Anita Bjork

Actor
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Anita Björk (born 25 April 1923) is a Swedish actress. Born in Tällberg, Dalarna, Anita Björk attended Dramatens elevskola (The Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school) in 1942-45. Anita Björk has been a leading lady of Swedish theatre for many years and has worked at the national stage; Dramaten, since 1945, where she has performed in more than 100... read more

Anita Björk (born 25 April 1923) is a Swedish actress. Born in Tällberg, Dalarna, Anita Björk attended Dramatens elevskola (The Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school) in 1942-45. Anita Björk has been a leading lady of Swedish theatre for many years and has worked at the national stage; Dramaten, since 1945, where she has performed in more than 100 parts over the years (which makes her one of the greatest actors of Dramaten). On film, Anita Björk has played leading roles - in particular - in a number of style forming Swedish thrillers and crime mystery dramas, including Det kom en gäst (1947), Moln över Hellesta (1956), Damen i svart (1958), Mannekäng i rött (1958) and Tärningen är kastad (1960). Still, her most famous part is probably her title role in Alf Sjöberg's celebrated film adaption of Strindberg's Miss Julie (1951) that was awarded with the grand prize at Cannes Film Festival. Married to Olof Bergström (1945–1951) and from 1953 with Stig Dagerman. After his death she had a relationship with Graham Greene. Currently performing in A.R. Gurney's play Kärleksbrev (Love Letters) at Dramaten, opposite Jan-Olof Strandberg (Lilla scenen; March-April, 2009). Description above from the Wikipedia article Anita Björk, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Birth Name

Anita Barbro Kristina Björk

Born

Wednesday, 25 April 1923

Died

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Actress Filmography

In the Presence of a Clown Anna Åkerblom 1997
Private Confessions Karin Åkerblom 1996
The Best Intentions Drottning Victoria 1992
Madame de Sade Madame de Montreuil 1992
Amorosa Arvida 1986
Next of Kin Märta Skaug 1979
Adalen 31 Hedvig, Annas mor 1969
Loving Couples Petra von Pahlen 1964
Square of Violence Sophia 1961
Die Hexe 1954
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

In the Presence of a Clown Anna Åkerblom 1997
Private Confessions Karin Åkerblom 1996
The Best Intentions Drottning Victoria 1992
Madame de Sade Madame de Montreuil 1992
Amorosa Arvida 1986
Next of Kin Märta Skaug 1979
Adalen 31 Hedvig, Annas mor 1969
Loving Couples Petra von Pahlen 1964
Square of Violence Sophia 1961
Die Hexe 1954
Night People 'Hoffy' Hoffmeier 1954
Kvinnors väntan Rakel 1952
Miss Julie Miss Julie 1951
On These Shoulders Birgit Larsson 1948
A Guest Is Coming Siv 1947
Woman Without a Face Frida Grande 1947
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