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Alice Krige

Alice Maud Krige is a South African actress and producer. Her first feature film role was as the Gilbert and Sullivan singer Sybil Gordon in the 1981 Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire. Since then, she has played a variety of roles in a number of genres. Krige first played the role of the Borg Queen in the motion picture Star Trek: First Contact and reprised the role for the final episode of the television series Star Trek: Voyager. A year after the series ended, she reprised the role in "Borg Invasion 4-D" at Star Trek: The Experience. She attended Rhodes University in Grahamstown where she pursued an undergraduate degree in psychology and literature, but quickly turned to acting, earning an honors degree in drama from Rhodes, before a moving to London to pursue a new career path. Once in England, she studied drama at the London Central School of Speech and Drama before making her acting performance debut in the 1979 BBC Play for Today.   After achieving critical acclaim for her role in Chariot's of Fire, and continued to star and support in both film and stage theater throughout the 1980s.  This eclectic trend continued into the 1990s before turning to television for both starring and reoccurring minor roles in prominent television series.  In addition, she continued to make sporadic convention appearances and was recently awarded an honorary doctorate in literature from Rhodes University. Alice Krige is married to writer/director, Paul Schoolman, and lives what she describes as an "itinerant" lifestyle. Although she and her husband maintain a permanent home in the United States, they spend much of their time living and working abroad.


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Born:
Jun 28, 1954 In Upington, South Africa
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the movie Οι Δρόμοι της Φωτιάς 1981-05-15
Latest Project:
Series The OA 2016-12-16
Known For
Poster of Thor 2: Σκοτεινός Κόσμος
Filmography
Movie The OA Nancy Johnson 2016-12-16
Series The OA Nancy Johnson 2016-12-16
Movie Thor 2: Σκοτεινός Κόσμος Eir 2013-10-29
Movie Υποψήφιος Μάγος Morgana le Fay 2010-07-13
Movie Σόλομον Κέιν Katherine Crowthorn 2009-09-16
Movie Persuasion Lady Russell 2007-04-01
Movie Ten Inch Hero Zo 2007-04-25
Movie Silent Hill Christabella 2006-04-21
Movie Το Συμβόλαιο Miles 2006-04-05
Movie Δολοφόνοι Για Μοναχικές Καρδιές Janet Long 2006-04-30
Movie Wings on Their Heels: The Making of 'Chariots of Fire' Herself 2005-01-01
Series Frank Herbert's Children of Dune Леди Джессика 2003-03-16
Movie Frank Herbert's Children of Dune Lady Jessica Atreides 2003-03-25
Movie Το Βασίλειο Της Φωτιάς Karen Abercromby 2002-07-12
Series Dinotopia Rosemary Waldo 2002-11-28
Movie Attila Placida 2001-01-01
Movie The Calling Elizabeth Plummer 2000-01-01
Movie The Little Vampire Freda Sackville-Bagg 2000-10-27
Series Frank Herbert's Dune 2000-12-03
Movie Twilight of the Ice Nymphs Zephyr Eccles 1997-09-09
Movie Star Trek: Πρώτη Επαφή Borg Queen 1996-11-21
Movie Joseph Rahel 1995-04-16
Movie Sleepwalkers Mary Brady 1992-04-10
Movie Spies, Inc. Isabelle 1992-09-11
Movie Μπάρφλαϊ Tully Sorenson 1987-09-02
Series Dream West 1986-04-13
Movie King David Bathsheba 1985-03-29
Movie Οι Δρόμοι της Φωτιάς Sybil Gordon 1981-05-15