Noomi Rapace Biography

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"Noomi Rapace" (ne "Norn", born 28 December 28, 1979 in Hudiksvall) is a Swedish actress. Her father was Rogelio Durn, a Spanish cantaor (Flamenco singer) from Badajoz.

She spent her childhood in Jrna and then in Flir, Iceland. She lived with her mother and stepfather at Flir when she was 5-8 years old and at the age of seven, she was given a non-speaking part in the film " skugga hrafnsins" by Hrafn Gunnlaugsson. This experience made her decide to be an actress (... more) . In 1996, she made her TV debut playing the part of Lucinda Gonzales in the TV series "Tre kronor".

From 1998 to 1999, Rapace studied at Skara Skolscen. She has been engaged at Theater Plaza 2000-2001, Orionteatern 2001, Teater Galeasen 2002, Stockholms stadsteater in 2003 as well as at the Royal Dramatic Theatre.

Noomi Rapace is married to the actor Ola Rapace.

Selected filmography

"Daisy Diamond" (2007)

"Men Who Hate Women (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)" (2009)

"The Girl Who Played with Fire" (2009)

"The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" (2009)


'I am interested in the darker sides of humanity, that which is not so easy and well-balanced. The cracks.' (DN 2007-11-23)

'We need more extreme films in Sweden, personal projects which are not necessarily made to reach a wide audience. I believe that to have that as a constant goal creates an artistic block.' (DN 2007-11-23)


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