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Pernilla August

Pernilla August

Swedish actress Pernilla August won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1992 for her performance in The Best Intentions, directed by Bille August and written by Ingmar Bergman.

Additional film credits include Fanny and Alexander, directed by Bergman, Tuppen, directed by Lasse Hallstrom, Jerusalem, directed by Bille August, and The Private Confession, directed by Liv Ullman and written by Bergman.

August's theater credits include The Dream Play, Hamlet, for which she won the British Drama Magazine's Best Supporting Actress Award playing Ophelia, The Doll's House and The Winter's Tale, all directed by Bergman, and performed at the National Theater of Sweden. Other theater credits include Master of Strindberg, The Last Yankee and Three Sisters.

Her television roles have included Play, written and directed by Bergman, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, The Wild Bird and Hamlet.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Pernilla August Facts

Birth NamePernilla Wallgren
BirthdayFebruary 13, 1958 (66)
BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Pernilla August compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
The Best Intentions
Star Wars: Episode I
Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Mary Mother of Jesus
Mary, Mother of Jesus
Annika Bengtzon Crime Reporter: Episodes 7 & 8
Star Wars: Episodes I & II
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