Favorite actor is Gary Oldman.
Supports the Stockholm based football club Hammarby IF
He lives in an apartment in Stockholm, Sweden near his parents.
When he came back to Sweden after two years in New York it didnt take him long to land his first part as a grown up (in Christina Olofssons "Happy End" 1999). Since then he has done over fifteen movies in Scandinavia and is today one of Swedens most beloved stage and screen actors.
Son of actor Stellan Skarsgård and My Skarsgård.
Made his debut in Allan Edwalls award winning drama "Ake och hans varld" in 1983. Worked frequently as a child actor during the 80s and became a huge teenage star when he played "Jojo" in Rumle Hammerichs "Hunden som log" in 1989.
His favorite actor is Isabell Huppert in the movie "The Pianist"
Voted the sexiest man in Sweden in 1999
Five times voted the sexiest man in Sweden.
The interest for Alexander Skarsgard outside of Scandinavia has grown rapidly over the last few years, and he has recently signed with the agency Endeavor in Los Angeles and New York and with Markham & Froggatt, Britains most acclaimed agency, to represent him in Europe. He can already be seen in big international movies such as "Zoolander" "The Last Drop" and "Revelations".
His mother is a doctor.
Has four younger brothers, Gustaf, Sam, Bill and Walter, and has one younger sister, Eija.
Brother of Gustaf Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, Eija Skarsgård and Valter Skarsgård.
Not comfortable with being a celebrity at such an early age, Alexander decided to quit acting. During almost eight years he turned down every offer he got. Instead he studied Political Science, did his Military service in the Marines and intended to study at an school of architecture in Stockholm. But in 1997 his longing for acting grew to strong and he enrolled at Marymount Theatre School in New York City.
His favorite movie is Duck Soup with the brothers Marx.
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