Bibi Andersson (1935 - 2019)


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Bibi Andersson
Born 11 November 1935 Stockholm, Sweden
Died 14 April 2019 (aged 83) Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Other names Berit Elisabeth Andersson Birgitta Andersson
Occupation Actress
Years active 1951–2009
Spouse(s) Kjell Grede
(m. 1960; div. 1973)
Per Ahlmark
(m. 1979; div. 1981)
Gabriel Mora Baeza
(m. 2004)
Children 1
Berit Elisabeth Andersson (11 November 1935 – 14 April 2019), known professionally as Bibi Andersson (Swedish: [²bɪbːɪ ²anːdɛˌʂɔn]), was a Swedish actress who was best known for her frequent collaborations with the filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
Early life and career
Andersson was born in Kungsholmen, Stockholm, the daughter of Karin (née Mansion), a social worker, and Josef Andersson, a businessman.
Her first collaboration with Ingmar Bergman came in 1951, when she participated in his production of an advertisement for the detergent Bris. She also worked as an extra on film sets as a teenager, and studied acting at the Terserus Drama School and at the Royal Dramatic Theatre School (1954–1956). She then joined the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm.
In the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, Andersson starred in ten motion pictures and three television films directed by Bergman. With Ingrid Thulin and Eva Dahlbeck, a film set in a maternity ward, she shared the Best Actress Prize at Cannes in 1958 for the director's Brink of Life. The others included The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries, The Magician, The Passion of Anna, The Touch, and Persona.
In 1963, Andersson won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 13th Berlin International Film Festival for her performance in Vilgot Sjöman's The Mistress.
From the mid-1960s onwards
Andersson's intense portrayal of a nurse in the film Persona (1966) in which the actress Elizabet Vogler (Liv Ullmann) is mostly mute suffering from a psychosomatic condition meant that she delivered the majority of the dialogue. That year alongside James Garner and Sidney Poitier in the western Duel at Diablo. For her performance in Persona, she won the award for Best Actress at the 4th Guldbagge Awards. More Bergman collaborations followed, and she worked with John Huston (The Kremlin Letter, 1970) and Robert Altman (Quintet, 1979, with Paul Newman). She was actor Steve McQueen's co-star in his only credited movie as a producer, the film of Arthur Miller's stage adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People (1977).
Andersson made her debut in American theatre in 1973 with a production of Erich Maria Remarque's Full Circle. Her most famous American film is I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977), which also starred Kathleen Quinlan.
In 1990, Andersson worked as a theatre director in Stockholm, directing several plays at Dramaten. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, she worked primarily in television and as a theatre actress, working with Bergman again, and others. She was also a supervisor for the humanitarian project the Road to Sarajevo.
Personal life
In 1996, Andersson published her autobiography, Ett ögonblick (A Moment, or, literally, A Blink of the Eye). She was married first to the director Kjell Grede (1960, divorced) with whom she had a daughter; and secondly to the politician and writer Per Ahlmark (1978, divorced). Andersson then married Gabriel Mora Baeza on 29 May 2004. In 2009, she had a stroke. An article published in 2010 says that from that time on she had been hospitalized and was unable to speak.
Andersson died on 14 April 2019 at age 83.


Bibi Andersson was born on in Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden


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Andersson appeared in the following films:[25]

Miss Julie (1951)
Ubåt 39 [sv] (1952)
Dumbom [sv] (1953)
Vingslag i natten [sv] (1953)
A Night at Glimmingehus (1954)
Herr Arnes penningar [sv] (1954)
Flickan i regnet [sv] (1955)
Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
Last Pair Out (1956)
Egen ingång (1956)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Mr. Sleeman Is Coming (1957)
Wild Strawberries (1957)
Summer Place Wanted (1957)
You Are My Adventure (1958)
Brink of Life (1958)
Rabies (1958)
The Magician (1958)
Den kära leken [sv] (1959)
The Devil's Eye (1960)
Bröllopsdagen [sv] (1960)
The Pleasure Garden (1961)
The Mistress (1962)
Square of Violence (1963)
All These Women (1964)
Ön (1966)
My Sister, My Love (1966)
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Persona (1966)
Pardon, Are You for or Against? (1966)
Black Palm Trees [sv] (1968)
The Girls (1968)
Blow Hot, Blow Cold (1969)
The Passion of Anna (1969)
The Kremlin Letter (1970)
Story of a Woman (1970)
The Touch (1971)
The Man from the Other Side [sv] (1971)
Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
La Rivale [fr] (1974)
It's Raining on Santiago (1975)
Blondie (1976)
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)
An Enemy of the People (1978)
L'Amour en question [fr] (1978)
Quintet (1979)
Twice a Woman [nl] (1979)
The Concorde ... Airport '79 (1979)
Marmalade Revolution (1980)
Exposed (1983)
A Hill on the Dark Side of the Moon (1983)
Sista leken (1984)
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985) (TV)
Poor Butterfly (1986)
Babette's Feast (1987)
Creditors (1988)
Dreamplay (1994)
The Butterfly's Dream (1994)
Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)
The Lost Prince (TV, 2003)
Arn – The Knight Templar (2007)
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Bibi Andersson died on in Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Cause of death: Stroke

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1935 - In the year that Bibi Andersson was born, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1942 - By the time she was only 7 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1944 - By the time she was merely 9 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1947 - She was just 12 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

1949 - When she was only 14 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Bibi Andersson passed away on April 14, 2019 in Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden at age 83. Her cause of death is listed as: stroke. She was born on November 11, 1935 in Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden. We have no information about Bibi's family or relationships.

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