Hanna Alström is a Swedish actress whose debut dates back to when she was just 5 years old in 1986. She kicked it off in the theatre and two years later, she debuted on the big screen in the film Gull-Pian and went on to appear in a number of small screen roles. She has remained active in the acting business for more than thirty years and is most popular for her starring role as Crown Princess Tilde of Sweden in the film Kingsman: The Secret Service and its follow-up, Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
Hanna Alström’s Bio, Age
The actress was born on the 5th of March 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden as Hanna Carolina Alström. She is a former student of Sankt Eriks gymnasium and the Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting.
Hanna Alström started acting at a very young age of 5 at Unga Teatern, alongside her older sister named Sara. The theatre group, under the direction of Maggie Widstrand, performed at many theatres in Stockholm. At the age of 6, Hanna performed at both Puckteatern and the Gröna Lund Theatre in the play Gränsland staged by Staffan Götestam. Subsequently, she performed at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, portraying some child characters.
Two years after she started acting on stage, Hanna Alström made her big screen debut in Gull-Pian, a film directed by Staffan Götestam and based on the novel of the same name, written by Astrid Lindgren. In 1994, she starred in the Swedish television series Bert and from 1997 to 1998, she appeared in the soap opera, Vita lögner, playing the role of Magdalena Gren. Within this period, Hanna Alström also starred in Skärgårdsdoktorn (in English – The archipelago doctor) on television and the series turned out to be one of the most successful Swedish TV shows of the 1990s.
The actress went on to appear in the 1998 and 2000 television programs Längtans blåa blomma and Barnen på Luna respectively. She also took part in the 1999 film Sherdil and followed it up in 2002 by featuring in Nya tider and Cleo, both television projects. Two years later, Hanna Alström played a small role in Fjorton Suger (meaning Fourteen Sucks in English), a film about a teenage girl and her family.
In 2008, the actress was seen in the movie Kärlek 3000 and in the television series Livet i Fagervik. She continued with the small screen the following year, appearing in Blomstertid and Crimes of Passion in 2013.
Hanna’s rise to international fame came in 2014 with her role as Crown Princess Tilde of Sweden in the action spy comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service. She subsequently played the role again in the sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle which was released in September 2017. Currently, a prequel, The King’s Man, is slated to be released on 14 February 2020.
The beautiful Swedish actress starred alongside Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Maj-Doris Rimpi, Mia Sparrok, Olle Sarri, and Anne Biret Somby in the 2016 coming-of-age drama film Sami Blood. She played the role of The Teacher in the film which revolves around a girl of 14 who is faced with discrimination at a nomad school for Sami children and as a result, she decided to run away from her town and renounce her Sami heritage.
Moving forward, Hanna Alström played the role of Ann Zacharias in the 2018 film Ted – För kärlekens skull, directed and written by Hannes Holm. She also starred alongside Hanna Alström, Claes Bang, and Alexandra Borbély in the 2019 movie The Glass Room, which is an adaptation Simon Mawer’s book of the same title.
Husband And Family Of The Swedish Actress
As earlier stated, Hanna Alström has an older sister named Sara Alström. They both started their acting career at Unga Teatern and at that time, Sara was 11 years old. Her passion for acting remained even after she grew up and thus, she continued on that path. Sara was a student of Balettakademien from 1993 to 1995 and Kulturama from 1994 to 1996.
She later enrolled in Stella Adler Studio of Acting and Actors Studio, both in New York City. As an actress, she has appeared in the films Badhuset (1989), Sebastian (1995), 9 millimeter (1997) and in the soap opera Rederiet (1996) and Vänner och fiender (1996).
Hanna Alström is currently unmarried. She was formerly in a long-term relationship with co-Swedish actor Gustaf Caspar Skarsgård, who is best known outside Scandinavia for his roles in, Vikings, The Way Back, Kon-Tiki, as well as his role in a season of HBO’S Westworld.
Hanna and Gustaf met and began dating in 1999. They were so perfect together and often attended events in each other’s company. A lot of people were looking forward to when they would announce their wedding but rather than that, the couple parted ways in 2005, after six years of being together. They never disclosed their reason for breaking up and that notwithstanding, they still chose to remain friends.
Since the end of that relationship, Hanna Alström has kept her love life away from the media and as it stands, there is no information about any subsequent relationship/s she may have been involved in.
Facts About Hanna Alström
1. The Swedish actress stands at 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 56 kg.
2. She has body measurements of bust- 34 inches, waist 26, and hips 34 inches and wears dress size 4.
3. Hanna Alström also has blond hair.