Noomi Rapace

noh-mee rə-pahss

Noomi Rapace(/ˈnmirəˈpɑːs/NOH-meerə-PAHSS;néeNorén; born December 28, 1979) is a Swedish actress.She is best known for her portrayal of Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish/Danish film adaptations of the Millennium series :The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,The Girl Who Played with FireandThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest.She is also known for playing Leena inBeyond(2010), Anna inBabycall(2011), Madame Simza inSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows(2011), and the lead role of Dr. Elizabeth Shaw in the Ridley Scott science fiction filmPrometheus(2012).

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 Noomi Rapace's Early life

Rapace's sister, Særún Norén, is a photographer.Rapace has said she saw her father only occasionally before his death. At the age of five, she moved from her native Sweden to Flúðir, Iceland with her mother and stepfather. Two years later, she made her film debut in a minor role inIn the Shadow of the Raven.

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 Noomi Rapace's Career

She left home at age 15 and enrolled in a Stockholm theatre school.

Rapace at the 2007 San Sebastián International Film Festival .

. From 1998 to 1999, Rapace studied at Skara Skolscen. She has been engaged at Theater Plaza 2000–01, Orionteatern 2001, Teater Galeasen 2002, Stockholms stadsteater in 2003 as well as at the Royal Dramatic Theatre . In 2007, she won acclaim for her award-winning portrayal of a troubled teen mother in the Danish filmDaisy Diamond, directed by Simon Staho . She won the two top film awards in Denmark (the Bodil and Robert prize) for Best Actress for her role in the film, which was also selected for the main competition at the San Sebastián International Film Festival . The film was criticized for the abuse a baby actor was subjected to during production.

andThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest(all three were originally screened as two-part telemovies, then re-edited for theatrical release). On September 11, 2010,Entertainment Weeklyreported that Rapace had been cast in Guy Richie 'sSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, her first English-speaking role, as a French Gypsy ; the film was released in 2011.Her breakthrough in America is considered to be Ridley Scott 's project calledPrometheuswhere she played the leading role, a scientist named Elizabeth Shaw. She had met Scott for the first time following the release of the Millennium trilogy movies, at which point he expressed a willingness to work with her and encouraged her to improve her accent.Prometheus was released in June 2012.She will star alongside Rachel McAdams in Brian De Palma 's erotic thrillerPassion, which is the English-language remake of 2010's French psychological thrillerLove Crime. They both appeared inSherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadowsbut did not share scenes together.

In November 2012 she appeared as the lead role in a Rolling Stones video for the single " Doom and Gloom " shot in the studios of the Cité du Cinéma by Luc Besson in Saint-Denis .

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 Noomi Rapace's Personal life

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 Noomi Rapace's Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1988 In the Shadow of the Raven
1997 Sanning eller konsekvens Nadja
2001 Röd jul Kvinna på krog
2003 En utflykt till månens baksida Andrea
Capricciosa Elvira
2004 Älskar, älskar och älskar Nelly
2005 Lovisa och Carl Michael Anna Rella
Toleransens gränser Mom
Blodsbröder Veronica
2006 Enhälligt beslut Amira
Du & jag Maja
Sökarna: Återkomsten Enforcer
2007 Daisy Diamond Anna Bodil Award for Best Actress
Robert Award for Best Actress
2009 Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooLisbeth Salander Guldbagge Award for Best Actress
Nymphe d’Or for Best Actress in a TV-Mini-Series
Nymphe d’Or for Best Actress
New York Film Critics Online Award for Breakthrough Performer
Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
Empire Award for Best Actress
Nominated –BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated –Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated –European Film Award for Best Actress
Nominated –Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated –Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated –London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year
Nominated –Saturn Award for Best Actress
Nominated –St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Girl Who Played with Fire, TheThe Girl Who Played with Fire
Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, TheThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest
2010 Beyond Leena São Paulo International Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Nominated –Guldbagge Award for Best Actress
2011 The Monitor(a.k.a.Babycall) Anna Rome Film Festival for Best Actress
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Madame Simza Heron Nominated –Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action
2012 Prometheus Elizabeth Shaw Nominated –Teen Choice Award for Best Movie Breakout
2013 Dead Man Down Beatrice
Passion Isabelle Completed; premiered at Venice Film Festival
2014 Knockout Anita LindblomPre-Production
Animal Rescue Nadia
Child 44 Raisa
Prometheus sequel Elizabeth Shaw

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1996–1997 Tre kronor Lucinda Gonzales
2001 Pusselbitar Marika Nilsson
2002 Stora teatern Fatima
2003 Tusenbröder Hemvårdare
2007–2008 Labyrint Nicky 12 episodes

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 Noomi Rapace's Awards and nominations

AwardYearCategoryWorkResult
Bodil Awards 2008 Best Actress Daisy DiamondWon
Robert Award 2008 Best Actress Daisy DiamondWon
European Film Awards 2009 Best Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Nymphe d’Or 2010 Best Actress in a TV-Mini-Series Millennium Trilogy (TV-Version)Won
Nymphe d’Or 2010 Best Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooWon
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award 2010 Best Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Guldbagge Awards 2010 Best Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooWon
Houston Film Critics Society 2010 Best Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award 2010 Best Lead Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
New York Film Critics Online Award 2010 Breakthrough Performer Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooWon
Satellite Awards 2010 Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooWon
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association 2010 Best Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Saturn Award 2010 Best Actress Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
São Paulo International Film Festival 2010 Best Actress BeyondWon
Hollywood Film Festival 2010 Spotlight Award Won
London Film Critics Circle 2011 Actress of the Year The Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Empire Awards 2011 Best Actress The Girl with the Dragon TattooWon
BAFTA Awards 2011 Best Leading Actress The Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films 2011 Best Actress The Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2011 Best Actress The Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2011 Breakthrough Film Artist The Girl Who Played with Fire,The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest&The Girl with the Dragon TattooNominated
Guldbagge Awards 2011 Best Actress BeyondNominated
International Emmy Awards 2011 Best Performance by an Actress MillenniumNominated
Rome Film Festival 2011 Best Actress BabycallWon
Teen Choice Awards 2012 Choice Movie Actress - Action Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsNominated
2012 Choice Movie Breakout PrometheusNominated
Amanda Awards 2012 Best Actress BabycallWon

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 Noomi Rapace's References

  1. Noomi Rapace Pronunciation in Swedish audio link (Retrieved 10 June 2012)
  2. Karen Olsson, Noomi Rapace Arrives in Hollywood, by Way of Outer Space, The New York Times Magazine, 27 May 2012, p. 26.
  3. Peter Howell (26 March 2010). "Rising star became the girl with the dragon tattoo". Toronto: thestar.com. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  4. Wilson, Andrew (20 August 2010). "Millennium fever: Stieg Larsson and the mystery of the lost manuscript". Thisislondon.co.uk. ES London Limited. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  5. Bob Thompson, "Sherlock Holmes star Noomi Rapace on moving past the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", National Post, 12 December 2011.
  6. "Noomi Rapace: 'I Want to Fight Like the Guys'". The Daily Telegraph (London). 11 December 2011. 
  7. Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson (22 July 2009). "Vildi ekki flytja frá Íslandi – Pressan spjallar við aðalleikkonuna úr Menn sem hata konur". www.pressan.is. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  8. Gritten, David (18 February 2010). "Noomi Rapace interview: the world's most seductive sleuth". Telegraph.co.uk (London: Telegraph Media Group Limited). Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  9. Barnmisshandel kan aldrig rättfärdigas, Aftonbladet
  10. Karen Valby. "'Dragon Tattoo' star Noomi Rapace cast in 'Sherlock Holmes 2'". EW. 
  11. Sheryl Garratt (1 June 2012). "Noomi Rapace interview for Ridley Scott's Prometheus". The Telegraph. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  12. "Ridley Scott's Prometheus - new trailer released". Radio Times. 17 February 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  13. Colin Farrell-Noomi Rapace Crime Thriller 'Dead Man Down' Sets 2013 Release, HollywoodReporter.com, retrieved August 14, 2012 
  14. The girl who's been in a fight! Chameleon Noomi Rapace switches styles again as she sports bloodied and scarred prosthetics, DailyMail.co.uk, retrieved August 14, 2012 
  15. "The Rolling Stones Première Video For New Song 'Doom And Gloom'". 
  16. "'Millennium'-stjärnan Noomi Rapace har ansökt om skilsmässa från maken Ola Rapace". Aftonbladet.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  17. "Noomi Rapace." Ratsit.se. Retrieved 22 February 2012. ("Ogift" = Unmarried)

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