Friedmann, Jane

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FRIEDMANN, JANE

FRIEDMANN, JANE (1931– ), Swedish actress. She appeared in Stockholm at Dramatiska Teatern, the national theater of Sweden, and at the Stockholm City Theater. Her first great success was in the title role of The Diary of Anne Frank (1956). She also acted in L'Ecole des femmes by Molière; Three Knives from Wei, a Chinese story by the Swedish poet, Harry Martinson; and the modern English polemical play Oh, What a Lovely War! (1963). She also has a number of contemporary Swedish roles to her credit, such as in Between the Summers (1995) and The Prompter (1999).