Tehilla Blad

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Tehilla Blad
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Tehilla Blad

(1995-09-05) 5 September 1995 (age 23)
Years active2005–present

Tehilla Blad (born 5 September 1995 in Uppsala) is a Swedish actress, singer, swimmer and ballet dancer best known for playing the young Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish Millennium films.


Tehilla is the sixth child in a family with eight children who all are focusing on music, dance, swimming and acting. In year 2008 the sibling group, who calls themselves BBx8 (B-B times eight), came to the semifinals in Sweden's Got Talent (Talang 2008). Tehilla graduated from the Royal Swedish Ballet in Stockholm in June 2015.


In 2005, Tehilla participated in the TV miniseries Kvalster (Mites) which went into four episodes on Swedish Television (SVT). She has since then appeared in both children and adult films/TV shows, in particular, Ella in two places (SVT), Dra mig baklänges! (SVT), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest.

In the fall of 2009, Tehilla shouldered a greater role in the Pernilla August film Beyond where she and Noomi Rapace play the main character Leena (child and adult). The film was first shown in public on the Critic's Week at Venice Film Festival 2010, where it won the Critic's Week's award. The premiere in Sweden was December 10, 2010.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Kvalster Isabelle TV miniseries
2006 Dra mig baklänges! Past time child TV series
2009 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Young Lisbeth Salander
2009 The Girl Who Played with Fire Young Lisbeth Salander
2009 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest Young Lisbeth Salander
2010 Beyond Leena
2013 Victoria Anna
2013 Øyevitne Zana TV series


Year Award Category Work Result
2011 Guldbagge Awards Best Supporting Actress Beyond Nominated

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