Pernilla August

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Birthday
13, 1958
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Swedish actress, screenwriter, and director who played Shmi Skywalker in the Star Wars prequel films.

Before Fame

She was a young theater actress before making her film debut in 1979 in the film Giliap.

Trivia

She won the Best Actress Award at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival for her work in the film The Best Intentions.

Family Life

Her first husband was novelist Klas Ostergren and her second husband was award-winning Danish director Bille August.

Associated With

She frequently collaborated with legendary Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.