Stellan Skarsgård

Stellan Skarsgård Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 16, 2023

Date of Birth

13 / June / 1951


73 Years


Actor Producer Writer

Stellan John Skarsgard born on 13 June 1951. The actor is a Swedish actor and is known worldwide for his roles in films such as Angels & Demons, Breaking the Waves, The Hunt for Red October, Ronin, Good Will Hunting, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, At World’s End, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist and Mamma Mia!.

Stellan Skarsgard Bio, Age, Net Worth, Married, Height, & Facts

Skarsgard has been seen in several blockbusters including Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007). He also appeared as a character in Mamma Mia! (2008), Angels and Demons (2009) as well as David Fincher’s sci-fi thriller The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Dune (2021). Since 2011, he’s been appearing as a character in Marvel Cinematic Universe.


He got married to My Skarsgard in 1975 and divorced her in 2007. He then got married to Megan Everett in 2009. There are eight kids: Alexander, Gustaf, Bill, Valter, Sam, Eija, Ossian, and Kolbjorn.

My Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård First Wife

My Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård First Wife

Megan Everett Stellan Skarsgård Second Wife

Megan Everett Stellan Skarsgård Second Wife

Sam Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Sam Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Valter Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Valter Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Gustaf Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Gustaf Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Bill Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Bill Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Alexander Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Alexander Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Son

Eija Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Daughter

Eija Skarsgård Stellan Skarsgård Daughter

Early Life

Skarsgard was born in Gothenburg and was the child of Gudrun (nee Larsson; born 1930) and Jan Skarsgard (1920-1998). He was often moved during his early years and lived among other places at Helsingborg, Totebo, Kalmar, Marielund, and Uppsala.


Stellan Skarsgard isn’t sharing any information about his educational background, no matter if it was the early years of school or college there’s no information available. We know it was Stellan Skarsgard who was very interested in acting at an early stage, and that’s why the school he attended was an acting school.

Personal Life

He was a native of Gothenburg, Sweden; the son of Gudrun (nee Larsson) and Jan Skarsgard. He was often moved during his early years and lived amongst other locations at Totebo, Kalmar, Marielund, and Uppsala. His first wife, My Skarsgard (married 1975-2007) He fathered six children, four of which were actors: Alexander Skarsgard (born 1976) Gustaf Skarsgard (born 1980), Sam Skarsgard (born 1982), Bill Skarsgard (born 1990).

Acting Career

This article requires additional citations to confirm the accuracy of the information. Help improve the quality of this article by adding credible sources. Unsourced content could be questioned and removed. (June 2010). Skarsgard began his acting career at a young age. at the age of 20, the actor already had a vast amount of experience in TV, film, and stage. The majority of his first parts were in Swedish TV (such as in the role of Bombi Bitt) along with in movies.



Title Roles Year
A Somewhat Gentle Man Ulrik 2010
Aberdeen Tomas 2000
Åke och hans värld Ebenholtz 1984
Amistad Tappan 1997
Angels & Demons Commander Maximilian Richter 2009
Anita: Swedish Nymphet Erik 1973
Apstjärnan Tord 2021
Arn – The Kingdom at Road’s End Birger Brosa 2008
Arn – The Knight Templar Birger Brosa 2007
As If I Am Not There Doctor 2010
Åttonde budet   1973
Avengers: Age of Ultron Erik Selvig 2015
Beowulf & Grendel Hrothgar 2005
Boogie Woogie Bob Maccelstone 2009
Borg McEnroe Lennart Bergelin 2017
Breaking the Waves Jan Nyman 1996
Bröllopet Roffe Eriksson 1973
Cinderella The Grand Duke 2015
City of Ghosts Joseph Kaspar 2002
Dancer in the Dark Doctor 2000
Deep Blue Sea Jim Whitlock 1999
Dogville Chuck 2003
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist Father Lankester Merrin 2005
Dune Baron Vladimir Harkonnen 2021
Dune: Part Two Baron Vladimir Harkonnen 2023
Eiffeltornet Jakob 2004
Exorcist: The Beginning Father Lankester Merrin 2004
False as Water Stig 1985
Fem døgn i August Christer 1973
Firmafesten Peter 1972
Frankie and Alice Dr. Oz 2010
Friends Matt 1988
Glasblåsarns barn Albert 1998
God on Trial Baumgarten 2008
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg Raoul Wallenberg 1990
Good Will Hunting Prof. Gerald Lambeau 1997
Gordon & Paddy Gordon 2017
Goya’s Ghosts Francisco Goya 2006
Guilty Hearts Stangl 2005
Harlan County War Warren Jakopovich 2000
Harry och Sonja Harry Olsson 1996
Hector and the Search for Happiness Edward 2014
Hemåt i natten Kurt Sjöberg 1977
Hip hip hurra! Peder Severin Krøyer 1987
Hope Tomas 2019
In Order of Disappearance Nils 2014
Insomnia Jonas Engström 1997
Jim & Piraterna Blom Gustav, Jim’s Father 1987
Jönssonligans största kupp Herman Melvin 1995
Kill Your Darlings Erik’s Father 2006
King Arthur Cerdic 2004
King of Devil’s Island Bestyreren 2010
Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) Felix 2001
Kvinnorna på taket Willy 1989
Kyssen   1981
Mamma Mia! Bill Anderson 2008
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Bill Anderson / Kurt 2018
Melancholia Jack 2011
Metropia Ralph Parker 2009
Moomins and the Comet Chase Moominpapa / Hemulens 2010
Moomins and the Winter Wonderland Moominpappa 2017
Music, War and Love Benno Moser 2019
My Son the Fanatic Schitz 1997
No Good Deed Tyrone 2002
Noon Wine Olaf Helton 1985
Nymphomaniac Seligman 2013
Ormens väg på hälleberget Karl Orsa Markström 1986
Our Kind of Traitor Dima 2016
Out Stealing Horses Trond 2019
P & B Karl-Johan ‘Charlie’ Pettersson 1983
Passion of Mind William Granther 2000
Peter-No-Tail in Americat Pelle Swanson (voice) 1985
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Bootstrap Bill Turner 2007
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Bootstrap Bill Turner 2006
Powder Keg Harvey Jacobs 2001
Return to Montauk Max Frisch 2017
Romeo and Juliet Prince of Verona 2013
Ronin Gregor 1998
S/Y Glädjen Klas Larsson 1989
Savior Peter Dominic 1998
Signs and Wonders Alec 2000
Sista dansen Host in Norrköping 1993
Strandhugg i somras Erik 1972
Submission Narrator 2010
Swedish Sex Games   1974
Taboo Jan-Erik 1977
Täcknamn Coq Rouge Carl Hamilton 1989
Taking Sides Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler 2001
The Avengers Erik Selvig 2012
The Democratic Terrorist Carl Hamilton 1992
The Dogs of Riga Magnus Björk 1995
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Martin Vanger 2011
The Glass House Terrence ‘Terry’ Glass 2001
The Hunt for Red October Captain Viktor Tupolev 1990
The Killing Gene Eddie Argo 2007
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote The Boss 2018
The Ox Helge Roos 1991
The Painted Bird Hans 2019
The Perfect Murder Axel Svensson 1988
The Physician Barber 2013
The Railway Man Finlay 2013
The Simple-Minded Murderer Sven 1982
The Slingshot Fritiof Schütt 1993
The Unbearable Lightness of Being The Engineer 1988
Thor Erik Selvig 2011
Thor: Love and Thunder Erik Selvig 2022
Thor: The Dark World Erik Selvig 2013
Timecode Alex Green 2000
To Kill a Child Narrator 2003
Torte Bluma Stangl 2005
Vargens tid Peder Ulfstand 1988
Wind Joe Heiser 1992
Zero Kelvin Randbæk 1995


Title Roles Year
Andor Luthen Rael 2022–present
Arn Birger Brosa 2010
August Strindberg: Ett liv Verner von Heidenstam 1985
Babels hus Dr. Mattsson 1981
Bombi Bitt och jag Bombi Bitt 1968
Chernobyl Boris Shcherbina 2019
D-dag – Den færdige film Lise’s Mand 2001
Den tragiska historien om Hamlet – Prins av Danmark Hamlet 1985
Entourage Verner Vollstedt 2008
Farmor och vår herre Nathan 1983
Förhöret Carl Hamilton 1989
Harlan County War Warren Jakopovich 2000
Helen of Troy Theseus 2003
Hustruskolan Horace 1983
Magnetisören Soldier 1972
Masterpiece Contemporary Baumgarten 2008
Olsson per sekund eller Det finns ingen anledning till oro The tardy one 1981
Parker Kane Nathan Van Adams 1990
Playhouse Presents The Man  
Quarry The Broker 2014
Rapport till himlen Gary 1994
River John River 2015
Rouge Brésil Villegagnon 2012
S*M*A*S*H Statssekreteraren 1990
Skärp dig, älskling Georg 1981
The Kingdom II Stig Helmer’s advokat 1997
The Simpsons Himself 2020
The Wild Duck Gregers Werle 1989

Awards and Nominations

Award Film Year
Berlin International Film Festival The Simple-Minded Murderer 1982
Bodil Awards Nymphomaniac 2014
British Academy Television Awards Chernobyl 2020
Denmark’s National Association of Film Critics Dogville 2004
Critics’ Choice Television Awards Chernobyl 2020
European Film Academy Amistad
Good Will Hunting
Aberdeen 2000
Taking Sides 2001
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist 2006
Golden Globe Awards Chernobyl 2020
Guldbagge Awards The Simple-Minded Murderer 1981/1982
Täcknamn Coq Rouge
The Women on the Roof
Borg McEnroe 2017
International Press Academy God on Trial 2008
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2012
Mar del Plata Film Festival Taking Sides 2002
Norwegian International Film Festival A Somewhat Gentle Man 2010
People’s Choice Awards Mamma Mia! 2009
Primetime Emmy Awards Chernobyl 2019
Robert Award Dogville 2004
Satellite Awards Chernobyl 2020
Screen Actors Guild Awards Good Will Hunting 1998

Perspectives on Religion

Skarsgard was raised by atheist, humanist parents. She also was raised by an atheist grandfather as well as a deeply religious mother. According to Skarsgard the family never led to any problems due to the family’s respect for each other’s opinions.

Net Worth

Stellan Skarsgard is a dazzling actor who has earned lots of money through his acting talents. He has appeared in a variety of films and has earned lots of money and money from it all. Stellan Skarsgard has an estimated worth of $60,000.

Net Worth (2023) $60 Million
Profession Actor
Monthly Income And Salary $5,00,000 +
Yearly Income And Salary $5 Million +
Last Updated 2023


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Body Measurements Chest: 42 Inches
Biceps: 15 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Birth Place Gothenburg Sweden
Children Sons: Alexander Skarsgard, Bill Skarsgard, Gustaf Skarsgard, Valter Skarsgard, Sam Skarsgard, Ossian Skarsgard, Kolbjörn Skarsgard Daughter: Eija Skarsgard
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light Brown
Height In CM 191 CM
Height In Meter 1.91 M
Nationality Swedish
Parents Father: Jan Skarsgård
Mother: Gudrun Larsson
Profession Actor Producer Writer
Siblings Sister: Eija
Spous First Wife: My Skarsgård
Second Wife: Megan Everett
Weight 85 Kg
187 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Gemini


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