The Danish Girl‘s Alicia Vikander Explains How to Pronounce Her Name

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Swedish actress Alicia Vikander was in so many movies this year—The Danish Girl, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Burnt—that you almost wonder if she might actually be one of those robots from the movie Ex Machina, in which she stars: could a normal human really be that prolific? But with an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress this year—and a role in this summer’s Jason Bourne—you’ll probably be seeing a lot more of from her, and probably saying her name too. Fortunately, the 27-year-old stopped by Jimmy Kimmel to give a quick guide to pronouncing her name, the official Swedish way. (Hint: no uh-lee-shuh here.) Practice along with the clip, above.

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