Else Fisher

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Else Fisher
Else Marie Fisher

(1918-03-01)1 March 1918
Melbourne, Australia
Died3 March 2006(2006-03-03) (aged 88)
Other namesElse Fisher-Bergman
OccupationChoreographer, dancer, theater director, writer
Ingmar Bergman
(m. 1943; div. 1945)
ChildrenLena Bergman

Else Marie Fisher-Bergman (1 March 1918 – 3 March 2006), born in Melbourne, Australia, was a Swedish choreographer, dancer, theatre director, and writer.


Fisher wrote several children's books and theatre plays (including Beppo the Clown (Clownen Beppo), a dance pantomime directed by Ingmar Bergman[1]), while working as a choreographer and director at various theaters in Sweden.[2]

Personal life[edit]

From 1943 to 1945,[3] she was married to Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, with whom she had a daughter, Lena Bergman, before their divorce.[2]



  • 1948 – Stanna en stund!
  • 1950 – Två trappor över gården
  • 1952 – Bom the Flyer (Flyg-Bom)
  • 1956 – Rasmus, Pontus och Toker


  • 1956 – Det renaste ni drömt om...
  • 1957 – The Seventh Seal (Det sjunde inseglet)


  1. ^ Ingmar Bergman Face to Face – "Beppo the Clown" Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine. Birgitta Steene, Ingmar Bergman: A Reference Guide (Amsterdam University Press, 2005). 2010-05-03.
  2. ^ a b Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). 2010-05-03.
  3. ^ Vermilye, Jerry (2002). Ingmar Bergman: His Life and Films. McFarland. p. 10. ISBN 0786411600.