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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 3rd, 1988 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
My Embalmed Mother
Latest Project:
Freakshift (Dec 31st, 2018)

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MOVIES Freakshift Dec 31st, 2018
MOVIES Tomb Raider Lara Croft Mar 14th, 2018
MOVIES Submergence Danielle Flinders Feb 15th, 2018
MOVIES Moomins and the Winter Wonderland Little My / Sorry-oo (voice) Nov 23rd, 2017
MOVIES Euphoria Ines Oct 6th, 2017
MOVIES Tulip Fever Sophia Sandvoort Jul 13th, 2017
MOVIES Birds Like Us Huppu (voice) May 5th, 2017
MOVIES The Light Between Oceans Isabel Sherbourne Sep 2nd, 2016
MOVIES Jason Bourne Heather Lee Jul 27th, 2016
MOVIES The Magic Diner Alicia Nov 30th, 2015
MOVIES The Danish Girl Gerda Wegener Nov 27th, 2015
MOVIES Burnt Anne Marie Oct 2nd, 2015
MOVIES The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Gaby Teller Aug 13th, 2015
MOVIES Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words Ingrid Bergman (voice) May 19th, 2015
MOVIES Ex Machina Ava Jan 21st, 2015
MOVIES Seventh Son Alice Deane Dec 12th, 2014
MOVIES Son of a Gun Tasha Oct 16th, 2014
MOVIES Testament of Youth Vera Brittain Oct 14th, 2014
MOVIES The Fifth Estate Anke Domscheit-Berg Oct 11th, 2013
MOVIES Hotel Erika Sep 6th, 2013
MOVIES Anna Karenina Kitty Shcherbatskaya Sep 6th, 2012
MOVIES A Royal Affair Caroline Mathilde Mar 29th, 2012
MOVIES The Crown Jewels Fragancia Fernandez Jun 29th, 2011
MOVIES Game of Bitches Alicia Jan 1st, 2011
MOVIES Pure Katarina Oct 22nd, 2009
MOVIES Susan's Longing Girl in Apartment Jan 24th, 2009
MOVIES Standing Outside Doors Alicia Sep 16th, 2008
MOVIES My Name Is Love Fredrika Mar 8th, 2008
MOVIES Darkness of Truth Sandra Svensson Aug 8th, 2007
MOVIES The Rain Dancer Jun 21st, 2007
MOVIES My Embalmed Mother Ebba Du Rietz Jan 2nd, 2002