Alexander Skarsgård

Alexander Skarsgård

47 · Born: Aug 25, 1976

Personal Details

Official Socials
BornAug 25, 1976 Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
Parents
  • Stellan Skarsgård
  • My Skarsgård
  • Megan Everett-Skarsgard
Relatives
  • Bill Skarsgård (Sibling)
  • Gustaf Skarsgård (Sibling)
  • Sam Skarsgård (Sibling)
  • Eija Skarsgård (Sibling)
  • Valter Skarsgård (Sibling)
  • Ossian Skarsgård (Half Sibling)
  • Kolbjörn Skarsgård (Half Sibling)

Biography

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård (born August 25, 1976) is a Swedish actor. Born in Stockholm, he began acting at age seven but quit at 13. After serving in the Swedish military, Skarsgård returned to acting and gained his first role in the US film comedy Zoolander. In 2008, he played Marine Brad Colbert in the miniseries Generation Kill. Skarsgård's breakthrough came when he portrayed vampire Eric Northman in the television series True Blood (2008–2014). After appearing in films such as Melancholia (2011),Battleship (2012) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016),Skarsgård starred in the drama series Big Little Lies (2017–2019) as an abusive husband, which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Critics' Choice Television Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. From 2019 to 2022, he appeared in the films Long Shot (2019),Godzilla vs. Kong (2021),Passing (2021),and The Northman (2022) as well as playing Randall Flagg in the miniseries The Stand (2020–2021). Description above from the Wikipedia article Alexander Skarsgård, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Career

2024
Lee
Lee as Roland Penrose
2023
Infinity Pool
Infinity Pool as James Foster
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Eric Larue
Eric Larue
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2022
The Northman
The Northman as Amleth
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Atlanta
Atlanta as Alexander Skarsgård
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Documentary Now!
Documentary Now! as Rainer Wolz
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2021
Passing
Passing as John Bellew
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Godzilla vs. Kong
Godzilla vs. Kong as Nathan Lind
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2020
The Stand
The Stand as Randall Flagg
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2019
The Aftermath
The Aftermath as Stefan Lubert
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Long Shot
Long Shot as Prime Minister James Steward
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The Kill Team
The Kill Team as Sergeant Deeks
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The Hummingbird Project
The Hummingbird Project as Anton Zaleski
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On Becoming a God in Central Florida
2018
Mute
Mute as Leo Beiler
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Hold the Dark
Hold the Dark as Vernon Slone
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The Little Drummer Girl
The Little Drummer Girl as Gadi Becker
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2017
Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies as Perry Wright
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2016
War on Everyone
War on Everyone as Terry Monroe
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The Legend of Tarzan
The Legend of Tarzan as John Clayton / Tarzan
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2015
Hidden
Hidden as Ray
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The Diary of a Teenage Girl
The Diary of a Teenage Girl as Monroe Rutherford
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2014
The Giver
The Giver as Jonas' Father
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2013
What Maisie Knew
What Maisie Knew as Lincoln
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The East
The East as Benji
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2012
Battleship
Battleship as Commander Stone Hopper
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Disconnect
Disconnect as Derek Hull
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2011
Straw Dogs
Straw Dogs as Charlie Venner
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Melancholia
Melancholia as Michael
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2010
Puss
Puss as Alex
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Muumi ja punainen pyrstötähti
Muumi ja punainen pyrstötähti as Moomintroll
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2009
Beyond the Pole
Beyond the Pole as Terje
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Metropia
Metropia as Stefan (voice)
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2008
True Blood
True Blood as Eric Northman
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Generation Kill
Generation Kill as Brad Colbert
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2006
The Last Drop
The Last Drop as Jergen Voller
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Exit
Exit as Fabian von Klerking
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Kill Your Darlings
Kill Your Darlings as Geert
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2000
Dykaren
Dykaren as Ingmar
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2021
The Daily Show
2016
The Jonathan Ross Show