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Ingrid Bergman

Ingrid Bergman (29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. She is ranked as the fourth greatest female star of American cinema of all time by the American Film Institute. She is best remembered for her roles as Ilsa Lund in Casablanca (1942), a World War II drama co-starring Humphrey Bogart and as Alicia Huberman in Notorious (1946), an Alfred Hitchcock thriller co-starring Cary Grant. Before becoming a star in American films, she had already been a leading actress in Swedish films. Her first introduction to American audiences came with her starring role in the English remake of Intermezzo in 1939. In America, she brought to the screen a "Nordic freshness and vitality", along with extreme beauty and intelligence, and according to the St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, she quickly became "the ideal of American womanhood" and one of Hollywood's greatest leading actresses. Her producer David O. Selznick, who called her "the most completely conscientious actress" he had ever worked with, gave her a seven-year acting contract, thereby assuring her continual stardom. A few of her other starring roles, besides Casablanca, included For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Gaslight (1944), The Bells of St. Mary's (1945), Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound (1945), Notorious (1946), and Under Capricorn (1949), and the independent production, Joan of Arc (1948). In 1950, after a decade of stardom in American films, she starred in the Italian film Stromboli, which led to a love affair with director Roberto Rossellini while they were both already married. The affair created a scandal that forced her to return to Europe until 1956, when she made a successful Hollywood comeback in Anastasia, for which she won her second Academy Award, as well as the forgiveness of her fans. Many of her personal and film documents can be seen in the Wesleyan University Cinema Archives. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ingrid Bergman , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. 


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Born:
Aug 29, 1915 In Stockholm, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
58
First Appeared:
In the movie The Count of the Old Town 1935-01-21
Latest Project:
Movie Hitler's Hollywood 2017-02-23
Known For
Filmography
Movie Hitler's Hollywood Herself (archive footage) 2017-02-23
Movie Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Herself (archive footage) 2015-05-19
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Movie Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood (archive footage) 1999-01-23
Movie Glorious Technicolor 1998-01-01
Movie Bogart: The Untold Story 1997-01-05
Movie Ingrid Bergman Remembered Herself (archive footage) 1996-04-06
Movie Orson Welles: The One-Man Band Herself (segment "Salute to Orson Welles") (archive footage) 1995-10-08
Movie That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) 1994-07-01
Movie A Woman Called Golda Golda Meir 1982-04-26
Movie Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (in "Notorious") (archive footage) 1982-05-21
Movie Autumn Sonata Charlotte Andergast 1978-10-08
Movie A Matter of Time Countess Sanziani 1976-10-07
Movie The Magic Flute Woman in the audience 1975-01-01
Movie AFI Tribute to Orson Welles Herself 1975-06-10
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Greta Ohlson 1974-11-22
Movie From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Mrs. Frankweiler 1973-06-06
Movie Cries and Whispers Spectator 1972-12-21
Movie Langlois Self 1970-09-19
Movie A Walk in the Spring Rain Libby Meredith 1970-06-17
Movie Cactus Flower Stephanie Dickinson 1969-12-16
Movie Stimulantia Mathilde Hartman 1967-03-28
Movie The Yellow Rolls-Royce Gerda Millett 1964-12-31
Movie The Visit Karla Zachanassian 1964-05-06
Movie Hedda Gabler Hedda Gabler 1962-12-28
Movie Goodbye Again Paula Tessier 1961-05-23
Movie Auguste 1961-10-24
Series Startime 1959-10-06
Movie Indiscreet Anna Kalman 1958-07-16
Movie The Inn of the Sixth Happiness Gladys Aylward 1958-12-11
Movie Anastasia Anna Koreff / Anastasia 1956-12-13
Movie Elena and Her Men Elena Sokorowska 1956-09-12
Movie Journey to Italy Katherine Joyce 1954-09-07
Movie Fear Irène Wagner 1954-11-05
Movie We, the Women Herself (segment "Ingrid Bergman") 1953-10-22
Movie Europe '51 Irene Girard 1952-08-28
Movie Under Capricorn Lady Henrietta Flusky 1949-09-08
Movie Arch of Triumph Joan Madou 1948-02-17
Movie Joan of Arc Joan of Arc 1948-12-22
Movie Notorious Alicia Huberman 1946-08-21
Movie Saratoga Trunk Clio Dulaine 1945-11-21
Movie Spellbound Dr. Constance Petersen 1945-11-08
Movie Gaslight Paula Alquist 1944-05-04
Movie For Whom the Bell Tolls Maria 1943-07-12
Movie Casablanca Ilsa Lund 1942-01-23
Movie Rage in Heaven Stella Bergen 1941-03-07
Movie Adam Had Four Sons Emilie Gallatin 1941-03-27
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Ivy Peterson 1941-08-12
Movie June Night Kerstin Norbäck 1940-04-03
Movie Only One Night Eva Beckman 1939-02-20
Movie Intermezzo: A Love Story Anita Hoffman 1939-10-06
Movie The Four Companions Marianne Kruge 1938-10-01
Movie Dollar Julia Balzar 1938-09-05
Movie A Woman's Face Anna Holm 1938-10-31
Movie On the Sunny Side Eva Bergh 1936-02-03
Movie Intermezzo Anita Hoffman 1936-11-16
Movie The Count of the Old Town Elsa Edlund 1935-01-21
Movie Walpurgis Night Lena Bergström 1935-10-23
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