7. She drew praise for her award-winning portrayal of a troubled teen mother in Danish film Daisy Diamond.

In 2007, Noomi garnered critical acclaim for her portrayal of an up-and-coming actress whose dreams are derailed when she is forced to deal with an unplanned pregnancy. The controversial film, which intentionally blurred the lines of fiction and reality with its scenes, prepped her to take on the even darker role of Lisbeth Salander that would eventually bring her worldwide attention.