10 Things You Didn’t Know About Alicia Vikander

  
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Right now, not enough people know who Alicia Vikander is, but that is about to change. She has eight films scheduled for release this year and one of them is already sparking some major Oscar buzz. Who knows – this year, Alicia might get her very first Academy Award nomination for her performance in The Danish Girl. Since this is definitely the Swedish Actress’ year, here are 10 things you didn’t know about Alicia Vikander:

10. Very Zen

She’s really into yoga, Pilates and meditation. “I love doing yoga and pilates. I used to meditate a lot, and I’m trying to get back into it. Sometimes if I’m really stressed or if I get anxious –my mind creates thoughts that are bigger than what they are, and meditation brings things back to zero,” she told Elle Canada.

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9. Family

Her father is a psychiatrist and her mother is a stage actress, Maria Fahl Vikander. Her parents separated when she was five months old. Her mother had primary custody and she spent every second week with her father, who had five other children.

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