Liv Ullmann is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning Norwegian actress, author and film director. She played lead roles in nine films by Ingmar Bergman, with whom she had a daughter, Norwegian author Linn Ullmann.
Ullmann’s awards include three Best Actress prizes from the prestigious National Society of Film Critics, two from the National Board of Review, three from the New York Film Critics Circle, and one Golden Globe as well as a LAFCA honor. Ullman appeared in “Scenes from a Marriage,” “The Emigrants,” which earned her an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe, and “Face to Face,” which earned her another Academy Award nomination. Other films include “Gaby: A True Story” (1987), “The Bay Boy” (1984) and Autumn Sonata (1978).
Aside from acting, Ullmann is a committed UNICEF goodwill ambassador, and has traveled widely for the organization. She was also appointed honorary doctor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2006. Ullmann has also directed several films, including “Faithless” (2000) and “Private Confessions” (1998). Ullmann narrated the Canada/Norway co-produced animated short “The Danish Poet,” which won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film at the 79th Academy Awards.