Inger Stevens. Birth: Oct. 18, 1934, Stockholm, Sweden; Death: Apr. 30, 1970, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA. … Despite her fame and wealth, Inger Stevens was plagued by deep depression. A houseguest found her lying facedown on her kitchen floor on the morning of April 30, 1970, having overdosed on Tedral washed down with alcohol. She was cremated and her ashes scattered over the Pacific Ocean. (bio by: Donna Di Giacomo) Find A Grave.