Lena Olin Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Lena Olin Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 61 kg
Date of Birth March 22, 1955
Zodiac Sign Aries
Spouse Lasse Hallström

Lena Olin is a Swedish actress who is best known for her work in movies such as Fanny and Alexander (1982), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Enemies, A Love Story (1989), Romeo Is Bleeding (1993), Chocolat (2000), and Queen of the Damned (2002). For her work in The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress’. For Enemies, A Love Story (1989), she had been nominated for an Academy Award in the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress’ and had won the New York Film Critics Circle Award in the same category. She is also well recognized for playing Irina Derevko in the action-thriller TV series Alias (2002-2006) for which she had been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award (2003) and a Satellite Award (2003, 2004) in the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress’.

Born Name

Lena Maria Jonna Olin

Nick Name

Lena

Lena Olin in an Instagram selfie from September 2020
Lena Olin in an Instagram selfie from September 2020 (Lena Olin / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Stockholm, Sweden

Residence

Bedford, Westchester County, New York, United States

Nationality

Swedish

Education

Lena, apart from formal education, had studied acting at Sweden’s National Academy of Mime and Acting (NAMA) in Stockholm.

Occupation

Actress

Lena Olin as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Lena Olin as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Lena Olin / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Stig Olin (né Högberg) (Actor, Theatre Director, Singer, Songwriter) (d. 2008)
  • Mother – Britta Holmberg (Actress) (d. 2004)
  • Siblings – Mats Olin (Older Brother) (Actor, Singer). She had another older brother who had died of cancer in 1960 when he was 10 years old.
  • Others – Karin Lyberg (Mother-in-Law) (Writer) (d. 2000), Nils Hallström (Father-in-Law), Anders Hallström (Brother-in-Law) (Actor) (d. 1987), Thor Gösta Åberg (Biological Paternal Grandfather), Nils Gustaf Olin (Adoptive Paternal Grandfather), Karin Elisabeth Högberg (Paternal Grandmother), Siri Torngren (Adoptive Paternal Grandmother), Gustaf Arvid Holmberg (Maternal Grandfather), Elin Wilhelmina (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lena has dated –

  1. Örjan Ramberg – Lena was in a long-term relationship, that had lasted from the mid-1970s to the late 1980s, with a fellow Swiss actor and her colleague at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Örjan Ramberg. They have a son together named Auguste Rahmberg (b. September 7, 1984) (Film Producer).
  2. Robert Redford (1989–1990)
  3. Lasse Hallström (1992–Present) – Lena began dating Swedish film director Lasse Hallström in 1992 and the couple got married on March 18, 1994, in Hedvig Eleonora Church in Stockholm. They have a daughter together named Tora Hallström (b. 1995) (Actress). She has a step-son named Johan Hallström (b. June 2, 1976) (Actor) from Lasse’s previous marriage.

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of Swedish and distant German descent.

Lena Olin as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020
Lena Olin as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020 (Lena Olin / Instagram)

Hair Color

Auburn

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite frame
  • Long, straight hair
  • Charming smile
  • Gleaming face
Lena Olin as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Lena Olin as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Lena Olin / Instagram)

Lena Olin Facts

  1. She had triumphed at the ‘Miss Scandinavia’ beauty pageant held in 1974 when she was just 19 years old.
  2. Before making it big in show business, she used to work as a substitute teacher and as a hospital nurse.
  3. For her portrayal of Josephine Muscat in the film Chocolat (2000), that was directed by her husband Lasse Hallström, she had been nominated for a BAFTA Award in the category of ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ and a European Film Award in the category of ‘Best Actress’. This was the first collaboration between the couple as director-actor and the magic of their pairing had also earned the film 5 Academy Award nominations.

Featured Image by Lena Olin / Instagram

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