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Mimi Pollak

Maria Helena "Mimi" Pollak was a Swedish stage and screen actress and director. She attended the Royal Dramatic Theatre school in Stockholm, Sweden, with fellow actress Greta Garbo from 1922 to 1924. It was Mimi that came up with the name Garbo. They became friends for life. Pollak became in 1948 the first contracted female director at the Dramaten with the production of Jean Genet's Jungfruleken (Les Bonnes/The Maids), with Anita Björk and Maj-Britt Nilsson. Mimi Pollak appeared since her 1922 debut in the film "Amatörfilmen" in about 30 feature films and TV productions. She directed and handfull during the 1950's.

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Apr 9, 1903 In Karlstad, Värmlands län, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Mannen som alla ville mörda 1940-03-01
Latest Project:
Movie Agnes Cecilia - En sällsam historia 1991-08-28
Known For
Poster of Stiller, Garbo & jag
Poster of A Matter of Life and Death
Poster of Autumn Sonata
Poster of The Dress
Movie Agnes Cecilia - En sällsam historia Hulda 1991-08-28
Movie Hemligheten Ester 1990-02-15
Movie Kronvittnet The old lady 1989-02-03
Movie Kajsa Kavat Market Woman 1989-02-25
Movie Stiller, Garbo & jag 1988-03-08
Movie A Matter of Life and Death Rickos Mormorsmor 1986-11-20
Series August Strindberg: Ett liv Änglamakerskan 1985-02-18
Movie Sömnen The Grandma 1984-03-09
Movie The Farewell Unknown 1982-04-08
Movie The Flight of the Eagle Mina Andrée 1982-08-26
Movie Kristoffer's House Grandma 1979-03-26
Movie Autumn Sonata Piano instructor 1978-10-08
Movie Långt borta och nära Fortune teller 1976-11-08
Series Emil i Lönneberga Lillklossan 1975-11-22
Movie Emil in Lonneberga Lillklossan 1971-12-04
Movie Nightmare Anna Söderblom 1965-12-20
Movie The Dress Mrs. Rubin 1964-10-05
Movie Summer Interlude Mrs Calwagen 1951-10-01
Movie Gatan Mrs Rodelius 1949-02-27
Movie Playing Truant Märta Hoffman 1949-08-15
Movie Only a Mother Erika Rost 1949-10-31
Movie Supper for Two Sophie 1947-02-15
Movie Kajan går till sjöss Miss Lidegren 1943-12-26
Movie Lågor i dunklet Miss Danielsson 1942-03-02
Movie Mannen som alla ville mörda Erna Larsson 1940-03-01
Movie Gentleman att hyra Secretary 1940-11-18