|Tuva Novotny Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 21, 1979|
Tuva Novotny is a Swedish actor, director, theatre artist, writer, singer, and musician. Over the years, she has worked on a variety of projects such as Annihilation, Eat Pray Love, Crimes of Passion, The King’s Choice, A War, Borg/McEnroe, Nobel, Blind Spot, Britt-Marie Was Here, Bonus Family, Zero Contact, The Middle Man, Exit Plan, The Kingdom, Simon & Malou, Dear Alice, Skilda världar, Jalla! Jalla!, Sleepwalker, Herr von Hancken, Naken, Tic Tac, Slim Susie, Norrmalmstorg, Day and Night, Anja, Make Believe, Close to Heaven, Den Osynlige, Stratosphere Girl, Midsummer, Dag, Waiting for Rain, Stoned, All it takes is a miracle, Bang Bang Orangutang, Young Andersen, Familien Gregersen, No. 2 a.k.a. Naming Number Two, Four Weeks in June, Bröllopsfotografen, The Candidate, The Black Madonna, Truth About Men, Snapphanar, Possession, and Mammas pojkar.
Tuva Moa Matilda Karolina Novotny Hedström
Tuva Novotny attended a theatre and film school in Prague for a year.
Actor, Director, Writer, Singer, Musician, Theatre Artist
- Father – David Jan Novotný (Czech Film Director, Novelist, Scriptwriter, Professor of Dramaturgy)
- Mother – Barbro Hedström (Swedist Artist)
- Others – Jan Blahoslav Novotný (Paternal Grandfather), Henry Evald Hedström (Maternal Grandfather), Kristina Holmstrand (Maternal Grandmother)
Tuva Novotny has been signed with Agentfirman Planthaber/Kildén, Talent Agency, Stockholm, Sweden.
5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Tuva Novotny has dated –
- Nicolai Bjerrum Lersbryggen – She has been in a relationship with Nicolai Bjerrum Lersbryggen and the duo has 2 daughters including Ella Bjerrum Lersbryggen (b. 2007).
- Ola Rapace – Tuva Novotny has also been romantically linked with actor Ola Rapace.
- Alexander Skarsgård – Tuva has dated actor Alexander Skarsgård and she announced in April 2022 that they were expecting their first child together. Later, it was reported in November 2022 that the couple had welcomed its first child together after they were spotted holding a baby during a night out in New York City. The birth of their child was then confirmed by Alexander in March 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
Tuva Novotny is of Czech descent on her father’s side and has Swedish roots on her mother’s side.
Tuva Novotny Facts
- Growing up, she participated in Vår teater (a children’s theater in Stockholm).
- She was raised in Värmland (Sweden).
- In 1997, Tuva Novotny made her first theatrical film appearance as Jeanette in the critically-acclaimed psychological thriller drama film Tic Tac. The film became Sweden’s submission for the Academy Award for “Best Foreign Language Film” and some critics have called it “a Swedish Pulp Fiction“.
- Prince Joachim of Denmark appointed Tuva Novotny on November 23, 2004, to be one of four Swedish “Hans Christian Andersen Ambassadors” to celebrate the 200th birthday of writer H.C. Andersen.
- She brought to life the character of Sofi (Liz’s Swedish best friend in Rome) in the 2010 American biographical romantic drama film Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts, James Franco, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis, Billy Crudup, and Javier Bardem.
- Tuva Novotny played the role of Lærke in the 2019 Danish-Norwegian-German mystery drama film Exit Plan (Danish: Selvmordsturisten, also titled Suicide Tourist).
- Co-starring alongside Pål Sverre Hagen, Tuva was cast as Blenda Johnson in the 2021 black comedy film The Middle Man.
- In 2021, she appeared in the thriller film Zero Contact. It stars Anthony Hopkins, Chris Brochu, Aleks Paunovic, and Veronica Ferres.
- Tuva Novotny was seen as Anna in the absurdist supernatural horror miniseries trilogy Riget (English title: The Kingdom) in 2022.
- She is multilingual and speaks Swedish, Czech, Danish, and Norwegian.
- Her theatre credits include having been cast in plays such as Rocky, Limbo, and Dorian Grays Porträtt.
- She enjoys taking photos.
- Tuva Novotny was in a band named “Rambo Allstars” in the past.
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