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Ingrid Bergman

Bergman, Ingrid (bûrgˈmən) [key], 1915–82, Swedish actress, b. Stockholm. Specializing in portrayals of strong, dignified, and sophisticated women, Bergman was acclaimed for her performance in Joan of Lorraine (1946) both on stage and on screen (1949). Her most notable films include Intermezzo (1939), Casablanca (1942), Notorious (1946), Stromboli (1950) and, with director Ingmar Bergman, Autumn Sonata (1978). She won Academy Awards for Gaslight (1944), Anastasia (1956), and Murder on the Orient Express (1974). She also won an Emmy Award (1982) for her portrayal of Golda Meir in the made-for-television film Golda. Bergman was married to Roberto Rossellini.

See her autobiography (1980); biography by C. Chandler (2007); L. J. Quirk, Films of Ingrid Bergman (1970).

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