Anna Hoffman-Uddgren

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Anna Hofman-Uddgren as Fia Jansson in Emil Norlander's 1900 stage variety Den förgyllda lergöken.

Anna Maria Viktoria Hoffman-Uddgren, née Hammarström (23 February 1868 in Stockholm – 1 June 1947) was a Swedish actress and cabaret singer, Music hall and Revue artist, theatre director and Film director. She was the first female Film director in Sweden. She was the daughter of Emma Hammarström and allegedly of King Oscar II of Sweden.[1]

Hofmann-Uddgren was the director of the popular Revue theatre Kristallsalongen in Stockholm and has been called the "Queen of Entertainment" in Stockholm in the decade around 1900. She debuted as a film director as well as a film actress in the silent film Stockholmsfrestelser (1911). She also directed the films of the play Fadren (1912) and Fröken Julie (1912) by August Strindberg.

She married the newspaper man Gustaf Uddgren.

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  1. ^ Marika V. Lagercrantz (2009). "En oavslutad berättelse. Om varietéstjärnan Anna Hofmann". Kulturellt: Reflektioner i Erling Bjurströms anda. 
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Swedish Wikipedia.

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