Biography

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Irina Björklund (born 7 February 1973) is a Finnish actress.

Björklund was born in Danderyd, Stockholm County but she quickly moved to Finland with her family.[citation needed] She has acted in movies and in television series. Some well known movies include Rukajärven tie (int. Ambush), Levottomat (int. Restless), Minä ja Morrison (int. Me and Morrison), and Vieraalla Maalla (int. Land of Love). Björklund is married to Finnish actor Peter Franzén. In September 2007, Björklund gave birth to their first child, a boy.

Björklund moved to the United States in 1999. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband. She has also lived in France during her early years.

She fluently speaks Finnish, Swedish, French, English and also some Russian, and Spanish.[citation needed]. She studied in the Theatre Academy of Finland from 1993 to 1996.[citation needed] She left the school when Svenska Teatern (Swedish theatre in Helsinki) hired her.

In 1999, she was awarded the Jussi prize as best leading actress for her role as Milla in the movie Minä ja Morrison.She made her breakthrough in the movie Rukajärven tie where she played Lotta Kaarina Vainikainen. She was awarded the Shooting Star prize in the Berlin Film Festival in 2004.[citation needed]

In September 2010, Björklund's career in the United States took a leap, when she had a minor role in The American,[1] alongside George Clooney.[2] She played the role of Clooney's lover, Ingrid.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Irina Björklund, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Irina Björklund (born 7 February 1973) is a Finnish actress.

Björklund was born in Danderyd, Stockholm County but she quickly moved to Finland with her family.[citation needed] She has acted in movies and in television series. Some well known movies include Rukajärven tie (int. Ambush), Levottomat (int. Restless), Minä ja Morrison (int. Me and Morrison), and Vieraalla Maalla (int. Land of Love). Björklund is married to Finnish actor Peter Franzén. In September 2007, Björklund gave birth to their first child, a boy.

Björklund moved to the United States in 1999. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband. She has also lived in France during her early years.

She fluently speaks Finnish, Swedish, French, English and also some Russian, and Spanish.[citation needed]. She studied in the Theatre Academy of Finland from 1993 to 1996.[citation needed] She left the school when Svenska Teatern (Swedish theatre in Helsinki) hired her.

In 1999, she was awarded the Jussi prize as best leading actress for her role as Milla in the movie Minä ja Morrison.She made her breakthrough in the movie Rukajärven tie where she played Lotta Kaarina Vainikainen. She was awarded the Shooting Star prize in the Berlin Film Festival in 2004.[citation needed]

In September 2010, Björklund's career in the United States took a leap, when she had a minor role in The American,[1] alongside George Clooney.[2] She played the role of Clooney's lover, Ingrid.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Irina Björklund, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1973-02-07

Place of Birth Danderyd, Stockholms län, Sweden

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Eternal Road as Sofia
2016 The Unattainable Story
2014 Moomins on the Riviera as Audrey Glamour
2013 Apeiron as Iris
2012 Road North
2012 Stars Above as Saima
2010 Priest of Evil as Elisa Harjunpää
2010 The American as Ingrid
2009 The House of Branching Love as Marjut
2009 The Butcher as Jackie
2008 Blackout as Anne Hartela
2008 Three Wise Men as Magdaleena
2008 The Violent Kind as Jesika Malloy
2007 Red Is the Color of as Mary Shaw
2007 Dustclouds as Karina
2005 The First After God as Anna
2005 Honey Baby as Natasha (Honey Baby)
2005 Trouble with Sex as Eva
2003 Land of Love as Hanne Salmi
2003 The Third Wave as Rebecca
2001 Me and Morrison as Milla
2000 Restless as Hanna-Riikka
1999 Ambush as Kaarina Vainikainen
1998 Asphalto as Nainen
1998 Amazing Women by the Sea as Renée
1997 Ruusutarha as Kreeta

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