Stellan Skarsgård

Highest Rated:
97% Insomnia (1998)
Lowest Rated:
11% Exorcist - The Beginning (2004)
Birthday:
Jun 13
Birthplace:
Gothenburg, Västra Götalands Iän, Sweden
Bio:
A Swedish actor who has become known to American audiences thanks to roles in Breaking the Waves and Good Will Hunting, Stellan Skarsgård is one of Scandinavia's best-known and most well-respected performers. Renowned for giving measured characterizations that draw their strength from a delicate…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Cinderella
  • Actor
-- 2015
21% Frankie & Alice
  • Oz
$0.7M 2014
88% Kraftidioten (In Order of Disappearance)
  • Actor
-- 2014
66% The Railway Man
  • Finlay
$4.4M 2014
26% Hector And The Search For Happiness
  • Edward
-- 2014
60% Nymphomaniac: Volume II
  • Seligman
$0.3M 2014
75% Nymphomaniac: Volume I
  • Seligman
$0.8M 2014
The Physician
  • Barber
-- 2013
65% Thor: The Dark World
  • Dr. Erik Selvig
$206.4M 2013
22% Romeo and Juliet
  • Prince Escalus
$1.2M 2013
92% Marvel's The Avengers
  • Selvig
$623.3M 2012
78% Melancholia
  • Jack
$3.0M 2011
77% Thor
  • Dr. Erik Selvig
$181.0M 2011
85% A Somewhat Gentle Man
  • Ulrik
$37.5k 2011
93% King of Devil's Island
  • Governor/Bestyreren
-- 2011
Guilty Hearts
  • Actor
-- 2011
Un Chic Type
  • Actor
-- 2011
86% The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Martin Vanger
$102.5M 2011
92% As If I Am Not There
  • Actor
-- 2010
36% Boogie Woogie
  • Actor
-- 2010
40% Metropia
  • Stefan
-- 2010
Underkastelsen (Submission)
  • Actor
-- 2010
Muumi ja punainen pyrstötähti (Moomins and the Comet Chase)
  • Actor
-- 2010
37% Angels & Demons
  • Commander Richter
$133.4M 2009
54% Mamma Mia!
  • Bill
$143.7M 2008
God on Trial
  • Baumgarten
-- 2008
30% Goya's Ghosts
  • Francisco Goya
$0.7M 2007
45% Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End
  • 'Bootstrap' Bill Turner
$309.4M 2007
Arn - Tempelriddaren (Arn: The Knight Templar)
  • Actor
-- 2007
71% W Delta Z (The Killing Gene)
  • Eddie Argo
-- 2006
54% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  • Bootstrap Bill
$423.0M 2006
Kill Your Darlings
  • Director
-- 2006
48% Beowulf & Grendel
  • Hrothgar
-- 2006
30% Dominion - Prequel to the Exorcist
  • Father Lankester Merrin
$0.2M 2005
11% Exorcist - The Beginning
  • Father Lankester Merrin
$41.8M 2004
32% King Arthur
  • Cerdic
$51.7M 2004
70% Dogville
  • Chuck
$1.5M 2003
Helen of Troy
  • Theseus
-- 2003
20% No Good Deed
  • Tyrone
-- 2003
73% Taking Sides
  • Wilhelm Furtwangler
-- 2003
47% City of Ghosts
  • Kaspar
$0.3M 2003
83% Light Keeps Me Company
  • Actor
-- 2001
Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang)
  • Actor
-- 2001
21% The Glass House
  • Terry
$17.4M 2001
87% Aberdeen
  • Tomas
-- 2001
Harlan County War
  • Warren Jakopovich
-- 2000
66% Signs & Wonders
  • Alec
-- 2000
17% Passion of Mind
  • William
-- 2000
68% Timecode (Time Code)
  • Alex Green
-- 2000
56% Deep Blue Sea
  • Dr. Jim Whitlock
-- 1999
78% My Son the Fanatic
  • Schitz
-- 1999
97% Insomnia
  • Jonas Engstrom
-- 1998
Glasblåsarns barn (The Glass-blower's Children)
  • Albert
-- 1998
56% Savior
  • Peter
-- 1998
68% Ronin
  • Gregor
-- 1998
97% Good Will Hunting
  • Lambeau
-- 1997
76% Amistad
  • Tappan
-- 1997
Tranceformer - A Portrait of Lars von Trier
  • Actor
-- 1997
87% Breaking the Waves
  • Jan
-- 1996
Jönssonligans största kupp (The Jönsson Gang's Greatest Robbery)
  • Actor
-- 1995
Kjærlighetens kjøtere (Zero Kelvin)
  • Randbaek
-- 1995
Hundarna i Riga (The Dogs of Riga) (The Hounds of Riga)
  • Actor
-- 1995
89% Slingshot
  • Fritiof Schutt
-- 1993
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg
  • Raoul Wallenberg
-- 1993
Last Dance
  • Host in Norrkoeping
-- 1993
55% Wind
  • Joe Heiser
-- 1992
Oxen (The Ox)
  • Helge Roos
-- 1991
Parker Kane
  • Van Adams
-- 1990
96% The Hunt for Red October
  • Capt. Tupolev
-- 1990
The Perfect Murder
  • Actor
-- 1990
Women on the Roof
  • Willy
-- 1989
Perfect Murder
  • Axel Svensson
-- 1988
95% The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • The Engineer
-- 1988
Hip Hip Hurrah
  • Soeren Kroeyer
-- 1987
Ormens väg på hälleberget (The Serpent's Way)
  • Karl Orsa
-- 1986
Pelle Svanslös i Amerikatt (Peter-No-Tail in Americat)
  • Peter Swanson
-- 1985
Noon Wine
  • Olaf Helton
-- 1984
Den Enfaldige mördaren (The Simple-Minded Murder)
  • The Idiot
-- 1982
Anita - ur en tonårsflickas dagbok (Anita: Swedish Nymphet) (Anita)
  • Erik
-- 1973
Anita - ur en tonarsflickas dagbok
  • Actor
--
Jim and the Pirates (Jim & piraterna Blom)
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
43% Entourage
2004-2011
  • Verner
2008
Masterpiece
  • Baumgarten
2008

Stellan Skarsgård Trivia

He has a son named Alexander Skarsgård who is an actor too. He plays Eric in HBO's series True Blood.
- submitted by Maria M (4 years ago)

Quotes from Stellan Skarsgård's Characters

    1. Dr. Erik Selvig: There's nothing more reassuring than realizing that the world is crazier than you are.
    From Thor: The Dark World. Submitted by Frances H (2 months ago)
    1. Seligman: Well I divide humanity into two groups: The people who cut the nails on the left hand first and the people who cut the nails of the right hand first.
    From Nymphomaniac: Volume I. Submitted by Abner H (5 months ago)
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