Alice Maud Krige born 28 June 1954) is a South African actress and producer. Her first feature film role was in Chariots of Fire (1981) as the Gilbert and Sullivan singer Sybil Gordon. She played the dual role of Eva Galli/Alma Mobley in Ghost Story, and the Borg Queen in Star Trek: First Contact.
Early life & Education
Krige was born in Upington, Cape Province (now Northern Cape), South Africa, the daughter of Patricia, a professor of psychology, and Louis Krige, a physician. The Kriges later moved to Port Elizabeth, where Alice grew up in what she has described as a “very happy family”, with two brothers, one of whom became a physician and the other a Professor of Surgery.
Krige attended Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa with plans to become a clinical psychologist. She turned to acting after taking an acting class at Rhodes, then completed a Bachelor of Arts degree and an BA Hons degree in drama, with distinction. She went on to London to attend the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Krige married writer and director Paul Schoolman in 1988.
Alice Krige’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million, according to the list of South Celebrities and Net Worth in 2021.