Marie Elisabet Richardson (born 6 June 1959) is a Swedish stage and film actress. She studied at the Teaterhögskolan i Stockholm from 1982 to 1985 and has been employed by The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm ever since. Richardson has been very active in films and television production as well as on stage for 30 years. She has two children with Jakob Eklund, also an actor.

Marie Richardson
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Richardson in 2012.
Born
Marie Elisabet Richardson

(1959-06-06) 6 June 1959 (age 60)
Ljusdal, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
OccupationActress
Years active1985—present
Spouse(s)Jakob Eklund
(m. 2008)
Children2

In 2008 she played Linda Jacobsson, the psychologically tormented wife of an obsessive violent politician (played by Reine Brynolfsson), in the Swedish mini series The Regicide, based on a novel written by Danish author Hanne Vibeke Holst. December 2014 Richardson can be seen in the TV series Blue Eyes on Swedish television[1] and on stage at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm in Mirja Unga's play Johanna, a modern take of the Joan of Arc theme.[2]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Riktiga män bär alltid slips Mona
1991 Önskas Anita
1992 The Best Intentions Märta Werkelin
1992 Sunday's Children Marianne
1993 The Telegraphist Elise Mack
1993 Härifrån till Kim SYO
1993 Polis polis potatismos Helena Hansson
1994 Pillertrillaren Rico's Mistress
1997 In the Presence of a Clown Pauline Thibualt TV movie
1999 Eyes Wide Shut Marion
1999 Noll Tolerans Helén Andersson
2000 Det blir aldrig som man tänkt sig Gina
2000 Faithless Anna Berg
2001 Gossip Cecilia Falck
2001 Livvakterna Helén
2002 Den 5:e kvinnan Maya Thysell 4 episodes[3]
2002 Alla älskar Alice Lotta Lindberg
2003 Ondskan Erik's Mother
2003 Emma och Daniel: Mötet Sara
2003 Den Tredje Vågen Helén
2003 Om jag vänder mig om Sofie
2003 Mannen som log (The Man Who Smiled) Maja Thysell 2 episodes[4]
2005 Steget efter (One Step Behind) Maja Thysell [3]
2005 Mouth to Mouth Ewa
2006 Brandvägg (Firewall) Maja Thysell 2 episodes[5]
2007 Wallander, Pyramiden Maja Thysell TV movie[6]
2009 Johan Falk – Gruppen för särskilda insatser Helén
2011 Någon annanstans i Sverige Anki
2012 Johan Falk: Kodnamn: Lisa Helén Falk
2013 Shed No Tears Lisbeth Lindén
2013 Stockholm Stories Lena Melling

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SVT". Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Dramaten". Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Obehagligt blodig Wallander". Film.nu (in Swedish). Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  4. ^ "Wallander". BBC Four. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  5. ^ Metzner, Darius (11 January 2007). "ZDF: "Die Brandmauer" Verfilmung eines Mankell-Romans". Cinefacts.de (in German). Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  6. ^ Stalsberg, Tom (17 March 2008). "Geniale Lassgård". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Norway. Retrieved 18 December 2010.

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