Ernst Ingmar Bergman (14 July 1918 – 30 July 2007) is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential film directors of all time. He directed over sixty films and documentaries for cinematic release and for television, most of which he also wrote. He also directed over one hundred and seventy plays. Among his company of actors were Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin and Max von Sydow. Most of his films were set in the landscape of Sweden. His major subjects were death, illness, faith, betrayal, bleakness and insanity.
Bergman was active for more than six decades. In 1976, his career was seriously threatened as the result of a botched criminal investigation for alleged income tax evasion. Outraged, Bergman suspended a number of pending productions, closed his studios, and went into self-imposed exile in West Germany for eight years.
Read more from his Wikipedia biography.
NATAL DATA and ASTROLOGY CHART
BIRTH DATA: Ernst Ingmar Bergman, 14 July 1918, 03:00 (3 a.m.) CET (-1), Uppsala, Sweden (59n52, 17e38). ASC: 20 Cancer. RR: A/B (from autobiography). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield (c) quotes Ingmar Bergman, Sunday's Children. 1993. Trans. Joan Tate. (New York: Arcade, 1994), p. 44, giving his birth data in the character of Pu: "On the fourteenth of July, 1918, I was born at 3 o'clock in the morning."
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