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Facts About Alice Krige – South African Actress

Published Sun Aug 04 2019 By Akki
Facts About Alice Krige – South African Actress

The sixty-five-years-old Alice Krige aka Alice Maud Krige is a South African actress, who has won Saturn Award in 1997. She is very famous for her role in films and TV shows like Chariots of Fire (1981) and Star Trek

Krige is also a producer with movies like 'Jail Caesar' and 'Shingetsu'.  She was born on June 28, 1954, in Upington, South Africa. 

Here are the 10 facts of her:

What's her Net Worth? 

Alice Krige has a huge net worth of $58 million as reported by the Celebs Trend Now. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. She charges around a million dollars for her appearance in the Movies and TV shows. 

Krige's net worth includes her house, cars, jewelry, and other expensive accessories. 

Alice Krige and Mickey Rourke caught together in a car.
Alice Krige in Mickey Rourke car in the movie Barfly (1987).
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In addition, her husband Paul Schoolman is a famous Film director, who has accumulated a massive fortune of $1 million.

Lavish Life 

Being a prominent actress, Alice Krige spends much of her time working on abroad for film shooting. Her life revolves in lavish tours attending Awards function and programs.

House in Malibu

A Christmas Prince actress owns a lavish house build under 1,019 sq ft with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom in Malibu, California, USA. She purchased a house in June of 1992 for $470K as stated in the Virtual Globe Trotting.

Paul Schoolman - Husband 

Alice krige and Paul Schoolman are a happily married couple, living together without any bad news of extramarital affairs. The couple tied the knot in 1988 and doesn't have any children till present even after 30 years of marriage.

Alice Krige and Paul Schoolman attending "See You in the Morning" movie premiere.
Alice Krige and Paul schoolman got caught on camera in "See You in the Morning" Culver City Premiere.
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Schoolman is a writer, producer, and director of the historical drama movie Jail Caesar (2012), starring  Derek Jacobi and John Kani along with his wife Alice Krige.

Education - Alma Mater

Taking about Krige education, she attended ‘Rhodes University’ to pursue her career as a clinical psychologist. However, she graduated in ‘Bachelor of Arts’ degree after she develops her interest in an acting class. Later on, she joined ‘Royal Central School of Speech and Drama after moving into London. 

In April 2004, Krige was honored with Litt.D degree (Doctor of Letters) from Rhodes University.

Family Business 

The Silent Hill actress is the daughter of a physician, Louis Krige and Patricia, who was a clinical psychologist professor. Her brothers took into her family business, where one became a physician and the other a Professor of Surgery.

Alice Krige Pronunciation 

The Hidden Room actress surname is one of the hardest words to pronounce for American descent. Her last name Krige is pronounced Kree-guh.

Alice Krige and Adam Rayner in set of the Tyrant (2014).
Alice Krige and Adam Rayner caught on camera in the set of the Tyrant (2014)
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On-screen Appearance

Alice Krige has contributed more than 40 years in the entertainment industry and appeared over 100 movies. She made her on-screen debut in 1976 with a role in the musical drama ‘Vergeet My Nie,’ as Welma de Villiers. After that, she got a role as Lucie Manette in the historical drama A Tale of Two Cities (1980). 

Krige has also worked in hit movies like Star Trek; Sleepwalkers (1992), First Contact (1996), and Thor: The Dark World (2013).


Alice Krige has won numbers of awards being one of the prominent actresses in the show business. Some of them are enlisted below;

Madrid International Film Festival, ESBest Feature Film2014Nominee
Raindance Film FestivalBest UK Feature2012Nominee
Academy of Sci-Fic, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress1997Won
Online Film & Television AssociationBest Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actress1997Won
CableACE AwardsActress in a Dramatic Series1992Nominee

Body Measurement 

The Sleepwalkers actress is a gorgeous beauty queen with delicate high cheekbones. She has a good physique, weighing 51kg and standing tall about 5 feet 5 inches (1.65cm). She is a South African actress with long brown flowing hair and hazel eyes.

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