Alice Timander dies
TT/The Local · 3 Jul 2007, 14:06
Published: 03 Jul 2007 14:06 GMT+02:00
Sweden's red carpet queen Alice Timander has died at the age of 91.
Timander was a qualified dentist but became best known as an ever present guest at Stockholm theatre premieres.
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