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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.


2017A Christmas Prince as Queen Helena
2017The Little Vampire 3D as Freda Sackville-Bagg (voice)
2013Thor: The Dark World as Eir
2012Jail Caesar
2011Page Eight as Emma Baron
2010The Sorcerer's Apprentice as Morgana le Fay
2009Solomon Kane as Katherine Crowthorn
2008The Betrayed as Falco
2007Ten Inch Hero as Zo
2007Persuasion as Lady Russell
2006Lonely Hearts as Janet Long
2006Silent Hill as Christabella
2006The Contract as Miles
2005Wings on Their Heels: The Making of 'Chariots of Fire' as Herself
2004Shadow of Fear as Margie Henderson
2004The Mystery of Natalie Wood as Maria Gurdin
2003The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton as Snubby Eaton
2002Reign of Fire as Karen Abercromby
2001Superstition as Mirella Cenci
2000The Little Vampire as Freda Sackville-Bagg
2000The Calling as Elizabeth Plummer
1999Molokai: The Story of Father Damien as Mother Marianne
1998The Commissioner as Isabelle Morton
1997Indefensible: The Truth About Edward Brannigan as Rebecca Daly
1997Twilight of the Ice Nymphs as Zephyr Eccles
1997Habitat as Clarissa Symes
1996Hidden in America as Dee Millerton
1996Star Trek: First Contact as Borg Queen
1995Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream People Call Human Life as Lisa Benjamenta
1995Joseph as Rahel
1994Sharpe's Honour as La Marquesa
1993Jack Reed: Badge of Honour as Joan Anatole
1993Double Deception as Pamela Sparrow
1993Judgment Day: The John List Story as Jean Syfert
1992Spies, Inc. as Isabelle
1992Sleepwalkers as Mary Brady
1991The Strauss Dynasty as Olga
1989See You in the Morning as Beth Goodwin
1988Haunted Summer as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
1987Barfly as Tully Sorenson
1986Second Serve as Gwen
1985Wallenberg: A Hero's Story as Baroness Lisl Kemeny
1985King David as Bathsheba
1983Arms and the Man as Raina
1981Ghost Story as Eva Galli / Alma Mobley
1981Chariots of Fire as Sybil Gordon
1980A Tale of Two Cities as Lucie Manette
1976Forget Me Not as Welma de Villiers
A Christmas Prince: The Other Royal Wedding as Queen Helena

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