Gerda Lundequist

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Birthday
14, 1871
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Oct 23, 1959 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1871
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Oct 23, 1959 (88)

About

Swedish stage actress who appeared in numerous plays by dramatists Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg. Her other stage credits include roles in William Shakespeare's King Lear and Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart.

Before Fame

She became famous after playing the role of Gertrude in an 1891 production of Hamlet.

Trivia

She was an outspoken supporter of women's equality.

Family Life

Her granddaughter, Sonja Linwood, had a career as a musician.

Associated With

She produced and directed Anna Christie, a play by Eugene O'Neill.