Swedish sensation Alicia Vikander, 27, who comes to our screens in The Danish Girl this month, is one of the fastestrising stars in Hollywood – she talks big breaks and statement style
Where did your love for acting come from?
My mom is a stage actor and I grew up going to the theatre. I also studied at the Royal Swedish Ballet School for nine years, so I was familiar with performing.
Why did you decide to pursue
a career in acting? I almost went to law school, but two weeks before starting, I got called to audition for the role of atarina in the lm Pure. I delayed school for another six months, but then booked my next lm, s The Crown Jewels, and decided to give acting a fair go.
What's next for you Out this year is The Light Between Oceans with Michael assbender and I m shooting the next ason Bourne lm with Matt amon.
Do you have a go-to look? A black blazer or leather jacket, and black jeans. I love things that feel casual but are easy to dress up with a few details.
How would you describe your sense of style?
Classic and relaxed, with a bit of rock. I can spot a Swede from a mile away we have a very speci c style