Alexander Skarsgard

Date of birth: August 25, 1976
Full name: Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
True Blood character: Eric Northman
Hometown: Stockholm Sweden
Resides in: Los Angeles, CA, Stockholm, Sweden
Education: Leeds Metropolitan University, Marymount Manhattan College, NY
Hobbies: Sailing and fishing

Alexander Skarsgard Bio:

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1976.  He is the son of the famous Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård. Skarsgård made his film acting debut at the age of eight in the film Åke and His World. At the age of 19, Alexander Skarsgard took a break from acting and enlisted in the Swedish army. Skarsgård continued to have a successful TV and film career in Sweden and in 2001, he crossed over into the international film market with his role as Meekus in the Ben Stiller film, Zoolander. Skarsgård gained recognition in America starring as Marine Sgt. Brad "Iceman" Colbert in the 2008 HBO series Generation Kill. He joined the cast of True Blood in 2008 as the Viking vampire Eric Northman.

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