Alexander Skarsgård


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Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet achieved the international fame that came after ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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True Blood Eric Northman
(2008-2014)
Straw Dogs Charlie
(2011)
Melancholia Michael
(2011)
The Legend of Tarzan John Clayton / Tarzan
(2016)

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 2019 The Kill Team (completed)
Sergeant Deeks
 2019 Long Shot
Prime Minister James Steward
 2019/II The Aftermath
Stephen Lubert
 2018 The Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-Series)
Gadi Becker
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Gadi Becker
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Gadi Becker
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Gadi Becker
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Gadi Becker
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Gadi Becker
 2018 Hold the Dark
Vernon Slone
 2018 The Hummingbird Project
Anton Zaleski
 2018 Tumi: Latitude (Video short)
 2018/II Mute
Leo
 2018 Drunk History (TV Series)
Dr. James Dunn
- Heroines (2018) ... Dr. James Dunn
 2017 Big Little Lies (TV Series)
Perry Wright
- You Get What You Need (2017) ... Perry Wright
- Burning Love (2017) ... Perry Wright
- Once Bitten (2017) ... Perry Wright
- Push Comes to Shove (2017) ... Perry Wright
- Living the Dream (2017) ... Perry Wright
 2016 The Legend of Tarzan
John Clayton / Tarzan
 2016 War on Everyone
Terry Monroe
 2016 Zoolander 2
Adam
 2015/I Hidden
Ray
 2008-2014 True Blood (TV Series)
Eric Northman
- Thank You (2014) ... Eric Northman
- Love Is to Die (2014) ... Eric Northman
- Almost Home (2014) ... Eric Northman
- May Be the Last Time (2014) ... Eric Northman
- Karma (2014) ... Eric Northman
 2014 The Giver
Father
 2013 Eastbound & Down (TV Series)
Adult Toby Powers
- Chapter 29 (2013) ... Adult Toby Powers
 2013 The East
Benji
 2012/I Disconnect
Derek Hull
 2012 What Maisie Knew
Lincoln
 2012 Battleship
Commander Stone Hopper
 2011 Straw Dogs
Charlie
 2011 Melancholia
Michael
 2010 Trust Me
Alex
 2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase
Moomintroll (English version, voice)
 2010 True Blood: Webisodes (TV Series short)
Eric Northman
- Eric & Pam (2010) ... Eric Northman
 2010/I 13
Jack
 2009 Beyond the Pole
Terje
 2009 Metropia
Stefan (voice)
 2009 Lady Gaga: Paparazzi (Video short)
The Boyfriend
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series)
Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert
- Bomb in the Garden (2008) ... Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert
- Stay Frosty (2008) ... Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert
- A Burning Dog (2008) ... Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert
- Combat Jack (2008) ... Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert
- Screwby (2008) ... Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert
 2007 Järnets änglar
Stefan
 2007 Golden Brown Eyes (TV Mini-Series)
Boogey Knights Sångare
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Boogey Knights Sångare
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Boogey Knights Sångare
 2006/I Exit
Fabian von Klerking
 2006 Cuppen (TV Movie)
Micke
 2006 The Last Drop
Lt Jürgen Voller
 2006 Kill Your Darlings
Geert
 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 D-dag - Den færdige film (TV Movie)
Lise's papsøn
 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
 1999 Vita lögner (TV Series)
Marcus Englund
- Episode #3.40 (1999) ... Marcus Englund
- Episode #3.39 (1999) ... Marcus Englund
- Episode #3.38 (1999) ... Marcus Englund
- Episode #3.37 (1999) ... Marcus Englund
- Episode #3.36 (1999) ... Marcus Englund
 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 Gothenburg State Theatre. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Alexander Skarsgaard | Alexander Skarsgard

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2010, on his family life growing up) The doors were always open. On any given night, there would be 10 to 15 people around the dinner table. It was very loud, very crazy, there was a lot of food, a lot of alcohol, but it was also very loving. I was very much part of the chaos but I also had my room, and in there, when I was four or five, I would organize my cars and my action figures. I needed ... See more »

Trivia:

He speaks French, Swedish, and English. See more »

Trademark:

Cleft chin and razor-sharp cheekbones See more »

Nickname:

Alex

Star Sign:

Virgo

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