Lena Olin

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Birth Name: Lena Maria Jonna Olin

Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Birth: 22 March, 1955

Ethnicity: Swedish, as well as distant German

Lena Olin is a Swedish actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Enemies, A Love Story (1989).

Lena is the daughter of actress Britta Holmberg (Britta Alice Holmberg) and director Stig Olin (born Stig Högberg), who appeared in six of Ingmar Bergman’s films. Lena is married to director Lasse Hallström. Lena has a son with her former partner, actor Örjan Ramberg; and a daughter with Lasse.

Lena’s father was adopted by Nils Gustaf Olin and Siri Torngren.

Lena’s biological paternal grandfather was Thor Gösta Åberg (the son of Johan Teodor Åberg and Anna Emelie “Emilia” Lindström). Gösta was born in Skanör, Skåne. Johan Teodor was the son of Olaus Åberg and Amalia Mathilde Smith. Lena’s great-grandmother Emilia was the daughter of Johan Petter Lindström and Christina Charlotta Mattsson.

Lena’s biological paternal grandmother was Karin Elisabeth Högberg (the daughter of Nils Magnus Johansson Högberg and Ida Augusta Lundqvist). Karin was born in Alnö, Västernorrland. Nils was the son of Johannes Jönsson Högberg and Karin Jonsdotter. Ida was the daughter of Anders Lundqvist and Brita Lisa (later Elisabeth) Öhman.

Lena’s maternal grandfather was Gustaf Arvid Holmberg (the son of Gustaf Ferdinand Holmberg and Anna Charlotta Lindberg). Lena’s grandfather Gustaf was born in Östra Vingåker, Södermanland. Ferdinand was the son of Per Gustaf Holmberg, who was of part German descent, and of Carolina Taberman. Anna was the daughter of Johan Erik Lindberg and Anna Sofia Carlsdotter.

Lena’s maternal grandmother was Elin Wilhelmina, later Vilhelmina, Lindqvist (the daughter of Johan Albert Lindqvist and Sofia Albertina Andersson). Elin was born in Torpa, Västmanland. Albert was the son of an unknown father and Johanna Lindqvist. Sofia was the daughter of Johan Peter Andersson and Anna Catharina Ersdotter.

Source: A discussion of Lena’s ancestry – http://aforum.genealogi.se

Genealogy of Lena’s father – https://www.myheritage.com

Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-grandmother, Anna Emelie Lindström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-grandfather, Nils Magnus Johansson Högberg – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-great-grandfather, Johannes Jönsson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-grandmother, Ida Augusta Lundqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-great-grandmother, Brita Lisa Öhman – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal records of Lena’s mother – https://sok.riksarkivet.se
https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Genealogy of Lena’s maternal grandfather, Gustaf Arvid Holmberg – https://www.geni.com

Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal grandfather, Gustaf Arvid Holmberg – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal grandmother, Elin Wilhelmina Lindqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal great-grandfather, Johan Albert Lindqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Household examination record of Lena’s maternal great-grandfather, Johan Albert Lindqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal great-grandmother, Sofia Albertina Andersson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Household examination record of Lena’s maternal great-grandmother, Sofia Albertina Andersson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

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4 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Lena’s biological paternal grandfather was Thor Gösta Åberg (the son of Johan Teodor Åberg and Anna Emelie “Emilia” Lindström). Gösta was born in Skanör, Skåne. Johan Teodor was the son of Olaus Åberg and Amalia Mathilde Smith. Emilia was the daughter of Johan Petter Lindström and Christina Charlotta Mattsson.

    Karin was born in Alnö, Västernorrland. Nils’ full name is Nils Magnus Johansson Högberg, and was the son of Johannes Jönsson Högberg and Karin Jonsdotter. Correct Ida’s maiden surname to Lundqvist, and she was the daughter of Anders Lundqvist and Brita Lisa (later Elisabeth) Öhman.

    Lena’s maternal grandfather was Gustaf Arvid Holmberg (the son of Gustaf Ferdinand Holmberg and Anna Charlotta Lindberg). Lena’s grandfather Gustaf was born in Östra Vingåker, Södermanland. Ferdinand was the son of Per Gustaf Holmberg, who was of part Germand descent, and of Carolina Taberman. Lena’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Johan Erik Lindberg and Anna Sofia Carlsdotter.

    Lena’s maternal grandmother was Elin Wilhelmina, later Vilhelmina, Lindqvist (the daughter of Johan Albert Lindqvist and Sofia Albertina Andersson). Elin was born in Torpa, Västmanland. Albert was the son of an unknown father and Johanna Lindqvist. Sofia was the daughter of Johan Peter Andersson and Anna Catharina Ersdotter.

    Genealogy of Lena’s father – https://www.myheritage.com/person-1501037_471942811_471942811/stig-olin

    Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-grandmother, Anna Emelie Lindström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/C0068882_00075

    Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-grandfather, Nils Magnus Johansson Högberg – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0008767_00015

    Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-great-grandfather, Johannes Jönsson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/C0037503_00037

    Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-grandmother, Ida Augusta Lundqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0017496_00022

    Baptismal record of Lena’s biological paternal great-great-grandmother, Brita Lisa Öhman – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/C0031752_00048

    Baptismal records of Lena’s mother – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/00153667_00155
    https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/00153936_00167

    Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal grandfather, Gustaf Arvid Holmberg – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/F0002513_00205

    Genealogy of Lena’s maternal grandfather, Gustaf Arvid Holmberg – https://www.geni.com/people/Gustaf-Arvid-Holmberg/6000000007386723490

    Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal grandmother, Elin Wilhelmina Lindqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/F0005294_00038

    Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal great-grandfather, Johan Albert Lindqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/C0009679_00145

    Household examination record of Lena’s maternal great-grandfather, Johan Albert Lindqvist – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/C0009663_00213

    Baptismal record of Lena’s maternal great-grandmother, Sofia Albertina Andersson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/C0020626_00030

    Household examination record of Lena’s maternal great-grandmother, Sofia Albertina Andersson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/C0020615_00117

  2. Freerk says:

    You wouldn’t have said this if you had seen her in “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”. ;-) Of course, this was 25 years ago.

    http://www.fimho.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Lena_Olin_actress.jpg

  3. WTF says:

    She looks like a man.

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