Sweden

Sickan Carlsson

Sickan Carlsson

(1915 – 2011)

  • Rest in peace you brought so much happiness to so many through your films.
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Sweden

Sickan Carlsson

Sickan Carlsson
(1915 – 2011)

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Sickan Carlsson

(1915 – 2011)
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This is an online obituary in memory of Sickan Carlsson. Sickan Anna Greta Carlsson Adamsson was a Swedish movie actress and singer.
From the 1930s–1950s, Sickan Carlsson was Sweden's most popular film actress and its highest paid, topping the salary of even the most popular male performer. She was also an accomplished singer and recording artist and performed on stage and in musical revues.
She was noted for her comedic films, which peaked during World War II. Several of her films from this period include upbeat musical numbers intended to raise the morale of her war-weary audiences. The characters she portrayed in the post-war years were often more complex than those she had played previously
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and featured less of her singing talents. Her screen persona was that of a carefree, energetic young woman who faced everyday problems with optimism. Her films were immensely popular and often had long runs in theaters.
Sickan Carlsson is most closely associated with two directors: Schamyl Bauman (in films from 1945–55) and Hasse Ekman (1956–65). Although remembered mostly for her light-hearted roles, she was also able to portray darker characters when called upon. One of her best known dramatic outings was in 1961's Lustgården (aka The Pleasure Garden), with a script written specifically for her by Ingmar Bergman.
Sickan Carlsson has stated publicly that she did not mind being typecast
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in comedic roles, however, and is proud to have been given parts which allowed her the opportunity to make her audiences laugh. Some of her best films include Det glada kalaset (1946), Skolka skolan (1948), Klasskamrater (1952), Sjunde himlen (1956) and Lustgården (1961).
In 2005 she was awarded an Honorary Guldbagge Award at the Guldbagge Awards in Sweden.
Sickan Carlsson died on 2nd November 2011. This is an online memorial dedicated to the memory of Sickan Carlsson. May she rest in peace.
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Sickan Carlsson

This is an online obituary in memory of Sickan Carlsson. Sickan Anna Greta Carlsson Adamsson was a Swedish movie actress and singer.
From the 1930s–1950s, Sickan Carlsson was Sweden's most popular film actress and its highest paid, topping the salary of even the most popular male performer. She was also an accomplished singer and recording artist and performed on stage and in musical revues.
She was noted for her comedic films, which peaked during World War II. Several of her films from this period include upbeat musical numbers intended to raise the morale of her war-weary audiences. The characters she portrayed in the post-war years were often more complex than those she had played previously...

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