Lena Olin



Actor Date of Birth: March 22, 1955


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lena Maria Jonna Olin (born 22 March 1955) is a Swedish actress. She has been nominated for several acting awards, including a Golden Globe for The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) and an Academy Award for Enemies, A Love Story (1989). Other well-known films in which she has appeared include Chocolat (2000), directed by her husband Lasse Hallström, Queen of the Damned (2002), Casanova (2005) and The Reader (2008). Olin was also a main cast member in the second season (and a recurring guest star in later seasons) of the television series Alias. Olin starred in the Swedish sitcom Welcome to Sweden.



Place of Birth: Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden




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Review: Lena Olin Is Fierce as a Suicidal Poet in 'Maya Dardel'
Review: Lena Olin Is Fierce as a Suicidal Poet in 'Maya Dardel'

New York Times - 2 Month alt
The first time we hear Maya Dardel (Lena Olin, and her inimitable rasp), she is declaring her intention to commit suicide. Maya, a renowned poet living in isolation, believes her work has begun to decline. Her only concern now is with finding a worthy...

Maya Dardel Trailer Premiere: Lena Olin Plays a Nihilistic Cougar Hunting All Those Sad Young Literary Men
Maya Dardel Trailer Premiere: Lena Olin Plays a Nihilistic Cougar Hunting All Those Sad Young Literary Men

W Magazine - 3 Month alt
The concept of Maya Dardel at first seems pretty straightforward if not a little bleak: Lena Olin stars as the title character, a once-great poet who realizes that age is getting the best of her health, and more devastatingly, her creativity. So...

Lena Olin plays the title role in “Maya Dardel,” a poet with plans to go out with a bang
Lena Olin plays the title role in “Maya Dardel,” a poet with plans to go out with a bang

Salon - 2 Month alt
The slinky Swedish actress Lena Olin first captured American audience's attention in 1988 as Sabina in “The Unbearable Lightness of Being.” The following year, she snagged an Oscar nomination for her role in “Enemies: A Love Story.” For some viewers ...and...

Haugesund: Yellow Affair Falls for 'Maya Dardel' (EXCLUSIVE)
Haugesund: Yellow Affair Falls for 'Maya Dardel' (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety - 4 Month alt
Scandinavian sales outfit The Yellow Affair has picked up all rights outside North America and South America on the Lena Olin vehicle “Maya Dardel.” The feature marks the directorial debut of U.S. poet/novelist Zachary Cotler who shares the directing ...and...

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