Ingrid Bergman

Ingrid Bergman was born in Fire Dragon - Ping Chen Year of the 60-year Cycle of the Chinese Zodiac

One of the most popular actresses in the 1940s was born Ingrid Bergman Stockholm Sweden on August 29, 1915. At the age of 17 she played in the Swedish film Landskamp. She enrolled in the Swedish Royal Theatre but did not like stage acting. It was more than three years before she hand another part in a film. She played in Munkbrogreven in 1935 where she was Elsa Edlund. She also appeared in Intermezzo as Anita Hoffman and she remade Intermezzo for David O Selznick in 1939. Her best known American film is the classic Casablanca in 1942 opposite Humphrey Bogart. Ingrid was nominated for an Academy Award For Whom the Bell Tolls in 1943 and she received the Oscar for Best Actress in 1944 with Gaslight. She acted in Spellbound in 1945, Saratoga Trunk in 1945 and The Bells of St. Mary?€™s in 1945. In 1945 Ingrid moved to Italy to film Stromboli (1950 and fell in love with Roberto Rossellini. She left her current husband and daughter. The press was outranged and Ingrid remained in Italy to deliver her son. In 1952 Ingrid delivered twins, Isotta and Isabella Rossellini. In 1956 Ingrid return to the U.S. to star in Anastasia (1956) which won her a second Academy Award. Autumn Sonata in 1978 was the best performance of her career and she received another Academy Award nomination. In 1974 Ingrid acted in Murder on the Orient Express which won her another Academy Award. She continued to work up until her death from cancer on August 29, 1982. She filmed a mini-series A Woman Called Golda but did not live to see it produced. Ingrid was married to Petter Aron Lindstrom from 1937 until 1950. They divorced and had one child. She married Roberto Rossellini in May of 1950 and they divorced in November of 1957. They had three children. Ingrid married Lars Schmidt in 1958, but they divorced in 1978.
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