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Inga Linnéa Lundgren
(1927-08-06) 6 August 1927
( m. 1949–1959)
|Partner(s)||Roger Björnstjerna (1982–2006)|
Inga Linnéa Landgré (born Lundgren, 6 August 1927) is a Swedish actress who has worked in theatre, television and films since the 1940s.
Early life and career
Inga Landgré was born in Stockholm on 6 August 1927. Her father was a struggling musician whose alcoholism strained her parents' marriage. Her mother was a waitress. They divorced in the early 1930s, when she was only five years old. She was an only child. She received her theatrical education in Calle Flygare Teaterskola and made her acting debut in 1944 at the Blanche Theatre as Anja in "Körbärsträdgården".
Landgré was married to the Swedish actor Nils Poppe between 1949-1959. The couple had two children together, of whom one also became an actress. In the 1960s, she acted as a courier for her friend Andreas Papandreou, who would later become the prime minister of Greece, by delivering microfilm to Greece.
Awards and honours
|Pengar – en tragikomisk saga||Maria Bergdahl|
|Sunshine Follows Rain||Barbro|
|While the Door Was Locked||Birgit Ström|
|1950||While the City Sleeps||Iris Lindström|
|1951||Customs Officer Bom||Frida|
|1956||Det är aldrig för sent|
|1957||The Seventh Seal||Karin|
|1958||Brink of Life||Greta Ellius|
|1967||Hugo and Josephine||Josephine's mother|
|1968||The Corridor||The mother|
|1997||In the Presence of a Clown (TV film)||Alma Berglund|
|2003||Tur & retur||Greta|
|2011||The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo||Isabella|
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