Swedish actresses who deceased in 2001

Here are 4 famous actresses from Sweden died in 2001:

Kristina Söderbaum

Kristina Söderbaum (September 5, 1912 Stockholm-February 12, 2001 Hitzacker) a.k.a. Kristina Soderbaum, Beata Margareta Kristina Söderbaum, Reichswasserleiche, Blond Ambition, Blonde Bitch of Goebbels or The Queen of UFA was a Swedish photographer and actor.

During her career, Söderbaum appeared in more than 40 films produced by the German film company UFA, including prominent roles in several films directed by her husband, filmmaker Veit Harlan. Some of her most notable roles were in the films "Tiefland" and "Jud Süß."

Despite her success in the film industry, Söderbaum's association with the Nazi regime and her marriage to Harlan, who was considered one of Hitler's favorite filmmakers, has often overshadowed her career. In interviews later in life, Söderbaum expressed regret for her involvement with the Nazi party and the propaganda films she appeared in.

After the end of World War II, Söderbaum was briefly imprisoned by the French for her Nazi affiliations but was eventually released due to a lack of evidence against her. She then retired from acting and became a successful photographer, specializing in portraits of celebrities and politicians.

Söderbaum passed away on February 12, 2001, in Hitzacker, Germany, at the age of 88. Despite the controversy surrounding her career, she remains a prominent figure in the history of German cinema.

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Viveka Seldahl

Viveka Seldahl (March 15, 1944 Jämtland-November 3, 2001 Stockholm) a.k.a. Viveca Sehldal, Viveka Kristina Seldahl or Seldahl, Viveka was a Swedish actor. Her child is called Kalle Seldahl.

Seldahl started her acting career in the 1960s and appeared in several Swedish films throughout her career, including "Ingen kan älska som vi" and "Kärlekens decimaler". However, she became best known for her work in television, starring in several popular Swedish TV series such as "Varuhuset" and "Tre kärlekar".

In addition to her acting career, Seldahl was also an accomplished theatre performer, starring in productions such as "Den girige" and "Fadren". She was highly regarded in the Swedish theatre community, and was awarded the prestigious Eugene O'Neill Award in 1998.

Tragically, Seldahl was diagnosed with breast cancer in the late 1990s, and passed away in 2001 at the age of 57. Her legacy as one of Sweden's most talented actors lives on, and she is fondly remembered by fans and colleagues alike.

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Margaretha Krook

Margaretha Krook (October 15, 1925 Stockholm-May 7, 2001 Stockholm) also known as Margareta Knutsdotter Krook, Margareta Krook, Margaretha Krooks, Margaretha Knutsdotter Krook, Margaretha Krook Knutsdotter or Margaretha Knutsdotter Krook Hammar was a Swedish actor. She had one child, Lotta Hammar.

Krook began her acting career in the 1940s and starred in a number of films and stage productions, earning critical acclaim for her performances. She was particularly noted for her roles in the works of Swedish playwrights August Strindberg and Henrik Ibsen, as well as for her interpretation of Shakespearean characters. Krook was awarded the Royal Medal for her contributions to Swedish theatre in 1990. In addition to her acting work, she also wrote poetry and translated literary works from English to Swedish. Her personal life was marked by a number of tumultuous relationships and battles with alcoholism, which she candidly discussed in her memoir "I'm Still Here", which was published posthumously.

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Fanny Gjörup

Fanny Gjörup (October 16, 1961 Örnäset-April 15, 2001 Rutvik) also known as Fanny Louise Gjörup was a Swedish actor.

She was born and raised in Örnäset, a small town in northern Sweden. Fanny began her acting career in the early 1980s, performing in local theater productions before making her way to Stockholm to further pursue her craft. In the 1990s, she gained national recognition for her television and film work, earning critical acclaim for her performances in dramas and comedies alike. Throughout her career, Fanny was known for her versatility as an actor, as well as her warm, easygoing personality offstage. She passed away in 2001 at the age of 39, leaving behind a legacy as one of Sweden's most beloved actors.

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