Lena Olin Biography (1955-)

Full name, Lena Maria Jonna Olin; born March 22, 1955, in Stockholm, Sweden;immigrated to the United States, 1995; daughter of Stig (an actor and director) and Britta Alice (an actress; maiden name, Holmberg) Olin; sister of MatsOlin (a singer); married Lasse Hallstroem (a director, producer, writer, andeditor), March 18, 1994; children: (with actor Oerjan Ramberg) August; (withHallstroem) Tora. Addresses: Agent: Adam Isaacs, Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
Swedish
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
March 22, 1955
Stockholm, Sweden

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Shop assistant, Ansikte mot ansikte (also known as Face to Face), Cinematograph, 1976
  • Girl, Tabu (also known as Taboo), Swedish Film Institute, 1977
  • Dolores, Picassos aeventyr (also known as The Adventures of Picasso), Svensk Filmindustri, 1978
  • Lena, Kaerleken (also known as Love), Europa Film, 1980
  • Nina, Graesaenklingar (also known as One-Week Bachelors), Europa Film, 1982
  • Rosa, Fanny and Alexander (also known as Fanny et Alexandre, Fanny och Alexander, and Fanny und Alexander), Embassy, 1983
  • Karin, Flucht in den norden (released in the United States as Flight North; also known as Pako pohjoiseen), Cine-International, 1986
  • Nadja Melander, Paa liv och doed (also known as A Matter of Life and Death), Ariane Filmproduktion, 1986
  • Sabina, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Orion, 1988
  • Sue, Friends, Swedish Film Institute, 1988
  • Masha, Enemies, a Love Story, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Annika Larsson, S/Y glaedjen (also known as S/Y Joy), Swedish Film Institute, 1989
  • Bobby Duran, Havana, Universal, 1990
  • Mona Demarkov, Romeo Is Bleeding, Gramercy, 1993
  • Dr. Elizabeth "Libbie" Bowen, Mr. Jones, Columbia/TriStar, 1993
  • The Marquise, Night and the Moment (also known as La notte e ilmomento and La nuit et le moment), Buena Vista Home Video, 1994
  • Herself, Lumiere et compagnie (also known as Lumiere and Company and Lumiere y compania), Alta Films, 1995
  • The Golden Hour, 1996
  • Peggy Lindstrom, Night Falls on Manhattan, Paramount, 1997
  • Tessie, Hamilton, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Jadzia Pzoniak, Polish Wedding, Fox Searchlight, 1998
  • Liana Telfer, The Ninth Gate (also known as La neuvieme porte and La novena puerta), Artisan Entertainment, 1999
  • Dr. Annabel Leek, Mystery Men, Universal, 1999
  • Josephine Muscat, Chocolat, Miramax, 2000
  • Faith Mattis (some sources cite Faith Matheson), Ignition (also known as Mise a feu), Saturn Home Entertainment, 2001
  • Maharet, Queen of the Damned (also known as Anne Rice's "Queenof the Damned"), Warner Bros., 2002
  • Maria, Darkness (also known as The Dark), 2002, Dimension Films, 2004
  • Ruby, Hollywood Homicide, Columbia, 2003
  • Marybeth Fitzgerald, The United States of Leland, Paramount Classics, 2004
  • Andrea, Casanova, Buena Vista, 2005
  • Nina, Bang Bang Orangutang, Sonet Film, 2005
  • Kathryn Vale, Devil You Know, Roger Films, 2006
  • Awake, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2006
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Irina Derevko, Alias, ABC, 2002-2003, 2005, 2006
  • Episodic
  • The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2001
  • Corazon de ... , 2005
  • (In archive footage) Cinema mil, 2005
  • Appeared in "The Films of Philip Kaufman," an episode of The Directors, Encore.
  • Other
  • Gypsy woman, Friaren som inte ville gifta sig, 1977
  • Som ni behagar (also known as As You Like It), 1982
  • The older Anna Egerman, After the Rehearsal (also known as Efter repetitionen), 1984
  • Marta, Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (miniseries), NBC, 1985
  • Lady with a dog, Glasmaestarna, 1986
  • Ann, Komedianter, 1987
  • The 62nd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1990
  • Lena, Hebriana, 1990
  • Herself, Hamilton bakom kulisserna, 1998
  • (Uncredited) The Marquise (in archive footage), Premio Donostia a Willem Dafoe, 2005
  • Stage Appearances
  • Pliant and Drugger, Alkemisten, Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm,Sweden, 1980
  • Egle, Paradisbarnen, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1981
  • Smaatt och stort (also known as Big and Little), Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1982
  • Clarice de Bisognosi, Tvaa herrars tjaenare (also known as TheServant of Two masters and Il servitore di due padroni), Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1982
  • Mary, Juno och paafaageln (also known as Juno and the Paycock), Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1982
  • Rose, Chikanen, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1983
  • Cordelia, King Lear, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1984
  • Ej blot till lyst, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1985
  • Charlotte, Nattvarden (also known as The Last Supper), Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1985
  • Agnes, A Dreamplay, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1986
  • Ann, Summer, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1986
  • Margarita, The Master and Margarita, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1988
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Royal Dramatic Theatre, 1990
  • Julie, Miss Julie, Royal Dramatic Theatre, then Majestic Theatre,Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, both 1991
  • Also appeared in Restoration.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 3: Actors and Actresses, 4th edition, St. James Press, 2000
    • Newsmakers 1991, Gale, 1991
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, February 11, 1994, pp. 32-33; June 14, 2002,p. 80
    • Good Housekeeping, August, 2003, p. 74
    • Interview, January, 1991, p. 116
    • Playboy, February, 1991, p. 112
    • Premiere, January, 1991, p. 70
    • Sly, January, 2006, pp. 54-63
    • TV Guide, September 21, 2002, p. 21; May 15, 2005, pp. 46-47

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