Bergman, Ernst Ingmar
Born: Jul 14, 1918 AD
Currently alive, at 96 years of age.
1918 - Born on the 14th of July in Uppsala, Sweden.
- Finished High School at Palmgren's School, Stockholm, Sweden.
1934 - At the age of 16, he was sent to spend the summer vacation with family friends in Germany. It is believed that he attended a Nazi rally in Weimar at which he saw Adolf Hitler.
1943 - Studied college at University of Stockholm in Sweden.
- A trainee director in the Stockholm theatre, he began his film career.
1953 - He began working with Sven Nykvist, his cinematographer.
1957 - Directed the film Wild "Strawberries" and "The Seventh Seal".
1959 - Won the Golden Globe Best Foreign Film "Wild Strawberries".
1960 - Received Golden Globe Best Foreign Film "The Virgin Spring".
1961 - He directed "Through a Glass Darkly".
1966 - Directed Persona on 18th of October.
1972 - He directed "The Cries and Whispers".
1974 - Golden Globe Best Foreign Film "Scenes From a Marriage".
1976 - Awarded the Golden Globe Best Foreign Film "Face to Face".
1977 - Directed the film, "The Serpent's Egg".
1978 - He won the Golden Globe Best Foreign Film "Autumn Sonata".
1983 - Golden Globe Best Foreign Film awardee in "Fanny and Alexander".
2003 - He directed a new film "Saraband" that represents a departure from his previous works.
2004 - He announced his retirement from the stage at the age of 86.
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