Marie Richardson

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Marie Richardson
Marie Richardson.jpg
Richardson in 2012.
Born Marie Elisabet Richardson
(1959-06-06) 6 June 1959 (age 57)
Ljusdal, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Actress
Years active 1985—present
Spouse(s) Jakob Eklund (m. 2008)
Children 2

Marie Elisabet Richardson (born 6 June 1959) is a Swedish stage and film actress. She studied at the Teaterhögskolan i Stockholm from 1982 to 1985 and has been employed by The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm ever since. Richardson has been very active in both films, television production as well as on stage for 30 years. She has two children with Jakob Eklund, also an actor.

In 2008 she played Linda Jacobsson, the psychologically tormented wife of an obsessive violent politician (played by Reine Brynolfsson), in the Swedish mini series The Regicide, based on a novel written by Danish author Hanne Vibeke Holst. December 2014 Richardson can be seen in the TV series Blue Eyes on Swedish television[1] and on stage at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm in Mirja Unga's play Johanna, a modern take of the Joan of Arc theme.[2]

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  1. ^ "SVT". Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dramaten". Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Obehagligt blodig Wallander". (in Swedish). Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Wallander". BBC Four. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  5. ^ Metzner, Darius (11 January 2007). "ZDF: "Die Brandmauer" Verfilmung eines Mankell-Romans". (in German). Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  6. ^ Stalsberg, Tom (17 March 2008). "Geniale Lassgård". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Norway. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 

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