Swedish beauty queen became the third competitor from her country to win Miss Universe in 1984.
She briefly worked as a nurse before becoming a beauty pageant contestant.
She used her Miss Universe fame to have a short-lived career as a television presenter in Sweden.
She was married to actor Kjell Bergvist from 1986 to 1999. The union produced two daughters.
She was the guest of honor at the Miss Universe 2006 competition, which was eventually won by Zuleyka Rivera.