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According to the words of Swedish beauty, she had a wonderful childhood. On the one hand, she was the only child of her mother, and the woman gave her daughter everything she could've ever wanted. On the other hand, her father's big and friendly family was always glad to see her.
Maria Fal-Vikander noticed the artistic talent of her daughter in time and her innate craving for public appearances. In 2000, after a conversation with her daughter, she sent Alicia to the Royal Ballet School. She enthusiastically accepted Mother's offer and auditioned with brilliance, eke out the ranks of the students of the almost best choreographic school in the world. Along the way, the girl attended the courses of stage speech and acting, and also actively took over the scenic experience of her mother.
However, Alicia did not always see herself as a ballet dancer. After three years of studying, the girl decided to enter the theater academy but failed dismally. After this, she tried to find herself in the field of jurisprudence, but soon dropped out of school and return to the usual vortex of dance art.
The actress visited the ballet school from 2000 to 2009, and in this place perfectly tempered the character of the girl, because the dancers know firsthand what hard work is. That is why, after graduation, a single-minded girl who fearlessly aiming at the pinnacle of life, wanted to take only the most difficult undertakings.
Then there were a couple of parts in the films of independent Swedish directors («Susans längtan», «Love», and in 2010, after meeting with an old friend the beginning director Lisa Langset, Alicia got a lead in the drama «Till det som är vackert». This movie about how art changed the life of an unemployed girl brought the young actress the Guldbagge award (the prestigious award of Swedish cinema) in the nomination «Best Actress of the Year».
According to Zoomboola.com, in 2012, Alicia confirmed her outstanding acting ability, playing the role of Kitty in the film adaptation of Tolstoy's novel «Anna Karenina» with Keira Knightley. After the premiere, the British Academy dubbed Vikander a promising young actress. After this young star moved to London.
Then the time of active hard work came. In 2012, Alicia won the prize of the Berlin Film Festival for parts in the films «A Royal Affair» and «The Crown Jewels». In 2013, her name appeared in the first credits of the action-packed biographical thriller «The Fifth Estate» with starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Alicia Vikanderplayed the feminist Anke Domshteit-Berg, the wife of the German activist Daniel Berg.
Soon the girl went from the Foggy Albion to the native coasts of Sweden, where she was already waiting for a part in the psychological drama «Hotel». The picture told the tragedy of a young mother who became a victim of a postnatal depression. As a therapy, she was invited to participate in a group social experiment. Each morning the participants were housed in a new hotel so that they could wake up each day and feel like a new person. The instinct picture brought the girl the prize of the international film festival in Marrakech.
The year of 2013 was also marked by the work with the recognized master of the scene and camera, Ewan McGregor, as well as young actor Brenton Thwaites in the militant «Son of a Gun». An interesting work was also the costume drama «Testament of Youth», where Alicia Vikander had a chance to work with the Kit Harington, the star of the «Games of Thrones».
In 2015, the girl determined to try herself in a new role, starred in the picture of Guy Ritchie «The Man from U.N.C.L.E.». The girl miraculously coped with the spy thriller, finally dispelling the doubts of critics about her outstanding cinematic future.
A touching story of selfless love about an uneasy choice of life has not left millions of spectators indifferent. Separately, Alicia’s acting was highlighted. Critics agreed that the second lead is just the beginning. And in 2016, at the presentation of the Oscar Alicia Vikander was awarded as the Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
She also had far-reaching plans for 2017. Three films were prepared for the public premiere. This is the historical melodrama «Tulip fever», where the young model Cara Delevingne was also shooting, the drama «Euphoria» and the romantic thriller «Submergence» which Alicia was supposed to meet on the set with James McAvoy.
In addition, Alicia Vikander was confirmed for the role of Lara Croft in the new adaptation of the eponymous game. The film came on a screen in 2018.
Despite the fact, that a lot of watchers unwittingly compared Alicia Vikander with Angelina Jolie, who prevouisly starred "Tomb Raider", Alicia was satisfied with her work. She began to train 3 months before filming and gained 12 pounds of musle mass. She did almost every stunt.
The girl refused to comment on their relationship, flirtatiously hiding her eyes and referring to the fact that everyone should have a personal life. According to rumors, the pair broke up several times, but everything ended in quick reconciliation.
At the Oscar ceremony, Alicia's father confirmed that Michael wasn’t her ex-lover at all. The couple enjoys each other's company and, according to the father of the Swedish star, they are truly happy.
In October, 2017 they got married. “I feel I’m more happy and content than I’ve ever been", said Alicia.
In the mid 2021, Alicia and Michael welcomed their newborn baby. She didn't reveal not the name nor gender of the kid.
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