Marie-Louise Ekman

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Marie-Louise Ekman

Marie-Louise Ester Maude Ekman, née Fuchs, and known during her first marriage under the surname De Geer, and during and after her second as De Geer Bergenstråhle (born 5 November 1944) is a Swedish painter and film director. She is a professor of Art and former rector at the Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm. In 1991 at the 26th Guldbagge Awards she won the Creative Achievement award.[1]

Since 2009 Ekman is Managing Director of the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Sweden's national stage.[2]

Married 1966-1971 to the artist Carl Johan De Geer, 1971-1980 to the director and writer Johan Bergenstråhle, and since 1989 to actor and stage director Gösta Ekman.



  1. ^ "Marie-Louise De Geer Bergenstråhle". Swedish Film Institute. 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Peter Pyk, "Marie-Louise Ekman utsedd till ny teaterchef för Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern", press release from the Royal Dramatic Theatre, 6 March 2008.

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