|Born||Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
August 25, 1976
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈskɑːʂɡoːɖ]; born August 25, 1976) is a Swedish actor and director. He is the son of Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård and the brother of actor Gustaf Skarsgård (born 1980).
Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He has acted in several Swedish TV series and movies and served in the Swedish Marines. In 2003 he was nominated for a Guldbagge for male supporting role in the movie Hundtricket - The Movie (English title: The Dog Trick).
Since 2005, with his performances in Revelations and The Last Drop, he has taken part in international productions. In 2007 he played one of the main characters, Sgt. Brad Colbert, in the American miniseries Generation Kill. He is an original member of the ensemble cast of HBO's television drama series True Blood. Skarsgård plays the role of Eric Northman, the local vampire sheriff and owner of Fangtasia, a vampire bar.
In 2009, Skarsgård appeared in the music video for pop singer Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi". He also has three upcoming films currently in post-production, Metropia, Beyond the Pole, and Straw Dogs, co-starring Kate Bosworth and James Marsden.. Straw Dogs is a remake of the 1971 movie of the same name. Filming began in August 2009 and has since wrapped.  The film is set to be released in February 2011.
Skarsgård is also one of several actors in the running to play Captain America in the upcoming film The First Avenger: Captain America.
|2003||Odense International Film Festival||Att döda ett barn||Grand Prix||Won|
|Guldbagge Awards||Hundtricket - The Movie||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|2009||Scream Award||Eric Northman in True Blood||Best Villain||Won|
|2009||Satellite Awards||True Blood||Best Television Ensemble||Won|
|2010||SAG Awards||True Blood||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2010||Saturn Award||True Blood||Best Supporting Actor in Television||Nominated|
|1984||Åke and His World||Kalle Nubb|
|1989||The Dog That Smiled||Jojjo|
|1999||Happy End||Bamse Viktorsson|
|2000||The Dog Trick||Micke||Remade as Hundtricket - The movie in 2002|
|White Water Fury||Anders|
|Wings of Glass||Johan|
|2001||Kites Over Helsinki||Robin Åström|
|The Last Drop||Lt. Jergen Voller|
|Om Sara||Kalle Öberg|
|2006||Never Be Mine||Christopher|
|Kill Your Darlings||Geert|
|Exit||Fabian von Klerking|
|2010||Trust Me||Alex||Also known as Puss in Sweden|
|Beyond the Pole||Terje|
|1999||Vita lögner||Marcus Englund||10 episodes|
|2000||D-dag||Lise's stepson||Released as a movie in 2001|
|2007||Golden Brown Eyes||Boogey Knights singer|
|2008||Generation Kill||Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert|
|2008-||True Blood||Eric Northman|
|2003||To Kill a Child||Co-directing with Björne Larson|
|2009||Boyfriend||Paparazzi by Lady Gaga|
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