Stellan Skarsgård

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John Stellan Skarsgård

Birthplace: Kristine, Göteborg
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Sören Skarsgård and Gudrun Margareta Skarsgård
Husband of Private
Ex-husband of Private
Father of Alexander Skarsgård; Gustaf Skarsgård; Private; Bill Skarsgård; Private and 3 others
Brother of Private; Private; Private and Torkel Skarsgård

Occupation: Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer
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About Stellan Skarsgård

Stellan Skarsgard is a Swedish actor, known internationally for his film roles in Angels & Demons, Breaking the Waves, The Hunt for Red October, Ronin, Good Will Hunting, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and At World's End, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, Mamma Mia!, WΔZ, and winning a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Award for Chernobyl.

Skarsgård was born 13 June 1951 in Gothenburg, Sweden, the son of Gudrun and J. Skarsgård. He moved often in his childhood and lived, amongst other places, in Totebo, Kalmar, Marielund and Uppsala.

With his first wife, My Skarsgård (married 1975–2007), he fathered six children, four of them actors: Alexander Skarsgård (born 1976), Gustaf Skarsgård (born 1980), Sam Skarsgård (born 1982), Bill Skarsgård (born 1990), model Eija Skarsgård (born 1992) and Valter Skarsgård (born 1995). He married Megan Everett in January 2009 and their son Ossian, was born on April 26, 2009.




Stellan John Skarsgård (Swedish pronunciation: [%CB%88st%C9%9Bl%CB%90an ˈskɑːʂɡoːɖ] ( listen); born 13 June 1951) is a Swedish actor. He is known for his roles as Jan Nyman in Breaking the Waves (1996), Prof. Gerald Lambeau in Good Will Hunting (1997), Bootstrap Bill in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007), Bill Anderson in Mamma Mia! (2008), Martin Vanger in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011), and Dr. Erik Selvig in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).


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Stellan Skarsgård's Timeline

June 13, 1951
Kristine, Göteborg
August 25, 1976
Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
November 12, 1980
Stockholm, Sweden
August 9, 1990
October 25, 1995