Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård ( born 25 August 1976) is a Swedish actor. He is known for his roles as vampire Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood, the title character in The Legend of Tarzan, Brad Colbert in the HBO miniseries Generation Kill, and Perry Wright in the HBO series Big Little Lies, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film.
|Full name at birth||
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
|Claim to fame||
Eric Northman on True Blood
|Date of birth||
25 August 1976
|Place of birth||
6' 4½" (194 cm)
200 lbs (90.7 kg)
He has a tattoo of a green bird on his left leg
East Village, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
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