Alexander Skarsgård Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | September 5, 2022

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård is a Swedish actor who is known for acting in English language films and television series. He was born on 25th August 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden to Stellan Skarsgård and My Skarsgård. His father is an actor and his mother is a physician. He has five siblings, Gustaf, Sam, Bill, Eija and Valter and two half brothers from his father’s second wife. 

When Alexander was seven years old he got his first role in the film Åke and His World in 1984. In 1987, he made his television debut with the film Idag röd. In 1989, Alexander was seen in his second film, The Dog That Smiled. His performance was praised which helped him to earn recognition. After that, Alexander quit acting. 

When Alexander was nineteen years old, Alexander applied to perform his national service. He served in the Swedish Armed Forces, in the SäkJakt (“protect and hunt”) unit that dealt with anti-sabotage and anti-terrorism in the Stockholm archipelago, for 18 months. After that, he enrolled himself in Leeds Metropolitan University to study English but was left in the middle. Later he decided to study architecture, but it was also not done. In 1997, Alexander did a theatre course at Marymount Manhattan College.

Later, in 1999, he appeared in his first television show, Vita lögner. In the same year, he acted in the film, Happy End. In 2000, Alexander was seen in three films, White Water Fury, The Diver and Wings of Glass. He also starred in one television film, D-dag and one television series, Judith in the same year. In 2001, he was first seen in an American movie, Zoolander. Kites Over Helsinki was another released film of the year. The Dog Trick was his only released film in 2002. His performance was praised and nominated for Guldbagge Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2003, he was seen in one short film, To Kill a Child. Heartbeat was his second short film, which was released in 2004. In 2005, Alexander returned to television with the series, Revelations. In the same year, he starred in two films, Om Sara and Double Shift.

Next, he appeared in five films in 2006, Kill Your Darlings, The Last Drop, Exit, Never Be Mine and Score. He also acted in the television film, Cuppen. In 2007, he was seen in two episodes of the television series, Golden Brown Eyes. Järnets änglar was his only released film of the year. In 2008, Alexander got wide recognition after he starred in the television series, Generation Kill. In the same year, he was also seen in another famous television series, True Blood. In 2009, He was seen in the first music video, “Paparazzi”. He also gave his voice for the first time that year in the animated film, Metropia. His only acted film released that year was Beyond the Pole. In 2010, he gave his voice for the second time in the film, Moomins and the Comet Chase. That year, he appeared in two films, Trust Me and 13. Straw Dogs and Melancholica were his two released films in 2011. In 2012, he had three released films, What Maisie Knew, Battleship and Disconnect. The East was his only released film in 2013. He appeared in his second music video, Free Your Mind in the same year. The Giver was his only released film in 2014.

In the following years, in 2015, he had two released films, The Diary of a Teenage Girl and Hidden. In 2016, he starred in three films, War on Everyone, Zoolander 2 and The Legend of Tarzan. In his performance in The Legend of Tarzan, he was praised. Big Little Lies was his only released television series in 2017. His performance was critically acclaimed and he won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. In 2018, he had three released films, The Hummingbird Project, Mute and Hold the Dark. He was seen in two television series, Drunk History and The Little Drummer Girl. In 2019, he starred in one television series, On Becoming a God in Central Florida and three films, Long Shot, The Aftermath and The Kill Team. In 2020, he appeared in the television series, The Stand. Godzilla vs. Kong and Passing were his two released films in 2021. In the same year, he appeared in the television series, Succession. For his performance in Succession, he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. In 2022, he made his debut as a producer with the film The Northman. He also acted in the film. In that year, he also acted in a television series, Atlanta.

He has an upcoming film, Infinity Pool.

He did several humanitarian and social works.

NameAlexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
Nick NameAlexander Skarsgård
ProfessionActor
Known for Vampire Eric Northman
Date of BirthAugust 25, 1976
Age45 years old (in 2022)
Birth PlaceVällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
HometownVällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
SchoolSödra Latins Gymnasium
CollageMarymount Manhattan College
Leeds Beckett University
DebutFilm: Åke and His World (1984)
TV Show: Idag röd (1987)
ReligionChristian
Zodiac SignVirgo

Alexander Skarsgård Career

  • When Alexander was seven years old he got his first role in the film Åke and His World in 1984. 
  • In 1987, he made his television debut with the television film, Idag röd.
  • In 1989, Alexander was seen in his second film, The Dog That Smiled. After that, Alexander quit acting.
  • When Alexander was nineteen years old, Alexander applied to perform his national service. He served in the Swedish Armed Forces, in the SäkJakt (“protect and hunt”) unit that dealt with anti-sabotage and anti-terrorism in the Stockholm archipelago, for 18 months.
  • After that, he enrolled himself in Leeds Metropolitan University to study English but was left in the middle. Later he decided to study architecture, but it was also not done. In 1997, Alexander did a theatre course at Marymount Manhattan College.
  • In 1999, he appeared in his first television show, Vita lögner. In the same year, he acted in the film, Happy End.
  • In 2000, Alexander was seen in three films, White Water Fury, The Diver and Wings of Glass. He also starred in one television film, D-dag and one television series, Judith in the same year.
  • In 2001, he was first seen in an American movie, Zoolander. Kites Over Helsinki was another released film of the year.
  • The Dog Trick was his only released film in 2002.
  • In 2003, he was seen in one short film, To Kill a Child.
  • Heartbeat was his second short film, which was released in 2004.
  • In 2005, Alexander returned to television with the series, Revelations. In the same year, he starred in two films, Om Sara and Double Shift.
  • He appeared in five films in 2006, Kill Your Darlings, The Last Drop, Exit, Never Be Mine and Score. He also acted in the television film, Cuppen.
  • In 2007, he was seen in two episodes of the television series, Golden Brown Eyes. Järnets änglar was his only released film of the year.
  • In 2008, Alexander got wide recognition after he starred in the television series, Generation Kill. In the same year, he was also seen in another famous television series, True Blood.
  • In 2009, He was seen in the first music video, “Paparazzi”. He also gave his voice for the first time that year in the animated film, Metropia. His only acted film released that year was Beyond the Pole.
  • In 2010, he gave his voice for the second time in the film, Moomins and the Comet Chase. That year, he appeared in two films, Trust Me and 13.
  • Straw Dogs and Melancholica were his two released films in 2011.
  • In 2012, he had three released films, What Maisie Knew, Battleship and Disconnect.
  • The East was his only released film in 2013. He appeared in his second music video, Free Your Mind in the same year.
  • The Giver was his only released film in 2014.
  • In 2015, he had two released films, The Diary of a Teenage Girl and Hidden.
  • In 2016, he starred in three films, War on Everyone, Zoolander 2 and The Legend of Tarzan. In his performance in The Legend of Tarzan, he was praised.
  • Big Little Lies was his only released television series in 2017.
  • In 2018, he had three released films, The Hummingbird Project, Mute and Hold the Dark. He was seen in two television series, Drunk History and The Little Drummer Girl.
  • In 2019, he starred in one television series, On Becoming a God in Central Florida and three films, Long Shot, The Aftermath and The Kill Team.
  • In 2020, he appeared in the television series, The Stand.
  • Godzilla vs. Kong and Passing were his two released films in 2021. In the same year, he appeared in the television series, Succession.
  • In 2022, he made his debut as a producer with the film The Northman. He also acted in the film. In that year, he also acted in a television series, Atlanta.
  • He has an upcoming film, Infinity Pool.
  • He did several humanitarian and social works.

Alexander Skarsgård Family 

Father Name Stellan Skarsgård
Mother Name My Skarsgård
Brother Bill Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård, Ossian Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård, Kolbjorn Skarsgård
Sister Eija Skarsgård
Husband / Wife None

Alexander Skarsgård Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs / Girlfriend Alexa Chung (2015 – 2017)
Kate Bosworth (2009 – 2011)
Evan Rachel Wood (2009 – 2010)
Wife/ Spouse N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenN/A

Alexander Skarsgård Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Alexander Skarsgård Favourite 

Favourite  Actor  Gary Oldman
Favourite  Actress Isabelle Huppert
Favourite  Song N/A
Favourite  Movie Duck Soup (1933)
Favourite  FoodMoose Stew
Favourite  Color White
Favourite  Sport Basketball
Favourite  Destination London

Alexander Skarsgård Education 

School Södra Latins Gymnasium
Collage Marymount Manhattan College
Leeds Beckett University
Educational Qualification Graduate

Alexander Skarsgård’s Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about

  • He was named the Sexiest Man in Sweden five times.
  • He identifies as a feminist.
  • He is a football fan and supports Hammarby Fotboll club.
  • Gary Oldman is his favorite actor.
  • Isabelle Hupert is her favorite actress.
  • He appeared alongside Owen Wilson in the movie Zoolander.
  • He was cast as the lead in the 2016 film The Legend of Tarzan.

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