As Elin in the 1998 movie Fucking Åmål
Alexandra Dahlström (born February 12, 1984) is a Swedish actress. She was born in Gävle, Sweden, and grew up in Stockholm. Her mother is Russian, and her father Swedish. She speaks Swedish, Russian, French, German, English, and Italian.
Career[change | change source]
Dahlström gained international attention in 1998, after starring as "Elin" in the movie Fucking Åmål. For this, she won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress, together with Rebecka Liljeberg. After "Fucking Åmål" she receiving numerous offers to work in other movies, but she declined the offers, because she wanted to concentrate on finishing school. In 2002, Dahlström worked as assistant director and Russian translator,for Lukas Moodysson, with his movie Lilya 4-ever. From the 5 March 2007 Alexandra will be participating in the Dutch soap opera Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden on RTL 4. She will play a Swedish exchanges student called Skylar Nilsson.
Personal life[change | change source]
She lived alone in Stockholm after graduating high school. She continued to act in theatre. After a several-year break, Dahlström again starred in the movie Fröken Sverige (Miss Sweden) gaining nice comments. During the autumn of 2004 she was the DJ for the biggest late night talk show in Sweden, called 'Late Night with Luuk', which she had been originally interviewed on in May 1998 with Rebecka Liljeberg for her acting in Fucking Åmål. After completing her studies, she now lives in Rome, Italy and is again pursuing a serious acting career.
Filmography[change | change source]
- Sanning eller konsekvens (1997)
- St. Mikael (series) (1998)
- Fucking Åmål (1998)
- Kranes konditori (theatre play) (1999)
- In bed with Santa, aka Tomten är far till alla barnen (1999)
- En vacker värld (theatre play) (2001)
- La Carpe (short movie) (2001)
- Fröken Sverige (2004)
- Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden (TV series in The Netherlands) (2007)