Lina Leandersson is 17 and lives in Sweden.
She has recently filmed the role of Ronja in Kadri Kousaar's feature film European Psycho and the role of Zerin in Sofia Norlin's film Tenderness..
In 2007 she played the lead role of Eli in Thomas Alfredsson's feature film, Let The Right One In, which was released in UK cinemas in 2009. The film was critically acclaimed and received the Best Foreign Film Award at the 2009 British Independent Film Awards, as well as being subsequently nominated in the Best Film Not in the English Language Category in the BAFTA announcements in January 2010.
Lina's performance as Eli received the following praise from UK reviewers:
“An almost distressingly soulful Lina Leandersson” - The Telegraph
“The performances by the two children are beautifully understated” Daily Mail
The “miraculous performances of the very young lead actors” - Empire
“Terrific and unusual” - The Independent