Marika Lagercrantz

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Marika Lagercrantz
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Lagercrantz in 2015.
Born Marika Karen Louise Lagercrantz
(1954-07-12) 12 July 1954 (age 62)
Solna, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Actress
Years active 1967–present
Spouse(s) Chris Torch (divorced)
Peter Bergared
Children 1
Parent(s) Olof Lagercrantz
Martina Ruin
Relatives David Lagercrantz (brother)
Hans Ruin (grandfather)

Marika Karin Louise Lagercrantz (born 12 July 1954) is a Swedish actress.[1] Since 2011 she has been Sweden's cultural attaché at the Berlin embassy in Germany.[2]

Lagercranz was born in Solna. She is the daughter of Olof Lagercrantz, granddaughter of Hans Ruin, sister of David Lagercrantz, and cousin of Lars and Johan Lönnroth. She participated in season 10 of Stjärnorna på slottet which is broadcast on SVT.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2009 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Cecilia Vanger
2000 Gossip Karin Kalters
1995 All Things Fair Viola
1993 Dreaming of Rita Nominated for Best Actress at the 29th Guldbagge Awards[3]
1993 Grandpa's Journey Nominated for Best Actress at the 29th Guldbagge Awards[4]



  1. ^ Hjort, Mette; Bondebjerg, Ib (2003-01-01). The Danish Directors: Dialogues on a Contemporary National Cinema. Intellect Books. pp. 57–. ISBN 9781841508412. Retrieved 7 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kulturdepartementets blogg". Swedish Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 20 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Drömmen om Rita (1993)". The Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Morfars resa (1993)". The Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 6 April 2014.