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Lasse Hallström

Lasse Hallström was born on June 2, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Lars Hallström. He is a director and writer, known for Chocolat (2000), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) and Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. He was previously married to Malou Hallström. See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013/I Safe Haven
 2012 The Hypnotist
 2010/I Dear John
 2008 New Amsterdam (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2008)
 2006 The Hoax
 2005 Casanova
 2000 Chocolat
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1995 Something to Talk About (as Lasse Hallstrom)
 1993 Making Gilbert Grape (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Once Around
 1988 The Big Five (TV Short)
 1981 Kom igen, nu'rå! (TV Short)
 1981 Tuppen
 1980 Underbart är kort (Short)
 1977 ABBA: The Movie (Documentary)
 1977 Semlons gröna dalar (TV Mini-Series)
 1977 Flyttningen (TV Movie)
 1973 Pappas pojkar (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
- Episode #1.4 (1973)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
- Episode #1.1 (1973)
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Other Works:

Directed several music video clips for Swedish pop group ABBA, including "S.O.S." and "Dancing Queen." See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Lasse Hallstrom


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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He and Lena Olin moved to the US permanently in 1995. They reside in Bedford, New York. See more »

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