Sissela Benn

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Sissela Benn (born 14 May 1980 in Malmö) is a Swedish actress and comedian. Benn has appeared in Robins, Melodifestivalen and Centralskolan.[1]

Along with Simon Svensson, Emma Hansson and Jesper Rönndahl, Benn created the comedy group "Einsteins kvinnor" (Einstein's women). In 2008 Benn played Marilyn Monroe in the Malmö theater play about the actress called Marilynpassionen.[2] In June 2013 Benn revealed she had landed the leading role in the Malmö theaters new play Sitcom – en tv-fri kväll to be started in August.[3]

Benn has appeared in several television series such as the comedy series Lilla landet lagom and Sverige pussas och kramas both on Kanal 5, and also Morgonsoffan on SVT.[2] On 6 August 2008 Benn hosted the radioshow Sommar i P1 where Swedish celebrities tell about their lives.[4] She also currently has a role in the TV4 show Kontoret, a Swedish version of the British series The Office.[5] Since 2014 she has played Linda in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom The Cold Swedish Winter.[6]


  1. ^ (in Swedish) "Hon blottar själens glipor Archived 18 April 2013 at". (16 October 2010).
  2. ^ a b (in Swedish) "Sissela Benn som Marilyn Monroe". (21 August 2008).[dead link]
  3. ^ "Sissela Benn får huvudroll i ny pjäs". DN.SE (20 June 2013).
  4. ^ "Sissela Benn – Sommar & Vinter i P1". Sveriges Radio (6 August 2008). Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ (in Swedish) "Sissela Benn får huvudroll i ny pjäs – Nöje & Kultur".
  6. ^ Richardson, Jay (29 July 2014). "Scandi-sitcom for Adam Riches". Chortle (website). Retrieved 20 January 2017.