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Alice Maud Krige (pronounced KREE-guh; born 28 June 1954) is a South African actress. Her first feature film role was as the Gilbert and Sullivan singer Sybil Gordon in the 1981 Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire. Since then she has played a variety of roles in a number of genres.

Krige introduced the role of the Borg Queen in the motion picture Star Trek: First Contact, and reprised the role for the final episode of the television series Star Trek: Voyager. A year after the series ended, she reprised her role again in Borg Invasion 4-D at the Star Trek: The Experience, located inside the Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Krige was born in Upington, Cape Province, South Africa, the daughter of Pat, a psychologist, and Louis Krige, a physician. She left for London, England, in 1976. Initially, she had plans to become a clinical psychologist but turned to acting after an experience in an acting class at Rhodes University. She then attended the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

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