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Skarsgård at the 2013 WonderCon
Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård

9 August 1990 (1990-08-09) (age 31)
Vällingby, Sweden
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Parent(s) Stellan Skarsgård
My Sonja Marie Agnes
Relatives Alexander Skarsgård (brother)
Gustaf Skarsgård (brother)
Valter Skarsgård (brother)

Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård (born 9 August 1990) is a Swedish actor. He is known for his roles in Simple Simon, Allegiant, the TV series Hemlock Grove and for his role as the title character in It: Chapter One (2017) and It: Chapter Two (2019).

Early life

Skarsgård was born on 9 August 1990 in Vällingby, Sweden. He is the son of actor Stellan Skarsgård and his first wife, My Sonja Marie Agnes.


In June 2016, Skarsgård was cast as popular horror villain Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the 2017 movie It after another actor, Will Poulter, dropped out due to other projects. He is also the role in the sequel It – Chapter Two.


Skarsgård has seven brothers and sisters: Alexander, Gustaf, Sam, Valter, Ossian, Kolbjörn, and Eija. Three of these, Alexander, Gustaf, and Valter, are actors. Ossian and Kolbjörn are half-brothers from a later marriage between Stellan Skarsgård and Megan Everett.

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