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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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True Blood
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Generation Kill
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Battleship Commander Stone Hopper
The Legend of Tarzan
The Legend of Tarzan John Clayton / Tarzan


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 2017 Mute (filming)
Leo Beiler
 2017 The Aftermath (pre-production)
Lewis Morgan
 2016 Zoolander 2
 2015/I Hidden
 2014 The Giver
 2013 The East
 2010 Trust Me
 2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase
Moomintroll (English version, voice)
 2010/I 13
 2009 Metropia
Stefan (voice)
 2007 Järnets änglar
 2006/I Exit
Fabian von Klerking
 2006 The Last Drop
Lt Jürgen Voller
 2005 Om Sara
Kalle Öberg
 2005 Double Shift
 2002 The Dog Trick
 2001 Zoolander
 2001 Kites Over Helsinki
Robin Åström
 2000 Wings of Glass
 2000 White Water Fury
 2000 The Diver
 1999/I Happy End
Bamse Viktorsson
 1989 The Dog That Smiled
 1984 Åke och hans värld
Kalle Nubb
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Appeared in Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" music video. See more »

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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 40 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 4½" (1.94 m)

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(2010, on his career) I'm always looking for something that's real and that's got meat on it. I think it's artistic suicide if you're too vain, or if you're afraid to play ugly. I would never fall for that. See more »


His favorite actress is Isabelle Huppert in the movie The Piano Teacher (2001). See more »


Distinctive mellow voice See more »



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Tarzan - negative reviews Kiyo01
Looks like Viggo Mortensen deerwalkby
I don't think his height is accurate AgentX2014
Alexander's interview in The Times out of context "joke" or snobbery? thehmsm
Alex and Margot in Vogue herkimerdi
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