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 ...

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Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

Chariots of Fire (1981)

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In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Ben Cross  •  Ian Charleson  •  Cheryl Campbell  •  Alice Krige

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Ben Cross  •  Ian Charleson  •  Cheryl Campbell  •  Alice Krige

Barfly (1987)

Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But, they like each other's company—and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life on the skids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Alice Krige  •  Jack Nance

Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But, they like each other's company—and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life on the skids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Alice Krige  •  Jack Nance

Ghost Story (1981)

Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  John Houseman

Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  John Houseman

Reign of Fire (2002)

In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to hunt down the King ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  Gerard Butler

In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to hunt down the King ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Matthew McConaughey  •  Izabella Scorupco  •  Gerard Butler

Silent Hill (2006)

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In search for answers, a mother travels to the enigmatic town of Silent Hill when her daughter begins to suffer recurring nightmares related to the place. It doesn't take long for her to discover its home to beings as equally haunting as the town itself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Gans
CAST:  Radha Mitchell  •  Sean Bean  •  Laurie Holden  •  Deborah Kara Unger

In search for answers, a mother travels to the enigmatic town of Silent Hill when her daughter begins to suffer recurring nightmares related to the place. It doesn't take long for her to discover its home to beings as equally haunting as the town itself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Gans
CAST:  Radha Mitchell  •  Sean Bean  •  Laurie Holden  •  Deborah Kara Unger

Sleepwalkers (1992)

Charles Brady and his mother, Mary, are the last of a dying breed whose needs are not of this world. They are Sleepwalkers - able to stay alive only by feeding on the life-force of the innocent, but destined to roam the earth, avoiding discovery while searching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Garris
CAST:  Brian Krause  •  Mädchen Amick  •  Alice Krige  •  Jim Haynie

Charles Brady and his mother, Mary, are the last of a dying breed whose needs are not of this world. They are Sleepwalkers - able to stay alive only by feeding on the life-force of the innocent, but destined to roam the earth, avoiding discovery while searching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Garris
CAST:  Brian Krause  •  Mädchen Amick  •  Alice Krige  •  Jim Haynie

Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

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The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from changing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Alice Krige  •  Neal McDonough

The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from changing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Frakes
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Alice Krige  •  Neal McDonough

The Calling (2000)

On her wedding night, a young woman conceives a child during an hallucinatory encounter. Several years later, as her friends and family begin to behave strangely, she pieces together clues that lead to one conclusion...her son is the Antichrist  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Caesar
CAST:  Laura Harris  •  Richard Lintern  •  Francis Magee  •  Alex Roe

On her wedding night, a young woman conceives a child during an hallucinatory encounter. Several years later, as her friends and family begin to behave strangely, she pieces together clues that lead to one conclusion...her son is the Antichrist  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Caesar
CAST:  Laura Harris  •  Richard Lintern  •  Francis Magee  •  Alex Roe

Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (1997)

Peter Glahn is released after years of incarceration as a political prisoner and is now returning to his homeland, the mythical Mandragora where the sun never sets. On board the ship home, he meets the mysterious Juliana Kossel who vanishes after stealing his heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Maddin
CAST:  Pascale Bussières  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Frank Gorshin  •  Alice Krige

Peter Glahn is released after years of incarceration as a political prisoner and is now returning to his homeland, the mythical Mandragora where the sun never sets. On board the ship home, he meets the mysterious Juliana Kossel who vanishes after stealing his heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Maddin
CAST:  Pascale Bussières  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Frank Gorshin  •  Alice Krige

King David (1985)

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Alice Krige  •  Denis Quilley  •  Edward Woodward

This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Alice Krige  •  Denis Quilley  •  Edward Woodward

The Sandman (2000)

One of several collaborative dance films by the Brothers Quay & (dancer, choreographer) William Tuckett. Little enough info around on line, but there's briefly by way of Wikipedia entry. Adapted rather loosely from the works of the E.T.A. Hoffman. Familiar Quays' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Quay  •  Timothy Quay  •  William Tuckett
CAST:  Heathcote Williams  •  Irek Mukhamedov  •  Zenaida Yanowsky  •  Luke Heydon

One of several collaborative dance films by the Brothers Quay & (dancer, choreographer) William Tuckett. Little enough info around on line, but there's briefly by way of Wikipedia entry. Adapted rather loosely from the works of the E.T.A. Hoffman. Familiar Quays' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Quay  •  Timothy Quay  •  William Tuckett
CAST:  Heathcote Williams  •  Irek Mukhamedov  •  Zenaida Yanowsky  •  Luke Heydon

Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure (2005)

Behind the scenes of Aaron Spelling's nighttime soap opera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Miller
CAST:  Pamela Reed  •  John Terry  •  Melora Hardin  •  Alice Krige

Behind the scenes of Aaron Spelling's nighttime soap opera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Miller
CAST:  Pamela Reed  •  John Terry  •  Melora Hardin  •  Alice Krige

The Contract (2006)

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  John Cusack  •  Alice Krige  •  Megan Dodds

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  John Cusack  •  Alice Krige  •  Megan Dodds

Haunted Summer (1988)

Authors Lord Byron, Mary Shelley (née Godwin) and Percy Shelley get together for some philosophical discussions, but the situation soon deteriorates into mind games, drugs, and sex. It is a fictionalization of the summer that Lord Byron and the Shelleys, together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Passer
CAST:  Philip Anglim  •  Alice Krige  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Alex Winter

Authors Lord Byron, Mary Shelley (née Godwin) and Percy Shelley get together for some philosophical discussions, but the situation soon deteriorates into mind games, drugs, and sex. It is a fictionalization of the summer that Lord Byron and the Shelleys, together ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Passer
CAST:  Philip Anglim  •  Alice Krige  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Alex Winter

The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004)

Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to serious actress, dating the top names in Hollywood, her life and marriage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Justine Waddell  •  Michael Weatherly  •  Matthew Settle  •  Colin Friels

Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to serious actress, dating the top names in Hollywood, her life and marriage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Justine Waddell  •  Michael Weatherly  •  Matthew Settle  •  Colin Friels

Guy Maddin: Waiting for Twilight (1997)

Interviews with Guy Maddin and his pals are included in this documentary about the Canadian film-maker's life and movies. Features clips from most of Maddin's films up to Twilight of the Ice Nymphs, including Careful and Archangel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Gonick
CAST:  Guy Maddin  •  Tom Waits  •  Pascale Bussières  •  Shelley Duvall

Interviews with Guy Maddin and his pals are included in this documentary about the Canadian film-maker's life and movies. Features clips from most of Maddin's films up to Twilight of the Ice Nymphs, including Careful and Archangel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Gonick
CAST:  Guy Maddin  •  Tom Waits  •  Pascale Bussières  •  Shelley Duvall

The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton (2003)

A film based on the tragic death in 1985 of Nancy Eaton, department store heiress, brutally murdered by her childhood family friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Alice Krige  •  Jessica Paré  •  Brendan Fletcher  •  Leslie Hope

A film based on the tragic death in 1985 of Nancy Eaton, department store heiress, brutally murdered by her childhood family friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Alice Krige  •  Jessica Paré  •  Brendan Fletcher  •  Leslie Hope

Jail Caesar (2012)

The early life of Roman ruler Julius Caesar as told in three working prisons in South Africa, the UK and Canada. A small group of professional actors is joined by a cast of real-life inmates to tell the story of one of history's foremost personalities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schoolman
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  John Kani  •  Alice Krige  •  Warren Adler

The early life of Roman ruler Julius Caesar as told in three working prisons in South Africa, the UK and Canada. A small group of professional actors is joined by a cast of real-life inmates to tell the story of one of history's foremost personalities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schoolman
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  John Kani  •  Alice Krige  •  Warren Adler

Amanda (1996)

A small boy is hurt by a horse on his father's ranch and he refuses to even be near one ever again. When a storyteller called Seven arrives with his huge imposing horse Amanda, everything changes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Roth
CAST:  Kieran Culkin  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Alice Krige  •  Laura Morgan

A small boy is hurt by a horse on his father's ranch and he refuses to even be near one ever again. When a storyteller called Seven arrives with his huge imposing horse Amanda, everything changes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Roth
CAST:  Kieran Culkin  •  Dennis Haysbert  •  Alice Krige  •  Laura Morgan
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