Sexiest Pictures Of Lena Olin. Lena Olin, the Swedish actress, was born on 22nd March 1955 in Stockholm, Sweden. She earned recognition for movies, such as The Ninth Gate (1999), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), Chocolat (2000), Romeo Is Bleeding (1993), and Hollywood Homicide (2003).
Before starting her journey in Hollywood, Lena has worked with Sweden’s Royal Dramatic Theatre since 1980. She has shown her acting talent in the classic plays of William Shakespeare and Augustine Strindberg. She also toured around the world for Bergman’s production plays.
Lena appeared in the 2002 American series Alias as Irina Derevko. For her acting in the series, she received nominations in 2003 and 2004 for supporting actress. She garnered attention for her role as Josephine Muscat in the 2000 film Chocolat.
She was also cast in movies like Enemies, A Love Story, Havana, The Night and the Moment, The Ninth Gate, Ignition, Queen of the Damned, Remember Me, Night Train to Lisbon, Adam, etc.
In 1984, she landed her first lead role in Bergman’s After Rehearsal, one of her breakthrough roles. Lena was cast in the 1988 American film The Unbearable Lightness of Being as Sabina, which helped her earn recognition.
She appeared in television shows such as Alias, Welcome to Sweden, Riviera, Mindhunter, Hunters, etc. For her performance in The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988), she was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress.
In 1980, she bagged an Ingmar Bergman Award, initiated by Bergman himself in 1978. Her character of Mona Demarkov in the movie Romeo Is Bleeding was nominated for Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2017, she received the Best Actress Award at the Prague Independent Film Festival for her lead role in the movie Maya Dardel.
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