Conceived in Stockholm, Sweden, Alexander Skarsgård is the oldest of seven kin. His mom is a specialist and his dad is the acclaimed on-screen character Stellan Skarsgård, who helped him arrive his first acting part at seven years old, featuring in the Swedish film Ake and His World . A couple of years after the fact, he ended up known for his part in the Swedish TV arrangement The Dog That Smiled, however the 13-year-old was awkward with being perceived in broad daylight and quit acting.
At 19, he selected with the Swedish military and remained for year and a half. In 1996 he went to Leeds Metropolitan University in England to think about English, at that point the next year moved to New York to take a theater course at Marymount Manhattan College. Back in Sweden in 1999, he started dealing with the TV arrangement Vita longer, playing Marcus Englund.
Alexander was first found in the States playing a character named Meekus close by Ben Stiller in 2001’s Zoolander. He has been in various motion pictures in Sweden from that point forward and has additionally been voted the Sexiest Man in Sweden five times.
In America, his greatest break to date came when he was given a role as vampire Eric Northman in HBO’s True Blood. He has likewise featured in Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” music video. Amid rest from the show, Alexander has discovered time to come back to the wide screen in motion pictures, for example, Melancholia (2011) co-featuring Kirsten Dunst, Battleship (2012) close by Liam Neeson and Taylor Kitsch, and The Giver (2014) featuring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep.
He’s likewise been found in the comic drama spin-off Zoolander 2 (2016), the satire War on Everyone (2016), and featured as the title part in the enterprise reboot The Legend of Tarzan (2016).
On the little screen, Alexander won a Golden Globe in 2018 for his part as a damaging spouse on the widely praised HBO TV arrangement Big Little Lies.