Liv Ullmann

  • Birth Name: Liv Johanne Ullmann
  • Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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Fast Facts

  • Known as director Ingmar Bergman's muse, she starred in nine of his films, including Persona, Face to Face and Scenes From a Marriage, which made her a feminist icon.
  • Won three Best Actress Awards from the National Society of Film Critics, two from the National Board of Review and three from the New York Film Critics Circle.
  • Grew up in Norway, where she was named a Knight in the Order of St. Olav in 1975, was promoted to Commander in that order in 1994, then promoted again to Commander With a Star in 2005, an honor rarely bestowed on civilians.
  • Published two autobiographies, Changing and Choices.
  • Became a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF in 1980.
  • In 1995, directed Kristin Lavransdatter, based on Sigrid Undset's 1928 Nobel Prize-winning novel; it became the most successful Norwegian movie ever at that time.

Awards

  • 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1976, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1973, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Winner
  • 1977, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1975, Tony — Actress (Dramatic): Nominee
  • 1977, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1972, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1976, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1990, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1975, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1974, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee

Relationships

  • Janna Ullmann — Mother
  • Linn Ullmann — Daughter
  • Donald Richard Saunders — Ex-husband
  • Gappe Stang — Ex-husband
  • Viggo Ullmann — Father
  • Ingmar Bergman — Ex-significant Other

College

  • Attended Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

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