Birth Place Matching "Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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. ...
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. 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 ...
10. 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 Sameblod (2016). She was previously married to Gustaf Skarsgård.
11. 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), Spun (2002) and Try (2000). He is married to B. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck.
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 ...
14. 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 ...
15. 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 ...
17. 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 Mitt liv som hund (1985). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. He ...
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), Jagten (2012) and Honour. She is married to Joakim Eliasson. They have two children.
21. 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 ...
24. 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 Talvisota (1989)) last film, Tie naisen syd&...
25. Pernilla August
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 och Alexander (1982).
In 1982 she got ...
26. 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 ...
Actress | Män som hatar kvinnor
Marika Lagercrantz was born on July 12, 1954 in Solna, Stockholms län, Sweden as Marika Karin Louise Lagercrantz. She is an actress, known for Män som hatar kvinnor (2009), Millennium (2010) and Drömmen om Rita (1993). She is married to Peter Bergared. They have three children.
28. Allan Corduner
Actor | Defiance
Born in Stockholm, Sweden to a German mother and Russo-Finnish father, Allan Corduner moved to England with his parents at the age of one year old, growing up in London. His parents were artistic and encouraged his early ambition to become a concert pianist - he is still extremely accomplished on ...
29. Eva Röse
Actress | Helt Perfekt
After making the children's TV show 'Disneyklubben' she began to study acting at Teaterhögskolan in Stockholm. She graduated with a performance in Lars Norén's play 'Munich-Aten'. She has done a lot of roles for both radio and television. She is currently under contract with The Royal Dramatic ...
Actress | Welcome to Sweden
Josephine Bornebusch was born on September 12, 1981 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Leyla Jerrie Josephine Bornebusch. She is an actress and writer, known for Welcome to Sweden (2014), Älska mig (2019) and Järngänget (2000). She has been married to Erik Zetterberg since ...
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 ...
32. Kjell Bergqvist
Actor | Den bästa sommaren
Kjell Bergqvist was born on February 23, 1953 in Enskede, Stockholms län, Sweden as Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist. He is an actor, known for Den bästa sommaren (2000), Ondskan (2003) and Bröllopsfotografen (2009). He has been married to Karin Bergqvist since 2004. They have one child. He...
33. Per Oscarsson
Actor | Sult
Per Oscarsson was born on January 28, 1927 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Per Oscar Heinrich Oscarsson. He was an actor and writer, known for Sult (1966), Flickan som lekte med elden (2009) and Sverige åt svenskarna (1980). He was married to Kia Östling and Gerd Hegnell. He died on ...
34. Peter Haber
Actor | Män som hatar kvinnor
Peter Haber was born on December 12, 1952 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor and producer, known for Män som hatar kvinnor (2009), Sunes sommar (1993) and Vita lögner (1995). He has been married to Lena T. Hansson since 1990. They have one child.
Actor | Kyss mig
Krister Henriksson was born on November 12, 1946 in Häverö, Stockholms län, Sweden as Jan Krister Allan Henriksson. He is an actor and director, known for Kyss mig (2011), Sex hopp & kärlek (2005) and Reconstruction (2003). He has been married to Cecilia Nilsson since 1988. They have one ...
36. Tova Magnusson
Actress | Svart Lucia
Tova Magnusson was born on June 18, 1968 in Sorunda, Stockholms län, Sweden as Tova Dorotea Magnusson. She is an actress and director, known for Svart Lucia (1992), Rederiet (1992) and Brandbilen som försvann (1993). She was previously married to Figge Norling.
37. Zara Larsson
Soundtrack | Samurai Jack
Zara Maria Larsson was born on 16th December, 1997 in Stockholm, Sweden at the 'Stockholm University Hospital' to Agnetha and Anders Larsson. Her delivery was a difficult one as she was entangled in the 'nuchal cord' and couldn't breathe due to lack of oxygen. Zara has a younger sister, Hanna ...
38. Erland Josephson
Actor | Offret
Erland Josephson, the distinguished Swedish actor best known for his appearance in Ingmar Bergman's films, was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 15, 1923. Josephson's relationship with Bergman, a long-time friend, began in the late 1930s when they first worked together in the theater.
Although he ...
39. Suzanne Reuter
Actress | Svensson Svensson
Suzanne Reuter grew up in Gothenburg and studied at the Acting School there 1976-1979. After a few years at the city theatre of Norrköping she made her film debut in Kjell Sundvall's Lyckans ost (1983). During the 1980s the TV audience could see her in comedy sketches in shows such as 'Razzel'. In ...
41. Benny Andersson
Soundtrack | Mamma Mia!
Benny Andersson was born in 1946 outside of Stockholm, Sweden. His father and grandfather both being musicians, Benny was introduced to the accordion at an early age. With little patience for conventional music lessons, Benny is known to pick up just about any instrument and play it with ease. ...
Actor | En man som heter Ove
Christoffer Nordenrot is a Swedish actor and scriptwriter. He was born 1986, studied at Teaterhögskolan i Malmö 2009-2012. Together with the production company Crazy Pictures he created one of Swedens first truly big viral successes "Poesi för fiskar". Christoffer has starred in several films and ...
Actor | Det sjunde inseglet
Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in ...
47. Eva Dahlbeck
Actress | Sommarnattens leende
Eva Dahlbeck was born on March 8, 1920 in Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Sommarnattens leende (1955), En lektion i kärlek (1954) and Op de drempel van het leven (1958). She was married to Sven Lampell. She died on February 8, 2008 in Hässelby, Stockholm, ...
49. Linus Wahlgren
Actor | Mördaren ljuger inte ensam
Linus Wahlgren was born on September 10, 1976 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Mördaren ljuger inte ensam (2013), Rederiet (1992) and Solsidan (2010). He has been married to Jessica Wahlgren since August 24, 2007. They have two children.
50. 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 Flickan som lekte med elden (2009), Luftslottet som sprängdes (2009) and Tic Tac (1997). He is married to Stina. They have three children.