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


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1. 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 ...

2. 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...

3. 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).

4. Joel Kinnaman

Actor | The Killing

Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish American 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 ...

5. 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 ...

6. 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 ...

7. Dolph Lundgren

Actor | Rocky IV

Dolph Lundgren was born as Hans Lundgren 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, ...

8. 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 and director, known for The Last Kingdom (2015), Bron/Broen (2011) and Fleabag (2016).

9. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Casablanca

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. Ola Rapace

Actor | Skyfall

Born Pär Ola Norell on 3 December, 1971 in Tyresö, Sweden, he is a Swedish actor, best known for his roles in European movies. He grew up in the suburbs of Stockholm, raised by his father, who divorced his mother when Rapace was one year old. He studied philosophy at University of Montpellier in ...

11. 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. ...

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. 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 ...

15. Katia Winter

Actress | Hamilton

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...

16. 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 G-Force (2009). She has been married to Taber Schroeder since August 25, 2001. They have one ...

17. 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.

18. 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 ...

19. 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), Thicker Than Water (2014) and Johan Falk: Blodsdiamanter (2015).

20. 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...

21. 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 ...

22. 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 Blind Spot (2018).

23. Irina Björklund

Actress | The American

Irina, born 1973, is a Finnish film/TV/stage actress, as well as a recording singer, song writer and musician She spent her childhood in Sweden, France and Finland. She danced at the Finnish National Opera Ballet school during 5 years She studied at the Helsinki Theatre Academy 1993-96

She has spent...

24. Matias Varela

Actor | Assassin's Creed

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 Assassin's Creed (2016), Point Break (2015) and Easy Money (2010).

25. 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 My Life as a Dog (1985). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. He was...

26. 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 ...

27. 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 ...

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 Honour (2019). She is married to Joakim Eliasson. They have two children.

29. 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 ...

30. Hedda Stiernstedt

Actress | Vår tid är nu

Hedda Stiernstedt is an actress born in Stockholm, Sweden. She began her professional acting career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series. She first gained recognition for her feature film debut "Monica Z" and then went on to play the lead in critically acclaimed coming of age ...

31. Tomas Alfredson

Director | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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

32. Camilla Sparv

Actress | Murderers' Row

Camilla Sparv was born on June 3, 1943 in Stockholm, Sweden as Camilla Margareta Sparv. She is an actress, known for Murderers' Row (1966), Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) and The Naked Truth (1992). She was previously married to Fredric Kolber, Herbert William Hoover III and Robert Evans.

33. 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), Life (2017) and Safe House (2012). He was previously married to Nina Milerad.

34. 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 ...

35. 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.

36. Frida Gustavsson

Actress | Dröm

Frida Gustavsson was born on June 6, 1993 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Dröm (2019), Partisan (2020) and The Witcher (2019).

37. 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 ...

38. 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 Try (2000). He is married to B. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck.

39. Björn Andrésen

Actor | Midsommar

Björn Andrésen was born on January 26, 1955 in Stockholm, Sweden as Björn Johan Andrésen. He is an actor, known for Midsommar (2019), Gentlemen & Gangsters (2016) and The Laser Man (2005).

40. Paolo Roberto

Actor | Flickan som lekte med elden

Paolo Roberto was born on February 3, 1969 in Upplands Väsby, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is known for his work on The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009), Millennium (2010) and The King of Kungsan (1987). He has been married to Lena Arrelöv since December 31, 2003. They have one child.

41. 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), Midsommar (2019) and A Serious Game (2016).

42. Ann Zacharias

Actress | Le test

Ann Zacharias was born on September 19, 1956 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anne Zezette Zacharias. She is an actress and director, known for Le test (1987), France Inc. (1974) and Flight Level 450 (1980).

43. 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 Harmonica (2021).

44. 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.

45. Emma Wiklund

Actress | Taxi

Emma Wiklund was born on September 13, 1968 in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Taxi (1998), Taxi 3 (2003) and Taxi 2 (2000). She has been married to Hans Wiklund since February 12, 2003. They have two children.

46. Harriet Andersson

Actress | Viskningar och rop

Discovered at age 20 by celebrated director Ingmar Bergman, she became part of Bergman's regular stable of performers; in fact, he wrote Summer with Monika (1953) especially for her breakthrough. Extraordinary and versatile as an actress, her roles have ranged from the naive young wife in Sawdust ...

47. Eva Röse

Actress | Äkta människor

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 ...

48. Krister Henriksson

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 Kiss Me (2011), Sex hopp & kärlek (2005) and Waiting for the Tenor (1998). He has been married to Cecilia Nilsson since 1988. They have...

49. Malin Crépin

Actress | Lulu

Malin Crépin was born on August 22, 1978 in Stockholm, Sweden as Anna Malin Fredrika Thomasdotter Crépin. She is an actress, known for Lulu (2014), Nobel's Last Will (2012) and In Your Veins (2009). She is married to Markus Sundström. They have two children.

50. 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 ...


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