Mai Zetterling
Date of Birth
May 24, 1925
Birth Place:
Vasteras, Sweden

Biography

Swedish-born Mai Zetterling found acting as an escape from an impoverished childhood, and after training at Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theater School, she made her debut on stage and screen at the age of 16. Her movie career took over when she was cast as the teenage girl victimized by a sadistic teacher in Torment (1944), a picture directed by Alf Sjoberg that was scripted by Ingmar Bergman,...