Swedish actresses who deceased in 1970

Here are 3 famous actresses from Sweden died in 1970:

Inger Stevens

Inger Stevens (October 18, 1934 Stockholm-April 30, 1970 Hollywood Hills) otherwise known as Inger Stensland was a Swedish actor.

Stevens was raised in Sweden by adoptive parents and later moved to the United States to pursue a career in acting. She quickly gained popularity throughout the 1950s and 1960s in films such as "The Farmer's Daughter" and "A Guide for the Married Man." She also appeared in popular TV shows such as "The Twilight Zone" and "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour."

Despite her successful career, Stevens tragically passed away at the young age of 35 from an apparent overdose of barbiturates. Her death was ruled a suicide, but some people close to her at the time have cast doubts over the years. Regardless of the circumstances, Stevens is remembered for her talent, beauty, and the mark she left on Hollywood during her brief time there.

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Tora Teje

Tora Teje (January 7, 1893 Stockholm-April 29, 1970 Stockholm) also known as Tora Adelheim Johansson or Tora Johansson was a Swedish actor. Her child is called Claes Sylwander.

Tora Teje was a critically acclaimed actor who started her career in 1910s and became one of the leading ladies of Swedish cinema during the silent era. She appeared in the film version of Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf's novel "Gösta Berling's Saga" (1924), opposite actor Lars Hanson. Teje's performance in that film brought her worldwide recognition and established her as a major star. She continued to act in films until 1949, appearing in more than 50 films in total, including "Erotikon" (1920) and "Synnöve Solbakken" (1934). In addition to her acting career, Tora Teje was also a painter and a writer. She wrote two novels, "Sfinx" and "Rivjärn," both of which were published in the 1930s. Tora Teje passed away in Stockholm in 1970, leaving behind a legacy as one of Sweden's greatest actors of all time.

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Sigrid Holmquist

Sigrid Holmquist (February 21, 1899 Borås-July 9, 1970 Sydney) also known as Bie Holmquist or Sie Holmquist was a Swedish actor.

Holmquist began her acting career in the 1920s and became popular in the Swedish film industry during the 1930s. She starred in many popular Swedish films including "Unmarried Mothers" (1932) and "Women for Sale" (1932). In 1936, she moved to Hollywood and appeared in a few American films such as "The Invisible Ray" (1936) and "Charlie Chan at the Opera" (1936). However, she soon returned to Sweden due to her discontentment with her roles in Hollywood. Holmquist continued acting in Swedish films and television until her death in 1970. She is remembered as one of the most prominent Swedish actresses of the 20th century.

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