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Lena Olin


Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. She was born in Stockholm, to actors Britta Holmberg and Stig Olin, who appeared in six of Bergman's films. Lena also belongs to the Bergman "family". As a young actress,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Ninth Gate
The Ninth Gate Liana Telfer
(1999)
Chocolat
Chocolat Josephine Muscat
(2000)
Remember Me
Remember Me Diane Hirsch
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 The 11th (pre-production)
Britta
 2016 Spark (TV Series) (completed)
Hazel Stockton
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series)
Mrs. Fineman
- The King and I (2016) ... Mrs. Fineman
- He in Racist Fire (2016) ... Mrs. Fineman
- Whispered Secrets (2016) ... Mrs. Fineman
 2013 The Devil You Know
Kathryn Vale
 2013 Quad
Yevgeina
 2012 The Hypnotist
Simone Bark
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ingrid Block
- Confidential (2010) ... Ingrid Block
 2005 Bang Bang Orangutang
Nina
 2005 Casanova
Andrea
 2003 The United States of Leland
Marybeth Fitzgerald
 2002 Darkness
Maria
 2002 Ignition
Judge Faith Mattis
 2001 Hamilton (TV Mini-Series)
Tessie
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Tessie
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Tessie
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Tessie
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Tessie
 1994 The Night and the Moment
The Marquise
 1993 Mr. Jones
Libbie
 1990/I Havana
Bobby Duran
 1990 Hebriana (TV Movie)
Lena
 1989 s/y Glädjen
Annika Larsson
 1988 Friends
Sue
 1987 Komedianter (TV Movie)
Ann
 1986 A Matter of Life and Death
Nadja Melander
 1986 Flight North
Karin
 1986 Glasmästarna (TV Movie)
Lady with dog
 1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie)
Marta
 1984 After the Rehearsal (TV Movie)
Anna Egerman (older)
 1982 Fanny and Alexander
Rosa - Ekdahlska huset
 1982 Gräsänklingar
Nina
 1982 Som ni behagar (TV Movie)
 1980 Love
Lena
 1978 The Adventures of Picasso
Dolores
 1977 Taboo
Girl (uncredited)
 1976 Face to Face
Shop Assistant
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Other Works:

Astrid Saalbach's "Spår i sanden" (Spor i sandet), Radioteatern (Swedish Radio Theatre), directed by Arne Forsberg. Full cast: Lena Olin, Mats Bergman and Aino Taube. Premiere air date: Sept 20. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lena Olin-Hallström

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[In response to a question about kissing her co-stars] Kissing someone you don't feel for is unpleasant. Many, however, were very pleasant. Like Johnny Depp. I don't think a lot of women would have a problem kissing him. [Laughs heartily] He's a good friend of ours, by the way. [Lena is married to Lasse Hallstrom, who directed What's Eating Gilbert Grape and Chocolat.] He's not exactly in the ... See more »

Trivia:

Failed twice - both times in the very last test - two years in a row before she was accepted the third time at Sweden's prestigious National Theatre Academy (Teaterhögskolan) in 1976. See more »

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Aries

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