Alicia Vikander is a former dancer and a Swedish actress. Achieved global recognition and acclaim for her roles as a humanoid robot in Ex Machina. For which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Alicia’s full name is Alicia Amanda Vikander. She was born on October 3, 1988, in Gothenburg. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia’s parents separated at her childhood. After that, she got raised by her single mother alone. She also has five half-siblings.
Vikander started her career as an actor at the age of seven, starring in a production of Kristina från Duvemåla at The Göteborg Opera. She performed in the play for three-and-a-half years. After that, she acted in numerous musicals and other plays at the opera. She also acted in plays like The Sound of Music and Les Misérables. Alicia attended the ballet class at the age of nine. After that, she moved to Stockholm for better ballet training. But after some injuries, her dancing career came to a stop.
Alicia Vikander began her TV career by acting in various short films in Sweden. She became famous in Scandinavia after appearing in the Swedish TV drama Andra Avenyn(2008-2010). Alicia started her acting career with the Swedish film Pure(2010). She played the role of a troubled secretary named Katarina. With this role, Vikander won the Rising Star Award in 2010 at the Stockholm Film Festival. She also got the Shooting Star Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. She gained public recognition and critical acclaim for her starring role as Artificial intelligence Ava in Alex Garland‘s directorial debut Ex Machina, for which she received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Alicia also has worked in numerous other good films.
Vikander lives in London. Since December 2014, she has been in a relationship with actor Michael Fassbender.
- Full Name: Alicia Amanda Vikander
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- Born: October 3, 1988
- Birth Place: Gothenburg, Sweden
- Height: 5′ 5″
- Awards: Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, More
- Parents: Maria Fahl Vikander, Svante Vikander
- Partner: Michael Fassbender (2014–)
- Min Balsamerade Mor (2002)
- Darkness of Truth (2007)
- My Name Is Love (2008)
- Susans Langtan (2009)
- Hotell (2013)
- Seventh Son (2015)
- The Danish Girl (2015)
- The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
- Ex Machina (2015) (2015)
- Jason Bourne (2016)
- Euphoria (2017)