Alice Krige

28 Jun 1954


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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Filmography (46 titles)

(movie, 2020)
···Gretel & Hansel
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Holda)
Genre: Romance
Role: Actor (as Queen Helena)
Genre: Romance
Role: Actor (as Queen Helena)
(movie, 2017)
···A Christmas Prince
Genre: Romance
Role: Actor (as Queen Helena)
(movie, 2017)
···The Little Vampire 3D
Genre: Comedy, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Freda Sackville-Bagg (voice))
(movie, 2013)
8.5Thor: The Dark World
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Eir)
(movie, 2011)
···Page Eight
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Emma Baron)
(movie, 2010)
···The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Morgana le Fay)
(movie, 2009)
···Solomon Kane
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Katherine Crowthorn)
(movie, 2008)
···The Betrayed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Falco)
(movie, 2007)
···Ten Inch Hero
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Zo)
(movie, 2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lady Russell)
(movie, 2006)
···The Contract
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Miles)
(movie, 2006)
···Lonely Hearts
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Janet Long)
(movie, 2006)
9.0Silent Hill
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Christabella)
(movie, 2004)
···Shadow of Fear
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Margie Henderson)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lady Jessica Atreides)
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Snubby Eaton)
(movie, 2002)
···Reign of Fire
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Karen Abercromby)
(movie, 2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Placida)
(movie, 2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Monique)
(movie, 2000)
···The Little Vampire
Genre: Horror, Family, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Freda Sackville-Bagg)
(movie, 1999)
···Deep in My Heart
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Annalise Jurgenson)
(movie, 1999)
···In the Company of Spies
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sarah Gold)
(mini-series, 1998)
···Close Relations
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Louise)
(movie, 1998)
···The Commissioner
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Isabelle Morton)
(movie, 1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Clarissa Symes)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rebecca Daly)
(movie, 1997)
···Twilight of the Ice Nymphs
Genre: Romance, Mystery, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Zephyr Eccles)
(movie, 1996)
···Star Trek: First Contact
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Borg Queen)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Audrey Farnsworth)
(movie, 1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Rahel)
(movie, 1995)
···Devil's Advocate
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Alessandra Locatelli)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lisa Benjamenta)
(movie, 1993)
···Jack Reed: Badge of Honor
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Joan Anatole)
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mary Brady)
(movie, 1992)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as May Packard)
(movie, 1991)
···L'Amérique en otage
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Parveneh Limbert)
(movie, 1990)
···Max and Helen
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Helen Weiss)
(movie, 1989)
···See You in the Morning
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Beth Goodwin)
(movie, 1988)
···Haunted Summer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tully Sorenson)
(movie, 1986)
···Second Serve
Genre: Drama, Sport, Biography
Role: Actor (as Gwen)
(movie, 1985)
···El Rey David
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror
Role: Actor (as Bathsheba)
(movie, 1985)
···Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
Genre: Drama, Biography, History
Role: Actor (as Baroness Lisl Kemeny)
(movie, 1981)
···Chariots of Fire
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Sybil Gordon)