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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Sweden, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Sweden and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Sweden. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swedish screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Sweden is included when available.

This list has a variety of people, like Ingmar Bergman and Dolph Lundgren, in it.

This historic screenwriters from Sweden list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swedish screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Sweden?" These prominent screenwriters of Sweden may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swedish screenwriters.

Use this list of renowned Swedish screenwriters to discover some new screenwriters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (173 items)
August Strindberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Sweden
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Johan August Strindberg was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter. A prolific writer who often drew directly on his personal experience, Strindberg's career spanned four decades, during which time he wrote over 60 plays and more than 30 works of fiction, autobiography, history, ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1849-1912)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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Dolph Lundgren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Sweden
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Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish actor, director, and martial artist. He belongs to a generation of film actors who epitomise the action hero stereotype, alongside Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Steven Seagal, and Jean-Claude Van Damme. He received a degree in ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden

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Ingmar Bergman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Sweden
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Ernst Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish director, writer and producer who worked in film, television, and theatre. He is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential auteurs of all time and is most famous for films such as The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries, Persona, Cries and Whispers, ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1918-2007)

Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

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#13 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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Astrid Lindgren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Sweden
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Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for children's book series featuring Pippi Longstocking, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children. As of May 2013, she is the world's 18th most translated author and the third most translated ...more

Age: Died at 95 (1907-2002)

Birthplace: Sweden, Vimmerby

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#93 on The Best Writers of All Time

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