Ulla Strömstedt

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Ulla Strömstedt
Ulla Stromstedt Flipper 1966.jpg
As Ulla Norstrand in Flipper
Born(1939-11-27)27 November 1939
Died13 June 1986(1986-06-13) (aged 46)
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)Gilbert Cole

Ulla Strömstedt (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈɵ̂lːa ˈstrœ̂mstɛt] (About this soundlisten); 27 November 1939 – 13 June 1986) was a Swedish-born actress who appeared in several films and television shows.

Career[edit]

Strömstedt's most memorable acting credits include her role in the TV series, Flipper (1965–66),[1][2][3] and in the 1967 film, Catalina Caper.[4] She also appeared in episodes of numerous 1960s TV shows, including Hogan's Heroes (1966–68) and Tarzan (1967).

Strömstedt studied post-baccalaureate in Stockholm, language and art at the Sorbonne in Paris,[3] and theater studies in the United States at the Actors Studio.

Personal life[edit]

In 1960, she was elected to the first Mälardrottningen in Stockholm. In 1961, she married Gilbert Cole in Los Angeles.[5] She had one son, Jonathan Strömstedt Cole.

In 1986, Strömstedt died in Cannes, France.

Partial filmography[edit]

  • The Tab Hunter Show[1] – "Marie" in episode "Dream Boy" (episode # 1.29) 9 April 1961
  • Den Gula Bilen [in English: The Yellow Car] (1963)[2][3] – Kerstin Björk
  • Do Not Disturb (1965) – Minor Role (uncredited)
  • Flipper (1965–1966) – Ulla Norstrand
  • I Spy[2] – "Tilde" in episode "Rome... Take Away Three" (episode # 2.16) 28 December 1966
  • The Rat Patrol – "Ilse Greuner" in episode "Mask-a Raid" (episode # 1.30) 10 April 1967
  • Mister Terrific – "Tanya" in episode "Try This on for Spies" (episode # 1.5) 24 April 1967
  • Tarzan (1967) – Mary Singleton in episode "The Blue Stone of Heaven: Part 1" (episode # 2.4) 6 October 1967 and in episode "The Blue Stone of Heaven: Part 2" (episode # 2.5) 13 October 1967
  • Catalina Caper (1967) – Katrina Corelli
  • Hogan's Heroes – "Myra" in episode "Diamond in the Rough" (episode # 2.3) 30 September 1966; "Gretel" in episode "Sticky Wicket Newkirk" (episode # 3.20) 20 January 1968
  • Achtung Zoll! – "Actress" in episode "Apoll" (episode # 2.21) 1 June 1981
  • 50 Greatest TV Animals (2003) (TV) – Ulla Norstrand from Flipper (uncredited)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tom Lisanti (2003) 'Drive-in Dream Girls: A Galaxy of B-Movie Starlets of the Sixties' (McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers) p. 316.
  2. ^ a b c Paul Henniger (29 August 1966). "Sex Symbol Escapes Fish Task". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "A Kiddie Show With Sex Appeal". The San Francisco Examiner. 27 February 1966. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  4. ^ Thomas Lisanti (2005) 'Hollywood Surf and Beach Movies: The First Wave, 1959–1969' (McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers) p. 319.
  5. ^ Freida Zylstra (15 October 1965). "Native Swedish Dishes Are Ulla's Forte". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 4 April 2020.

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