In recent years, the Swedish girl has made significant breakthroughs in her acting career. She has made an impressive transformation from a gentle blonde princess “Kitty” to the brave strong warrior in “Tomb Raider”. Started working as a professional since 2012, the “Swedish golden girl” Alicia Vikander has gradually made certain achievements. Especially she impressed the audience through the psychological performances. Alicia appears in a series of film projects that are not only highly-rated professionally but also successful at the global box office. Now let’s figure out her memorable roles in her career.
1. Ava, Ex Machina (2014)
Alex Garland’s Ex Machina is calmly cropping up as a sleeper sci-fi hit. This role has made a breakthrough in Alicia Vikander’s appearance. She altered a robot with artificial intelligence. This is a science fiction work of the director Alex Garland. She converted herself perfectly into a real robot from voice to behavior. This role put her name for the first time in the Golden Globe nomination for the Best Supporting Actress.
2. Gaby, The Man From U.N.C.L.E (2015)
Despite a supporting role, this delicate and sexy mechanic girl “Gaby” brings Vikander’s name closer to the mass audience. There was also the participation of two famous actors Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer in this film. Moreover, Alicia Vikander perfectly fixed in Louis Vuitton’s elegant outfits.
3. Gerda Wegener, The Danish Girl (2015)
This role is considered to the big challenge and turning point in Alicia Vikander’s acting path. This film focuses on a fictitious love story of Lili Elbe who is a transgender pioneer, and Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander). Gerda Wegener is not only an unfortunate wife but also a tolerant intimate friend of Lili Elbe. This performance has melted the audience’s hearts around the world. As a result, Vikander won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for this role in 2016.
4. Isabel Graysmark, The Light Between Oceans (2016)
In the same year, Alicia Vikander went on conquering the views with The Light Between Oceans’s Isabel Graysmark. She and her acting partner “Michael Fassbender” has reached the movie lover’s heart. The plot tells a story about a lighthouse keeper couple living off the coast of Western Australia and a rescued baby from a drifting rowing boat.
This pair not only fabulously matched on the screen, but they also secretively felt in love in reality. At the end of 2017, they officially got married.
5. Lara Croft, Tomb Raider (2018)
15 years former, Angelina Jolie used to transform into this role. It also established a record of “the most famous female character in the video game industry”. Then 15 years later, Waner Bros chose Alicia Vikander replacing Angele Jolie’s role. She had to undergo months of hard training and strict diet to fix this character’s outlook. After releasing, the critics did not highly appreciate due to thin plot and over-the-top scenarios. In spite of not reaching the audience’s expectation, Aliciavikander’s performance was recognized worldwide as a new action star.
Hopefully, Alicia Vikander will bring to the audience a breakthrough performance in her upcoming movie.