Bianca Kronlöf

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Kronlöf in January 2015.

Bianca Alicia Kronlöf (born 30 March 1985) is a Sweden-Finnish[1] actress, comedian and screenwriter.[2]

Life[edit]

Kronlöf's parents are from Vaasa, Finland; her father is a Swedish-speaking Finn, mother Finnish, and her maternal grandmother is Scottish.[3] Bianca Kronlöf grew up in Nynäshamn and studied at the Stockholm estetiska gymnasium and went on to study at the Teaterhögskolan at Gothenburg University between 2007 and 2011.[4] She has worked as an illustrator for, among others, SIDA and Barnens rätt i samhället better known as BRIS.[5] Kronlöf has also participated in video-art at Liljevalchs konsthall. She is known for her satirical humor and her work for feminism.[6]

In 2012, she garnered attention for her YouTube videos in which she played the role of "Snubben" (the dude) and highlights the subjects of racism and sexism.[7] During her years of studies in Gothenburg, Kronlöf along with two other classmates started the feminist theater group "Gruppen.[8]

In 2013 she was a travelling reporter for the Sveriges Radio and Sveriges Television charity show Musikhjälpen.[9] She travelled to Bangladesh to report on the situation for women in the country.[9][10] When Kronlöfs comedy show Full patte had its 2014 premiere on SVT Flow, her sister Tiffany Kronlöf also participated in the show.[11]

The paper "Nöjesguiden" labeled Bianca and her sister Tiffany as the "two of the biggest feminist role models in the country".[11] During 2014 Kronlöf participated in the comedy series Hårdvinklat on TV3.[12]

In 2014-15, she had lead roles in two films, the Swedish feature Underdog (Swedish title Svenskjävel) and the Norwegian feature Verden venter.[13] She is also part of the theater play "Gruppen och herrarna!" at Stora Teatern in Gothenburg.[10]

Kronlöf won the Métronews Best Actress award at 2014's Les Arcs European Cinema Festival for her performance in Underdog.[14][15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vuoden nuori ruotsinsuomalainen on Bianca Kronlöf (in Finnish) Sveriges Radio
  2. ^ "Moraltestet: Bianca Kronlöf". sverigesradio.se. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  3. ^ ""Äldre feminister har plöjt vägen"". Icakuriren (in Swedish). Egmont Group. Retrieved May 2, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Jag tänker att humor är en giftig tårta". DN.SE. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Beväpnar sig med humor". gp.se. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ska ni sitta där och vara kinkiga eller ta ert ansvar?". SvD.se. Archived from the original on April 30, 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Bianca Kronlöf: "Jag är en konstant motpol till penisfest"". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Om Gruppen". teatergruppen. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "Bianca Kronlöf på reportageresa till Bangladesh". Sverigesradio.se. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "Bianca Kronlöf håller ogärna tyst". SvD.se. Archived from the original on October 14, 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Full patte med systrarna Bianca och Tiffany Kronlöf". Nöjesguiden. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  12. ^ MTGx Play. "Hårdvinklat - Bianca Kronlöf om samtyckeslagen - TV3 Play". TV3 Play. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  13. ^ "Verden venter: Vapen och Dramatik". vapenochdramatik. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  14. ^ ""The Fool" de Yuriy Bykov remporte la Flèche de Cristal". ledauphine.com. 2014-12-19. Retrieved 2015-01-06. 
  15. ^ Elsa Keslassy (2014-12-19). "Yury Bykov's 'The Fool' Wins Top Prize at Les Arcs". Variety. Retrieved 2015-01-05.