Irina Björklund

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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.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2001: Milla - Minä ja Morrison
2012: Saima - Tähtitaivas talon yllä
1998: Nainen - Asphalto
2013: Iris - Apeiron
2007: Mary Shaw - Red Is the Color of
2003: Rebecca - Den tredje vågen
1999: Kaarina Vainikainen - Rukajärven tie
2005: Natasha (Honey Baby) - Honey Baby
2003: Hanne Salmi - Vieraalla Maalla
2016: The Unattainable Story
2007: Karina - Dustclouds
1997: Kreeta - Ruusutarha
2008: Isabella - Isabella
2000: Hanna-Riikka - Levottomat
2009: Jackie - The Butcher
2008: Magdaleena - Kolme viisasta miestä
2008: Anne Hartela - Blackout
2010: Elisa Harjunpää - Harjunpää & pahan pappi
2008: Jesika Malloy - The Violent Kind
2004: Cora Stanton - Lost
2010: Ingrid - The American
2005: Anna - Первый после Бога
2012: Tiia - Tie pohjoiseen
2017: Sofia - Ikitie
2009: Marjut - Haarautuvan rakkauden talo
1998: Renée - Ihanat naiset rannalla
2014: Audrey Glamour (voice) - Muumit Rivieralla
2005: Eva - Trouble with Sex

TV CREDITS:
2020: Ann-Mari Sundell - Peacemaker

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