Alexander Skarsgard is a Swedish actor. He is best known for television roles such as Eric Northman in True Blood, Brad “Iceman” Colbert in Generation Kill, Perry Wright in Big Little Lies, and Randall Flagg in The Stand. His notable films include Melancholia and The Legend of Tarzan.
Born Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård on August 25, 1976 in Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden, he is the eldest son of actor Stellan Skarsgård and My Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård, and Bill Skarsgård. He dated Alexa Chung from 2015 to 2017.
Alexander Skarsgard Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 25 August 1976
Birth Place: Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
Birth Name: Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Actor, Director
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Alexander Skarsgard Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 196 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 89 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 4½”
Height in Meters: 1.94 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 13 (US)
Alexander Skarsgard Family Details:
Father: Stellan Skarsgård (Actor, Voice Artist)
Mother: My Skarsgård (Physician)
Siblings: Bill Skarsgård (Younger Brother) (Actor), Gustaf Skarsgård (Younger Brother) (Actor), Eija Skarsgård (Younger Sister), Valter Skarsgård (Younger Brother) (Actor), Sam Skarsgård (Younger Brother), Ossian (Half-Brother), Kolbjörn (Half-Brother)
Others: Megan Everett (Stepmother), Jan Skarsgård (Paternal Grandfather), Gudrun (née Larsson) (Paternal Grandmother), Nils Johan Fredrik Günther/Guenther (Maternal Grandfather), Sonja Karin Marianne Svensson (Maternal Grandmother)
Alexander Skarsgard Education:
Leeds Metropolitan University
Marymount Manhattan College
Alexander Skarsgard Facts:
*He was born on August 25, 1976 in Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden.
*He started acting at the age of 7.
*He spent 18 months in Sweden’s military.
*His first big break was with the miniseries Generation Kill (2008).
*He earned a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role as Perry Wright in the television series Big Little Lies.
*His favorite actress is Isabelle Huppert and his favorite actor is Gary Oldman.
*He has been named Sweden’s Sexiest Man five times.
*His favorite movie is Duck Soup (1933).
*He is a fan of Robert Duvall.
*He is fluent in French, Swedish, and English.
*He supports Swedish football club, Hammarby IF.
*He identifies as a feminist.