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Naima Wifstrand

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Biography

Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Raised by a single mother, she grew up in a poor home at Fleminggatan in Stockholm. She was working extra in a small shop for sewing materials and the owner encouraged her acting dreams. In 1905 she was accepted to accompany the Anna Lundberg travelling theatre company around Sweden. This led to small roles at theatres both in Helsinki and Stockholm. In 1910 she became a student for the famous song teacher Raymond von zur Mühlen in London. During the years before and under WWI her fame grew and she got major roles in operettas by Emmerich Kálmán and Franz Lehár. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Mrs. Lagerberg

Säg det med blommor 1952

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Character: Mrs. Armfeldt

Sommarnattens leende 1955

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Character: Mrs. Arén

Kvinnodröm 1955

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Character: Mrs. Ekström

Paradiset 1955

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Character: Mrs. Borg, Isak's Mother

Smultronstället 1957

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Character: Fru Jonssohn - Cecilia's Foster-Mother

Två kvinnor 1947

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Character: Granny Vogler

The Magician 1958

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Character: Mrs. Schröder

Music in Darkness 1948

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Character: Mrs. Wangendorff

Domaren 1960

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Character: Old Lady with Hat

Hour of the Wolf 1968

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