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Märta Torén

Swedish actor

Died when: 31 years 274 days (380 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

Märta Torén

Märta Torén (21 May 1925 – 19 February 1957) was a Swedish stage and film actress of the 1940s and 1950s.Torén's father was a Swedish military officer, and for three years, during World War II, she was a secretary in the Swedish war office.

After studying at the Stockholm Royal Dramatic Theater's Royal Dramatic Training Academy, Torén began her career on the stage and from 1947 she appeared in films.

She appeared on the cover of the June 13 issue of Life Magazine in 1949.Torén appeared in 11 American film productions during her brief career.

One of her roles was opposite Humphrey Bogart in Sirocco (1951), and she also co-starred with Dana Andrews in Assignment – Paris! (1952).

On 19 February 1957, Torén died from a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 31.She had been stricken less than 48 hours earlier after performing in a play in Stockholm.


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