Thursday, August 04, 2016
Alicia Vikander In "Vanity Fair"
Take a look @ new revealing images of Oscar-winning Swedish actress Alica Vikander ("The Danish Girl"), star of the upcoming "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" feature film reboot, in the latest issue of "Vanity Fair" magazine:
Vikander 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 appearing in Swedish television series, gaining recognition for her role as 'Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt' in the TV drama "Andra Avenyn" (2008–10).
Vikander made her feature film debut in "Pure" (2010), winning the 'Guldbagge Award' for 'Best Actress'.
In 2012 she portrayed 'Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya' in director Joe Wright's film adaptation of "Anna Karenina", followed by the role of 'Queen Caroline Mathilde' in the Danish film "A Royal Affair", receiving a 'BAFTA Rising Star Award' nomination. She then starred in the 2013 Swedish drama "Hotell" and 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", as a humanoid robot in "Ex Machina", receiving the 'Golden Globe' and 'BAFTA Award' for 'Best Supporting Actress...
...and as painter 'Gerda Wegener' in "The Danish Girl", receiving both the 'Academy Award' and the 'Screen Actors Guild Award' for 'Best Supporting Actress'.
Vikander recently signed to play 'Lara Croft' in a new 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" feature that will be released in 2018.
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Posted by Michael Stevens on Thursday, August 04, 2016