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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:
69
First Appeared:
In the movie Forget Me Not 1976-07-29
Latest Project:
Series The OA 2016-12-16
Known For
Poster of Six Feet Under
Poster of Arms and the Man
Poster of Forget Me Not
Filmography
Series The OA Nancy Johnson 2016-12-16
Series Partners in Crime Rita Vandemeyer 2015-07-26
Series Tyrant Amira Al-Fayeed 2014-06-24
Movie Thor: The Dark World Eir 2013-10-29
Series The Syndicate Lady Hazelwood 2012-03-27
Movie Jail Caesar 2012-06-28
Movie Page Eight Emma Baron 2011-08-28
Movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice Morgana le Fay 2010-07-13
Movie Solomon Kane Katherine Crowthorn 2009-09-16
Movie The Betrayed Falco 2008-09-27
Movie Persuasion Lady Russell 2007-04-01
Series Dirty Sexy Money Unknown 2007-09-26
Movie Ten Inch Hero Zo 2007-04-25
Movie Silent Hill Christabella 2006-04-21
Movie The Contract Miles 2006-04-05
Series The Line of Beauty Rachel Fedden 2006-05-17
Movie Lonely Hearts Janet Long 2006-04-30
Movie Wings on Their Heels: The Making of 'Chariots of Fire' Herself 2005-01-01
Movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood Maria Gurdin 2004-02-10
Series Deadwood Unknown 2004-03-21
Series The 4400 Unknown 2004-07-11
Movie Shadow of Fear Margie Henderson 2004-09-14
Movie The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton Snubby Eaton 2003-01-01
Series Frank Herbert's Children of Dune Lady Jessica 2003-03-16
Series Threat Matrix Unknown 2003-09-18
Series NCIS Maggie Clarke 2003-09-23
Movie Reign of Fire Karen Abercromby 2002-07-12
Series Dinotopia Rosemary Waldo 2002-11-28
Movie Attila Placida 2001-01-01
Series Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
Movie Superstition Mirella Cenci 2001-10-13
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie The Calling Elizabeth Plummer 2000-01-01
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Movie The Little Vampire Freda Sackville-Bagg 2000-10-27
Series Frank Herbert's Dune 2000-12-03
Movie The Commissioner Isabelle Morton 1998-02-22
Series Becker Unknown 1998-11-02
Movie Close Relations Louise 1998-05-17
Movie Twilight of the Ice Nymphs Zephyr Eccles 1997-09-09
Movie Habitat Clarissa Symes 1997-05-06
Movie Indefensible: The Truth About Edward Brannigan Rebecca Daly 1997-11-25
Movie Amanda 1996-01-01
Movie Star Trek: First Contact Borg Queen 1996-11-21
Movie Hidden in America Dee Millerton 1996-12-01
Series Star Trek: Voyager Unknown 1995-01-16
Movie Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream People Call Human Life Lisa Benjamenta 1995-08-01
Movie Joseph Rahel 1995-04-16
Movie Sharpe's Honour La Marquesa 1994-06-08
Movie Judgment Day: The John List Story Jean Syfert 1993-02-23
Series Sharpe 1993-05-05
Movie The Scarlet and the Black Madame de Renal 1993-10-30
Movie Jack Reed: Badge of Honour Joan Anatole 1993-11-12
Movie Sleepwalkers Mary Brady 1992-04-10
Movie The Strauss Dynasty Olga 1991-01-01
Series Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Movie See You in the Morning Beth Goodwin 1989-04-14
Movie Haunted Summer Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin 1988-12-16
Movie Barfly Tully Sorenson 1987-09-02
Movie Second Serve Gwen 1986-01-01
Movie Wallenberg: A Hero's Story Baroness Lisl Kemeny 1985-04-07
Movie King David Bathsheba 1985-03-29
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Ellis Island Bridget O'Donnell 1984-11-11
Movie Arms and the Man Raina 1983-01-16
Movie Ghost Story Eva Galli / Alma Mobley 1981-12-18
Movie Chariots of Fire Sybil Gordon 1981-05-15
Movie A Tale of Two Cities Lucie Manette 1980-12-02
Movie Forget Me Not Welma de Villiers 1976-07-29