Star Profile: Noomi Rapace

Mimi ON Feb 11, 2011 AT 9:48 am

Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace-star of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Originally from Sweden, Noomi Rapace made her mark with her critically acclaimed role in the film, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Rapace was born on 28th December 1979 in Hudiksvall, Sweden and her acting career began in 1996 when she landed the role as Lucinda Gonzales in the TV series, Tre Koner. She left home at the young age of 15 to attend the Stockholm Theatre School.

In 2001 she married Swedish actor Ola Rapace. The couple have a son together, but unfortunately recently filed for divorce in 2010.

Movie Poster

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo movie poster.

In 2007 her award-winning portrayal of a troubled teen mother in the Danish film, Daisy Diamond, earned her both a Bodil and Robert Award for Best Actress.

Moving on to bigger things, she then starred in the Millennium Trilogy in 2009, better known as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series. She starred as Lisbeth Slander, a hacker who is paired up with a journalist to solve the case of a missing woman who is believe to have been murdered.

A short while ago Rapace was cast in the up-coming sequel, Sherlock Holmes 2. She will be starring opposite, Jude Law, and Robert Downey Jr., who will reprise their roles as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. The film is set to release on 16th Decemeber 2011.

She was featured in Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue this year so we are looking forward to see more of her on-screen in the future!

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