Swedish actresses who deceased in 2011

Here are 9 famous actresses from Sweden died in 2011:

Annalisa Ericson

Annalisa Ericson (September 14, 1913 Djurgården-April 21, 2011 Stockholm) otherwise known as Annalisa Ericsson or Ericsson, Annalisa was a Swedish actor and dancer. She had one child, Claes von Segebaden.

Annalisa Ericson began her career in the entertainment industry as a dancer before transitioning to acting in films. She appeared in numerous Swedish films throughout the 1940s and 1950s, including "Torment" and "Miss Julie". She also worked with renowned Swedish director Ingmar Bergman on several occasions, including the films "Sawdust and Tinsel" and "Wild Strawberries".

Ericson was known for her versatility as an actor and her ability to convey complex emotions through her performances. She won several awards for her work in Swedish film, including the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1980.

In addition to her film work, Ericson also had a successful career in the theatre. She worked with the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm for over 20 years, and was considered one of Sweden's most respected stage actors.

Ericson retired from acting in the 1980s, but continued to be celebrated for her contributions to Swedish film and theatre. She passed away in Stockholm in 2011 at the age of 97.

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Sif Ruud

Sif Ruud (May 6, 1916 Stockholm-August 15, 2011 Stockholm) a.k.a. Siv Ruud, Sif Einarsdotter Ruud or Sif Einarsdotter Ruud Fallde was a Swedish actor.

She began her acting career in the 1930s and starred in more than 100 films over the course of her career. She was known for her work in both comedic and dramatic roles and was considered one of the most versatile actors of her time. In addition to her film work, Ruud was also a prominent stage actor and appeared in numerous plays throughout her career. She was awarded Sweden's prestigious Guldbagge Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1981 for her performance in the film "Fanny and Alexander". Outside of acting, Ruud was a UNICEF goodwill ambassador and was actively involved in humanitarian work. She passed away in Stockholm in 2011 at the age of 95.

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Gerd Hagman

Gerd Hagman (July 4, 1919 Stockholm-December 1, 2011) was a Swedish actor.

He began his career in the late 1940s, and his acting skills soon made him a well-known figure in the Swedish film industry. He appeared in numerous films and TV shows throughout his career, spanning several decades. Hagman was highly regarded for his versatility as an actor and his ability to play a wide range of characters. In addition to his acting work, he was also a teacher of the dramatic arts and helped cultivate the talents of many aspiring actors. Hagman was awarded the prestigious Swedish Theatre Critics' Award in 1983 for his outstanding contributions to the Swedish theater scene.

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Lena Nyman

Lena Nyman (May 23, 1944 Stockholm-February 4, 2011 Stockholm) a.k.a. Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman, Anna Lena Nyman Lisabet, Anna Lena Lisabet Nyman, Lena or Nyman, Lena was a Swedish actor.

She is best known for her work in Ingmar Bergman's films, particularly her leading role in the controversial film "I Am Curious (Yellow)" which was banned in several countries due to its explicit content. Lena Nyman was also known for her work in the theater and her feminist activism. She was a leading voice in the Swedish feminist movement and fought for women's rights throughout her career. Nyman was awarded the Royal Medal of the 8th size by the King of Sweden in recognition of her contributions to art and culture. Despite struggling with health issues, including throat cancer, she continued to work until shortly before her death in 2011 at the age of 66.

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Birgit Rosengren

Birgit Rosengren (November 27, 1912 Stockholm-October 6, 2011 Bromma) also known as Birgit Elisabeth Rosengren or Birgit Rosengren-Ahrle was a Swedish actor. Her children are called Leif Ahrle and Carina Ahrle.

Rosengren trained at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school in Stockholm and began her career as a stage actress, working with both classical and modern plays. She became known for her versatile performances and was recognized as one of Sweden's leading stage actresses.

In the 1940s, Rosengren began transitioning into film and television, where she also found success as an actress. She appeared in over 50 films and TV shows throughout her career. Her notable film credits include "Kvinnors väntan" (1952), "Fröken Julie" (1951), and "Älskling på vift" (1959).

In addition to her acting work, Rosengren was also a theater director and served as the artistic director of the Stockholm City Theatre from 1964 to 1972. She was a pioneer for women's rights and equality in the Swedish theater industry and was an advocate for increased funding and support for the arts.

Rosengren was widely regarded as one of Sweden's most respected and accomplished actors, receiving numerous awards and honors throughout her career. She passed away in 2011 at the age of 98.

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Gaby Stenberg

Gaby Stenberg (January 9, 1923 Tokyo-September 20, 2011 Boo, Sweden) also known as Ida Gabriella "Gaby" Stenberg or Ida Gabriella Stenberg was a Swedish actor.

She was born in Tokyo to Swedish parents who were living in Japan at the time. Her family eventually moved back to Sweden when she was still young. Gaby became interested in acting at a young age and went on to have a successful career in Swedish theater, film, and television. She was known for her versatility as an actress and her ability to play a wide range of roles. In addition to her acting career, Gaby was also a writer and wrote several books including a memoir about her life in the Swedish entertainment industry. She was married twice and had two children. Gaby passed away in 2011 at the age of 88.

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Ingrid Luterkort

Ingrid Luterkort (June 28, 1910 Lund-August 3, 2011 Stockholm) also known as Ingrid Eklundh, Carola Ingrid Margareta Segerstedt Luterkort or Carola Ingrid Margareta Eklundh was a Swedish actor, musician and theatre director.

She began her acting career in the 1930s, appearing in several films and stage productions throughout Sweden. Luterkort was a talented musician, playing the piano and the accordion, and often incorporated music into her theatre productions. In addition to her acting and music career, she also directed several plays, including a production of Henrik Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People" that won critical acclaim.

During World War II, Luterkort was involved in the Swedish resistance movement, and used her acting skills to help smuggle messages and supplies to Norwegian resistance fighters. She was also active in the anti-apartheid movement, and was a member of the Swedish anti-apartheid group until its disbandment in the 1990s.

Luterkort was married to fellow actor, writer and director Per Gerhard, and the two frequently collaborated on theatre productions. She remained active in the arts community until her death in 2011 at the age of 101.

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Nine-Christine Jönsson

Nine-Christine Jönsson (June 8, 1926 Stockholm-January 3, 2011) was a Swedish actor, author and screenwriter.

During the 1940s and 1950s, she appeared in over 20 Swedish films and worked as a scriptwriter for several of them. Jönsson was also a prolific author, publishing numerous books, including children's books, crime novels and memoirs. She was awarded the Swedish Academy's Grand Prize for Fiction in 1966 for her novel "The Sign of the Devil". Later in life, Jönsson became involved in politics and was a member of the Swedish parliament from 1976 to 1988, representing the Liberal People's Party. She was known for her strong stance on environmental issues and was a vocal advocate for animal rights.

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Ann-Mari Adamsson

Ann-Mari Adamsson (January 22, 1934 Skee-December 21, 2011 Stockholm) a.k.a. Anne-Marie Adamsson was a Swedish actor.

She started her career as an actor in the late 1950s and appeared in many films and television series over the years. Some of her notable works include "The Girl with Hyacinths"(1950), "One Summer of Happiness" (1951), "Hem till byn"(1971-74), "The White Wall" (1975) and "Sällskapsresan" (1980) among others.

Apart from her acting career, Adamsson was also a prominent figure in the Swedish cultural scene as a theater director, scriptwriter, and an acting teacher. She taught at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts and mentored many aspiring actors.

Adamsson was awarded the prestigious Royal Medal Litteris et Artibus in 1994 for her contributions to the arts in Sweden. She passed away at the age of 77 in Stockholm in 2011 due to an illness.

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