Vikander at the 48th Guldbagge Awards 2013 in Stockholm.
|Born||Amanda Alicia Vikander
3 October 1988
Amanda Alicia Vikander (Swedish pronunciation: [aˈliːsɪa aˈmanda vɪˈkandər]; born 3 October 1988) is a Swedish actress. A featured actress in Swedish film and television and a recipient of the Guldbagge Award, since 2011 Vikander has appeared in European productions including the 2012 UK film Anna Karenina.
Vikander is well known in Scandinavia for her role in the popular Swedish TV drama Andra Avenyn and her starring performances in the feature films Pure (2010) and The Crown Jewels (2011). With her role as Katarina in Pure, Vikander won the Rising Star Award in 2010 at the Stockholm Film Festival and the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress.
Vikander performed in the English language film adaptation of Anna Karenina (2012), and added Danish to her repertoire while working on the Nikolaj Arcel feature A Royal Affair (2012). She will play the role of Alice Deane in the forthcoming American movie Seventh Son.
Early life and education
Vikander was born in Gothenburg, the daughter of Maria Fahl Vikander, an actress, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She has five siblings. She trained in dance at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm for nine years before refocusing her career on acting. Before the change, she appeared in several musicals at the Gothenburg Opera.
|2002||Min balsamerade mor||Ebba Du Rietz||TV movie|
|2005||En decemberdröm||Toni/Tony||TV series; 3 episodes|
|2007||Levande föda||Linda||TV miniseries|
|2007||Darkness of Truth||Sandra Svensson||Short film|
|2007||The Rain||Dancer||Short film|
|2007–2008||Andra Avenyn||Jossan Tegebrandt Björn||TV series; 39 episodes|
|2008||Höök||Katarina||TV series; 2 episodes|
|2008||My Name Is Love||Fredrika||Short film|
|2009||Susans längtan||Girl in Apartment||Short film|
|2010||Pure||Katarina||Sweden's Guldbagge Award for Best Actress|
|2011||The Crown Jewels||Fragancia Fernandez||Also known as "Kronjuvelerna"|
|2012||A Royal Affair||Caroline Mathilde|
|2013||The Fifth Estate||Anke Domscheit-Berg|
|2014||Son of a Gun||Tasha||Post-production|
|2014||The Man from U.N.C.L.E.||Gaby Teller||Filming|
|2015||Seventh Son||Alice Deane||Post-production|
- "Alice Vikander". Guldbagge Award. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
- Lawrence, Vanessa (December 2011). "Alicia Vikander". W (Condé Nast): 71. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
- Variety 'Seventh Son' finds young leads
- MacNab, Geoffrey (15 September 2012). "Alicia Vikander – Make room for a new Swedish sensation". The Independent. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
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