Biography

Elsa Viveca Torstensdotter Lindfors was a Swedish stage and screen actress, writer and director. She was brought to Hollywood in 1946 by Warner Brothers in the hope that she would become a new Greta Garbo or Ingrid Bergman. Viveca Lindfors appeared in almost 150 feature films and television productions.

Elsa Viveca Torstensdotter Lindfors was a Swedish stage and screen actress, writer and director. She was brought to Hollywood in 1946 by Warner Brothers in the hope that she would become a new Greta Garbo or Ingrid Bergman. Viveca Lindfors appeared in almost 150 feature films and television productions.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 96

Birthday 1920-12-29

Day of Death 1995-10-25

Place of Birth Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1995 Last Summer in the Hamptons as Helena Mora
1995 Run For Cover as Senator Anderson
1994 Stargate as Catherine Langford
1994 Backstreet Justice as Mrs. Robovit
1993 Geoffrey Beene 30
1992 Exiled in America as Dr. Helena Lindenhaim
1991 Zandalee as Tatta
1991 The Linguini Incident as Miracle
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Helga Holtz
1990 The Exorcist III as Nurse X
1989 Misplaced as Zofia
1988 Going Undercover as Mrs. Bellinger
1988 China Beach (1 episode)
1988 The Ann Jillian Story as Ann's Mother
1987 Freckled Max and the Spooks as Baronka
1987 Unfinished Business as Helena
1987 Rachel River as Harriet White
1987 Frankenstein's Aunt (7 episodes) as Hannah von Frankenstein
1985 Secret Weapons as Aunt Rosa Koslov
1985 The Sure Thing as Professor Taub
1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier as Dr. Rice
1984 Silent Madness as Mrs. Collins
1984 Passions as Lila
1984 A Doctor's Story as Mrs. Kristina Karlberg
1982 Creepshow as Aunt Bedelia
1982 Hotel (1 episode)
1982 Inside the Third Reich as Gypsy woman
1982 Divorce Wars: A Love Story as Barbara Harper
1981 For Ladies Only as Rachel Loring
1981 The Best Little Girl in the World as Madame Seurat
1981 The Hand as Doctress
1981 Dynasty (1 episode)
1980 Marilyn: The Untold Story as Natasha Lytess
1980 Playing for Time as Frau Schmidt
1979 Natural Enemies as Psychiatrist
1979 Voices as Mrs. Lemon
1978 A Wedding as Ingrid Hellstrom
1978 A Question of Guilt as Dr. Rosen
1977 Taboo
1976 Welcome to L.A. as Susan Moore
1976 The Tenth Level as Mrs. Schnagel
1973 The Way We Were as Paula Reisner
1973 Bell from Hell as Marta
1972 A House Without Boundaries as Señorita Elvira
1970 Puzzle of a Downfall Child as Paula Galba
1970 Cauldron of Blood as Tania Badulescu
1969 Coming Apart as Monica
1967 The Diary of Anne Frank as Petronella Van Daan
1967 Oscuros sueños de agosto
1965 The F.B.I. (1 episode)
1965 Brainstorm as Doctor Elizabeth Larstadt
1965 Sylvia as Irma Olanski
1964 Fanfare for a Death Scene
1962 The Damned as Freya Neilson
1962 No Exit as Inez
1961 King of Kings as Claudia
1961 Ben Casey (2 episodes)
1960 The Story of Ruth as Eleilat
1960 Johnny Midnight (1 episode)
1959 Play of the Week (1 episode) as Belia Odry
1959 Adventures in Paradise (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide (1 episode)
1958 Tempest as Catherine II
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1958 I Accuse! as Lucie Dreyfus
1958 Weddings and Babies
1957 The Halliday Brand as Aleta Burris
1955 Moonfleet as Mrs. Minton
1955 Run for Cover as Helga Swenson
1954 Climax! (3 episodes)
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1952 No Time for Flowers
1952 The Raiders as Elena de Ortega
1951 Journey Into Light as Christine Thorssen
1951 Four in a Jeep as Franziska Idinger
1950 The Flying Missile as Karin Hansen
1950 Dark City as Victoria Winant
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1950 This Side of the Law as Evelyn Taylor
1950 No Sad Songs for Me as Chris Radna
1950 Backfire as Lysa Randolph
1949 The Wind Is My Lover as Singoalla
1949 Night Unto Night as Ann Gracy
1949 Suspense (1 episode)
1948 Adventures of Don Juan as Rainha Margarida
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 To the Victor as Christine Lund Lestrac
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (1 episode)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)
1946 Interlude as Vellamo Toivonen
1945 A Serious Game as Lydia
1944 Appassionata as Maria
1943 The Sin of Anna Lans as Anna Lans
1942 Gula kliniken as Nurse Doris
1941 Tänk, om jag gifter mig med prästen as Eva Örn
1940 Snurriga familjen as Cleaning woman

Writing

1987 Unfinished Business Writer

Directing

1987 Unfinished Business Director

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