Eva Margareta Velander, also known as Meta Velander, is a Swedish actress. Velander grew up in Kungsholmen in Stockholm, close to Rålambshovsparken, where she lived until she was twenty-one. She started acting in plays during her school years. After studying at Dramatens school between 1947 and 1950, she started working at Uppsala Stadsteater, where she remained until 1957. She then worked at Stockholms stadsteater from 1960 until the present day.