Barbro Hiort af Ornäs

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Barbro Hiort af Ornäs
Barbro Hiort af Ornäs.jpg
Hiort af Ornäs in 1964
Born Barbro Margareta Eriksdotter Hiort af Ornäs
(1921-08-28)28 August 1921
Gothenburg, Sweden
Died 27 November 2015(2015-11-27) (aged 94)
Bromma, Sweden
Occupation Actress
Years active 1943–2001
Spouse(s) Ernst Nathorst-Böös (divorced)
Children 3

Barbro Hiort af Ornäs (28 August 1921 – 27 November 2015) was a Swedish stage and film actress.[1]

Biography[edit]

She was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, the daughter of Alma (née Ärnström) and Erik Hiort af Ornäs. She had a brother, Torbjorn.

Along with Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck, and Ingrid Thulin, she won the Best Actress Award at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival for Brink of Life.[2][3]In 1989, she was given the Litteris et Artibus for her services to the arts in Sweden. Hiort af Ornäs died in Bromma on 28 November 2015, aged 94.

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barbro Hiort af Ornäs profile". Swedish Film Database. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Brink of Life". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 13 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "Barbro Hiort- of death Ornäs The actor Barbro Hiort af Ornäs has died at age 94. She held the Poetry Corner at the Royal Dramatic Theatre and played among other Stig-Helmer's mother in the film.". Svd.se. Retrieved 29 November 2015. 

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