Maj-Britt Nilsson

Maj-Britt Nilsson (December 11 1924 - December 19 2006) was a Swedish movie actress of the 1940s and 1950s who starred in three of Ingmar Bergman's early films.

Nilsson was born in Stockholm and attended and trained at the drama school of the Royal Dramatic Theater there. She appeared in the following Ingmar Bergman films:

  • Sommarlek (1951), the film was sometimes called Summer Interlude or Illicit Interlude in English.
  • Till Glädje (To Joy, 1950)
  • Kvinnors Väntan (Secrets of Women or Waiting Women, 1952).

Maj-Britt Nilsson died in Cannes, France, aged 82. Her death, which was not widely reported outside Sweden, was confirmed by Jon Asp, executive editor of the online publication Ingmar Bergman Face to Face. No cause was announced.

In 1951 she married Per Gerhard, a theater director, who survives her.

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