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Josefin Asplund
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Josefin Asplund (2013)
Born 15 October 1991 (1991-10-15) (age 29)
Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present

Maria Josefin Asplund (born 15 October 1991) is a Swedish actress, internationally mostly known for playing Astrid on the History Channel series Vikings and Pernilla Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). She plays one of the lead roles in the film adaptation (2015) of the best selling Swedish novel The Circle.

History

Josefin Asplund grew up in the suburbs of Stockholm, Sweden, with her Polish mother, Swedish father and older sister. When Josefin was 7 years old her parents got divorced.

Josefin started acting at the local theater close to her home at the age of 6, where she played various characters in different musicals until her teenage years. During her childhood the stage was one of few places that truly felt like home, she says in an interview with Swedish Radio.

Later on she got accepted at Södra Latins Gymnasium (Southern Latin secondary school), studying acting, from where she graduated in 2010. Shortly after, she got cast in David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, starring opposite Daniel Craig. She plays one of the lead roles in the film adaption (2015) of the best selling Swedish novel The Circle and is internationally mostly known for playing Astrid in History Channel's Vikings.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Pernilla
2012 Call Girl Sonja
2013 Piska en matta Caroline Short film
2015 The Circle Rebecka Mohlin
2016 Stödgruppen Felicia Short film

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Arne Dahl: Efterskalv Molly Mini-series
2016–2018 Vikings Astrid
2018 Conspiracy of Silence ("Ingen utan skuld") Johanna Månsson 8 episodes
2019 Sanctuary [sv] ("Himmelsdalen") Helena 8 episodes
2020 Top Dog Emily Jansson 8 episodes
2021 Snöänglar Jenni 6 episodes
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