Harriet Andersson

About Harriet Andersson

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: February 14, 1932
Birth Place:  Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1949–2007
Spouse(s): Bertil Wejfeldt (m. 1959–1964) Bobo Håkansson (m. 1980–1982)
Partner(s): Per Oscarsson (1951–1953) Ingmar Bergman (1953–1955) Gunnar Hellström (1956–1958) Jörn Donner (1960s) Börje Åberg (1970s) Ulf Törnberg (1970s)
Children: 1

Harriet Andersson

Harriet Andersson was born on February 14, 1932 in  Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden, is Actress, Soundtrack. Discovered at age 20 by celebrated director Ingmar Bergman, she became part of Bergman's regular stable of performers; in fact, he wrote Sommaren med Monika (1953) especially for her breakthrough. Extraordinary and versatile as an actress, her roles have ranged from the naive young wife in Gycklarnas afton (1953) to the mad visionary in Through a glass darkly (1962). Andersson also appeared in Fanny och Alexander (1982), Bergman's last film. After that she has appeared in a number of feature films and TV series in Sweden. Her autobiography was published in 2005.
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Popular As Harriet Andersson
Occupation Actress
Age 88 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 14, 1932 ( Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden)
Birthday February 14
Town/City  Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden
Nationality Sweden

🌙 Zodiac

Harriet Andersson’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Harriet Andersson was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Awards and nominations:

Andersson has won several acting awards, including the Swedish Guldbagge Award, the Norwegian Amanda and best actress awards on the Venice Film Festival (1964) and the 9th Moscow International Film Festival (1975). In 1968, Andersson received the Bodil Award for Best Actress for her role in the Henning Carlsen Danish comedy People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart. Recently, Andersson won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Stockholm International Film Festival 2010.

Biography/Timeline

1953

Bergman wrote the title role in Summer with Monika (1953), specifically for Andersson. Filmed in Sweden, the motion picture features a musical score by Les Baxter.

1955

Although the romantic relationship with Bergman was brief, they continued to work together. Andersson appeared in several of his best known films, including Smiles of a Summer Night (1955), Through a Glass Darkly (1961), Cries and Whispers (1972), and Fanny and Alexander (1982).

1959

Harriet Andersson was married to childhood friend Bertil Wejfeldt 1959-1963/4. She has a daughter, Petra Wejfeldt (b. 1960), whom Andersson named after her character in Smiles of a Summer Night. She lived with the Finnish Director Jörn Donner for some years in the 1960s, and she appeared in Donner's films, A Sunday in September (1963),To Love (1964), Adventure Starts Here (1965) and Anna (1970).

1964

Andersson has won several acting awards, including the Swedish Guldbagge Award, the Norwegian Amanda and best Actress awards on the Venice Film Festival (1964) and the 9th Moscow International Film Festival (1975). In 1968, Andersson received the Bodil Award for Best Actress for her role in the Henning Carlsen Danish comedy People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart. Recently, Andersson won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Stockholm International Film Festival 2010.

1966

Like several other Bergman regulars, she has also had a career in English-language films including performances in Sidney Lumet's The Deadly Affair (1966) and more recently in Lars von Trier's Dogville (2003).

2006

Her autobiography, a set of interviews with Jan Lumholdt, was published in 2006.

2014

In a 2008 interview with Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle, Andersson debunks a rumor that she was discovered by Bergman while working as an elevator operator: "In an elevator! Ha, that's a new one for me. No. I did operate an elevator, but that was when I was 14 1/2! Ingmar did not discover me. I was discovered in 1949 in theater school. Before "Monika," I had many small parts. Most of them were a little like Monika. I looked that way. I looked like a bad girl. But I wasn't a bad girl, really. I was a very nice little girl, until I found out what life was.

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