Lina Maria Englund is a Swedish actress and musician. Englund went to the Adolf Fredrik's Music School in Stockholm for middle and high school. When she was 12, she went with a friend to an audition for the movie Miraklet i Valby and got the female lead. At 15, she played Camilla in the television series Storstad for a year and a half. When the show ended, she enrolled in the 2-year aesthetic-practical course at the Södra Latins gymnasium in Stockholm. While studying there, she participated in the Canadian young people's TV series Northwood, where she played the au pair Kristina. She also had the female lead in Ulf Malmros' TV series Rapport till himlen. For her role in the 1996 movie Vinterviken, she was nominated for a Guldbagge Award as Best Actress in a leading role. She attended the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting from 1995 to 1999 and after graduation, joined the Stockholm City Theatre and Teater Galeasen. Among other productions, she has appeared in Chekhov's Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, and Lars Norén's Krig. In the summer of 2001 she filmed Outside Your Door in Lycksele.