Alika Autran is an Canadian actress who stars in the Netflix TV series Altered Carbon. She has studied ballet and is an avid snowboarder.
Born: Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
Famous for: Actress, Model
Alika Autran was born to a French father and a Ukrainian mother. She spent her childhood on stage dancing ballet for Ballet Ouest de Montreal as well as studying acting at The Actors Studio in Montreal. At 13 years old she had the opportunity of being on set with John Malkovich and from that moment she knew she wanted to be in the entertainment industry. Alika travelled to Europe and became a fashion model represented by top modelling agencies such as Giovanni model management in Montreal and Paolo Tomei in Milan.
In 2002, Alika moved to back to Canada to Banff Alberta where she taught and competed in snowboarding and was also a product tester for Oakley. She was approached by Ride Guide TV to host their snowboarding show on Extreme Channel. In 2008, Alika relocated to Vancouver to re-enter the film and tv industry. She starred in a number of short movies and one, titled Like Smoke, was selected for the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.
The film also won the Best Human Rights film in Amsterdam and was part of the New York Indian Film Festival. She started to win roles in Canadian films such as God Only Knows (2013) and The Road to Tophet (2014) and also appeared in the TV show Supernatural. In 2017 she starred in the low budget horror Residue.
In 2018 Alika starred in Netflix TV series Altered Carbon as Okulov. The series is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness loaded into new bodies. She is currently signed with Lauren Levitt & Associates in Vancouver.
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