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Sandra Louise Maud Edlind Friberg (born Louise Edlind on 15 July 1946) is a Swedish actress, model and politician.
As an actress she became popular as Malin Melkersson, the kind, warm and beautiful older sister in the popular 1964 children's TV series Vi på Saltkråkan , which frequently enjoys re-runs on Swedish television, and the subsequent Saltkråkan movies. The script for the series was written by Astrid Lindgren.
She got positive reviews for her part in the American film Le Mans in 1971, starring Steve McQueen. The same year she starred in the Swedish movie Lockfågeln. More recently, she had a major part in the soap opera Vänner och Fiender between 1996 and 1999.
Edlind Friberg is a politician for the Swedish Liberal People's Party. She was a substitute in the Riksdag from 2003, and on 1 January 2006 she became a full member of the parliament. She lost her seat in the Riksdag following the 2006 elections.
Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for several children's book series, featuring Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children, and for the children's fantasy novels Mio, My Son, Ronia the Robber's Daughter, and The Brothers Lionheart. Lindgren worked on the Children's Literature Editorial Board at the Rabén & Sjögren publishing house in Stockholm and wrote more than 30 books for children. In January 2017, she was calculated to be the world's 18th most translated author, and the fourth most translated children's writer after Enid Blyton, Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. Lindgren has so far sold roughly 165 million books worldwide. In 1994, she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award for "her unique authorship dedicated to the rights of children and respect for their individuality."
Hans Gösta Gustaf Ekman was a Swedish actor, comedian, and director.
Vänner och fiender is a Swedish soap opera that aired between 1996 and 2000. It was produced by Jarowskij and first broadcast on TV3, but in 1997 Kanal 5 purchased the rights to broadcast it. The channel did so until 2000 when the show was cancelled. A total of 720 episodes were shot.
Bill Bergson is a fictional character created by Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren. The first book featuring him was published in 1946.
Siv Ericks, real name Siv Gustava Essy-Ehsing, was a Swedish actress who performed in 66 Swedish films over a 53-year career.
Maria Helena "Mimi" Pollak was a Swedish actress and theatre director.
Vi på Saltkråkan is a Swedish TV series in 13 25-minute episodes from 1964. The script for the series was written by Astrid Lindgren, who later re-wrote it as a book, also titled Vi på Saltkråkan. Astrid Lindgren was closely involved in the filming and editing of the series, which took place on Norröra in the Stockholm archipelago. The series was produced and directed by Olle Hellbom.
Kristina Jämtmark, real name Maria Christina Jämtmark, is a Swedish former child actress. She played the part of Stina, a little girl with a gap-toothed smile, in the 1964 TV series Vi på Saltkråkan, which is still being re-run regularly in Swedish television, as well as in the subsequent Saltkråkan movies.
Torsten Lilliecrona was a Swedish actor. He is mostly famous for his role as Melker Melkersson in the highly successful TV show Vi på Saltkråkan for which Astrid Lindgren wrote the script. He starred in over 100 productions in film and television before his death in 1999 as well as in radio shows and theater productions, but eventually became identified with the character Melker Melkerson.
Nils Olof "Olle" Hellbom was a Swedish film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is most famous for directing films based on novels by Astrid Lindgren. His 1960 film Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival. In 1978 at the 14th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Director for his film The Brothers Lionheart.
Seacrow Island is a children's book written by Astrid Lindgren. The story continues in the book Scrap and the Pirates.
Per Oscar Heinrich Oscarsson was a Swedish actor. He is best known for his role in the 1966 film Hunger, which earned him a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor.
Tova Dorothea Magnusson, also credited under her former married name as Tova Magnusson Norling, is a Swedish film and television actress; comedian; and film director. She is best known outside Sweden for her role in the Danish-Swedish series The Bridge (2013).
Janne "Loffe" Carlsson, sometimes credited as Janne Carlsson, Jan Carlsson or Janne Karlsson, was a Swedish film and television actor and musician.
Tommy Clarence Fredrik Johnson was a Swedish actor. He worked at Uppsala City Theatre and Malmö City Theatre. In 1988 he received the Cornelis Vreeswijk Scholarship.
Maria Gunilla Johansson Tovle is a Swedish actress, film director and professor at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts.
John Leif Krantz was a Swedish television producer, screenwriter and film director.
Olof Harry "Olle" Nordemar was a Swedish film director, film editor, film producer, cinematographer and screenwriter. Nordemar is best known as the producer behind Olle Hellbom's films based on novels by Astrid Lindgren. Nordemar edited and produced the Norwegian-Swedish documentary Kon-Tiki (1950) which received the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for 1951 at the 24th Academy Awards.