Alicia Amanda Vikander is a Swedish actress and dancer. Vikander gained international attention when she appeared in the 2012 adaptation of Anna Karenina, co-starred in the Academy Award-nominated Danish film A Royal Affair (2012) and in the Julian Assange biopic The Fifth Estate (2013). In 2015, she gained public recognition for her starring roles in the films Testament of Youth, Ex Machina and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Her role as Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl received mass amounts of critical acclaim. She recently won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.