Aliette Opheim

Aliette Opheim (b. 1985), a Swedish actor with extensive international experience, is one of Sweden’s most sought-after actors.

Opheim made her big screen debut at just 16 years old, having auditioned at her school for the lead role of Ida in the successful youth drama Sandor slash Ida (2005). In 2012, she decided to pursue acting full-time and applied to the renowned Gothenburg Academy of Music and Drama, from which she graduated in 2015. That same year she received the prestigious Rising Star Award for her outstanding performances.

In 2014, Opheim starred in the acclaimed The Fat and the Angry, directed by Johan Renck and written by Oskar Söderlund. The two-part drama thriller received great reviews and was among else awarded at the Seoul International Drama Awards and the C21 International Drama Awards.

2015 saw the premiere of the Amazon series Patriot, wherein Opheim made her English language debut in the role as Detective Agathe Albans, shooting in both the US and in France. The comedy-drama series ran for two seasons and received wonderful reviews.

Opheim’s most recent roles in Swedish productions include ones in the hit series Caliphate (2020) and Beartown (2020). In the acclaimed and daring Caliphate, directed by Goran Kapetanovic, she plays the lead role of the security service agent Fatima, and was praised for her strong performance. In the lauded HBO series Beartown, directed by Peter Grönlund, she stars as the mother, wife and successful lawyer Mira. The chilling drama has received outstanding reviews both in Sweden and internationally.

Awards

Kristallen Awards Nominee (Best Actress) Sweden – Kalifat Caliphate 2020
Stockholm Film Festival (Rising Star Award) Sweden 2015
Kristallen Awards Nominee (Best Actress) Sweden – Tjockare än vatten Thicker Than Water 2014
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Filmography

Zebrarummet A Class Apart
(TV Series, Jarowskij)
Dir. Andrea Östlund post-production
2021
Björnstad Beartown
(TV Series, Filmlance)
Dir. Peter Grönlund
 (Drama)
2020
Kalifat Caliphate
(TV Series, Filmlance)
Dir. Goran Kapetanovic
 (DramaThriller)
2020
Ensamma i rymden Alone in Space
(Feature film, Nice Drama)
Dir. Ted Kjellsson
 (FamilySci-Fi)
2018
Hassel
(TV Series, Nice Drama)
Dir. Amir Chamdin
 (CrimeDramaThriller)
2017
Vilken jävla cirkus Mending Hugo's Heart
(Feature film, Sweetwater)
Dir. Helena Bergström
 (ComedyDramaRomance)
2017
Svartsjön Black Lake
(TV Series, TV3)
Dir. Jonathan Sjöberg
 (HorrorThriller)
2016 - 2018
Patriot
(TV Series, Amazon Studios)
Dir. Steve Conrad
 (ComedyDramaThriller)
2015 - 2018
Fortitude
(TV Series, Fifty Fathoms Productions)
Dir. Sam Miller
 (DramaHorrorMystery)
2015 - 2018
Det vita folket White People
(Feature film, Garagefilm International)
Dir. Lisa Aschan
 (DramaMysterySci-Fi)
2015
Johan Falk: Slutet
(Feature film, Strix Drama)
Dir. Richard Holm
 (ActionCrimeThriller)
2015
100 Code
(TV Series, Strix Drama)
Dir. Bobby Moresco
 (CrimeThriller)
2015
Johan Falk: Lockdown
(Feature film, Strix Drama)
Dir. Richard Holm
 (ActionCrimeThriller)
2015
Johan Falk: Blodsdiamanter
(Feature film, Strix Drama)
Dir. Peter Lindmark
 (ActionCrimeThriller)
2015
Johan Falk: Tyst diplomati
(Dir. Strix Drama)
Peter Lindmark
 (ActionCrimeThriller)
2015
Tjockare än vatten Thicker Than Water
(TV Series, Nice Drama)
Dir. Erik Leijonborg
 (Drama)
2014 - 2020
Tillbaka till Bromma
(Feature film, BOB Film)
Dir. Martin Persson
 (ComedyDrama)
2014
Ettor och nollor The Fat and the Angry
(TV Mini-Series, Götafilm)
Dir. Johan Renck
 (CrimaDramaThriller)
2014
Snabba cash - Livet deluxe Easy Money - Life Deluxe
(Feature film, Tre Vänner Produktion)
Dir. Jens Jonsson
 (CrimeDramaThriller)
2013
Sommarstället The Summer House
(Feature film, Pundersons Gardens)
Dir. Johan von Reybekiel, Marcus Werner Hed
 (Drama)
2013
Kommissarien och havet The Inspector and the Sea
(TV Series, ZDF)
Dir. Anno Saul
 (Crime)
2012
Arne Dahl: Upp till toppen av berget
(TV Mini-Series, Filmlance)
Dir. Jörgen Bergmark
 (CrimeDrama)
2012
Olycksfågeln
(TV Movie, SVT)
Dir. Emiliano Goessens
 (Crime)
2010
Playa del Sol
(TV Series, SVT)
Dir. Peter Settman
 (Comedy)
2009
Vi drar och badar
(Short, Film i Uppland)
Dir. Mats Möller
2007
Gangster
(Feature film, Scanbox Entertainment)
Dir. Steve Aalam
 (CrimeDrama)
2007
Sandor/slash/Ida
(Feature film, Breidablick Film)
Dir. Henrik Georgsson
 (ComedyDramaFamily)
2005

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Aliette Opheim, a Swedish actor with extensive international experience, is one of Sweden’s most sought-after actors.

Opheim made her big screen debut at just 16 years old, having auditioned at her school for the lead role of Ida in the successful youth drama Sandor slash Ida (2005). In 2012, she decided to pursue acting full-time and applied to the renowned Gothenburg Academy of Music and Drama, from which she graduated in 2015. That same year she received the prestigious Rising Star Award for her outstanding performances.

In 2014, Opheim starred in the acclaimed The Fat and the Angry, directed by Johan Renck and written by Oskar Söderlund. The two-part drama thriller received great reviews and was among else awarded at the Seoul International Drama Awards and the C21 International Drama Awards.

2015 saw the premiere of the Amazon series Patriot, wherein Opheim made her English language debut in the role as Detective Agathe Albans, shooting in both the US and in France. The comedy-drama series ran for two seasons and received wonderful reviews.

Opheim’s most recent roles in Swedish productions include ones in the hit series Caliphate (2020) and Beartown (2020). In the acclaimed and daring Caliphate, directed by Goran Kapetanovic, she plays the lead role of the security service agent Fatima, and was praised for her strong performance. In the lauded HBO series Beartown, directed by Peter Grönlund, she stars as the mother, wife and successful lawyer Mira. The chilling drama has received outstanding reviews both in Sweden and internationally.