Swedish actress, screenwriter, and director who played Shmi Skywalker in the Star Wars prequel films.
She was a young theater actress before making her film debut in 1979 in the film Giliap.
She won the Best Actress Award at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival for her work in the film The Best Intentions.
Her first husband was novelist Klas Ostergren and her second husband was award-winning Danish director Bille August.
She frequently collaborated with legendary Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.