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1 Famous or Notable Swedes.. DO YOU KNOW THEM?

2 Do you know your Swedes? Ann-MargretAnn-Margret (born 1941), singer and actress Ingrid BergmanIngrid Bergman (1915–1982), actress May BrittMay Britt (born 1933), actress Greta GarboGreta Garbo (1905–1990), actress Alexander SkarsgårdAlexander Skarsgård (born 1976), actor Stellan SkarsgårdStellan Skarsgård (born 1951), actor Inger StevensInger Stevens (1934–1970), actress Max von SydowMax von Sydow (born 1929), actor Ann-Margret Greta Garbo Ingrid Bergman

3 Do you know your Swedes? Anders ZornAnders Zorn (1860–1920), painter Carl LarssonCarl Larsson (1859–1928), painter

4 Do you know your Swedes? Jan EliassonJan Eliasson (born 1940), diplomat, Deputy Secretary-General of the UN Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld (1905–1961), Secretary-General of the UN Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg (1912–1943), diplomat Gustaf DalénGustaf Dalén (1869–1937), inventor and entrepreneur Lars Magnus EricssonLars Magnus Ericsson (1846–1926, EricssonEricsson Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad (born 1926), found IKEAIKEA Alfred NobelAlfred Nobel (1833–1896), indalist, Nobel PrizesNobel Prizes

5 Do you know your Swedes? Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden (born 1977), heir apparent Gustavus Adolphus of SwedenGustavus Adolphus of Sweden (Gustav the Great) (1594–1632) Gustaf V of SwedenGustaf V of Sweden (1858–1950) Gustaf VI Adolf of SwedenGustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882–1973) Carl XVI GustafCarl XVI Gustaf (born 1946), Current King Queen Silvia of SwedenQueen Silvia of Sweden (born 1943), wife of the present king Carl XVI Gustaf Oscar II of SwedenOscar II of Sweden (1829–1907)

6 Do you know your Swedes? Ace of BaseAce of Base, band Agnetha FältskogAgnetha Fältskog (born 1950), lead singer from ABBAABBA Jenny LindJenny Lind, singer Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad, lead singer from ABBAABBA Benny AnderssonBenny Andersson, musician/composer

7 Do you know your Swedes? Fredrik ReinfeldtFredrik Reinfeldt (born 1965), leader of the Moderate Party and current Prime Minister of SwedenModerate Party Olof PalmeOlof Palme (1927–1986), former prime minister (assassinated) Anna LindhAnna Lindh (1957–2003), foreign minister (assassinated)

8 Do you know your Swedes? Elsa BeskowElsa Beskow (1874–1953), children's author Vilhelm MobergVilhelm Moberg (1898–1973), novelist Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren (1907–2002), children's author Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson (1954–2004), writer

9 Do you know these Swedish Americans?

10 Swedish Americans Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin, pilot and astronaut who was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11, the first lunar landing Kris KristoffersonKris Kristofferson, country music songwriter, singer and actor Candice BergenCandice Bergen, actress and fashion model

11 Swedish Americans Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson, singer Susan HaywardSusan Hayward, film actress, Her maternal grandparents were immigrants from Sweden. Gretchen CarlsonGretchen Carlson, journalist, co-host of Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel, former Miss America.

12 Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg, poet, historian, novelist, balladeer and folklorist Mamie EisenhowerMamie Eisenhower, wife of Dwight D. Eisenhower and First Lady of the United States from 1953 to 1961 Phil MickelsonPhil Mickelson, American professional golfer Swedish Americans

13 Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh, pioneering aviator famous for piloting the first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927 Tipper GoreTipper Gore, wife of Vice President Al Gore Swedish Americans

14 Swedish American Actors Irene WareIrene Ware (Actress in Hollywood), 40 movies Maud AdamsMaud Adams (Swedish-born), Bond girl. Edgar BergenEdgar Bergen, actor and radio performer Ingrid BergmanIngrid Bergman (Swedish-born) Nadia BjorlinNadia Bjorlin, soap opera actress Veda Ann BorgVeda Ann Borg, American film actress Hayden ChristensenHayden Christensen film actor, maternal grandfather is of Swedish ancestry James CoburnJames Coburn, film actor Matt DamonMatt Damon, film actor, partial Swedish ancestry Bo SvensonBo Svenson, is a Swedish-born American actor, known for his roles in American genre films of the 1970s and 1980s. Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst, film actress Robert EnglundRobert Englund, film, television and voice actor, is of Swedish and Scottish ancestry Edie FalcoEdie Falco, television, film and stage actress James FrancoJames Franco, film actor (Swedish-American paternal grandmother) Dave FrancoDave Franco, film actor, brother of James Franco (Swedish-American paternal grandmother)James Franco Stan FrebergStan Freberg, animation voice actor, author, recording artist, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director

15 Garrett HedlundGarrett Hedlund, Actor Melanie GriffithMelanie Griffith, film actress, her maternal great grandparents were immigrants from Sweden Jake GyllenhaalJake Gyllenhaal, film actor, of partial Swedish descent Maggie GyllenhaalMaggie Gyllenhaal, film actress, of partial Swedish descent Larry HagmanLarry Hagman, actor, best known of his role of J.R. Ewing in the TV series Dallas ( ) and (2012). His paternal grandfather was of Swedish heritage.J.R. Ewing Signe HassoSigne Hasso, film actress Jon HederJon Heder, Actor Garrett HedlundGarrett Hedlund, Actor Martha HedmanMartha Hedman, (Swedish-born), American stage actress Tippi HedrenTippi Hedren, film actress paternal grandparents were immigrants from Sweden Eric G. HoyerEric G. Hoyer, mayor of Minneapolis, MinnesotamayorMinneapolisMinnesota Liza HuberLiza Huber, soap opera, television and stage actress Gunilla HuttonGunilla Hutton, film actress Tor JohnsonTor Johnson, actor and wrestler Van JohnsonVan Johnson, film and television actor Val KilmerVal Kilmer, Actor Kayla KleevageKayla Kleevage, stripper and pornographic actress Swedish Americans

16 Joel KinnamanJoel Kinnaman, Actor and is a Swedish and American citizen. Melinda KinnamanMelinda Kinnaman, Actress, Half-sister of Joel and is a Swedish and American citizen. Caroline LagerfeltCaroline Lagerfelt, stage, film, and television actress [citation needed]citation needed Brandon LeeBrandon Lee, actor and son of Bruce Lee (His mother, Linda Lee Cadwell, is of part Swedish descent).Linda Lee Cadwell Shannon LeeShannon Lee, actrees and daughter of Bruce Lee Eric LindenEric Linden, film actor [citation needed]citation needed Viveca LindforsViveca Lindfors, stage and film actress [citation needed]citation needed Helen LindrothHelen Lindroth (Swedish-born), screen and stage actress [21] [21] Susan LucciSusan Lucci (mother of part Swedish descent), soap opera actress [citation needed]citation needed Carlotta NillsonCarlotta Nillson (Swedish-born), Broadway actress [23] [23] Anna Q. NilssonAnna Q. Nilsson (Swedish-born), silent film actress [citation needed]citation needed Warner OlandWarner Oland, film actor [24] [24] Nancy OlsonNancy Olson, Film and television actress [25] [25] Michelle PfeifferMichelle Pfeiffer, actress, maternal grandmother was Swedish. [26] [26] Mary-Louise ParkerMary-Louise Parker, film actress, star in Weeds (TV series). [citation needed]Weeds (TV series)citation needed Andy RichterAndy Richter, Comedic actor, writer, and late night talk show sidekick [27] [27] Julia RobertsJulia Roberts, actress, maternal great grandmother is from Sweden [28] [28] Inger StevensInger Stevens (Swedish-born), film and television actress [citation needed]citation needed Emma StoneEmma Stone - Stone's paternal grandfather was of Swedish descent [29]Swedish [29] Erik Per SullivanErik Per Sullivan ( ) Malcolm in the Middle actor [30]Malcolm in the Middle [30] Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson, silent film actress [31]silent film [31] Kristy SwansonKristy Swanson, film/television actress [32] [32] Burr TillstromBurr Tillstrom, puppeteer and the creator of Kukla, Fran and OllieKukla, Fran and Ollie Uma ThurmanUma Thurman, Academy Award-nominated film actress and former fashion model, mother is of Swedish ancestry [33] [33] Mamie Van DorenMamie Van Doren, stage, film and television actress, father and maternal grandmother were of Swedish ancestry [citation needed]citation needed Donnie WahlbergDonnie Wahlberg, film actor and producer (paternal grandfather of Swedish descent) [34] [34] Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg, Academy Award-nominated film actor ( paternal grandfather of Swedish descent) [35] [35] Robert WahlbergRobert Wahlberg, film actor [36] [36] Kari WahlgrenKari Wahlgren, Voiceover Actress [37] [37] Maiara WalshMaiara Walsh, actress [38] [38]

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