Eva Henning (born Eva Wetlesen; 10 May 1920 – 18 April 2016) was a Swedish stage and movie actress.
10 May 1920
|Died||18 April 2016 (aged 95)|
|Other names||Eva Maurstad|
|Alma mater||Royal Dramatic Theatre|
|Spouse(s)||Jochum Beck-Friis |
(m. 1943; div. 1946)
(m. 1946; div. 1953)
(m. 1954; div. 1970)
|Parent(s)||Edgar Wetlesen (father)|
Ragni Frisell (mother)
|Relatives||Uno Henning (step-father)|
Born in Newark, New York, United States, Henning was trained at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school (1938–40) in Sweden and made her film debut the same year in Ragnar Arvedson's Gentleman att hyra. The big breakthrough came in Åke Ohberg's Elvira Madigan (1943). She is most famous for her leading roles in many of husband Hasse Ekman's films in the 1940s and 50s.
Family and personal lifeEdit
Eva Wetlesen was born to Edgar Wetlesen and Ragni Wetlesen (née Frisell; later Henning). Henning is a step-daughter to the Swedish stage actor Uno Henning. She was married three times: from 1943 to 1946 to Jochum Beck-Friis, from 1946 to 1953 to Swedish actor Hasse Ekman and from 1954 to 1970 to Norwegian actor Toralv Maurstad. She had one daughter from her second husband: children's author and illustrator Fam Ekman. She had two sons from her third husband: Peder Maurstad and Momse Maurstad (who died at six months).  Henning died on 18 April 2016 in Oslo, Norway.
- 1972 - Ture Sventon privatdetektiv
- 1968 - Svarta palmkronor
- 1954 - Gabrielle
- 1953 - Glasberget
- 1952 - Eldfågeln
- 1950 - Flicka och hyacinter
- 1949 - Flickan från tredje raden (The Girl from the Third Row)
- 1949 - Prison (Fängelse)
- 1949 - Thirst (Törst)
- 1948 - Banketten
- 1947 - En fluga gör ingen sommar
- 1945 - Rosen på Tistelön
- 1945 - Vandring med månen
- 1945 - Kungliga patrasket
- 1943 - Elvira Madigan
- 1942 - General von Döbeln
- 1941 - Bright Prospects
- 1941 - Scanian Guerilla
- 1940 - Gentleman att hyra
- "Toralv Maurstad". Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 27 November 2015.
- "Skådespelerskan Eva Henning död" [Actress Eva Henning has died]. Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). TT. 21 April 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
- "Family tree of Eva Wetlesen (Henning)". Geneanet. Retrieved 21 October 2020.