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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:
50
First Appeared:
In the movie Chariots of Fire 1981-05-15
Latest Project:
Movie Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2022
Known For
Filmography
Movie Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2022
Movie Gretel & Hansel Holda 2020-01-30
Movie The Bay of Silence Vivian 2020-08-20
Series Carnival Row Haruspex 2019-08-29
Movie A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby Queen Helena 2019-12-05
Movie A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding Queen Helena 2018-11-30
Movie A Christmas Prince Queen Helena 2017-11-17
Series Partners in Crime Rita Vandemeyer 2015-07-26
Movie Thor: The Dark World Eir 2013-10-30
Movie Page Eight Emma Baron 2011-08-28
Movie Will Sister Carmel 2011-11-04
Movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice Morgana le Fay 2010-07-13
Movie Solomon Kane Katherine Crowthorn 2009-09-16
Movie Skin Sannie Lang 2009-07-24
Movie The Betrayed Falco 2008-09-27
Movie Ten Inch Hero Zo 2007-04-25
Movie Persuasion Lady Russell 2007-04-01
Movie Heroes & Villains: Napoleon Letizia 2007-11-11
Movie The Contract Miles 2006-04-05
Movie Silent Hill Christabella 2006-04-21
Movie Lonely Hearts Janet Long 2006-04-30
Series The Line of Beauty Rachel Fedden 2006-05-17
Movie Wings on Their Heels: The Making of 'Chariots of Fire' Herself 2005-01-01
Series The Mystery of Natalie Wood Maria Gurdin 2004-01-01
Movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood Maria Gurdin 2004-02-10
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
Movie Reign of Fire Karen Abercromby 2002-07-12
Movie Superstition Mirella Cenci 2001-10-13
Movie The Calling Elizabeth Plummer 2000-01-01
Movie The Little Vampire Freda Sackville-Bagg 2000-10-27
Movie Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Mother Marianne 1999-03-17
Movie The Commissioner Isabelle Morton 1998-02-22
Movie Star Trek: First Contact Borg Queen 1996-11-22
Movie Hidden in America Dee Millerton 1996-12-01
Movie Joseph Rahel 1995-04-16
Movie Judgment Day: The John List Story Jean Syfert 1993-02-23
Series Sharpe 1993-05-05
Movie Jack Reed: Badge of Honour Joan Anatole 1993-11-12
Movie Double Deception Pamela Sparrow 1993-06-21
Series Scarlet and Black Madame de Renal 1993-10-31
Movie Sleepwalkers Mary Brady 1992-04-10
Movie Spies, Inc. Isabelle 1992-09-11
Movie Barfly Tully Sorenson 1987-09-02
Movie Second Serve Gwen 1986-01-01
Movie King David Bathsheba 1985-03-29
Movie Wallenberg: A Hero's Story Baroness Lisl Kemeny 1985-04-07
Series Ellis Island Bridget O'Donnell 1984-11-01
Movie Chariots of Fire Sybil Gordon 1981-05-15
Movie Ghost Story Eva Galli / Alma Mobley 1981-12-18