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Alice Maud Krige (/ˈkriːɡə/; born 28 June 1954) is a South African actress and producer. Her first feature film role was in Chariots of Fire (1981) as the Gilbert and Sullivan
Gilbert and Sullivan
singer Sybil Gordon. She is well known for playing the dual role of Eva Galli/Alma Mobley in Ghost Story, and for the Borg Queen in the Star Trek
Star Trek
franchise, beginning with the film Star Trek: First Contact.

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television

5 References 6 External links

Early life and education[edit] Krige was born in Upington, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, the daughter of Patricia, a professor of Psychology, and Louis Krige, a physician. The Kriges later moved to Port Elizabeth, where Alice grew up in what she has described as a "very happy family", with two brothers, one of whom became a physician and the other a Professor of Surgery.[1][2] She attended Rhodes University
Rhodes University
in Grahamstown, South Africa
Grahamstown, South Africa
with plans to become a clinical psychologist. She turned to acting after taking an acting class at Rhodes, completed a Bachelor of Arts degree and an BA Hons degree in drama, with distinction. She went to London to attend the Central School of Speech and Drama.[3] Career[edit] Krige made her professional debut on British television in 1979, and appeared as Lucie Manette
Lucie Manette
in the television movie A Tale of Two Cities. She went on to play Sybil Gordon in Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire
and Eva Galli/Alma Mobley in Ghost Story, both in 1981. She earned a Plays and Players Award, as well as a Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer, after appearing in a 1981 West End theatre production of George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man.[2][3] She then joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, playing Cordelia in "King Lear", Cordelia in Edward Bond's "Lear", Miranda in "The Tempest", Bianca in "The Taming of the Shrew", and Roxanne in "Cyrano de Bergerac". Krige played Bathsheba
Bathsheba
in King David (1985) and Mary Shelley
Mary Shelley
in Haunted Summer
Haunted Summer
(1988). She appeared on stage in plays such as Thomas Otway's Venice Preserv'd at the Almeida Theatre in London and in "Toyer" at the Arts Theatre in the West End. She appeared in television movies as Baja Oklahoma (1988) and Ladykiller (1992), in miniseries such as Ellis Island (1984) and Scarlet and Black (1993), and in such horror films as Ghost Story, Sleepwalkers and Silent Hill.

Krige at a Star Trek
Star Trek
event

In Star Trek: First Contact, Krige played the Borg Queen, who attempts to integrate Earth into the Borg collective. She won Best Supporting Actress at the 1997 Saturn Awards for that role.[2] She returned to this character in the Star Trek
Star Trek
game Star Trek: Armada II and in the Star Trek: Voyager series finale "Endgame" in 2001. Her science fiction career has expanded into television, with prominent roles in miniseries adaptations of Dinotopia and Frank Herbert's Children of Dune. She worked with the Brothers Quay in "The Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That People Call Life" and with Guy Maddin in "Twilight of the Ice Nymphs". In April 2004, Krige was awarded an honorary Litt.D. degree from Rhodes University.[2] Krige starred in a number of made-for-television movies and miniseries. She played the role of Natalie Wood's bad mother in The Mystery of Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
(2004), and starred as Joan Collins
Joan Collins
in Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure.[4][5] She had recurring roles on Deadwood, and guest starred on Six Feet Under, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The 4400
The 4400
and Dirty Sexy Money. In 2008, she had a leading role as Sannie Laing, Sandra's mother, in Skin, the biopic about Sandra Laing. The film explores the issues of the girl being classified as "Coloured" by the South African authorities during Apartheid, although her parents were white. In 2011, Krige appeared in the BBC's final season of Spooks, playing Russian double agent Elena Gavrik.[6] Krige also featured in the final season of the BBC drama Waking the Dead, in 2011.[7] In recent years, Krige appeared in films Solomon Kane, The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Thor: The Dark World.[8] She played the role of Amira in the first and second series of Tyrant for F/X, and has recently worked for the BBC on the series The Syndicate and Partners in Crime. In 2016, she appeared on the Netflix
Netflix
mystery series The OA.[9] In 2012, Alice produced the award-winning feature Jail Caesar, an exploration of the little known adolescence of Julius Caesar, filmed in three working prisons with several hundred serving prisoners and an assemble of actors including Derek Jacobi and John Kani. Jail Caesar was written and directed by Paul Schoolman. In 2015, Krige received the Special
Special
Jury Award at the International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality in Jakarta, along with Andy Garcia
Andy Garcia
and Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
for her performance in the film Shingetsu, in which she plays a war-traumatised surgeon of Doctors Without Borders, opposite Gunter Singer.[10][11] Personal life[edit] Krige married writer and director Paul Schoolman in 1988.[2] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1976 Vergeet My Nie Welma de Villiers

1981 Chariots of Fire Sybil Gordon

1981 Ghost Story Eva Galli / Alma Mobley

1985 King David Bathsheba

1987 Barfly Tully Sorenson

1988 Haunted Summer Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin

1989 See You in the Morning Beth Goodwin

1992 Sleepwalkers Mary Brady

1992 Spies Inc. Isabelle

1994 Sea Beggars Wife Short film

1995 Institute Benjamenta Lisa Benjamenta

1996 Star Trek: First Contact Borg Queen

1996 Amanda Audrey Farnsworth

1997 Habitat Clarissa Symes

1997 Twilight of the Ice Nymphs Zephyr Eccles

1998 The Commissioner Isabelle Morton

1999 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Mother Marianne Cope

2000 The Little Vampire Freda Sackville-Bagg

2000 The Calling Elizabeth Plummer

2001 Superstition (de) Mirella Cenci

2001 Vallen Monique

2002 Reign of Fire Karen Abercromby

2004 Star Trek: The Experience - Borg Invasion 4D Borg Queen Short film

2004 Shadow of Fear Margie Henderson

2006 Stay Alive The Author

2006 Silent Hill Christabella LaRoache

2006 Lonely Hearts Janet Long

2006 The Contract Agent Gwen Miles

2007 Ten Inch Hero Zo

2008 Skin Sannie Laing

2008 The Betrayed Falco

2009 Solomon Kane Katherine Crowthorn

2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Morgan le Fay

2011 Will Sister Carmel

2012 Jail Caesar Pirate Captain Also producer

2013 Thor: The Dark World Eir

2015 Shingetsu Woman Also producer

2017 A Christmas Prince Queen Helena

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1980 BBC2 Playhouse

Episode: "The Happy Autumn Fields"

1980 A Tale of Two Cities Lucie Manette TV Movie

1980 The Professionals Diana Molner Episode: "Operation Susie"

1983 Arms and the Man Raina TV Movie

1984 Ellis Island Bridget O'Donnell TV Miniseries

1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story Baroness Lisl Kemeny TV Movie

1985 Murder, She Wrote Nita Cochran Episode: "Murder in the Afternoon"

1986 Dream West Jessie Benton Fremont TV Miniseries

1986 Second Serve Gwen TV Movie

1988 Baja Oklahoma Patsy Cline TV Movie

1990 Max and Helen Helen Weiss TV Movie

1991 Strauss Dynasty Olga TV Miniseries

1991 The Hidden Room Jennifer Episode: "Dream Child"

1991 L'Amérique en otage Parveneh Limbert TV Movie

1992 Ladykiller May Packard TV Movie

1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 Anne Berrisford Episode: "Wild Horses"

1993 Judgment Day: The John List Story Jean Syfert TV Movie

1993 Double Deception Pamela Sparrow TV Movie

1993 Jack Reed: Badge of Honor Joan Anatole TV Movie

1993 Scarlet and Black Madame de Renal TV Miniseries

1994 Sharpe's Honour La Marquesa TV Movie

1995 Joseph Rachel TV Movie

1995 Donor Unknown Alice Stillman TV Movie

1995 Devil's Advocate Alessandra Locatelli TV Movie

1996 Hidden in America Dee TV Movie

1997 Indefensible: The Truth About Edward Brannigan Rebecca Daly TV Movie

1998 Close Relations Louise TV Miniseries

1998 Welcome to Paradox Aura Mendoza Episode: "Acute Triangle"

1999 Deep in My Heart Annalise Jurgenson TV Movie

1999 Becker Dr. Sandra Rush Episode: "Activate Your Choices"

1999 In the Company of Spies Sarah Gold TV Movie

2001 Attila Galla Placidia TV Miniseries

2001 Star Trek: Voyager Borg Queen Episode: "Endgame"

2002 Six Feet Under Alma Episodes: "Out, Out, Brief Candle" and "The Plan"

2002 Dinotopia Rosemary Waldo TV Miniseries

2003 Children of Dune Lady Jessica TV Miniseries

2003 The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton Snubby Eaton TV Movie

2004 The Mystery of Natalie Wood Maria Gurdin TV Movie

2003, 2004 Threat Matrix Senator Lily Randolph Episodes: "Flipping" and "19 Seconds"

2005 Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure Joan Collins TV Movie

2005 Deadwood Maddie 5 episodes

2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Gillian Booth Episode: "Dramma Giocoso"

2006 The Line of Beauty Rachel
Rachel
Fedden TV Miniseries

2006 The 4400 Sarah Episodes: "Gone: Part 1" and "Gone: Part 2"

2007 Persuasion Lady Russell TV Movie

2007 Heroes and Villains Letizia Episode: "Napoleon"

2008 Dirty Sexy Money Judge Alexis Wyeth Episode: "The Family Lawyer"

2009 Midsomer Murders Jenny Frazer Episode: "Secrets and Spies"

2011 Waking the Dead Karen Harding Episodes: "Care: Part 1" and "Care: Part 2"

2011 Page Eight Emma Baron TV Movie

2011 Spooks Elena Gavrik 6 episodes

2014 Tyrant Amira Al Fayeed

2014 NCIS Margaret Clark Episode: "So It Goes"

2015 The Syndicate Lady Hazelwood

2015 Partners in Crime Rita Vandemeyer

2016 The OA Nancy Johnson

2019 Carnival Row Haruspex Recurring role[12]

References[edit]

^ Alice Krige
Alice Krige
biodata, Yahoo! Movies; accessed 29 September 2014. ^ a b c d e The Alice Krige
Alice Krige
Home Page biography Archived 13 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine. ^ a b " Alice Krige
Alice Krige
biography and filmography". Tribute.ca. Retrieved 4 November 2013.  ^ Heffernan, Virginia (1 January 2005). "Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure: If You've Got It, Flaunt It: ABC Trumpets an 80's Hit". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 February 2009.  ^ "Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure: Credits". Der-denver-clan.de. Retrieved 27 February 2009.  ^ "'Star Trek' star Alice Krige
Alice Krige
is 'amazing' in 'Spooks', say writers". Cultbox.co.uk. 8 September 2011. Retrieved 4 November 2013.  ^ " Alice Krige
Alice Krige
Credits". Tvguide.com. 28 November 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2013.  ^ Staff (13 August 2012). "'Thor: The Dark World' casts Alice Krige". Digital Spy. Retrieved 4 November 2013.  ^ Ge, Linda (December 12, 2016). "Brit Marling's Netflix
Netflix
Series 'The OA' Promises Mystery in First Trailer (Video)". The Wrap. Retrieved December 12, 2016.  ^ "Winners - International Film Festivals for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality". internationalfilmfestivals.org.  ^ "Shingetsu director Paul Schoolman and actor Alice Krige
Alice Krige
interview". hastingsonlinetimes.co.uk.  ^ Petski, Denise (12 October 2017). "'Carnival Row': Alice Krige
Alice Krige
& Jared Harris Set To Recur On Amazon's Fantasy Drama Series". Deadline. Retrieved 15 December 2017. 

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