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Barbro Hiort af Ornäs

Barbro Hiort af Ornäs
Barbro Hiort af Ornäs.jpg
Hiort af Ornäs in 1964
Born Barbro Margareta Eriksdotter Hiort af Ornäs
(1921-08-28)28 August 1921
Gothenburg, Sweden
Died 27 November 2015(2015-11-27) (aged 94)
Bromma, Sweden
Occupation Actress
Years active 1943–2001
Spouse(s) Ernst Nathorst-Böös (divorced)
Children 3

Barbro Hiort af Ornäs (28 August 1921 – 27 November 2015) was a Swedish stage and film actress.[1]

Biography

She was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, the daughter of Alma (née Ärnström) and Erik Hiort af Ornäs. She had a brother, Torbjorn.

Along with Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck, and Ingrid Thulin, she won the Best Actress Award at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival for Brink of Life.[2][3]In 1989, she was given the Litteris et Artibus for her services to the arts in Sweden. Hiort af Ornäs died in Bromma on 28 November 2015, aged 94.

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ "Barbro Hiort af Ornäs profile". Swedish Film Database. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Brink of Life". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 13 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "Barbro Hiort- of death Ornäs The actor Barbro Hiort af Ornäs has died at age 94. She held the Poetry Corner at the Royal Dramatic Theatre and played among other Stig-Helmer's mother in the film". Svd.se. Retrieved 29 November 2015. 

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