• Alicia Vikander Biography

    Born: March 10, 1988 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden

    ALICIA VIKANDER won a prestigious Guldbagge Award (Sweden’s version of the Oscar®) for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance as Katarina in the 2010 Swedish drama “Pure,” which was her feature film debut. In 2011, she was highlighted by the European Film Awards as one of their Shooting Stars and BAFTA nominated her as an EE Rising Star.

    Since making her film debut, Vikander has garnered international recognition and appeared as Caroline Mathilde in Nikolaj Arcel’s critically acclaimed “A Royal Affair,” in which she starred in the lead female role opposite Mads Mikkelsen. This year, the film was nominated for an Oscar® in the Best Foreign Film category.

    Vikander will soon be seen starring in the Swedish film “Hotell,” reuniting her with director Lisa Langseth, with whom she made “Pure.” She will soon be seen starring in the Warner Bros. fantasy feature “Seventh Son,” directed by Sergey Bodrov, opposite Jeff Bridges, Kit Harrington and Julianne Moore. Alicia has most recently completed filming Julius Avery’s “Son of a Gun” in Australia, in which she stars alongside Ewan McGregor. She will soon go on to film the lead female role opposite Oscar Isaac in Alex Garland’s “Ex Machina” as well as the Warner Bros. feature “Man from U.N.C.L.E.” alongside Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer.

    Among her other film credits are Joe Wright’s “Anna Karenina,” with Keira Knightley and Jude Law. She also portrayed Fragancia Fernandez in Ella Lemhagen’s “The Crown Jewels” which appeared in competition in the Berlin International Film Festival.

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