Date of Birth: 03/22/1956
Place of birth: Stockholm
Lena Olin was born March 22, 1955 in Stockholm, Sweden. His father, Stig Olin - an actor`s mother, Britta Olin - stage actress.
Daughter of actors, she showed early interest in drama and, after finishing school, briefly worked as a nurse in the hospital and the replacement teacher.
Ingmar Bergman, drugsemi, advised her to go to drama school. She was the only student, adopted in the year at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where he quickly became a rising star.
Since the late 1970s, it began to appear in the Swedish films, and in the late 1980s and poured life and energy in several US productions his inimitable sensuality. After the ideal role of the mysterious and sexy independent woman in the film, she received "Academy Award" nomination for best supporting actress in the film by Paul Mazursky "enemies. Love Story" by Phillip Kaufman`s "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" (1988) (1989).
Good looks Olin and in the thriller "The Night of the Manhattan." From her Hollywood roles known to work in the film Sydney Pollack`s "Havana" (1990), in which she co-starred with Robert Redford.
She has a son August (after the August Strindberg) by actor Orjan Ramberg.