28. Alicia Vikander – Sweden
The 28-years-old Swedish actress and former dancer, Alicia Vikander make it 28th position. Born and raised in Gothenburg, Vikander started acting as a child. Also, she’s a trained ballet dances since her teen age. She began her professional career in Swedish short films and TV series. Her first recognition comes from her role as Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt in the TV drama Andra Avenyn. She got global recognition by her role as activist Vera Brittain in Testament of Youth, a humanoid robot in Ex Machina. For which, she was nominated as the best supporting actress for the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award. In additio, she received the Academy Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress, among other awards. Also, she will star as Lara Croft in the 2018 film Tomb Raider.
Vikander lives in London. She married actor Michael Fassbender, on 14 October 2017 in Ibiza, Spain. She identifies as a feminist, and has publicly denounced gender inequality:
I’d just made five films in a row, and [Tulip Fever] was the first one where I had a scene with another woman…There’s a change happening, and I want to be part of that. You see something like The Hunger Games or Insurgent proving that a female role can carry a successful blockbuster.
See also; 10 Most Beautiful Swedish Women.