Bibi Andersson was born in Stockholm, 11 november 1935 and made his first small film role at the age of 15, as an extra in Alf Sjöberg's ”Miss Julie”. Already in 1954, Bibi Andersson's his first major film role in the färgfilmsversionen of ”Herr Arnes money” by Gustaf Molander.
to study at the Dramatens elevskola and then started to work at the royal dramatic theatre in stockholm in 1963. She also came to self-direct the performances at the royal dramatic theatre. During the years from 1981 to 1983 she was employed at the Swedish Television. During their active artistliv she managed to participate in almost ninety films and tv productions.
the Most well-known is she for their efforts in several of Ingmar Bergman's films, such as ”The seventh seal”, ”wild strawberries” and ”Persona”. She also appeared in Bergman's tv series ”Scenes from a marriage”. Roles described as her main, and that contributed to her worldwide reputation.
in 1979, she was featured in Marie-Louise Ekman's first feature film ”Adult”. Bibi Andersson also worked with several of the major foreign directors such as John Houston.
at the royal dramatic theatre had Bibi Andersson do 37 roles between the years 1955 and 2004. She was also active as a director in the theatre during the 1990s.
During her career, she was rewarded with a number of awards, including four awards: one for best actress (Persona, 1967) and three for best supporting actress. The latest of the rams she was to receive in 2008 for her performance as the abbess in ”Arn: the knight templar”.
– Bibi Andersson was a giant and her importance for the Swedish cinema is huge. She was one of Sweden's most distinguished actor, and the only thing that won four guldbagge Awards, " said Jan Göransson, press officer at the Swedish Film institute to DN.
find the words. When I traveled with her to various film festivals around the world, there are always people from the crowd and wanted to talk with her. That is when I would introduce her to one of the best in the indian film industry, his first words were, ”I can't believe that I actually get to take yourself in hand”.
" She had an incredible network of contacts in the film industry who knew her and who wanted to work with her.
Bibi Andersson also committed themselves to the war-torn Yugoslavia, and started in the middle of the 1990s, together with other artists, the flood relief project ”Open road – Sarajevo”. Then Bibi Andersson already in 1982 took the initiative to the association ”Artists for peace”.
Bibi Anderson has been sick a long time and passed away on Sunday morning.
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