Inger Nilsson during the Stockholm International Film Festival in November 2015.
Karin Inger Monica Nilsson
4 May 1959
|Occupation||Actress, singer, medical secretary|
|Known for||Pippi Longstocking|
Karin Inger Monica Nilsson (born 4 May 1959) is a Swedish actress and singer. She is a former child actress. She is primarily known for her portrayal of Pippi Longstocking in the Swedish-produced TV series of the same name during 1969 which was compiled, re-dubbed into German and later also in English and many other languages, and released as two feature films in 1969. In 1970, she reprised her role of Pippi in two subsequent feature films. She currently works as a secretary in Stockholm, occasionally taking small stage roles.
Nilsson was eight years old when she was cast as Pippi Longstocking. First, she did a TV series and then three feature films. After Pippi Longstocking she trained as a medical secretary, but chose to pursue a career as an actress. Nilsson was, among other things, property master at Östgötateatern and acted in several plays.
- 1969 - Pippi Longstocking
- 1969 - Pippi Goes on Board
- 1970 - Pippi in the South Seas
- 1970 - Pippi on the Run
- 1989 - Brenda Brave
- 2000 - Gripsholm
- 2015 - The Here After
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