Ullmann, Liv,1939–, Norwegian stage and film actress, b. Japan. She is best known for her roles in nine films directed by Ingmar BergmanBergman, Ingmar
(Ernst Ingmar Bergman) , 1918–2007, Swedish film and stage writer, director, and producer. Acclaimed by many as the greatest director of the second half of the 20th cent., Bergman made about 60 films in all.
..... Click the link for more information. , e.g., Persona (1966), Shame (1968), Cries and Whispers (1972), and Autumn Sonata (1978). Ullmann began directing with the Danish film Sofie (1992) and has also directed the Norwegian Kristin Lavransdatter (1995) and the Swedish Private Confessions (1998) and Faithless (2000), both with screenplays by Bergman.
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