Birth Place Matching "Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Alicia Vikander

Actress | Ex Machina

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia began acting as a ...

2. Stellan Skarsgård

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where...

3. Kjell Nilsson

Actor | Mad Max 2

Kjell Nilsson was born in 1949 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Kjell Arne Nilsson. He is an actor, known for Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981), The Pirate Movie (1982) and Stanley: Every Home Should Have One (1984).

4. Roy Andersson

Director | Sånger från andra våningen

Roy Andersson was born on March 31, 1943 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Roy Arne Lennart Andersson. He is a director and writer, known for Songs from the Second Floor (2000), A Swedish Love Story (1970) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014).

5. Bo Svenson

Actor | Inglourious Basterds

An award winning and highly versatile actor and writer - and a member of the Oscar Academy since 1985, Bo has worked with over 100 Academy Award winners/nominees including Quentin Tarantino and Clint Eastwood.

After Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" and "Inglourious Basterds", the latter Tarantino's ...

6. Ulla Jacobsson

Actress | Zulu

Ulla Jacobsson was an International Swedish Actress and became world-famous with the film One Summer of Happiness (1951) (English title: "One Summer of Happiness", German title: "Sie tanzte nur einen Sommer") and Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) ("Smiles of a Summer Night"), which Zarah Leander made...

7. Christina Lindberg

Actress | Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô

Gorgeous and voluptuous brunette beauty Britt Christina Marinette Lindberg was born on December 6, 1950, in Gothenburg, Sweden, to a working-class family, with one sister and two brothers. She studied Latin at school and initially planned on being an archaeologist. Doing some modeling while still ...

8. Gunilla Hutton

Actress | Fantasy Island

Gunilla Hutton was born on May 15, 1944 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Gunilla Freeman. She is an actress, known for Fantasy Island (1977), Petticoat Junction (1963) and Hee Haw (1969).

9. Gunnel Lindblom

Actress | Det sjunde inseglet

After acting studies at the Gothenburg City Theater from 1950-52, she made her breakthrough debut in Gustaf Molander's Kärlek (1952). When Ingmar Bergman became head of the Malmö City Theater he asked her to join him there and with him as a director she played the role of Margareta in Goethe's...

10. Weiron Holmberg

Actor | Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten

Weiron Holmberg was born on March 18, 1935 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980), Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981) and The Jönsson Gang & Dynamite Harry (1982).

11. Björn Granath

Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Björn Granath was born on April 5, 1946 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Gösta Tryggve Granath. He was an actor, known for Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Evil (2003) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). He was married to Annmargret Fyregård. He died on February 5, ...

12. Peter Andersson

Actor | Män som hatar kvinnor

Peter Andersson was born on February 12, 1953 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Ulf Harry Peter Andersson. He is an actor, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014).

13. Helena Bergström

Actress | Sista dansen

Although born in an acting family, she wanted work that included animals when she was young. At the age of 5, she was in a production of the play 'Klas Klättermus'. When she was a 15 she received a scholarship for studying in USA and moved to Mississippi for a year. During this year she became ...

14. Sven Wollter

Actor | The 13th Warrior

Sven Wollter was born on January 11, 1934 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor and writer, known for The 13th Warrior (1999), The Man from Majorca (1984) and Man on the Roof (1976). He has been married to Lisa Wede since May 1, 2003. He was previously married to Viveka Seldahl...

15. Björn Ulvaeus

Soundtrack | Mamma Mia!

Björn Ulvaeus was born on April 25, 1945 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Christian Ulvaeus. He has been married to Lena Källersjö since January 5, 1981. They have two children. He was previously married to Agnetha Fältskog.

16. Claes Månsson

Actor | Vildanden

Claes Månsson was born on February 5, 1950 in Johanneberg, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Claes Göran Månsson. He is an actor, known for The Wild Duck (1989), Welcome to Sweden (2014) and Yrrol - En kolossalt genomtänkt film (1994). He is married to Gudrun Gamell Månsson. They ...

17. Sissela Kyle

Actress | Kopps

Sissela Kyle was born on March 17, 1957 in Örgryte, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress and writer, known for Kopps (2003), Miss Friman's War (2013) and Julstrul med Staffan & Bengt (1984). She was previously married to Mårten Eriksson.

18. Josefin Neldén

Actress | Vår tid är nu

Josefin Neldén was born on December 17, 1984 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Vår tid är nu (2017), 438 Days (2019) and Shed No Tears (2013).

19. Mats Bergman

Actor | Fanny och Alexander

Mats Bergman was born on May 5, 1948 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor and writer, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), Evil (2003) and The Wild Duck (1989).

20. Reine Brynolfsson

Actor | Les Misérables

Reine Brynolfsson was born on January 15, 1953 in Annedal, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Reine Claes-Göran Brynolfsson. He is an actor, known for Les Misérables (1998), Ofelia kommer til byen (1985) and The Bomber (2001).

21. Ralph Carlsson

Actor | Fucking Åmål

Ralph Carlsson was born on March 5, 1952 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Ralph Ingemar Karlsson. He is an actor, known for Show Me Love (1998), The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) and The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013).

22. Björn Stein

Writer | Midnight Sun

Björn Stein was born on November 17, 1970 in Annedal, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Björn Leonard Stein. He is a writer and director, known for Midnight Sun (2016), Storm (2005) and Underworld Awakening (2012).

23. Inday Ba

Actress | The Man Who Knew Too Little

Inday Ba was born on August 10, 1972 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as N'Deaye Ba. She was an actress, known for The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997), Trial & Retribution (1997) and Tom & Thomas (2002). She was married to Jonathan Clements. She died on April 26, 2005 in London, ...

25. Örjan Ramberg

Actor | Sprängaren

Örjan Ramberg was born on February 26, 1948 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for The Bomber (2001), Häxdansen (2008) and Paradise (2003).

26. Lars Schmidt

Producer | ABC Stage 67

Lars Schmidt was born on June 11, 1917 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was a producer, known for ABC Stage 67 (1966), Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life (1961) and Hedda Gabler (1962). He was married to Yanne Noorup, Kristina Belfrage and Ingrid Bergman. He died on October 18, 2009...

27. Mona Andersson

Actress | Fanny och Alexander

Mona Andersson was born on August 17, 1936 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Fanny and Alexander (1982), Tre kronor (1994) and Körsbärsträdgården (1970).

28. Andreas La Chenardière

Actor | Rosor kyssar och döden

Andreas La Chenardière was born on September 3, 1980 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Andréas Julien Lachenardiere. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Crimes of Passion: Roses, Kisses and Death (2013), Kärlek deluxe (2014) and Krakel Spektakel (2014).

29. Georg Rydeberg

Actor | Harald Handfaste

His father was a sea captain, but he refused to allow his son to became a sailor like him. But that could not scare the 14-year old Rydeberg, and at the age of 14, he was steward on a boat to Hull, UK, and the next year he was a sailor on a ship to Lagos, Africa. He got a job as an office clerk, ...

30. José González

Soundtrack | The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

José González was born in 1978 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as José Humberto González.

31. Essy Persson

Actress | ...4 ..3 ..2 ..1 ...morte

Essy Persson was born on June 15, 1941 in Gothenburg, Sweden, as Essy Ingeborg Vilhelmina Persson. She is an actress primarily known for the leading role as "Siv" in the world famous feature film, "Jag en kvinna" (I - a woman). She began working as a secretary studying acting at a private theatre ...

32. Lars Hanson

Actor | Gösta Berlings saga

Lars Hanson was born on July 26, 1886 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924), Captain Salvation (1927) and The Scarlet Letter (1926). He was married to Karin Molander. He died on April 8, 1965 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, ...

33. Claes Malmberg

Actor | Saltön

Claes Malmberg was born on April 8, 1961 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Clas-Peder Malmberg. He is an actor and writer, known for Saltön (2005), Den fjärde mannen (2014) and Kalle Blomkvist - Mästerdetektiven lever farligt (1996).

34. John Botvid

Actor | Fattiga riddare

John Botvid was born on September 12, 1889 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as John Botvid Börjesson. He was an actor and writer, known for Fattiga riddare (1944), Som folk är mest (1944) and Helen of Troy (1951). He was married to Gunborg Maria Johnson. He died on February 20, 1964.

35. Anna Ulrika Ericsson

Actress | Beck

Anna Ulrika Ericsson was born on December 30, 1966 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She is an actress and production designer, known for Beck (1997), Rederiet (1992) and Those Half Hidden (2009).

36. Gunn Wållgren

Actress | Fanny och Alexander

Constantly considered to be one of the greatest actresses in modern Swedish theater history, Gunn Wållgren is mostly known for her many roles in plays by Ibsen, Strindberg and Chekhov, and internationally; for her wonderful part as the grandmother in director Ingmar Bergman's Fanny and Alexander (...

37. Jonas Wolcher

Producer | Precision: The Child Drug Trafficking

Jonas was born in Gothenburg at Östra Sjukhuset 15th of April 1973. He spent his childhood most of the time in Skåne until he went to school. Jonas began a career as a tourist guide, but then moved on to become a journalist. He started his first company (commercials) 1996 when he moved back to his ...

38. Helena Paparizou

Soundtrack | To fili tis... Zois

Helena Paparizou was born in Borås, Sweden, to Greek immigrant parents Georgios and Efrosini Paparizou and was raised in Örgryte, Gothenburg. Her father is from Volos and mother is from Karditsa. She has a sister Rita and brother Dino.

Helena's artistic talents and eagerness to excel became apparent...

39. Kay Pollak

Writer | Så som i himmelen

Kay Pollak was born on May 21, 1938 in Gamlestaden, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Kay Gunnar Leopold Pollak. He is a writer and director, known for As It Is in Heaven (2004), Children's Island (1980) and Älska mej (1986). He has been married to Carin Pollak since 1986. They have ...

40. Harald Lönnbro

Actor | Sjätte dagen

Harald Lönnbro was born on August 21, 1975 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as John Svante Harald Lönnbro. He is an actor, known for Sjätte dagen (1999), Stora teatern (2002) and The Children of Noisy Village (1986).

41. Barbro Hiort af Ornäs

Actress | Nära livet

Barbro Hiort af Ornäs was born on August 28, 1921 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Brink of Life (1958), All These Women (1964) and Den ofrivillige golfaren (1991). She died on November 27, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden.

42. Linn Berggren

Soundtrack | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Linn Berggren was born on October 31, 1970 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Malin Sofia Katarina Berggren.

43. Luis Gustavo

Actor | Elas por Elas

Luis Gustavo was born on February 2, 1934 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Luis Gustavo Sanchez Blanco. He is an actor, known for Elas por Elas (1982), Romeo & Juliet ...Get Married (2005) and Beto Rockfeller (1968).

44. Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz

Actress | Vi på Väddö

Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz was born on November 7, 1932 in Örgryte, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Vi på Väddö (1958), Sången om den eldröda blomman (1956) and Brink of Life (1958). She was married to Jörgen Fogelquist and Ove Tjernberg...

45. Gertrud Fridh

Actress | Smultronstället

Gertrud Fridh was born on November 26, 1921 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Wild Strawberries (1957), Hour of the Wolf (1968) and Halsduken (1962). She died on October 11, 1984 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

46. Lars Brandeby

Actor | Kurt Olssons television

After being expelled from high-school he worked for a few years in the sanitation business. In the evenings he studied to become a journalist. Working on Radio Sjuhärad he came in touch with Nationalteatern in Gothenburg and began a new career as an actor. Around 1980 he created the grumpy and ...

47. Angelika Roberts

Actress | Noll tolerans

A graduate of The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York, Angelika continued her education in Los Angeles with renowned teachers; Barry Papick (who coached Sean Connery, Jamie Foxx, Lindsey Lohan to name a few), Jeraldin Baron and Susan Peretz.

Angelika appeared in Swedish TV-series and feature...

48. Anders Ek

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Anders Ek was born on April 7, 1916 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for The Seventh Seal (1957), Cries & Whispers (1972) and Sawdust and Tinsel (1953). He was married to Birgit Cullberg. He died on November 17, 1979 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

49. Anders Lönnbro

Actor | Lyftet

Anders Lönnbro was born on October 10, 1945 in Johanneberg, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Kjell Anders Lönnbro. He is an actor and editor, known for The Score (1978), Saltön (2005) and Anderssons älskarinna (2001).

50. Ingemar Johansson

Actor | All the Young Men

Handsome and charming, Ingemar Johansson was one of Heavyweight Boxing's most exciting and colorful champions. Born in Sweden on September 22, 1932, Johannsson discovered at a young age that he had "thunder" in his hands, and entered amateur boxing. As a member of the European Amateur Boxing Team, ...


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