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Alexander Skarsgård


Sweden may not have a large population but it has gifted the world with bounty of astonishing directors and actors. Greta Garbo, Ingmar Bergman, Max von Sydow and Ingrid Bergman are just the tip of the iceberg of Nordic actors and filmmakers who have enchanted and engaged cinemaphiles across the globe: Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård is poised ... See full bio »

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 2016 Tarzan (filming)
Tarzan
 2014 Hidden (completed)
Ray
 2014 The Giver
Father
 2013 The East
Benji
 2010 Trust Me
Alex
 2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase
Moomintroll (English version, voice)
 2010 A Drop of True Blood (TV Series short)
Eric Northman
- Eric & Pam (2010) ... Eric Northman
 2010/I 13
Jack
 2009 Metropia
Stefan (voice)
 2009 Paparazzi (TV Short)
The Boyfriend
 2009 Lady Gaga: Bad Romance (Video short)
 2007 Järnets änglar
Stefan
 2006/I Exit
Fabian von Klerking
 2006 Cuppen (TV Movie)
Micke
 2006 The Last Drop
Lt Jürgen Voller
 2006 Never Be Mine (Short)
Christopher
 2005 Om Sara
Kalle Öberg
 2005 Revelations (TV Mini-Series)
Gunnar Eklind (uncredited)
 2005 Double Shift
Nisse
 2004 Heartbeat (Short)
Piloten
 2002 The Dog Trick
Micke
 2001 Zoolander
Meekus
 2001 Kites Over Helsinki
Robin Åström
 2000 Hundtricket (Short)
Micke
 2000 Wings of Glass
Johan
 2000 White Water Fury
Anders
 2000 Judith (TV Mini-Series)
Ante Lindström
- Del 2 (2000) ... Ante Lindström
 2000 The Diver
Ingmar
 2000 D-dag (TV Movie)
Lise's papsøn
 2000 D-dag - Lise (TV Movie)
Lise's papsøn
 1999/I Happy End
Bamse Viktorsson
 1989 The Dog That Smiled
Jojjo
 1987 Idag röd (TV Movie)
Pojken
 1984 Åke och hans värld
Kalle Nubb
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Other Works:

Played "Leonardo" in Lorcas "Bloodwedding" at Gothemburg State Theatre. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 40 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Personal Quote:

Yeah. First of all, sex and violence are always something that attracts an audience, and vampire stories usually have a lot of both. And, vampires symbolize consistency and something that's permanent, in a world where everything is constantly changing -- humans, animals, nature and even mountains will change over time. To have something that will just stand the test of time is attractive. Eric ... See more »

Trivia:

When he came back to Sweden after studying acting for two years in New York, it didn't take him long to land his first part as a grownup (in Christina Olofsson's Happy End (1999)). See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and lean yet impressively athletic physique See more »

Nickname:

Alex

Star Sign:

Virgo

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