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Stellan Skarsgård


Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where he participated in "Vita rum" (1988), August ... See full bio »

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Known For

Good Will Hunting
Good Will Hunting Prof. Gerald Lambeau
(1997)
The Avengers
The Avengers Selvig
(2012)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
(2011)
Thor
Thor Erik Selvig
(2011)

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 2017 Borg vs. McEnroe (filming)
Lennart Bergelin
 2016 Music, War and Love (post-production)
Benno Moser
 2016 Return to Montauk (filming)
Max Zorn
 2015 River (TV Mini-Series)
John River
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... John River
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... John River
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... John River
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... John River
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... John River
 2014 In Order of Disappearance
Nils Dickman
 2013 The Physician
Barber
 2013 Rouge Brésil (TV Mini-Series)
Villegagnon
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Villegagnon
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Villegagnon
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
The Man
- The Man (2012) ... The Man
 2011 Melancholia
Jack
 2011 Thor
Erik Selvig
 2010 King of Devil's Island
Bestyreren
 2010 Dimension 1991-2024 (Video short)
 2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase
Moominpapa / Hemulens (English version, voice)
 2010 As If I Am Not There
Doctor
 2010 Frankie & Alice
Oz
 2009 Metropia
Ralph Parker (voice)
 2009 Boogie Woogie
Bob Maclestone
 2008 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV Series)
- God on Trial (2008)
 2008 God on Trial (TV Movie)
Baumgarten (as Stellan Skarsgard)
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Bill
 2008 Mamma Mia: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Bill (uncredited)
 2006 Kill Your Darlings
Erik's Father
 2005 Torte Bluma (Short)
Stangl
 2004 Eiffeltornet (Short)
Jakob
 2003 Dogville
Chuck
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Mini-Series)
Theseus
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Theseus
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Theseus
 2003 Att döda ett barn (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 No Good Deed
Tyrone (as Stellan Skarsgard)
 2001 Powder Keg (Short)
Harvey Jacobs
 2000 Aberdeen
Tomas
 2000 D-dag (TV Movie)
Lise's Mand
 2000 D-dag - Lise (TV Movie)
Lise's Mand
 1998 Ronin
Gregor
 1998 Savior
Peter Dominic (as Stellan Skarsgard)
 1998 Glasblåsarns barn
Albert
 1997 Amistad
Tappan
 1997 The Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Stig Helmers advokat
- Gargantua (1997) ... Stig Helmers advokat
 1997 My Son the Fanatic
Schitz
 1996 Harry och Sonja
Harry Olsson
 1995 The Hounds of Riga
Magnus Björk
 1995 Zero Kelvin
Randbæk
 1995 Jönssonligans största kupp
Herman Melvin
 1994 Rapport till himlen (TV Mini-Series)
Gary
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Gary
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Gary
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Gary
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Gary
 1993 Sista dansen
Host in Norrköping
 1993 Murder at the Savoy (Video)
Säkerhetschef på Palmgrens företag (uncredited)
 1993 The Slingshot
Fritiof Schütt
 1992/I Wind
Joe Heiser
 1991 Oxen
Helge Roos
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie)
Nathan Van Adams
 1990 S*M*A*S*H (TV Mini-Series)
Statssekreteraren
- Wow, håll käften! (1990) ... Statssekreteraren
 1989 The Women on the Roof
Willy
 1989 The Wild Duck (TV Mini-Series)
Gregers Werle
- Del 3 (1989) ... Gregers Werle
- Del 2 (1989) ... Gregers Werle
- Del 1 (1989) ... Gregers Werle
 1989 s/y Glädjen
Klas Larsson
 1989 Familjen Schedblad (TV Series)
Direktör Fagin / Harry Svensson
- Oliver Trist (1989) ... Direktör Fagin
- Inbrottarna (1989) ... Harry Svensson
 1988 The Perfect Murder
Axel Svensson
 1988 Friends
Matt
 1988 Vargens tid
Peder Ulfstand
 1988 The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Engineer
 1987 Jim & piraterna Blom
Gustav, Jim's Father
 1986 The Serpent's Way
Karl Orsa Markström
 1985 Peter-No-Tail in America
Pelle Swanson (voice)
 1985 Falsk som vatten
Stig
 1985 August Strindberg: Ett liv (TV Mini-Series)
Verner von Heidenstam
- Hemkomst (1985) ... Verner von Heidenstam
- Hjärnornas kamp (1985) ... Verner von Heidenstam
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Olaf Helton
- Noon Wine (1985) ... Olaf Helton
 1984 Åke och hans värld
Ebenholtz
 1983 Hustruskolan (TV Movie)
Horace
 1983 P & B
Karl-Johan 'Charlie' Pettersson
 1983 Farmor och vår herre (TV Mini-Series)
Nathan
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Nathan
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Nathan
 1981 Skärp dig älskling (TV Mini-Series)
Georg
- Tack för igår (1981) ... Georg
 1981 Babels hus (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Mattsson
- Del 4 (1981) ... Dr. Mattsson
 1981 Kyssen (Short)
 1977 Hemåt i natten
Kurt Sjöberg
 1977 Taboo
Jan-Erik
 1975 Swedish Sex Games
Peter Delaney, their son
 1973 Bröllopet
Roffe Eriksson
 1973 Fem døgn i august
Christer
 1973 Åttonde budet (Short)
 1972 Magnetisören (TV Movie)
Soldier
 1972 Firmafesten
Peter
 1972 Strandhugg i somras
Erik
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Other Works:

Radio: Guest on the talk show "Stina" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Stellan Skarsgard

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his first time on stage] I played a heap of snow in a school play. I was under a sheet, and crawled out when spring came. I often say I'll never reach the same artistic level again. See more »

Trivia:

Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany's son Stellan was named after Skarsgard, who is a friend of Bettany's. See more »

Nickname:

Skarzie

Star Sign:

Gemini

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