Regina Lund

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Regina Lund
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Regina Lund (2013)
Born Regina Charlotta Theodora Lund
(1967-07-17) 17 July 1967 (age 47)
Vaasa, Finland
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1979–present

Regina Charlotta Theodora Lund (born 17 July 1967) is a Swedish actress and singer. She is the daughter of actress Sonja Lund.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born to director Christian Lund (1943–2007) and actress Sonja Lund (f. 1942) in Vaasa, Finland, Regina grew up in Gävle with her grandparents.[2]

Career[edit]

She started her acting career in a non-speaking role in the television movie Den nya människan in 1979, directed by her father.[2] She made her big breakthrough as Laila Klang, a housewife in Tierp in the radio show Klang & Co in 1993 and as the secretary Mona in the television series Rederiet, a role she played between 1994–1995 and again in 2001.[3] In 1995 Lund was awarded the Guldmasken (in English: The Golden Mask) award for Best female lead in a musical for her role in I hetaste laget.[4]

In 2004 she was one of the hosts of Sommar, talking about her life and her career up to that point.[1] In 2007 she performed the song "Rainbow star" in Melodifestivalen 2007 but was eliminated in the first round in one of the semifinals.[5] She voiced the role of Gloria the Hippopotamus in the Swedish dubbed version of Disney film Madagascar.[6]

Lund launched her acting career in the 1996 film Harry & Sonja, where she played a lifeguard at a swimming pool with Stellan Skarsgård.[7] She had the leading role in the 1999 thriller film Sjön.[8] After that she had more leading roles in Hassel – Förgöraren and had a part in Once in a Lifetime (Livet är en schlager), a comedy film about the Eurovision Song Contest.[9] In 2004 she appeared in the controversial film Kärlekens språk and she also starred in the film Göta kanal 2 – Kanalkampen.[10]

Music[edit]

Lund made her musical debut on the 1997 Johan Norberg album 5 Hours 4 Months and a Day.[11] Norberg later appeared on Lund's debut solo album Unique and also her second music album Year Zero, released in 1997 and 2000 respectively.[11]

Theater and musical work[edit]

Lund made her stage debut in 1991 in Malmö as Curley's wife in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.[12] She also had the part of Ophelia in Jan Bergman's Hamlet at Riksteatern in Stockholm in 1992.[12] The same year she acted as Beth in Sam Shepard's Den innersta lögnen (English: The Innermost Lie).[12][13] The year after that she played a part in the musical I hetaste laget (English: Too Hot to Handle) at Cirkus, Stockholm.[12][13]

In 1996 she acted as Lola in the play Blå Ängeln, and also had a role in Censorn in Gothenburg.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Lund has a son, born in 1999. She was married to actor Jonas Malmsjö between 2000 and 2002. Between 2006 and 2008 she lived in Copenhagen.[14] In 2013 Lund revealed to Aftonbladet newspaper that she had been diagnosed and operated for cancer in her breasts and lymph nodes.[15] The illness has left Lund without hair.[16] In early 2014 Lund revealed that she was cancer free.

Theater work[edit]

  • 1992 – HamletOfelia
  • 1993 – Häxjakten – Abigal
  • 1994 – I hetaste laget
  • 1995 – Moder Svea – ett äkta svenskt självmord
  • 2003 – GGGreta Garbo
  • 2003 – Victor/Victoria
  • 2008 – Blodsbröder – Mrs Lyons
  • 2010 – Liket som visste för mycket – Maria Nylén (Dröse & Norberg)[17]

Filmography[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 1997 – "Unique" / "One Day Jesus"
  • 1998 – "Silent Green" (inh. Stonebridge Radio Version, Red Mecca Remix, StoneBridge Full Version, Album Version)
  • 2000 – "Miss Colourful" (inh. Miss Colourful, Johnny's Having a Breakdown)
  • 2003 – "Önska" (Carlsohn feat. Regina Lund) (inh. Radiomix, Orkestermix, Klubbmix, Musikvideo)
  • 2004 – "Too Small"
  • 2007 – "Rainbow Star" (inh. Radio Version, Oscar Holter Remix, Karaoke Version)
  • 2009 – "On the Waterfront" (w/ Raymond Watts)
  • 2010 – "All Over My Body" (w/ Conny Bloom)
  • 2011 – "In the Atmosphere"
  • 2011 – "Living in Airports"
  • 2011 – "Starlight" (w/Mmadcatz)

Bibliography[edit]

  • 2005 – Diktsamlingen Förlåt! Nej, jag menar aj!
  • 2009 – Romanen Nothing but the Veil
  • 2011 – Diktsamlingen Laserstrålar

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Regina Lund i sommarintervju – Sisu på svenska". Sveriges Radio. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Regina Lund". Lionheart Music Group. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "”Det känns kultigt att vara tillbaka”". Aftonbladet. 11 January 2001. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "De kan vinna Guldmasken". Aftonbladet. 10 February 2004. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Regina Lund har specialskriven låt till Melodifestivalen". Expressen. 10 October 2006. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Svenska röster & credits – Madagaskar" (in Swedish). Dubbningshemsidan.se. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Harry och Sonja – Stellan Skarsgard". Stellanonline.com. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Sjön (1999)". Sfi.se. 29 January 1999. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  9. ^ Lindstedt, Karin (29 March 2000). "Aftonbladet nöje: Gardells nya primadonnor". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Regina Lund visar sina bilder ur sexfilmen". Expressen. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  11. ^ a b Welander, Fredrik (27 September 2000). "Regina Lund på turné". dagensskiva.com. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  12. ^ a b c d e Borglund, Kristian (14 April 2000). "Aftonbladet puls: Regina Lund – stor intervju". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  13. ^ a b "I hetaste laget, 1993". Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish). 26 November 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  14. ^ Haeberlein, Paul (16 March 2008). "Köpenhamn via Lund". Dagens Nyheter. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  15. ^ Selåker, Johannes (28 October 2013). "Regina Lund hyllades efter cancerbeskedet". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Här visar Regina Lund upp sig utan hår". Expressen. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  17. ^ Cooney, Ray. "Liket som visste för mycket - en livs levande skrattfars". Drosenorberg.se. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 

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