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Alicia Vikander

Alicia Amanda Vikander (born 3 October 1988) is a Swedish actress and former dancer. Born and raised in Gothenburg, she began acting as a child in minor stage productions at The Göteborg Opera and trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm and the School of American Ballet in New York. She began her professional acting career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series and first gained recognition in Northern Europe for her role as Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt in the TV drama Andra Avenyn (2008–10). Vikander made her feature film debut in Pure (2010), for which she won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress. She attracted widespread recognition in 2012 for portraying Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya in Joe Wright's film adaptation of Anna Karenina and Queen Caroline Mathilde in the acclaimed Danish film A Royal Affair, receiving a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination. She went on to star in the 2013 Swedish drama film Hotell and appeared in the Julian Assange-biopic The Fifth Estate that same year. In 2014 and 2015, Vikander achieved global recognition and acclaim for her roles as activist Vera Brittain in Testament of Youth, a humanoid robot in Ex Machina (for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress) and painter Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl, for which she received the Academy Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress, among other awards.

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Oct 3, 1988 In Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Freakshift
Latest Project:
Movie One Red Nose Day and a Wedding 2019-03-15
Known For
Poster of Game of Bitches
Movie Freakshift Diane Largo 2020
Movie One Red Nose Day and a Wedding Faith 2019-03-15
Movie Tomb Raider Lara Croft 2018-03-05
Movie Birds Like Us Huppu (voice) 2017-05-05
Movie Tulip Fever Sophia Sandvoort 2017-07-13
Movie Submergence Danielle Flinders 2017-09-22
Movie Journey to the Oscars Herself 2016-02-26
Movie The Light Between Oceans Isabel Sherbourne 2016-09-02
Movie Jason Bourne Heather Lee 2016-07-29
Movie Seventh Son Alice Deane 2015-02-06
Movie Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Ingrid Bergman (voice) 2015-05-19
Movie Ex Machina Ava 2015-01-21
Movie The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Gaby Teller 2015-08-13
Movie The Danish Girl Gerda Wegener 2015-11-27
Movie Burnt Anne Marie 2015-10-02
Movie The Magic Diner Alicia 2015-11-30
Movie Son of a Gun Tasha 2014-10-16
Movie Testament of Youth Vera Brittain 2014-10-14
Movie Hotel Erika 2013-09-06
Movie The Fifth Estate Anke Domscheit-Berg 2013-10-11
Movie A Royal Affair Caroline Mathilde 2012-03-29
Movie Anna Karenina Kitty Shcherbatskaya 2012-09-06
Movie Game of Bitches Alicia 2011-01-01
Movie The Crown Jewels Fragancia Fernandez 2011-06-29
Movie Pure Katarina 2009-10-22
Movie Susan's Longing Girl in Apartment 2009-01-24
Movie My Name Is Love Fredrika 2008-03-08
Movie The Rain Dancer 2007-06-21
Movie Darkness of Truth Sandra Svensson 2007-08-08
Movie My Embalmed Mother Ebba Du Rietz 2002-01-02