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Regina Charlotta Theodora Lund

(1967-07-17) 17 July 1967 (age 52)
Vaasa, Finland
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1979–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

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]


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 DreamWorks 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]


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

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 the character Lola in the play Blå Ängeln, and also had a role in Censorn in Gothenburg. [12]

Personal life

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] [16] In early 2014, Lund revealed that she was cancer free. [17] [18]

Theater work






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