Biography of Alexander SkarsgårdAlexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård is an actor of Swedish origin who starred in the popular HBO projects («Generation Kill», «True Blood»), and Hollywood blockbusters («Battleship», «The Legend of Tarzan»). He was also the face of Calvin Klein.
The Childhood of Alexander Skarsgård. His first rolesAlexander Skarsgård was born in the southern suburbs of Stockholm, in the family of My Guenther, a doctor, and Stellan Skarsgård, a nationally-known actor. Having starred in about 120 movies, Alexander's father has been one of the most recognizable Swedish actors for a long time.
In 1996, Alexander left his native Sweden and moved to England «finding himself». There he began to study English at Leeds Beckett University. A year later, Skarsgård went to New York City, where the future celebrity finally began to make his dream come true - Alexander enrolled in a theater course at Marymount Manhattan College. «In England, I spent time uselessly, watched football, got drunk and got into trouble all the time - the actor told later, - but just then the question appeared: what I want to do with my life? I went to New York City and attended Drama school.»