Dahlbeck, Eva (1920—)

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Dahlbeck, Eva (1920—)

Swedish actress, best known for her work in films of Ingmar Bergman. Born in Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Sweden, on March 8, 1920; trained at Royal Dramatic Theater, Stockholm.

Selected films:

Ride Tonight (1942); Black Roses (1945); Eva (1948); Only a Mother (1949); Unser Dorf (The Village, Switzerland, 1952); Defiance (1952); Secrets of Women (1952); Barabbas (1953); A Lesson in Love (1954); Dreams (1955); Smiles of a Summer Night (1955); Brink of Life (1957); A Matter of Morals (U.S./Sweden, 1960); The Counterfeit Traitor (U.S., 1962); All These Women (1964); Loving Couples (1964); Morianna (I the Body, 1965); The Cats (1965); Les Créatures (France/Sweden, 1966); The Red Mantle (Hagbard and Signe, Denmark/Sweden, 1967); People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart (Den./Sw., 1967); Tintomara (1970).

Eva Dahlbeck made her stage debut in 1941. In 1958, she was named Best Actress at Cannes Festival for her performance in Ingmar Bergman's Brink of Life. A writer as well as an actress, she has also written a play, a film script, a book of poetry, and more than ten novels.

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