Ellen Hartman

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Ellen Hartman
Ellen Hartman, 1880-1890s
Born Helena Elisabeth Florentina Hedlund
(1860-07-31)31 July 1860
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 4 January 1945(1945-01-04) (aged 84)
Stockholm, Sweden
Other names Ellen Hartman-Cederström
Occupation Actress
Years active 1877 – 1920s
Spouse(s) 1) Victor Laurentius Hartman (1881); 2) Baron Carl Gustaf Bror Cederström (1898)

Ellen Hartman, born Helena Elisabeth Florentina Hedlund (31 July 1860 in Stockholm – 4 January 1945 in Stockholm), was a Swedish actress. She was one of the greatest stars of the stage in Stockholm during the 1880s and 1890s. She was awarded the Litteris et Artibus.


Ellen Hartman debuted on the stage in 1877. She was a student of Dramatens elevskola (The Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school) in Stockholm 1878–1880. Among her teachers were Bertha Tammelin. She was employed at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in 1880–1890, from 1886 as a premier actress. She made a scandal when she eloped from her contract to Paris with her fiancé Gustaf Reinhold von Rosen. After this, she was active in Paris, and took part in the tour of Coquelin[ambiguous] to Russia and Scandinavia. In 1893–1894, she was employed at Théâtre Vaudeville in Paris. She was active at the Royal Dramatic Theatre again in 1894–1898. In 1924, she participated in the film The Saga of Gosta Berling, starring Greta Garbo and Lars Hanson, in which Hartman portrayed Märta Dohna.

She was married to the actor Victor Laurentius Hartman in 1881, and to Baron Carl Gustaf Bror Cederström in 1898.

She is sometimes credited as Ellen Hartman-Cederström.



External links

Ellen Hartman at the Internet Movie Database