Erika Linder

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Erika Linder
Erika Linder 2014.jpg
Born Erika Anette Linder Jervemyr
(1990-05-11) 11 May 1990 (age 28)
Sundbyberg, Sweden[1]
Residence Los Angeles[2][3]
Occupation Model, actor
Years active 2011–present
Modeling information
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)[4]
Hair color Blonde[4]
Eye color Blue[4]
Agency Next Model Management (New York, Paris, London, Los Angeles)
UNIQUE DENMARK (Copenhagen)
MIKAs (Stockholm) [5]

Erika Anette Linder Jervemyr (born 11 May 1990)[1] is a Swedish model and actress. She is known as an androgynous model for modeling both male and female clothing. In 2016, she starred in the film Below Her Mouth.

Early life[edit]

Linder was born in Sundbyberg, Stockholm County, Sweden.[1] She was scouted to be a model at a concert when she was 14 years old but declined the offer.[6][2] She studied law in high school and language for one year at university, and played football until 19 years old.[7]

Career[edit]

In 2011, Linder portrayed a young Leonardo DiCaprio for the Candy magazine as her first modeling job.[6][2] In subsequent years, Linder has modeled masculine, feminine and unisex looks for Tom Ford, Louis Vuitton and other houses and publications.[6][3][8] In 2013, she appeared in the lyric video for Katy Perry's song "Unconditionally".[9] In 2014, she played a male and a female part in an advertising campaign for Sweden's JC Jeans Company.[10] In 2015, she appeared in the music video for the Of Monsters and Men song "Empire".[11]

In 2016, Linder made her acting debut in the Canadian lesbian drama film Below Her Mouth in a starring role.[12] In the film, she portrayed a Swedish woman working as a roofer in Canada.

Personal life[edit]

After starting her modeling career, Linder moved to Los Angeles.[2][3] She identifies as gay and is currently dating fellow model Heather Kemesky.[13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Erika Linder Jervemyr". Ratsit (in Swedish). Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d Galore Girl (18 September 2014). "Erika Linder: The Model Who Isn't Scared to Dive In". Galore. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c Bendix, Trish (24 April 2015). "The Real Erika Linder: The Woman Behind the Supermodel in a Suit (Part One)". AfterEllen. p. 1. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c "Erika Linder". Next Management. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  5. ^ https://models.com/models/erika-linder
  6. ^ a b c Petrarca, Emilia (30 June 2016). "Five Years After Her Breakout Moment, Model Erika Linder Opens Up". W. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  7. ^ Rosholm, Johan (27 February 2017). "Flickan med tv ansikten". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  8. ^ Misener, Jessica (28 March 2012). "Andrej Pejic Dons Womenswear, Wrestles With Female Model (EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS)". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "Katy Perry's 'Unconditionally' Lyric Video Could Be A Real Music Video". Vibe. 20 October 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  10. ^ Bazilian, Emma (28 February 2014). "Ad of the Day: Erika Linder Is Him and Her in Mesmerizing Campaign for Crocker Jeans". Adweek. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  11. ^ Taylor Bennett, Kim (6 August 2015). "Of Monsters and Men's Video for "Empire" Is Magical and Totally 'Harold and Maude'". Noisey. Retrieved 11 December 2017. 
  12. ^ Murthi, Vikram (31 August 2016). "'Below Her Mouth' Exclusive Trailer: Two Women Embark On A Sudden And Steamy Romance". Indiewire. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  13. ^ Bendix, Trish (24 April 2015). "The Real Erika Linder: The Woman Behind the Supermodel in a Suit (Part One)". AfterEllen. p. 2. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  14. ^ McCarthy, Lauren (25 October 2017). "Heather Kemesky Was Once Told She Was Too Short To Model, But Now She's Walking For Louis Vuitton". W Magazine. Retrieved 17 July 2018. 

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