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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. Her father, Stig Olin, was also an actor and played in six of Bergman's films. Lena also belongs to the Bergman "family". As a young actress, she played in the great ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Mob: A Woman's Revenge (pre-production)
Brigitta Cachiotti
 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
 1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
Peggy Lindstrom
 1994 The Night and the Moment
The Marquise
 1993 Mr. Jones
Dr. Elizabeth 'Libbie' Bowen
 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 Gräsänklingar
Nina
 1982 Som ni behagar (TV Movie)
 1980 Love
Lena
 1978 The Adventures of Picasso
Dolores
 1977 Taboo
Girl (uncredited)
 1977 Friaren som inte ville gifta sig (TV Movie)
Gypsy woman
 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:

"I am in love with my best friend" (On husband Lasse Hallström). See more »

Trivia:

Lena has said in a Swedish interview that contact with others got her to act, even very early as a child, describing it as "an uncontrolled need of contact" and to "invent things": She remembers when she was seven and in love with a boy and staged an argument with him and then acted out a faked concussion. She got carried home as he apparently believed her: It ended with him coming home to her ... See more »

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