Alexander Skarsgård

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 08/25/1976 (45) | Vällingby, Stockholm (Sweden)
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård (Swedish: [alɛkˈsǎnːdɛr ˈskɑ̌ːʂɡoːɖ] (listen); born 25 August 1976) is a Swedish actor. Born in Stockholm, he began acting at age seven, but quit at 13. After serving in the Swedish military, he returned to acting and gained his first role in a US film in the comedy Zoolander. In 2008, he played serviceman Brad Colbert in the miniseries Generation Kill. His popular breakthrough came when he portrayed vampire Eric Northman in the television series True Blood (2008–2014). After appearing in films such as Melancholia (2011), Battleship (2012) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016), he starred in the drama series Big Little Lies (2017–2019) as an abusive husband, which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award,... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Alexander Skarsgård

Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series Golden Globe Awards Screen Actors Guild Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

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Movies with Alexander Skarsgård as Actor(46)

as Amleth2022 The Northman
as John2021 Passing
as James2021 Infinity Pool
as Dr. Nathan Lind2021 Godzilla vs. Kong
as Anton Zaleski2019 The Hummingbird Project
as Prime Minister James Steward2019 Long Shot
as Sergeant Deeks2019 The Kill Team
as Stefan Lubert2019 The Aftermath
as Leo Beiler2018 Mute
as Vernon Slone2018 Hold the Dark
as Adam2016 Zoolander 2
as Terry Monroe2016 War on Everyone
as John Clayton / Tarzan2016 The Legend of Tarzan
as Monroe Rutherford2015 The Diary of a Teenage Girl
as Ray2015 Hidden
as Jonas' Father2014 The Giver
as Lincoln2013 What Maisie Knew
as Benji2013 The East
as Commander Stone Hopper2012 Battleship
as Derek Hull2012 Disconnect
as Charlie Venner2011 Straw Dogs
as Michael2011 Melancholia
as Alex2010 Trust Me
as Jack2010 13
as Terje2009 Beyond The Pole
as Stefan (voice)2009 Metropia
as Stefan2007 Black Island Sisters
as Geert2006 Kill Your Darlings
as Jergen Voller2006 The Last Drop
as Christopher2006 Never Be Mine
as Fabian von Klerking2006 Exit
as Micke2006 Score
as Nisse2005 Double Shift
as Kalle Öberg2005 About Sara
as Piloten2004 Heartbeat
as Micke2002 The Dog Trick
as Meekus2001 Zoolander
as Robin Åström2001 Kites Over Helsinki
as Lise's papsøn2001 D-Day
as Johan2000 Wings of Glass
as Ingmar2000 The Diver
as Anders2000 White Water Fury
as Bamse Viktorsson1999 Happy End
as Jojjo1989 The Dog That Smiled
as The Boy1987 Idag Röd
as Kalle Nubb1984 Åke and His World

TV Shows/Series with Alexander Skarsgård as Actor(7)

as Gadi Becker2018 The Little Drummer Girl
as Perry Wright2017 Big Little Lies
as himself2011 The Jonathan Ross Show
as Eric Northman2008 True Blood
as Gunnar Eklind2005 Revelations
as Marcus Englund1997 White Lies

Movies with Alexander Skarsgård as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2022 The Northman
Production/Executive Producer2021 Infinity Pool
Directing/Director2003 To Kill a Child
Writing/Screenplay2003 To Kill a Child

Citizenship: Sweden
Born: Wednesday, 08/25 1976 (August) in Vällingby, Stockholm (Sweden) (current age: 45 years + 63 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN), Swedish (SV)
Educated at: Leeds Beckett University, Marymount Manhattan College
Mother: My Skarsgård
Other names for Alexander Skarsgård (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård"
"Александр Скарсгард"
"알렉산데르 스카르스고르드"
"الكسندر سكارسجارد"
"อเลกซานเดอร์ สกาส์กอร์ด"
"אלכסנדר סקארסגארד"
"알렉산더 스카스가드"
"Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgard"
Alexander Skarsgård frequently works together with these people:
Ben Stiller (10x, Actor)
Stellan Skarsgård (6x, Actor)
John Rezig (5x, Cast)
Nicole Kidman (4x, Actress)
Rebecca Hall (4x, Actress)
Justin Theroux (4x, Actor)
Rod Lurie (4x, Crew)
Björne Larson (4x, Crew)
Lars von Trier (3x, Crew)
Peter Berg (3x, Crew)
Kim Nguyen (3x, Crew)
Göran Forsmark (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:863, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/22/2021