Dolph Lundgren was born in Stockholm, Sweden, to Sigrid Birgitta (Tjerneld), a language teacher, and Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren, an engineer and economist for the Swedish government. He lived in Stockholm until the age of 13, when he moved in with his grandparents in Nyland, Ångermanland, Sweden. ...

6. Katia Winter

Actress | The Catch

Katia Winter is best known for her portrayal of Katrina Crane in FOX's hit series "Sleepy Hollow" and as Nadia in Showtime's award-winning series "Dexter." She has also recently appeared in Greg Berlanti's DC's "Legends of Tomorrow" for The CW. In 2019, she will star in CBS' action-adventure series...

7. 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. ...

8. Britt Ekland

Actress | The Man with the Golden Gun

Britt Ekland was born in Sweden and grew up to be the poster girl for beautiful, big-eyed Scandinavian blondes. She attended a drama school and then joined a traveling theater group. With her looks as her passport, Britt entered films and became a star in Italy. When Peter Sellers met her in a ...

9. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Notorious

Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...

10. Lena Olin

Actress | Alias

Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. She was born in Stockholm, to actors Britta Holmberg and Stig Olin, who appeared in six of Bergman's films. Lena also ...

11. Hanna Alström

Actress | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Hanna Alström was born on March 5, 1981 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Hanna Carolina Alström. She is known for her work on Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) and Sami Blood (2016). She was previously married to Gustaf Skarsgård.

12. Helena Mattsson

Actress | Surrogates

Helena Mattsson was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, with her two sisters. In her early teens she was discovered by one of the biggest modeling agencies in Sweden. After graduating from her Performing Arts High School in Stockholm, Helena traveled to London and New York to continue to study ...

13. Josefin Asplund

Actress | Vikings

Josefin Asplund is a Swedish actress, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. She is of Swedish and Polish descent. Asplund is mostly known for playing Astrid on the History Channel series Vikings and Pernilla Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). She plays one of the lead roles in the...

14. Inger Stevens

Actress | Hang 'Em High

This enigmatic Stockholm-born beauty had everything going for her, including a rapidly rising film and TV career. Yet on April 30, 1970, at only 35, Inger Stevens would become another tragic Hollywood statistic -- added proof that fame and fortune do not always lead to happiness. Over time, a ...

15. Mikael Persbrandt

Actor | Hævnen

Mikael Persbrandt is internationally known for his starring role in the Academy Award winning foreign feature, "In A Better World," directed by Susanne Bier. His performance earned him a 2011 European Film Award nomination for Best Actor.

His interest in acting started when working as an extra in ...

16. Erika Linder

Actress | Below Her Mouth

Erika Linder is an iconic Swedish actress, model and creative. She rose to fame as an androgynous model for both male and female clothing, becoming the first woman to appear on both the agencies male and female boards worldwide. In 2011, Linder made her debut when she portrayed a young Leonardo ...

17. Ola Rapace

Actor | Skyfall

Ola Rapace was born on December 3, 1971 in Tyresö, Stockholms län, Sweden as Pär Ola Norell. He is an actor and producer, known for Skyfall (2012), Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) and Sjätte dagen (1999). He was previously married to Noomi Rapace.

18. Mini Anden

Actress | The Mechanic

Mini Anden was born on June 7, 1978 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Susanna Clara Elisabeth Andén. She is an actress and producer, known for The Mechanic (2011), My Best Friend's Girl (2008) and Tropic Thunder (2008). She has been married to Taber Schroeder since August 25, 2001. They have ...

19. Tuva Novotny

Actress | Eat Pray Love

Tuva Novotny was born on December 21, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden as Tuva Moa Matilda Karolina Novotny. She is an actress and director, known for Eat Pray Love (2010), Annihilation (2018) and The Invisible (2002).

20. Christian Hillborg

Actor | The Last Kingdom

Christian Hillborg was born on March 16, 1978 in Stockholm, Sweden as Leif Christian Hillborg. He is an actor, known for The Last Kingdom (2015), Bron/Broen (2011) and Fleabag (2016).

21. Liv Mjönes

Actress | Kyss mig

Liv Mjönes was born on September 18, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Kiss Me (2011), A Serious Game (2016) and The Lawyer (2018).

22. Bibi Andersson

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 ...

23. Greta Garbo

Actress | Ninotchka

Greta Garbo was born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden, to Anna Lovisa (Johansdotter), who worked at a jam factory, and Karl Alfred Gustafsson, a laborer. She was fourteen when her father died, which left the family destitute. Greta was forced to leave school and ...

24. 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 Hundred-Foot Journey (2014). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child...

25. Julia Winter

Actress | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Julia Winter is the envy of tween-age girls everywhere, having being plucked from obscurity to play Veruca Salt in the 2005 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, alongside Johnny Depp. It was the London schoolgirl's first professional role, although she studies drama weekly at a part-time theatre...

26. Tomas Alfredson

Director | Låt den rätte komma in

Tomas Alfredson was born on April 1, 1965 in Lidingö, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is known for his work on Let the Right One In (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) and Four Shades of Brown (2004). He was previously married to Cissi Elwin.

27. Jonas Åkerlund

Director | Lords of Chaos

Jonas Åkerlund was born on November 10, 1965 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and editor, known for Lords of Chaos (2018), Polar (2019) and Spun (2002). He is married to B. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck.

28. Alexandra Rapaport

Actress | Gåsmamman

Alexandra Rapaport was born on December 26, 1971 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Alexandra Susanna Rapaport. She is an actress and producer, known for Gåsmamman (2015), The Hunt (2012) and Executive Protection (2001). She is married to Joakim Eliasson. They have two children.

29. Aliette Opheim

Actress | Patriot

Aliette Opheim was born on July 21, 1985 in Täby, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Patriot (2015), Johan Falk: Blodsdiamanter (2015) and Johan Falk: Slutet (2015).

30. Daniel Espinosa

Director | Snabba cash

Daniel Espinosa was born on March 23, 1977 in Huddinge, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and producer, known for Easy Money (2010), Safe House (2012) and Life (2017). He was previously married to Nina Milerad.

31. Matias Varela

Actor | Narcos

Matias Varela was born on June 23, 1980 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Louis Matias Karl Padin Varela. He is an actor, known for Narcos (2015), Point Break (2015) and Assassin's Creed (2016).

32. Pernilla August

Actress | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Pernilla August started acting as a child, performing in plays at Vår teater and at school. In 1979 she was accepted at the Statens scenskola to study acting professionally. Director Ingmar Bergman took note of her early and cast her as a nanny in his Fanny and Alexander (1982).

In 1982 she got ...

33. May Britt

Actress | The Hunters

She was only 18 years old and working as a photographer's assistant in Stockholm when two Italians showed up. Producer Carlo Ponti and director Mario Soldati were there to see pictures of beautiful models, searching for a blonde girl for a movie. They picked her instead and soon she found herself ...

34. Jonas Karlsson

Actor | The Snowman

Jonas Karlsson was born on March 11, 1971 in Salem, Stockholms län, Sweden as Sven Bert Jonas Karlsson. He is an actor and writer, known for The Snowman (2017), Details (2003) and Offside (2006).

35. Ulla Andersson

Actress | Il diavolo

Ulla Andersson was born on June 18, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Ulla Agneta Andersson. She is an actress and costume designer, known for To Bed or Not to Bed (1963), Luftburen (1973) and The King of Kungsan (1987). She was previously married to Quincy Jones.

36. Levan Akin

Director | Katinkas kalas

Levan Akin was born on December 14, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is a director and assistant director, known for Certain People (2011), And Then We Danced (2019) and The Circle (2015).

37. Vera Vitali

Actress | Brimstone

Vera Vitali was born on October 3, 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anna Vera Vital. She is known for her work on Brimstone (2016), My So-Called Father (2014) and Blind (2014).

38. Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen

Actress | Batman & Robin

Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen was born in Stockholm on January 12th, 1967. She was first discovered at a restaurant in Sweden at the age of 13 by Eileen Ford. Within 3 to 4 months, of arriving in the US, she was negotiating a contract with Elizabeth Arden. When her contract with Arden ended she ...

39. Amelia Curtis

Actress | Understanding Jane

Amelia Curtis was born on August 28, 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Understanding Jane (2001), P.O.W. (2003) and Love Soup (2005). She has been married to Vincent Regan since 2001. They have one child.

40. Helena Af Sandeberg

Actress | Sjätte dagen

Born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, Helena af Sandeberg is one of the most proliferate, versatile and acclaimed actresses of her generation. After studying drama at the Sodra Latin High School of Performing Arts, she went on to study at Lee Strasbergs Actors Studio in New York. Upon returning to ...

41. Alexandra Isles

Actress | Dark Shadows

Alexandra Moltke Isles grew up in New York where her father was a permanent member of the Danish Mission to the United Nations and her mother was an editor at VOGUE.

As a child she hated school but always had her nose in a book. Growing up as a U.N. brat honed her sensitivity to injustice and a ...

42. Rebecka Liljeberg

Actress | Fucking Åmål

Rebecka Liljeberg was born in Nykvarn, Sweden May 13 to an 18 year old mother Kristina, and a 24 year old father, Jyrki. She is half Finnish and half Swedish. They moved around a lot, and Rebecka left home at the age of 15 to work in Stockholm. She has two sisters, Claudia born 1988, and Åse born ...

43. David Hoflin

Actor | Z: The Beginning of Everything

David Hoflin was born on February 25, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015), Crossbones (2014) and Bosch (2014). He has been married to Natalie Hoflin since January 4, 2013.

44. Susanne Barklund

Actress | Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Susanne Barklund is an award-winning Swedish actress and voice-over artist.

Since graduating from the prestigious National Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg, she has performed in hundreds of theatre productions, musicals, television shows and films across Europe and the US.

She is most notably...

45. Tove Lo

Soundtrack | Fifty Shades of Grey

Tove Lo was born on October 29, 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden as Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson.

46. Reuben Sallmander

Actor | Män som hatar kvinnor

Reuben Sallmander was born on February 11, 1966 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is an actor, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) and Millennium (2010).

47. Shanti Roney

Actor | Vägen ut

Shanti Roney was born on November 24, 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden as Shanti Grau Roney. He is known for his work on Breaking Out (1999), Beck (1997) and Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013).

48. Ella Wahlestedt

Actress | Earth to Echo

Ella Linnea Wahlestedt was born in Stockholm, Sweden and lived there for 6 years, before moving to the United States. She is the daughter of Lisa, a doctor, and Claes Wahlestedt, M.D. and Ph.D., a drug researcher. Her father is Swedish and her mother is an American of German and Swedish/Norwegian ...

49. Pia Degermark

Actress | Elvira Madigan

Director Bo Widerberg first spotted the teenage Pia Degermark in a newspaper photo, dancing at a party with the Swedish Crown Prince Carl Gustaf (later King Carl XVI Gustaf. Her career seemed assured after Widerberg cast her in the lead of Elvira Madigan (1967), which debuted at Cannes and garnered...

50. Irina Björklund

Actress | The American

Born in 1973, Irina Björklund is one of the most popular Finnish film stars of the end of 1990s and beginning of the 2000s. After studying years 1993-1996 in The Theatre Academy of Finland she made her silver screen debut in Pekka Parikka's (director of The Winter War (1989)) last film, Tie naisen ...


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