Biography

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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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.

Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1988-10-03

Place of Birth Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden

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Also Known As

  • Alicia Amanda Vikander
  • Алісія Вікандер
  • Алисия Викандер

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Freakshift
2018 Tomb Raider as Lara Croft
2017 Tulip Fever as Sophia
2017 Submergence as Danielle Flinders
2017 Birds Like Us as Huppu (voice)
2016 The Light Between Oceans as Isabel Sherbourne
2016 Jason Bourne as Heather Lee
2015 The Magic Diner as Alicia
2015 The Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener
2015 Burnt as Anne Marie
2015 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. as Gaby Teller
2015 Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words as Ingrid Bergman (voice)
2015 Ex Machina as Ava
2014 Seventh Son as Alice Deane
2014 Son of a Gun as Tasha
2014 Testament of Youth as Vera Brittain
2013 The Fifth Estate as Anke Domscheit-Berg
2013 Hotel as Erika
2012 Anna Karenina as Kitty Shcherbatskaya
2012 A Royal Affair as Caroline Mathilde
2011 The Crown Jewels as Fragancia Fernandez
2011 Game of Bitches as Alicia
2009 Pure as Katarina
2009 Susan's Longing as Girl in Apartment
2008 Standing Outside Doors as Alicia
2008 My Name Is Love as Fredrika
2007 Second Avenue(103 episodes) as Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt
2007 Darkness of Truth as Sandra Svensson
2007 The Rain as Dancer
2002 My Embalmed Mother as Ebba Du Rietz
1900 Euphoria as Ines

Production

1900 EuphoriaProducer

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