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Born: December 16, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Cast ...
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Family moved from Japan to Canada at the outbreak of WWII
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Moved to Norway from Toronto after death of father
1957:
Made stage debut in title role, "The Diary of Anne Frank" at Stavanger, Norway
1957:
Film debut, "Fools in the Mountain"
1960:
Became a member of the Norwegian National Theater Company
1966:
Swedish film debut, Ingmar Bergman's "Persona"; starred opposite Bibi Andersson
1968:
Initial collaboration with actors Erland Josephson and Max von Sydow, Bergman's "Hour of the Wolf"
1969:
Reteamed with Bergman, Andersson and Josephson for "The Passion of Anna"
1972:
Received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for Jan Troell's "The Emigrants"; starred opposite von Sydow
1973:
Reprised her "Emigrants" role for Troell's "The New Land", again opposite von Sydow
1973:
Offered an outstanding performance in Bergman's "Scenes from a Marriage", mining the breakup of her own five-year relationship with the director for the part; third film with Andersson; fourth with Josephson; originally made for Swedish TV
1973:
US film debut, the ill-fated musical remake of "Lost Horizon"; also sang in film
1974:
Following in Greta Garbo's footsteps, played Queen Christina in Anthony Harvey's "The Abdication"
1975:
American stage debut in New York Shakespeare Festival revival of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House"
1976:
Earned second Best Actress Oscar nomination for Bergman's "Face to Face"; starred opposite Josephson
1977:
Played title role of Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie" on Broadway; Garbo had played part in 1930 movie
1977:
Subject of a feature-length documentary, "A Look at Liv"
1978:
Ninth and last film acting for Bergman, "Autumn Sonata"; played Ingrid Bergman's daughter
1979:
Broadway musical debut in Richard Rodgers' "I Remember Mama"
1979:
Acted in "Great Performances" (PBS) presentation of "The Human Voice", a monologue during which a despondent and desperate woman tries vainly to communicate on the telephone with her former lover; Ingrid Bergman had played it for a 1967 ABC telecast
1980:
Played widow seduced by husband's lover in Harvey's "Richard's Things", sripted by Frederic Raphael from his novel
1980:
Appointed goodwill ambassador of UNICEF
1981:
First screenplay credit and debut as a director with the "Parting" segment of the anthology feature "Love"
1982:
Returned to Broadway in Ibsen's "Ghosts"
1984:
Acted in the Oscar-winning (Best Foreign Film) "Dangerous Moves"
1987:
Headlined Luis Mandoki's "Gaby--A True Story", playing the title character's mother
1989:
Portrayed an attorney who defends Maximillian Schell against charges of having been a Nazi in "The Rose Garden"
1991:
Appeared along with von Sydow and Josephson in "Th Ox", the feature directorial debut of Bergman's longtime cinematographer Sven Nykvist
1992:
Starred opposite Michael York in "The Long Shadow", feature directing debut of another famous cinematographer, Vilmos Zsigmond
1992:
Feature directorial debut, "Sofie", a Bergmanesque tale of a young Jew in late 19th-century Copenhagen; based on the novel "Mendel Philipsen and Sons" by Henri Nathansens; Josephson acted in film; also co-scripted
1994:
Fourth film acting with Andersson, "Dromspel", based on August Strindberg's "A Dream Play"; Josephson also in film
1995:
Contributed to "Lumiere and Company"
1995:
Sophomore effort behind the camera, "Kristin Lavransdatter"; also wrote script, adapting Sigrid Undset's epic novel of 14th Century Norway for which the author received the 1928 Nobel Prize and may have inspired parts of "Gone With the Wind"; reportedly the most expensive film ever produced in Norway; original cut ran three hours, but Ullmann whittled it down to two hours and twenty-one minutes in response to criticism of its excessive length; became that country's "Titanic", seen at least once by more than half the population; Nykvist was director of photography; tenth collaboration with Josephson
1996:
Reteamed with Bergman who requested she helm his screenplay "Private Confessions", a continuation of his autobiographical films that began with "Fanny and Alexander" (1983) and included Billie August's "The Best Intentions" and son Danniel Bergman's "Sunday's Children" (both 1992); miniseries version aired first on Swedish TV in December; released theatrically in Europe in 1997 and in the USA in January 1999; Nykvist served as director of photography; von Sydow was featured in cast
2000:
Directed "Faithless", an autobiographical script by Bergman; Erland Josephson hired to portray Ingmar Bergman

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