She won an Academy Prize for Best Helping Actress on her behalf function in the 1989 film Foes: A Like Tale. She received extra fame on her behalf appearance in Chocolat. She was crowned Miss Scandinavia 1975. Before getting an celebrity, she was an alternative instructor and a medical center nurse. She wedded Lasse Hallstrom in 1994. The few welcomed a girl called Tora in 1995. She starred in Chocolat with Johnny Depp.