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Anita Björk

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

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Apr 25, 1923 In Tällberg, Dalarna, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Himlaspelet 1942-12-21
Latest Project:
Movie The Image Makers 2000-11-15
Known For
Poster of Dagerman
Poster of Amorosa
Poster of Loving Couples
Poster of Night People
Movie The Image Makers Selma Lagerlöf 2000-11-15
Movie Sanna ögonblick Karin 1998-08-28
Movie In the Presence of a Clown Anna Åkerblom 1998-10-01
Movie Private Confessions Karin Åkerblom 1996-12-25
Movie Madame de Sade Madame de Montreuil 1992-01-01
Movie The Best Intentions Victoria av Baden 1992-05-24
Movie Dagerman Unknown 1989-09-15
Movie Amorosa Arvida 1986-03-14
Movie The Witch Hunt 1981-09-01
Movie Heritage Märta Skaug 1979-08-12
Movie Sjung vackert om kärlek Cecilia Fröding 1976-04-18
Movie Karl XII Ulrika Eleonora 1974-04-01
Movie Kommer hem och är snäll Tyra Hellgren 1973-01-24
Movie Adalen 31 Hedvig Björklund 1969-05-01
Movie Utro 1966-09-26
Movie Väntande vatten Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie Loving Couples Petra von Pahlen 1964-12-20
Movie Vita frun Helen G:son Lundberg 1962-07-02
Movie Square of Violence Sophia 1961-01-01
Movie The Die Is Cast Rebecka Striid 1960-02-15
Movie Good Friends and Faithful Neighbors Yvonne, Hugo Frejers fru 1960-12-16
Movie The Lady in Black Inger von Schilden 1958-02-01
Movie The Phantom Carriage Mrs. Holm 1958-09-18
Movie Mannequin in Red Birgitta Lindell 1958-12-19
Movie Guest at One's Own Home Eva Dahl 1957-09-30
Movie Song of the Scarlet Flower Kyllikki Malm 1956-12-26
Movie Moon Over Hellesta Margareta Snellman 1956-11-24
Movie Giftas Helene Sund 1955-09-19
Movie Der Cornet Gräfin von Zathmar 1955-12-16
Movie Night People "Hoffy" Hoffmeir 1954-03-11
Movie The Witch 1954-10-14
Movie Han glömde henne aldrig Karin Engström 1952-01-01
Movie Waiting Women Rakel 1952-11-03
Movie Miss Julie Miss Julie 1951-06-28
Movie Kvartetten som sprängdes Maj Andersson 1950-12-26
Movie Realm of man Birgit Maria Larsson 1949-11-19
Movie Woman Without a Face Frida Grande 1947-09-16
Movie A Guest Is Coming Siv 1947-11-03
Movie 100 dragspel och en flicka Elsa Borell 1946-01-31
Movie Himlaspelet Anna Jesper 1942-12-21