Alexander Skarsgard

(biography, photos, videos) Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgard

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  • Name: Alexander Skarsgard ( Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgard )
  • Date of birth: 25 August 1976
  • Age: 40 years
  • Place of birth: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Height: 194
  • Activities: actor, Director
  • Marital status: not married

    Alexander skarsgård: biography

    Alexander Skarsgard is a Swedish actor and Director who became internationally popular after the participation in the vampire Saga «True blood». He also performs the role of the main character in one of the most anticipated movies of 2016 «Tarzan. The legend.»

    Alexander Skarsgard, whose last name should correctly be pronounced as Skarsgard was born in the capital of Sweden in 1976. His mother, MJ Gunter worked as a physician, and his father Stellan Skarsgard is quite well known in his country actor. Alexander was their first child, but then the family had more children. The actor has a sister and six brothers. By the way, two of them, Gustaf and bill, too, in films.

    Alexander himself first came to the set at the age of 8 years. He was quite a popular child actor, but when Skarsgard was 15 years old, he was tired of the popularity and the inability to walk quietly along the streets. A teenager throws a successful career and decides to learn to be an architect. However, higher education as a result, he got in another field, namely political science.

    After College, a young man signs a contract with the armed forces of Sweden and at the age of 19 is sent to serve in the coast artillery unit of the Stockholm archipelago. The army gave Skarsgard the opportunity to re-examine your life. The guy begins to realize that nothing abandoned movie. So after demobilization he decides to resume his career, but to do it on a serious level. A young man goes to England, where in the City the University of Leeds hones the English pronunciation, as well as studying drama. In the end, Alexander got his doctorate in the arts.

    Skarsgard next stop was new York, where an excellent acting school «Marymount Manhattan». Even then he could gain a foothold in Hollywood, but for family reasons was forced to return to Sweden, where he began to actively act in a big movie as well as appearing in television series.

    Movies

    First child work of Alexander Skarsgard was a film for young viewers «åke and his world». Then there were a lot of such paintings, of which it is necessary to highlight family drama «the Smiling dog», but in 1989, the young actor breaks a career.

    10 years later, Alexander returned to Swedish cinema with melodrama «Happy end». Home actor starred in such projects as the Thriller «Diver», a love story «Glass wings» and the family Saga «kites from Helsinki». The most famous painting of the period – drama Othman Karim «About Sarah» for which the actor received the award at the Moscow film festival.

    The first American film in his career Skarsgard was the Comedy «Zoolander.» He got the role of weird guy who moonlighted as a model. Fame Alexander received after the release of the war drama «Generation kill,» and the fantasy series «True blood» made him popular all over the world. This multiserial film he plays vampire Eric Northman, the owner of the vampire bar «Fangtasia». Also, the actor was involved in the video singer Lady Gaga’s song «Paparazzi».

    Of the many subsequent stellar roles of Alexander Skarsgard it is necessary to highlight the Thriller «Straw dogs», the melodrama «Divorce in a big city,» a fabulous film «Melancholia,» a horror movie «Hidden away» and the unusual family story «Diary of a teenage girl». In 2016, the world saw the Comedy «War against all» and expected by many fans of the movie adventure movie «Tarzan. The legend.»

    Personal life

    The number of stellar novels of Alexander Skarsgard just rolls over. In his native Sweden he had a serious relationship with a girl, which the actor was forced to return home after studying in new York. But when the lovers are ruptured, Alexander rides again in the U.S. and changing one friend for the other.

    The first in a series of women Skarsgard was the actress Amanda Seyfried, then the model Izabella Miko, star of action «clash of the Titans». Another fleeting affair become an actor relationship with Evan Rachel wood, partner in the TV series «True blood.» And then Alexander fell in love for real.

    A girl who could turn the head of the Swedish Lovelace, became famous actress Kate Bosworth. They were together for more than two years, the reasons for their breakup to the public is unknown, but much later Alexander admitted that he knowingly did not deter Kate.

    Further, the name of an actor associated with Elizabeth Olsen, one of the famous sisters, and with the popular singer Rihanna, as well as with the young actress Ellen page and a Mature beauty Charlize Theron. Starting in 2015, Alexander Skarsgard is in a serious relationship with British TV presenter and model Alexa Chung.

    The actor is known as an avid fan of Swedish football. He is a supporter of the Stockholm club «Hammarby» and even gave this command, financial assistance, and also attracted the audience to the matches with different actions, for example, handed out at the stadium signing autographs.

    Filmography

    • 2008 — Generation kill
    • 2008-2014 True blood
    • 2011 — Straw dogs
    • 2011 — Melancholia
    • 2012 — battleship
    • 2012 — Divorce in the big city
    • 2014 — Hiding
    • 2015 — Diary of a teenage girl
    • 2016 — War against all
    • 2016 — Tarzan. Legend

    Photo

    Oleksandr Skarsgard

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