Lena Olin Overview

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Born: March 22, 1956

What's surprising about this Swedish beauty is that she resisted what was in her genes—acting. Her father, Stig, was a regular on Swedish radio as well as appearing in a few of Ingmar Bergman's early films while her mother was a stage actress who left the theater to devote herself full time to raising her children. After graduating from high school, Olin worked as a hospital aide and substitute teacher before taking Bergman's advice to audition for the Royal Dramatic Theatre company that he was... See All

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