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Lena Olin
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Birth Date:March 22, 1955
Astrology Sign:Aries
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Occupation:Movie actress

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Lena Olin

Biography:Lena Olin (born March 22, 1955) is an internationally acclaimed Swedish actress. She was born in Stockholm as the youngest of three children. Her father, Stig Olin, was a singer, a composer, and an actor who appeared in several of Ingmar Bergman's films. Also her mother, Britta Holmberg, was an actress. Her brother is the Swedish singer Mats Olin.

After studying acting at the drama school of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, Olin performed on stage classic plays of Shakespeare and Ibsen and appeared in smaller roles of several Swedish films directed by Bergman. It was he who cast her for the first time, after she had not passed her first audition because of her shyness. Later she acted at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, directed by Bergman.

Olin's international debut in a lead role was in the 1984 Swedish film After the Rehearsal, which directed by Bergman. The year before she appeared in Bergman's Fanny and Alexander. In 1988, Olin starred opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in her first American film, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and became a well-known and respected actress. In 1989, she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Enemies: A Love Story, in which she portrayed the survivor of a Nazi camp.

Olin is today a prominent member of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where she began her career as an aspiring young actress. She appears in many different plays, from classic to contemporary.

In 1984 she gave birth to her first son, August Ramberg. His father was fellow Swedish actor Örian Ramberg, with whom she lived for several years.

In 1994, she married Lasse Hallström, a Swedish film director with whom she collaborated on the 2000 film Chocolat, which received five Academy Award nominations.In 1995 they had a daughter, Tora Maria Elin. Hallström also has a son from a previous relationship. Johan, born in 1976.

From 2002 to 2003, Olin appeared opposite Jennifer Garner in her first television role on the second season of the American television series Alias. For her work on the series as Irina Derevko, Olin received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2003. Olin received immense critical acclaim for her part in Alias - particularly her chemistry with Victor Garber, who played her former husband and sometime-enemy Jack Bristow - and was rumored to have been offered a salary in excess of $100,000 per episode to remain part of the cast. She left the show after her first and only season, however, to spend more time with her family in New York.

In May 2005, Olin returned to Alias for a two-episode appearance at the end of the show's fourth season, and subsequently appeared again in the fifth season, initially in a cameo in December 2005, and then following a four-month hiatus she appeared again in April 2006, and for the finale on May 22, 2006.

She currently lives in New York with her husband and children

Achievements: (Filmography)
Darkness (2004)
Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)

Chinese Horoscope for Lena Olin
Includes characteristics and Vices
Lena Olin's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 24, 1955 - February 11, 1956
Birthday: March 22, 1955

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Lena Olin's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: March 22, 1955

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Lena Olin's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: March 22, 2023

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.




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