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Born: February 13, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Sweden Profession: Cast ...
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1999:
Cast as Mary in the NBC biblical drama "Mary, Mother of Jesus"
1991:
Ingmar Bergman wrote part of Anna (based on his mother) in "Best Intentions" expressly for her; met director Billie August during pre-production; married during a break in filming; miniseries version broadcast as part of PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre" in August 1994
1999:
Played Shmi Skywalker, mother of Annakin (the future Darth Vader), in George Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace"
1997:
Reprised her role as Anna in Liv Ullmann's "Private Confessions", scripted by Bergman
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Spent several years working with Swedish Television's theater ensemble
2001:
Had leading role in the Swedish film "Gossip"
1982:
Portrayed the dizzy, sexually generous nursemaid in Ingmar Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander"
1998:
Reteamed with writer-director Bergman for "In the Presence of a Clown"; again played character based on Bergman's mother in this semi-autobiographical film made for Swedish television
1994:
Returned to the stage in Royal Dramatic Theatre production of "The Winter's Tale"
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Acted in Bergman-directed stage productions of "Hamlet" (1986, as Ophelia) and "A Doll's House" (1989, as Nora) at Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre
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Appeared at Sweden's Gavie Theatre in many plays including August Strindberg's "A Dream Play", directed by Peter Oskarson
1968:
Began dabbling in theater at a Stockholm drama school for children at the age of ten (date approximate)
1987:
Had featured role in "Agget", directed by Daniel Bergman (Ingmar's son)
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Worked with directors Yuri Ljubimov ("Feast in the Time of the Plague") and Lennart Hjulstrom ("Master Olof") at Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre

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