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Pernilla August


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Pernilla August started acting as a child, performing in plays at Vår teater and at school. In 1979 she was accepted at the Statens scenskola to study acting professionally. Director Ingmar Bergman took note of her early and cast her as a nanny in his Fanny and Alexander (1982). In 1982 she got married to author Klas Östergren and started work at ... See full bio »

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The Best Intentions Anna Bergman
(1992)
Beyond Director
(2010)

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 2023 Händelser vid vatten (TV Series)
Annie Raft (1991)
- 2 (2023) ... Annie Raft (1991)
- 6 (2023) ... Annie Raft (1991)
- 5 (2023) ... Annie Raft (1991)
- 4 (2023) ... Annie Raft (1991)
- 3 (2023) ... Annie Raft (1991)
 2022 Kenny Starfighter (TV Series)
Kenny's Memorymatic / Kenny's Memorymatic (voice)
- En familj för en turban (2022) ... Kenny's Memorymatic (voice)
- Jakten på den försvunna turbanen (2022) ... Kenny's Memorymatic (voice)
- En försvunnen hjälte (2022) ... Kenny's Memorymatic (voice)
 2022 Kenny Starfighter - Dr Deo slår tillbaka (TV Series)
Kennys Memorymatic
 2021 Young Royals (TV Series)
Kristina
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... Kristina
- Episode #1.4 (2021) ... Kristina
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... Kristina
 2021 The Ape Star
Gorillan
 2021 Forhøret (TV Series)
Maja
- Toget (2021) ... Maja
 2020 The Investigation (TV Mini Series)
Ingrid Wall
- In dubio pro reo (2020) ... Ingrid Wall
- Et helt menneske (2020) ... Ingrid Wall
- 1280 meter (2020) ... Ingrid Wall
- Jagten (2020) ... Ingrid Wall
- Det vi ved, og det vi antager (2020) ... Ingrid Wall
 2020 Life-giver (Short)
Astrid (old)
 2019 Allt jag inte minns (TV Mini Series)
Gunilla
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... Gunilla
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Gunilla
- Episode 1 (2019) ... Gunilla
 2017-2019 Glitch (TV Series)
Nicola Heysen
- First Times (2019) ... Nicola Heysen
- Mum (2019) ... Nicola Heysen
- The Letter (2017) ... Nicola Heysen
- The Walking Wounded (2017) ... Nicola Heysen
- A Duty of Care (2017) ... Nicola Heysen
 2019 Swoon
Elin Lindgren
 2019 Britt-Marie Was Here
Britt-Marie
 2018 The Command
Oksana
 2018 Bergmans Reliquarium (Short)
 2018 Scenes from the Nigh (Short)
Marianne
 2016-2017 The Legacy (TV Series)
Karin
- Episode #3.9 (2017) ... Karin
- Episode #3.8 (2017) ... Karin
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... Karin
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... Karin
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... Karin
 2017 Law of the Land
Britta
 2016 Gentlemen & Gangsters (TV Mini Series)
Greta
- Kapitel II (2016) ... Greta
- Kapitel I (2016) ... Greta
 2015 The Deposit
Viktoria
 2014/I Gentlemen
Greta Morgan
 2012 The Last Sentence
Maja Forssman
 2012 Call Girl
Dagmar Glans
 2011 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series)
Shmi
- Overlords (2011) ... Shmi (voice)
 2009 Det enda rationella
Karin Byström
 2009 Miss Kicki
Kicki
 2009 Kenny Begins
Rektorn
 2007 Forestillinger (TV Mini Series)
Eva / Venus
- Marko (2007) ... Eva / Venus
- Jens (2007) ... Eva
- Eva (2007) ... Eva
- Katrin (2007) ... Eva
- Tanja (2007) ... Eva
 2007 Elias og kongeskipet
Berte (Swedish version, voice)
 2006 Den som viskar (TV Movie)
Anna
 2006 Sök
Madeleine
 2005 Mun mot mun
Leyla
 2005 Doxa
Kristina
 2005 Drabet
Nina
 2004 Rancid
Ms. Bergquist
 2004 Dag och natt
Eva
 2004 The Eiffel Tower (Short)
Lena
 2003 Håkan Bråkan (TV Series)
Världsrymdens ledare
- Avsnitt 23 (2003) ... Världsrymdens ledare
- Avsnitt 19 (2003) ... Världsrymdens ledare
- Avsnitt 11 (2003) ... Världsrymdens ledare
- Avsnitt 4 (2003) ... Världsrymdens ledare
- Avsnitt 1 (2003) ... Världsrymdens ledare
 2003 Daybreak
Agnes
 2003 Detaljer
Ann
 2003 Heliga Birgitta (TV Movie documentary)
Heliga Birgitta
 2002 Karlsson on the Roof (TV Series)
Mamma
 2002 Karlsson on the Roof
Mother / Mrs. Svantesson (voice)
 2002 Everyone Loves Alice
Skolkurator (voice)
 2002 I Am Dina
Hjertrud, Dina's Mother
 2002 En kärleksaffär (TV Movie)
Anna
 2001 Anxiety (Short)
 2001 The Bomber
Beata Ekesjö
 2000/II Gossip
Molly Fischer
 2000/I Anna
Anna Terlow
 2000 Födelsedagen
Tove
 1999 Mary, Mother of Jesus (TV Movie)
Mary of Nazareth
 1995-1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (TV Series)
Mamma / Emilie
- Tales of Innocence (1999) ... Mamma
- The Perils of Cupid (1995) ... Emilie
 1999 Offer och gärningsmän (TV Series)
Pia
- Offer och gärningsmän (1999) ... Pia
- Konsulten och sveket (1999) ... Pia
 1998 Kök (Short)
 1998 Sista kontraktet
Nina Nyman
 1997 In the Presence of a Clown (TV Movie)
Karin Bergman
 1997 Den sista yankeen (TV Movie)
Patricia Hamilton
 1997 Persons parfymeri (TV Series)
Bodil, KNIP
- Feministmysteriet (1997) ... Bodil, KNIP
 1996 Private Confessions (TV Movie)
Anna
 1996 Jerusalem
Karin
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
Anna Åkerblom (segment "Liv Ullman") (uncredited)
 1995 En nämndemans död (TV Mini Series)
Vanja Holm
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Vanja Holm
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Vanja Holm
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Vanja Holm
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Mamma / Emilie
- Northern Italy, June 1918 (1993) ... Mamma
- Vienna, November 1908 (1993) ... Emilie
 1992 The Best Intentions
Anna Bergman
 1991 The Best Intentions (TV Mini Series)
Anna Bergman / Anna Åkerblom
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Anna Bergman
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Anna Bergman
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Anna Åkerblom
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Anna Åkerblom
 1989 Vildanden (TV Mini Series)
Gina Ekdahl
- Del 3 (1989) ... Gina Ekdahl (as Pernilla Östergren)
- Del 2 (1989) ... Gina Ekdahl (as Pernilla Östergren)
- Del 1 (1989) ... Gina Ekdahl (as Pernilla Östergren)
 1989 The Dying Dandy (TV Movie)
Thora Dardel (as Pernilla Östergren)
 1987 Ägget (Short)
 1986 The Serpent's Way
Eva (as Pernilla Östergren)
 1985 Hamlet (TV Movie)
Ofelia (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1984 Hur ska det gå för Pettersson? (TV Mini Series)
Ingrid
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Ingrid (as Pernilla Wallgren)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Ingrid (as Pernilla Wallgren)
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Ingrid (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1983 Alfred Nobel - Mr. Dynamite (TV Movie documentary)
Sofie Hess (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1983 Hej du himlen! (TV Movie)
Olga
 1983 Herr Sleeman kommer (TV Movie) (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1982-1983 Häpnadsväktarna (TV Series)
Blomsteröverlämnaren / Ängel / Sköterska / ...
- Svenska Sverige (1983) ... Blomsteröverlämnaren (as Pernilla Wallgren)
- Fritids-Sverige (1983) ... Ängel (as Pernilla Wallgren)
- Krassliga Sverige (1983) ... Sköterska / Hemsamariten Agneta (as Pernilla Wallgren)
- Kära Sverige (1982) ... Den älskande kvinnan på bänken / Louise (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1982 Fanny and Alexander
Maj - Ekdahlska huset (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1981 The Rooster
Åsa Eriksson (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1979 Linus eller Tegelhusets hemlighet
Abigail (as Pernilla Wallgren)
 1975 "Giliap"
Girl at Summer Hotel (as Pernilla Wallgren)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pernilla Wallgren | Pernilla Östergren

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Bille August  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Alba August

Parents:

Lo Hertzman-Ericson | Henrietta Palmius-Wallgren
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Shmi Skywalker was her first English-speaking role, and at first she was reluctant to take it, fearing audiences would not be able to understand her English very well. George Lucas assured her that it would be fine, and joked that Shmi came from a Swedish-speaking part of the galaxy. This turned out to be strangely appropriate, as her on-screen son Hayden Christensen and grandson Mark Hamill both... See more »

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