She is primarily known for her portrayal of Pippi Longstocking in the Swedish-produced TV series of the same name during  which was compiled, re-dubbed into Dutch and later also in English and many other languages, and released as two feature films in In , she reprised her role of Pippi in two subsequent feature films. She currently works as a secretary in Stockholm , occasionally taking small stage roles. Nilsson was eight years old when she was cast as Pippi Longstocking.
As a strong anarcho brat, Inger Nilsson inspired millions of children worldwide. Now the Swedish actress turns Here she tells her why her biggest role was more a curse than a blessing - and why "Mr. Nilsson" was annoyed at the shoot. When was the last time you were recognized and greeted with "Hello, Pippi Longstocking"? Nilsson: Oh, that happens all the time, just the day before yesterday, on the return flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm.
May 4, Entertainment 9 Views. Stockholm — Two times three makes four, widdewiddewitt, and three makes nine: What Inger Nilsson, as a young girl in the legendary Pippi Longstocking films, has done for herself, has forever branded generations of children in her memory. Now, for Nilsson, another figure is added to Pippi's idiosyncratic calculation: the That's how old the Swedish actress will be this Saturday May 4.
Most 8-year-olds spend their days watching cartoons, learning multiplication tables and playing outside. In fact, she was the girl most 8-year-olds wanted to be. Nilsson was Pippi. Today, the audition process for movies and auditions is tedious at best.