Famous Swedish Directors

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 1 Dolph Lundgren

Dolph Lundgren.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Spånga

Swedish actor, Dolph Lundgre,n is mainly known as an action hero. He gained recognition with the 1985 Hollywood film Rocky IV and then went on to do many action and thriller movies like Joshua Tree, Showdown in Little Tokyo, Bridge of Dragons, Universal Soldier, Diamond Dogs and The Expendables. He has also directed several films like Missionary Man and Icarus.

 2 Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman.
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Famous As: Director & Actor
Birthdate: July 14, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: July 30, 2007

Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish filmmaker and screenwriter. Widely regarded as one of the most influential and accomplished filmmakers of all time, Ingmar Bergman continues to serve as an inspiration for filmmakers like Woody Allen. His work has also influenced other prominent directors like Martin Scorsese, Thomas Vinterberg, and Richard Ayoade.

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 3 Lasse Hallström

Lasse Hallström.
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor
Birthdate: June 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm

 4 Tuva Novotny

Tuva Novotny.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 5 Erika Lust

Erika Lust.
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Famous As: writer, film director, film producer, screenwriter, director
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Stockholm

 6 Mai Zetterling

Mai Zetterling
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer, Director
Birthdate: May 24, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Västerås
Died: March 17, 1994

 7 Tomas Alfredson

Tomas Alfredson
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor, Actor, Director
Birthdate: April 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lidingö
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 8 Bo Svenson

Bo Svenson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 9 Roy Andersson

Roy Andersson
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor, Writer, Director
Birthdate: March 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg

 10 Malik Bendjelloul

Malik Bendjelloul
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Journalist, Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ystad
Died: May 13, 2014

 11 Pernilla August

Pernilla August
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Director
Birthdate: February 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm

 12 Ingrid Thulin

Ingrid Thulin
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: January 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sollefteå
Died: January 7, 2004

 13 Victor Sjöström

Victor Sjöström
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: September 20, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Årjäng, Sweden
Died: January 3, 1960

 14 Eva Bergman

Eva Bergman
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Famous As: Film director, Director
Birthdate: September 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Helsingborg Municipality

 15 Erland Josephson

Erland Josephson
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Famous As: Film director, Writer, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor, Director
Birthdate: June 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: February 25, 2012

 16 Lukas Moodysson

Lukas Moodysson
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Famous As: Film director, Poet, Writer, Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Director
Birthdate: January 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lund

 17 Mauritz Stiller

Mauritz Stiller
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: July 17, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: November 18, 1928

 18 Bo Widerberg

Bo Widerberg
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Famous As: Swedish director
Birthdate: June 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Malmö, Sweden
Died: May 1, 1997

 19 Vilgot Sjöman

Vilgot Sjöman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 9, 2006

 20 Alf Sjöberg

Alf Sjöberg
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: June 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 17, 1980

 21 Arne Sucksdorff

Arne Sucksdorff
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: February 3, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: May 4, 2001

 22 Michael Meschke

Michael Meschke
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Famous As: puppeteer
Birthdate: July 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Danzig , Poland

 23 Mikael Håfström

Mikael Håfström
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden

 24 Lasse Åberg

Lasse Åberg
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Famous As: Actor Director
Birthdate: May 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hofors, Sweden

 25 Stig Larsson

Stig Larsson
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Famous As: Writer Director
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Skellefteå, Sweden

 26 Alf Kjellin

Alf Kjellin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 28, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden
Died: April 5, 1988

 27 Edward af Sillén

Edward af Sillén
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: September 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blumenau, Brazil

 28 Ruben Östlund

Ruben Östlund
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: April 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Styrsö, Sweden

 29 Daniel Espinosa

Daniel Espinosa
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: March 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 30 Johan Renck

Johan Renck
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: December 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

 31 Josef Fares

Josef Fares
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: September 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

 32 Olof Thunberg

Olof Thunberg
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Västerås, Västmanlands län, Sweden
Died: February 24, 2020

 33 Tova Magnusson

Tova Magnusson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huddinge Municipality, Sweden

 34 Marianne Ahrne

Marianne Ahrne
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Famous As: Film Director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: May 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden

 35 Lisa Langseth

Lisa Langseth
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Famous As: Film Director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 36 Mimi Pollak

Mimi Pollak
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Famous As: Actress, Directors
Birthdate: April 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karlstad, Sweden
Died: August 11, 1999

 37 Helena Bergström

Helena Bergström
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kortedala, Gothenburg, Sweden

 38 Gunnel Lindblom

Gunnel Lindblom
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Famous As: Actress, Director
Birthdate: December 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Died: January 24, 2021