About Anita Strindberg
June 19, 1937
|Place of Birth||:||Sweden|
|Also Known As||:||Anita Edberg|
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Anita Strindberg, born Anita Edberg, is a former Swedish actress who became one of the most well-known stars of the Italian giallo films in the 1970s. Strindberg started her career in "gialli" with Lucio Fulci's Una lucertola con la pelle di donna ("A Lizard in a Woman's Skin") in 1971 and starred in her first lead role that same year, in Sergio Martino -directed La coda dello scorpione ("Case of the Scorpion's Tail"). In 1972, she starred in two more gialli; in Aldo Lado's Chi l'ha vista morire? ("Who Saw Her Die?") with George Lazenby and Martino's Il tuo vizio è una stanza chiusa e solo io ne ho la chiave ("Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key") with Luigi Pistilli and Edwige Fenech. After the early 1970s, Strindberg acted in many types of "genre films"; a women in prison film Diario segreto da un carcere femminile ("Women in Cell Block 7"), The Exorcist-like horror film L'anticristo ("The Antichrist") and a poliziotteschi film Milano odia: la polizia non può sparare ("Almost Human"), directed by Umberto Lenzi. Her last film was Riccardo Freda's Murder Obsession (Follia Omicida), also known as "Fear" and co-starred by Laura Gemser.