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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

Marie Claire (South Africa) - - NEWS -

Ali­cia Vikan­der

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

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