One of Australia's most popular and successful models, Alyssa Sutherland's transition to dramatic actress has been met with critical praise for her starring roles in Vikings and The Mist.
Alyssa starred on History’s breakout historical drama series Vikings, as Queen Aslaug (2013-2016). The series is inspired by the tales of Norsemen of early medieval Scandinavia, following the exploits of the legendary Ragnar (Travis Fimmel).
Alongside Vikings, Alyssa has also starred in critical favourites Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2019), Timeless (2018), The Mist (2017) and New Amsterdam (2008).
For her work in film, Alyssa has appeared in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Don’t Look Up (2009), Arbitrage (2012), The Fortune Theory (2013), and Day on Fire (2006) with Olympia Dukakis which screened at the Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals. Alyssa most recently starred in the 2019 feature film Blood Vessel.
As a model, Alyssa’s career began in 1997 when she won the Girlfriend Model Search. Within weeks she was booked to shoot the first of multiple Vogue Australia covers.
During her career, Alyssa has appeared on the covers of Vogue Australia, Madison Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, Australian Style, Glamour Italy and Black & White. She has appeared in campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Ralph Lauren, and Bulgari, among others and has been photographed by some of the world’s leading photographers including Herb Ritts, Steven Miesel, Bruce Weber and Ellen von Unwerth.
Alyssa travels between Los Angeles and Australia and will be starring in the SBS mini series New Gold Mountain airing in 2021.