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Overview (3)

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nicknames Zander
Xander
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Alexander Richard Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada. After Starring in the hugely successful blockbuster, The Hunger Games (2012) (for which he received two awards), Alexander went on to work in films such as Lone Survivor (2013) and The Final Girls (2015) and received critical acclaim and for his performance as Bjorn Ironside in the Global Hit Television Series,Vikings (2013). Those who work with him speak of his fervent passion for his craft, coupled with his humility and charm and his most recent work on Vikings (2013) has made him one of the most promising and sought after stars of his generation. When he isn't acting, Alexander can be found writing for film and television as well as writing music, surfing, extreme skiing, skydiving, traveling the world and working with a variety of philanthropic organizations.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: s martin

Alexander Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada on May 7, 1992. He has 3 siblings, Nicholas, Natalie, and Sophia, and a cat named Puss in boots. His mother, Sharlene Martin, is a former actress and currently assists in managing his career. His father, Harald Ludwig, is a board member of Lions Gate Entertainment and president of Macluan Capital Corporation. Alexander, co-star of such movies as: "The Hunger Games" and "Lone Survivor", is involved in a number of key projects. As one of the stars of History Channel's top rated show: "Vikings", Alexander plays Bjorn Ironside- the eldest son to the king and the successor to the crown. Completing it's third season, Vikings has been experiencing overwhelming success: New York, NY - February 24, 2015 -The season three premiere of HISTORY's hit scripted series VIKINGS raided 4.6 million total viewers, 2.4 million Adults 25-54 and 2.3 million Adults 18-49 in Live +3 delivery, ranking it as the #1 show on cable in Live +3 in all key demos and total viewers on Thursday, February 19. Additionally, Alexander costars in Sony's soon to be released dark comedy: "The Final Girls" costarring Malin Akerman, Nina Dobrev, Taissa Farmiga and Adam Devine. This film premiered at SXSW on Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 10:00 pm and received rave reviews. Alexander just completed filming the independent picture; "Go With Me", costarring Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles, and Ray Liotta. The producers of this film are anticipating a 2015 release date. Alexander is an ambassador to the Bvlgari Brand, as well being an independent fashion consultant to the sport line RYU. He is a passionate musician, an undeniable adrenaline junkie and a gifted spokesman.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sml

Trivia (9)

His mother is former actress Sharlene Martin, and his father is business exec. Harald Ludwig from Vancouver, Canada.
He's the eldest of four siblings, having two sisters and a brother.
His lucky number is 7 because he was born on May 7, at 7 minutes to 7, and weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces.
Alexander attended USC and lives full time in Los Angeles, California.
On the set of Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Dwayne Johnson gave him one of his personal guitars on his 16th birthday.
Is very close friends with AnnaSophia Robb.
The German name Ludwig means 'famous warrior'. Alexander plays the "famous warrior" Cato in The Hunger Games (2012).
Originally one of the three finalists for the the role of Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games, but was later offered the Role of Cato By Director Gary Ross.
His paternal grandfather was German and his paternal grandmother was Belgian, from Antwerp. Alexander's mother has English, Scottish, and some German and Jersey (Channel Islander), ancestry; her family has recently lived in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Personal Quotes (2)

My Heart lies in music and acting; however, my inspiration comes from adrenaline rush l get from sports... and life.
My parents know how passionate I've always been about acting. I convinced them this was something that i was going to put my heart and soul into.

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