Alice Krige is a South African actress and producer who is best known for her portrayal of Borg Queen in Star Trek: First Contact, Eir in Thor: The Dark World, Mary Brady in Sleepwalkers, and Sybil Gordon in Chariots of Fire.

Born Name

Alice Maud Krige

Nick Name

Alice

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Upington, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Nationality

Education

Initially, she enrolled at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa to pursue a degree in Clinical Psychology. However, she went on to attain a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts Hons degree.

She was also presented with an Honorary in Doctor of Letters from Rhodes University in April 2004.

Alice also attended The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Occupation

Actress, Producer

Family

  • Father – Louis Krige (Physician)
  • Mother – Patricia (Professor)
  • Siblings – She has 2 brothers.

Manager

Alice is represented by McKeon/Myones Entertainment and BRS/Gage Talent Agency in the United States, and Diamond Management in the United Kingdom.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Alice has dated –

  1. Paul Schoolman (1988-Present) – Alice married director Paul Schoolman in 1988.

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Dutch, German, French Huguenot, Belgian, and distant Swiss-German ancestry on her father’s side and English and distant Irish ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep husky but smooth voice
  • High cheekbones

Alice Krige Favorite Things

  • Book – Awakening to the Tao by Liu I-Ming
  • TV Show – Fawlty Towers (1975)
  • Film – Tales from the Gimli Hospital by Guy Maddin
  • Album – Wild Honey Dreaming by Matthew Doyle and Riley Lee

Source –

Alice Krige Facts

  1. Her mother Patricia was a professor of psychology and her father was a physician. One of Alice’s brothers followed in the footsteps of her father and the other became a professor of surgery.
  2. As a child, she did not have a television to watch due to which she had no ambition to pursue acting as a full-time career. However, she did want to be in the performing arts but as a dancer.
  3. She spent part of her younger years in Port Elizabeth.
  4. Alice made her debut feature film appearance as Welma de Villiers by Vergeet My Nie in 1976. Later, in 1980, Alice made her first TV show appearance as Emily in BBC2 Playhouse.
  5. Alice was on the receiving end of the Special Jury Award at the International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality that was held in Jakarta.

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Facts of Alice Krige 

  • full nameAlice Krige 
  • Date of Birth June 28, 1954
  • Age 67 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • weight57 kg
  • height5 ft 5 in

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