Mind Your Language’s Swedish Bombshell

Anna Bergman comes from a talented Swedish family.  former Swedish actress. She is the daughter of film and theatre director Ingmar Bergman and choreographer-director Ellen Lundström, sister to Eva (film, theatre, and television director), Jan, and actor Mats Bergman (twin); and half-sister to Daniel Bergman, a film director, and a Norwegian author and journalist Linn Ullmann.

Bergman mostly appeared as a performer in several British sex comedies during the late 1970s including the title role in Penelope Pulls It Off (1975), Adventures of a Taxi Driver (1976), Intimate Games (1976), Come Play with Me (1977) and What’s Up Superdoc! (1978), though later she appeared in small roles in more mainstream films including The Wild Geese (1978), Licensed to Love and Kill (1979), Nutcracker (1982), and her father’s 1982 film Fanny and Alexander. She also appeared as Swedish au pair Ingrid Svenson in seasons 2 and 4 of the British situation comedy Mind Your Language.

Perhaps most known for her appearances on Mind your Language as Ingrid Svenson (Series 2 and 4), a Swedish au pair who joins the class at the beginning of series 2. She is attractive and straightforward about her attraction to Mr Brown, sparking a rivalry between her and Danielle. Her main problem with English is word order, often getting words mixed up, such as “you for I question answer”. She transfers schools at the end of Series 2, but returns in the independently produced Series 4.

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