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Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman (23 May 1944 – 4 February 2011) was a Swedish film and stage actress.

Having had her first film roles in 1955, Nyman had a role in Vilgot Sjöman's 491 (1964) and got her breakthrough in his I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967), where she, in pseudo-documentary fashion, played a character of the same name as herself, and its sequel I Am Curious (Blue) (1968). She later participated in many of the films and stage productions of Hans Alfredson and Tage Danielsson, such as Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975) and The Adventures of Picasso (1978). Nyman co-starred with Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann in Ingmar Bergman's Autumn Sonata (1978).

In 2004, Nyman received the royal medal Litteris et Artibus, and in 2006 she was the recipient of the Eugene O'Neill Award.

Nyman died on 4 February 2011, aged 66, after a long battle with several illnesses including cancer, COPD and Guillain–Barré syndrome.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman (23 May 1944 – 4 February 2011) was a Swedish film and stage actress.

Having had her first film roles in 1955, Nyman had a role in Vilgot Sjöman's 491 (1964) and got her breakthrough in his I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967), where she, in pseudo-documentary fashion, played a character of the same name as herself, and its sequel I Am Curious (Blue) (1968). She later participated in many of the films and stage productions of Hans Alfredson and Tage Danielsson, such as Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975) and The Adventures of Picasso (1978). Nyman co-starred with Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann in Ingmar Bergman's Autumn Sonata (1978).

In 2004, Nyman received the royal medal Litteris et Artibus, and in 2006 she was the recipient of the Eugene O'Neill Award.

Nyman died on 4 February 2011, aged 66, after a long battle with several illnesses including cancer, COPD and Guillain–Barré syndrome.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1944-05-23

Day of Death 2011-02-04

Place of Birth Stockholm, Sweden

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Also Known As

  • Anna Lena Elisabet Nyman

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2006 White Trash as Edith
2003 Illusive Tracks as Märit
2003 The Battle for 'I Am Curious-Yellow' as Herself (Archive Footage)
2001 Puder
1999 Örjan – Den höjdrädde örnen as (voice)
1997 Grötbögen as Birgit
1997 Cheek to Cheek as Margaretha
1996 Such Is Life as Siv Matsson
1995 I Am Curious, Film as The Guide
1993 Drömkåken as Sanna
1991 Uppfinnaren
1991 T. Sventon och fallet Isabella as Fröken Jansson
1990 Bobby Fischer bor i Pasadena as Ellen
1986 Morrhår och ärtor as Boel
1985 Bella och Gustav - om en liten vecka as Narrator
1984 Ronja Robbersdaughter as Lovis
1984 Sköna juveler as Lee
1984 Fröken Fleggmans mustasch as Frida Fleggman
1983 The School of Wives as Agnes
1983 P & B as Mia Edling / Ingegerd Borglind
1983 Raskenstam as Malla
1982 Gräsänklingar as Maggan Carlsson
1982 The Simple-Minded Murderer as Woman Without Legs
1982 Ringlek as The prostitute
1981 Rasmus and the Vagabond as Merchant's wife
1981 SOPOR as Crown Princess Victoria
1980 Sverige åt svenskarna
1980 Räkan från Maxim as 'Räkan'
1979 Min älskade as Sonja
1978 Autumn Sonata as Helena
1978 The Adventures of Picasso as Sirkka
1976 Svea hund på Göta Lejon as Various
1975 Släpp fångarne loss - det är vår! as Frida
1975 The White Wall as Berit
1974 The glass in the ear
1969 The Father as Bertha
1968 I Am Curious (Blue) as Anna Lena Lisabet Nyman / Lena
1967 I Am Curious (Yellow) as Anna Lena Lisabet Nyman / Lena
1964 491 as Steva
1963 Det är hos mig han varit.
1961 Guest of Reality as Signe
1958 Musik ombord as Yvonne Wickström
1955 Farligt löfte as Helen Tomasson

Directing

1984 Fröken Fleggmans mustasch Director

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