Alexander Skarsgård

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Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård

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Birthplace: Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
Immediate Family:

Son of Stellan Skarsgård and Private
Partner of Alexa Chung
Brother of Gustaf Skarsgård; Private; Bill Skarsgård; Private and Valter Skarsgård
Half brother of Private and Private

Occupation: Actor, Film director
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About Alexander Skarsgård

Alexander Skarsgård is a Swedish actor. Born in Stockholm, he began acting at seven years-old but quit at 13. After serving in the Swedish military, Skarsgård 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 2008 miniseries Generation Kill. Skarsgård then portrayed vampire Eric Northman in the television series True Blood (2008–2014), during which he rose to fame.

After appearing in films, such as Melancholia (2011), Battleship (2012), and The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Skarsgård starred in the drama series Big Little Lies (2017–2019) as an abusive husband, which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Critics' Choice Television Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. From 2019 to 2021, he starred in the films Long Shot (2019) and Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) and appeared as a demon named Randall Flagg in the miniseries The Stand (2020–2021). (Wikipedia, CC BY-SA)

Sources

  • "Alexander Skarsgård." Wikipedia, revision of 25 July 2021. < link > Accessed 3 August 2021.
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Alexander Skarsgård's Timeline

1976
August 25, 1976
Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden