Wednesday 23 September 2020

Alexander Skarsgård

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård, the Swedish actor was born on 25th August 1976, at Stockholm, Sweden. He is the son of actor Stellan Skarsgård and My Skarsgård, a physician. 

He made his acting debut, when he was seven years old. After some years, he quitted acting, but returned after seven years. Later, he did several notable roles in television and films, and is best known for playing the character Brad “Iceman” Colbert in Generation Kill, the 2008 miniseries. His other works include Eric Northman in the television series True Blood (2008-2014), Perry Wright in the series Big Little Lies (2017-2019), and films including Melancholia (2011), and The Legend of Tarzan (2016). Skarsgård received awards including Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award. 

Alexander Skarsgård Religion

The religious views of Skarsgård is kind of unusual. He has stated that he believes in a secular environment, and was brought up by atheist parents. But he does not define himself as an atheist. Once in an interview, he was asked that how grateful he is for his successful career. He replied that he thank Mother Earth for the success he had so far. 

It is safe to assume that Skarsgård is spiritual, but not on a religious basis. 

Alexander Skarsgård Political Views

Skarsgård seems to be liberal in the case of politics. He is open to talk about his sexuality and thoughts about sexual matters. It is not the style of a Conservative Party supporter. It can be assumed that he is open in expressing his thoughts regarding political or day-to-day life matters. 

He identifies himself as a feminist. He is supportive for the empowerment of women, supports the club Hammarby Football, and also is the Ambassador of the fundraising program Walking with the Wounded. 

Who is he dating?

It is assumed that Skarsgård was in relationship with a number of women. He had dated the Alexa Chung until July 2017, but there is unconfirmed news that the two have re-united recently. 

He has dated his co-star Katie Holmes in The Giver during the year 2014. There are also rumours that he has dated Margot Robbie, who acted along with him in The Legend of Tarzan. They broke up after sometime, and Robbie married her now husband, Tom Ackerley. 

He has also dated Alicia Vikander, Charlize Theron, and Elizabeth Olzen. 

Alexander Skarsgård Hobbies

Skarsgård defines himself as a sportsperson, and likes to do sports related activities in fact. He likes to go boating, fishing, and lying in front of a fire and drinking red wine. He stated that he is a Scandinavian, and Scandinavians normally likes to remain naked. He loves music, and likes to remain in a peace and calm environment.

Interesting Facts

    • He has been selected as the Sexiest Man in Sweden for five times. 

    • He can speak Swedish, French, and English. 

    • Skarsgård received a honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2011. He was a previous student of the university.

    • He appeared in Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi, sometime around 2009.