Lasse Hallström was born on June 2, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Lars Hallström. He is a director and writer, known for What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Chocolat (2000) and The Cider House Rules (1999). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. He was previously married to Malou Hallström.
Son Johan Hallström (born 1976) with ex-wife Malou Hallström.
He and actress Lena Olin have a daughter, Tora Hallström, born in 1995. Singer Tommy Körberg is her godfather.
He and his wife Lena Olin were both born in Stockholm.