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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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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 Intensive Care (pre-production)
Margaret
 2017 The 11th (pre-production)
Britta
 2017 Riviera (TV Mini-Series)
Irina
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Irina
 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
 2016/I Spark (TV Series)
Hazel Stockton
 2013 The Devil You Know
Kathryn Vale
 2013 Grounded
Yevgeina
 2012 Hypnotisören
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
 2001 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
 1998 Hamilton
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 Kärleken
Lena
 1978 The Adventures of Picasso
Dolores
 1977 Tabu
Girl (uncredited)
 1976 Face to Face
Shop Assistant
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Botho Strauß's "Smått och stort" (Big and Little) at The Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden. 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:

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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