About Stellan Skarsgard

Stellan Skarsgard is a renowned Swedish actor who had become successful in his acting career and had won several awards for his outstanding performance. He has been seen working actively in the acting field since the year 1968.

Quick Infos 
Full NameStellan John Skarsgard
Date of Birth13 June 1951
Birth placeGothenburg, Sweden
Parent(s)Jan Skarsgard and Gudrun Larsson.
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Megan Everett
zodiac sign Gemini.
Net Worth$40 million

Personal Life and Relationship

Stellan Sakargard, whose real name is Stellan John Skarsgard was born on 13 June 1951 in Gothenburg, Sweden as a son of father, Jan Skarsgard and mother, Gudrun Larsson.

In 1956, Skarsgard married a physician, My Skarsgard, where they gave birth to their six children. Their first child Alexander was born in 1976, Gustaf born in 1980, Sam born in 1990, Eija born in 1992, and Valter born in 1995. Later, they divorced in May 2007, and then Skarsgard married Megan Everett in January 2009. Later, Everett gave birth to two sons and names Ossian and Kolbjorn.

Stellan Skarsgard
Nationality and Physical Stats

Stellan Skarsgard holds Swedish nationality and belongs to Swedish ethnicity. He is currently 69 years old with a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.91 m) and 85 kg. He had got light brown hair with green eyes. As he was born on 13 June, his zodiac sign is Gemini.

Early Life and Education

In his early life, he moved so often and used to spend his time in different places. For his education, he had joined at Dramatens elevskola.

Career

Television Career

Stellan Skarsgard started his acting career when he was 21, where he had been cast as Bombi Bitt in 5 episodes of a television series “Bombi Bitt och jag” in 1968. After that, in 1972, he had been seen playing a role in a television movie “Magnetisoren” and also seen as Georg in a series “Skarp dig, asking” in 1981. In that year, he was seen appearing as Dr. Mattsson in the series “Babels hus” and also seen as The tardy one in a television movie “Olsson per second eller Det finns ingen anledning till oro.”

Further, he was cast as Nathan in 2 episodes of the series “Farmor och var here” in 1983. Likewise, he was seen appearing in the television movies like “Hustruskolan,” “Den Tragiska Historien om Hamlet – Prins av Danmark,” “The Wild Duck,” “Forhoret,” “Parker Kane,” “Harlan County War,” “D-dag-Den faradize film” and “Helen of Troy.” In the year 1990, he played a role in “S*M*A*S*H,” a Swedish comedy TV miniseries. Later, in 1994, he was seen as Gary in a Swedish mini-series “Rapport till himlen,” and in 1997, he was seen in a television mini-series “The Kingdom II.”

Further, Stellan Skarsgard appeared as Baumgarten in a drama anthology television series “Masterpiece Contemporary” in 2008. In the same year, he was also seen playing a role in an American comedy-drama television series “Entourage.” Besides, he was seen in the series including “Arn,” “Rough Bresil,” “Playhouse Presents,” “Quarry,” and “River.”

In 2019, he was cast as Boris Shcherbina in 5 episodes of a historical drama television miniseries “Chernobyl” for which he had won Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Television Movie in 2020 as well as he had won Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor- Series, Limited Series or Television Film. In 2020, he had also provided his voice in an American animated sitcom “The Simpsons.” He will also be seen appearing in an upcoming series, “Untitled Cassian Andor Series.”

Stellan Skarsgard
Film Career

Stellan Skarsgard started his film career in 1972, where he was cast as Erik in the movie “Strandhugg I somras.” In that year, he was also seen appearing as Peter in the movie “Firmafesten.” Also, he was seen playing a role in movies including “Attonde budget,” “Fem Dogn I August,” “Brollopet,” “Anita: Swedish Nymphet,” “Swedish Sex Games,” “Tabo,” “Hemat I Natten,” “Kissen,” “P& B” and Ake och Hans varied.”

In the year 1982, he was seen playing Sven’s role in a Swedish drama movie, “The Simple-Minded Murder,” for which he had won Berlin International Film Festival Awards for Best Actor and also won Guldbagge Awards for Best Actor. Further, Stellan Skarsgard started his film career in 1972, where he was cast as Erik in the movie “Strandhugg I somras.”

In that year, he was seen in the movies including “Falsk som vatten,” “Noon Wine,” “Peter- No-Tail in American,” “Omens Vag Pa Halleberget,” “Jim & Piraterna Blom,” “Hip hip hurra!”, “The Unbearable Lightness of Being,” “Vargas tid,” “Friends,” “The Perfect Murder,” “S/Y Joy,” “Tacknamn Coq Rouge,” “Kvinnorna pa take,” “The Hunt for Red October,” “Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg,” “The Ox,” “Den democratize terroristen,” “Wind,” “The Slingshot,” “Sista Dansen,” “Jonssoligans storsta up,” “Zero Kelvin,” “The Dogs of Riga,” “Harry och Sonja,” “Breaking the Waves,” “Insomnia,” “My Son the Fanatic”.

Also, “Good Will Hunting,” “Glasblasrns barn,” “Savior,” “Ronin,” “Deep Blue Sea,” “Harlan Country War,” “Passion of Mind,” “Signs & Wonders,” “Timecode,” “Dancer in the Dark,” “Aberdeen,” “Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang),” “Powder Keg,” “The Glass House,” “No Good Deed,” “City of Ghosts,” “To Kill a Child” and “Dogville.” Likewise, he played a role in the movie “Amistad” for which he had won European Film Academy for European Film Award for Achievements in World Cinema.

In 2001, he played a role in a German-French-Austrian-British biographical drama movie “Taking Sides,” for which he had won Mar del Plata Film Festival Awards for Best Actor in 2002. besides, he was cast in several movies like “Effeltornet,” “King Arthur,” “Exorcist: The Beginning,” “Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist,” “Torte Bluma” Beowulf & Grendel,” “Guilty Hearts,” “Kill Your Darlings,” “Goya’s Ghosts,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End,” with Geoffrey Rush, “The Killing Gene,” “Arn – The Knight Templar,” “Mia!”, “Arn – The Kingdom at Road’s End,” “God on Trial,” “Angel & Demons,” “Boogie Woogie,” “Metropia,” “Frankie and Alice, “Moomins and the Comet Chase,” “Submission,” “As if I am Not There” and “King of Devil’s Island.”

In 2010, Stellan Skarsgard started his film career in 1972, where he was cast as Erik in the movie “Strandhugg I somras.” In that year, he was seen as Ulrik in the Norwegian comedy movie, “A Somewhat Gentle Man,” for which he had won the Norwegian International Film Festival for Best Actor of 2010. Further, he was seen cast into the movies like “Melancholia,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Thor,” “The Avengers,” “Thor: the Dar World,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Railway Man,” “Nymphomaniac,” “The Physician,” “

Beside” In Order of Disappearance,” “Hector and the Search for Happiness,” “Cinderella,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Our Kind of Traitor,” “Return to Montauk,” “Moomins and the Winter Wonderland,” “Gordon & Paddy,” “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,” “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”, “Out Stealing Horses,” “The Painted Bird,” “Music, War, and Love” and “Hope.”

In 2017, he was seen in the movie “Borg vs. McEnroe,” for which he had won Guldbagge Awards for Best Actor. He will also be seen in an upcoming movie, “Dune,” released in 2021.

Stellan Skarsgard
Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Stellan Skarsgard is $40 million.

 

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