Maj-Britt Nilsson

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Maj-Britt Nilsson
Maj-Britt Nilsson Und ewig singen.jpg
Born Maj-Britt Nilsson
(1924-12-11)11 December 1924
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 19 December 2006(2006-12-19) (aged 82)
Cannes, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 1941 - 1977
Spouse(s) Per Gerhard (1951-2006; her death)
Children Karl

Maj-Britt Nilsson (11 December 1924 – 19 December 2006) was a Swedish movie actress of the 1940s and 1950s.

Nilsson was born in Stockholm and trained at the drama school of the Royal Dramatic Theater there. She appeared in the following three Ingmar Bergman films: Till Glädje (To Joy, 1950), Sommarlek (Summer Interlude or Illicit Interlude 1951), and Kvinnors Väntan (Secrets of Women or Waiting Women, 1952). She also appeared in the English language film A Matter of Morals (1961), directed in Sweden by John Cromwell.[1]

Maj-Britt Nilsson died in Cannes, France, aged 82. Her death, which was not widely reported outside Sweden, was confirmed by Jon Asp, executive editor of the online publication Ingmar Bergman Face to Face. No cause was announced.[2]

In 1951 she married Per Gerhard, a theater director and son of Karl Gerhard, a prominent Swedish singer, who survives her.



  1. ^ Ronald Bergan Obituary: Maj-Britt Nilsson, The Guardian 31 January 2007
  2. ^ Obituary, New York Times, 21 January 2007

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