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  1. May Britt

    May Britt


    May Britt (born March 22, 1934) is a Swedish actress who had a brief career in the 1950s in Italy and later in the United States. She retired from the screen after she married Sammy Davis, Jr. in 1960.

  2. Joel Kinnaman

    Joel Kinnaman


    Charles Joel Nordström (born 25 November 1979), known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish-American actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money, a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category, and also for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series. He starred on AMC's The Killing as detective Stephen Holder and played Alex Murphy in the 2014 reboot of RoboCop. Kinnaman is set to portray DC superhero Rick Flag, in the film adaptation of the Suicide Squad, based on the DC Comics anti-hero team of the same name. The film will be released in August 2016.

  3. Eric Prydz

    Eric Prydz


    Eric Sheridan Prydz (/ˈprɪdz/; born July 19, 1976), also known by his stage names Pryda /ˈpr.də/ and Cirez D,/ˈs.rɛz.d/ is a Swedish DJ and producer based in Los Angeles, California.

  4. Reuben Sallmander

    Reuben Sallmander


    Reuben Robert Joakim Sallmander (born 11 February 1966 in Högalid, Stockholm) is a Swedish actor and singer of Jewish heritage. He graduated from the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting in 1990 and has since acted in a wide array of theatre plays, films and television productions. In 2013, he appeared in Crimes of Passion.

  5. Mimi Pollak

    Mimi Pollak


    Maria Helena "Mimi" Pollak (9 April 1903 – 11 August 1999) was a Swedish actress and theatre director.

  6. Sara Sommerfeld

    Sara Sommerfeld


    Sara Anita Sommerfeld (born 28 October 1977) is a Swedish actress.

  7. Mauritz Stiller

    Mauritz Stiller


    Mauritz Stiller (17 July 1883 – 18 November 1928) was a Finnish-Swedish film director, best known for discovering Greta Garbo and bringing her to America.

  8. Erland Josephson

    Erland Josephson


    Erland Josephson (15 June 1923 – 25 February 2012) was a Swedish actor and author. He was best known by international audiences for his work in films directed by Ingmar Bergman, Andrei Tarkovsky and Theodoros Angelopoulos.

  9. Jean-Pierre Barda

    Jean-Pierre Barda


    Jean-Pierre Barda (born March 7, 1967) is Swedish singer, actor, make up artist and hair dresser of Algerian descent. He is most notable for being one of the founding members of the pop group Army of Lovers.

  10. David Dencik

    David Dencik


    Karl David Sebastian Dencik (born 31 October 1974) is a Swedish-Danish actor.

  11. Joakim Bonnier

    Joakim Bonnier


    Joakim "Jo" Bonnier (31 January 1930 – 11 June 1972) was a Swedish sportscar racing and Formula One driver who raced for various teams.

  12. Alexandra Rapaport

    Alexandra Rapaport


    Alexandra Rapaport (born 26 December 1971) is a Swedish film and stage actress born in Bromma. She studied at the Teaterhögskolan i Stockholm, from which she graduated in 1997.

  13. Nelly Sachs

    Nelly Sachs


    Nelly Sachs (10 December 1891 – 12 May 1970) was a Jewish German poet and playwright whose experiences resulting from the rise of the Nazis in World War II Europe transformed her into a poignant spokeswoman for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jews. Her best-known play is Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels (1950); other works include the poems "Zeichen im Sand" (1962), "Verzauberung" (1970), and the collections of poetry In den Wohnungen des Todes (1947), Flucht und Verwandlung (1959), Fahrt ins Staublose (1961), and Suche nach Lebenden (1971).

  14. Dominika Peczynski

    Dominika Peczynski


    Dominika Peczynski (born September 20, 1970) is a Polish-Swedish singer, model and television host.

  15. Peter Weiss

    Peter Weiss


    Peter Ulrich Weiss (8 November 1916 – 10 May 1982) was a German writer, painter, graphic artist, and experimental filmmaker of adopted Swedish nationality. He is particularly known for his plays Marat/Sade and The Investigation and his novel The Aesthetics of Resistance.

  16. Robert Aschberg

    Robert Aschberg


    Robert Aschberg (born 19 March 1952 on Kungsholmen, Stockholm) is a Swedish journalist, media executive, and one of Sweden's most popular TV personalities. He works for the TV3. Robert is the grandson of Olof Aschberg, a Swedish-Jewish bank entrepreneur.

  17. Robert Bárány

    Robert Bárány


    Róbert Bárány (22 April 1876 – 8 April 1936) was an Austro-Hungarian otologist. He received the 1914 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus.

  18. Amalia Assur

    Amalia Assur


    Amalia Assur (1803–1889) was the first female dentist in Sweden.

  19. Mathilda Berwald

    Mathilda Berwald


    Mathilda Charlotta Berwald, née Cohn (9 March 1798 in Helsinki in Finland – 3 May 1877 in Stockholm), was a Finnish and Swedish concert singer. She was later appointed official singer (Hovsångare) of the Swedish royal court.

  20. Lovisa Augusti

    Lovisa Augusti


    Lovisa Sofia Augusti, (born Ester Salomon; Germany 1756- 25 June in Stockholm, 1790), was a Swedish opera singer. She was a court singer (Hovsångare) and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

  21. Peter Perski

    Peter Perski


    Peter Perski, born 6 January 1970, is a Swedish actor.

  22. Fylgia Zadig

    Fylgia Zadig


    Fylgia Ester Zadig (3 November 1921 - 3 September 1994) was a Swedish actress. Born in Malmö, Zadig was employed with the Uppsala stadsteater (Uppsala city theatre) and the Nya teatern in Stockholm. She also had roles in numerous Swedish films. She was married to actor Bengt Eklund and is the mother of economist Klas Eklund.

  23. Rikard Wolff

    Rikard Wolff


    Rikard Wolff (born 8 April 1958 in Farsta outside Stockholm) is a Swedish stage and screen actor and singer.

  24. Mietek Grocher

    Mietek Grocher


    Mietek Grocher is a Polish Jewish author from Sweden and public speaker who survived the Holocaust. Grocher recounted the events in his 1996 memoir Jag överlevde (English translation: I survived).

  25. Lars Ernster

    Lars Ernster


    Lars Ernster (Hungarian: Ernster László; 4 May 1920 – 4 November 1998) was a professor of biochemistry, and a member of the Board of the Nobel Foundation

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