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Stellan Skarsgård at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival
Stellan John Skarsgård
13 June 1951
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Stellan John Skarsgård (born 13 June 1951) is a Swedish actor. He is known for his roles as Jan Nyman in Breaking the Waves (1996), Captain Tupolev in The Hunt for Red October (1990), Professor Gerald Lambeau in Good Will Hunting (1997), Bootstrap Bill Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007), Bill Anderson in Mamma Mia! (2008) and the sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Commander Maximilian Richter in Angels and Demons (2009), Martin Vanger in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Dr. Erik Selvig in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), The Grand Duke in Cinderella (2015), and Boris Shcherbina in the HBO/Sky UK television miniseries Chernobyl (2019).
Skarsgård was married to My Skarsgård from 1975 until they divorced in 2007. They had six children: Alexander (b.1976), Gustaf (b.1980), Sam (b.1982), Bill (b.1990), Eija (b.1992) and Valter (b.1995).
Three of them became actors- Alexander is best known as 1000 years vampire in True Blood HBO series, Gustaf played Hamlet in Stockholm theater and Bill beginning actor. Their daughter Eija is a model.
Skarsgård has been married to Megan Everett since 2010. They have two sons: Ossian (b.2009) and Kolbjörn (b.2012) .
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