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Alicia Amanda Vikander (born 3 October 1988) is a Swedish actress and former dancer. Born and raised in Gothenburg, she began acting as a child in minor stage productions at The Göteborg Opera and 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 by appearing in Swedish short films and television series and first gained recognition in Northern Europe for her role as Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt in the TV drama Andra Avenyn (2008–10).

Vikander made her feature film debut in Pure (2010), for which she won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress. She attracted widespread recognition in 2012 for portraying Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya in Joe Wright's film adaptation of Anna Karenina and Queen Caroline Mathilde in the acclaimed Danish film A Royal Affair, receiving a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination. She went on to star in the 2013 Swedish drama film Hotell and appeared 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, a humanoid robot in Ex Machina (for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress) and painter Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl, for which she received the Academy Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress, among other awards.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2015: Alice Deane - Seventh Son
2011: Fragancia Fernandez - Kronjuvelerna
2009: Katarina - Till det som är vackert
2008: Fredrika - Love (My name is Love)
2012: Caroline Mathilde - En kongelig affære
2015: Alicia - The Magic Diner
2013: Anke Domscheit-Berg - The Fifth Estate
2013: Erika - Hotell
2015: Vera Brittain - Testament of Youth
2015: Ava - Ex Machina
2016: Isabel Sherbourne - The Light Between Oceans
2015: Gaby Teller - The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
2015: Gerda Wegener - The Danish Girl
2015: Anne Marie - Burnt
2014: Tasha - Son of a Gun
2015: Ingrid Bergman (voice) - Jag är Ingrid
2017: Sophia Sandvoort - Tulip Fever
2018: Lara Croft - Tomb Raider
2016: Heather Lee - Jason Bourne
2002: Ebba Du Rietz - Min balsamerade mor
2007: Sandra Svensson - Darkness of Truth
2009: Girl in Apartment - Susans längtan
2007: Dancer - The Rain
2018: Danielle Flinders - Submergence
2017: Ines - Euphoria
2012: Kitty Shcherbatskaya - Anna Karenina
2011: Alicia - Jeu de chiennes
2008: Alicia - Standing Outside Doors
2017: Huppu (voice) - Birds Like Us
2017: Little My / Sorry-oo (voice) - Muumien taikatalvi
2016: Herself - Journey to the Oscars
2018: Alicia - The Magic Diner Pt.II
Lucy Fly - The Earthquake Bird

TV CREDITS:
2007: Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt - Second Avenue
2007: Herself - The Graham Norton Show