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Rebecca takes the female lead in Mission Impossible 5 with Tom Cruise in summer 2015. Later in the year she will appear in Stephen Frears’ latest film, FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS, alongside Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. She recently completed the lead role in THE RED TENT, the adaptation of the best-selling novel by Anita Diamant, in which she plays the main character of ‘Dinah’ opposite Minnie Driver, Iain Glen and Morena Baccarin. She began 2014 by filming on DESPITE THE FALLING SNOW, playing the two lead female roles opposite Charles Dance and Sam Reid.
In 2013 she filmed HERCULES for MGM in the female lead, in a cast that includes John Hurt, Dwayne Johnson and Ian McShane. She also completed filming Ridley Scott’s THE VATICAN for Showtime, in which she starred alongside Matthew Goode, Kyle Chandler and Sebastian Koch. Earlier in 2013 Rebecca starred in the lead role of Elizabeth Woodville in the major new BBC drama THE WHITE QUEEN. The ten hour epic was an adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s vivid bestselling historical novel series THE COUSIN’S WAR, in which her co-stars include Max Irons and Janet McTeer. For her portrayal of Elizabeth Woodville Rebecca was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film.
Rebecca was born in Stockholm to a Swedish father and British mother. Rebecca grew up in Stockholm and attended Sweden’s famous music school – Adolf Frederick. Rebecca started her career at the age of 15 when she was offered the lead in a daytime drama series called NYA TIDER. Other credits include the lead in Richard Hoberts’ ONE WAY TO ANTIBES which won the audience award at the European Union Film Festival 2012 in Toronto. That same year she was also nominated as a Rising Star in Sweden. 2013 also saw the release of the highly anticipated Swedish indie VI which is directed by Mani Masserat.
Rebecca is fluent in both English and Swedish. She lives in Simrishamn, Sweden