Tova Magnusson

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Tova Magnusson
Born Towa Dorothea Magnusson
(1968-06-18) 18 June 1968 (age 50)
Huddinge, Stockholm County, Sweden
Other names Tova Magnusson
Tova Magnusson Norling
Tova Magnusson-Norling
Occupation Actress and film director
Years active 1992-

Tova Dorothea Magnusson (born 18 June 1968), also credited under her former married name as Tova Magnusson Norling, is a Swedish film and television actress; comedian; and film director.[1][2] She is best known outside Sweden for her role in the Danish-Swedish series The Bridge (2013).

Magnusson (right) in Stockholm in 2012.


She was born in Huddinge and raised in Sorunda, both in Stockholm County, Sweden. She was married to fellow Swedish actor and director Figge Norling from 1992 until their divorce in 2004. They have two children.



In 1997, with Simon Norrthorn, Malin Cederblad and Figge Norling, she formed "Gruppen" ("The Group"). Their first production, Clownen luktar bensin, was performed on Boulevardteatern and later moved to radio on Sveriges Radio P3.

Theatre work

Film and television work[edit]

Magnusson has appeared in over fifteen films and over fifteen television productions. She has also directed several television productions and one film.


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  1. ^ Skawonius, Betty (28 September 2007). "Skratt, Gråt Och Underliv" (and selected filmography) (in Swedish language). Dagens Nyheter. Accessed 26 January 2010.
  2. ^ Thunberg, Karin (14 October 2007). "Scensualist" (in Swedish language). Svenska Dagbladet. Accessed 26 January 2010.

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