Ingrid Thulin  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Ingrid Thulin (27 January, 19267 January, 2004) was a Swedish actress.

She was born as a fisherman's daughter in Sollefteå, Ångermanland in northern Sweden. She took ballet lessons as a girl and was accepted by the The Royal Dramatic Theatre ("Dramaten")in Stockholm 1948. For many years she worked regularly with the Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, in among other films, The Magician (1958 film) (1958) where she was regulared to play her role partly dressed as a boy; acting with neurotic devotion in Winter Light (1962); The Silence (1963) and Cries and Whispers (1972).

She shared the best actress award at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival and received a Guldbagge Award as best actress in 1964, the first year the award was given out, for her performance in The Silence.

She was married to Harry Schein, the founder of the Swedish Film Institute, for more than 30 years until 1989, although they had lived separately for many years before the divorce.

In her later years she lived in Rome, Italy. She returned to Sweden for medical treatment and later died from cancer in Stockholm, Sweden, 20 days short of her 78th birthday.

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