Alexander Skarsgard Height Weight Age Shoe Size

Alexander Skarsgard was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on August 25, 1976, is a Swedish actor. Young Alexander Skarsgard first started his acting career in Swedish drama movie Åke and His World (1984) in role as Kalle Nubb, at the age of seven. He landed his first break as Jojjo in Swedish film Hunden som log (The Dog That Smiled) (1989), at the age of 13. He got his television debut in Swedish crime thriller film Idag röd (1987) in role as Fred. Alexander's breakthrough performance came as Sgt. Brad "Iceman" Colbert in HBO miniseries Generation Kill (2008).

How tall is Alexander Skarsgard and what is his weight? Alexander Skarsgard's height is 6' 4½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 194 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 192 іn pоunds or 87 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 47 years old. His shoe size is 13 US | 46 EU.

Alexander Skarsgard

Alexander Skarsgard
Photo: David Shankbone / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 2.0

Birth Date

August 25, 1976


47 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color



6 ft 4½ in | 194 cm

Net Worth

$12 Million


87 kg | 192 lbs


44 in | 112 cm

Shoe size

13 US | 46 EU


32 in | 81 cm

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Charlie Venner in psychological thriller action film Straw Dogs (2011).

He won the Hamptons International Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Performer and was nominated for the Robert Award for Best Supporting Actor (Årets mandlige birolle) for his role as Michael in apocalyptic drama art film Melancholia (2011).

He was nominated for the CinEuphoria Award for Best Supporting Actor - International Competition for his role as John in black-and-white romantic drama movie Passing (2021).

The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015) drama romance as Monroe Rutherford

The Legend of Tarzan (2016) adventure romance as Tarzan / John Clayton

The East (2013) thriller drama as Benji

What Maisie Knew (2012) drama romance as Lincoln

The Giver (2014) science fiction as Jonas' Father

Battleship (2012) science fiction action as Commander Stone Hopper

War on Everyone (2016) black comedy as Terry Monroe

Wings of Glass (2000) drama romance as Johan

The Diver (2000) thriller as Ingmar

Exit (2006) drama thriller as Fabian von Klerking

Mute (2018) neo-noir science fiction as Leo Beiler

Zoolander (2001) comedy as Meekus

Hold the Dark (2018) thriller as Vernon Sloane

The Aftermath (2019) drama as Stefan Lubert

Long Shot (2019) romantic comedy as Prime Minister James Steward

The Kill Team (2019) drama war as Sergeant Deeks

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) action sci-fi as Nathan Lind

The Northman (2022) epic historical action thriller as Amleth

Lee (2023) biographical drama as Roland Penrose

Best TV Shows

He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Perry Wright in HBO miniseries Big Little Lies (2017-2019).

Vita lögner (1999) Swedish soap opera as Marcus Englund

Revelations (2005) NBC event series as Gunnar Eklind

He won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television and the Scream Award for Best Villain for his role as a vampire Eric Northman in HBO fantasy horror drama television series True Blood (2008–2014).

He played Brad Colbert in HBO miniseries Generation Kill (2008).

The Little Drummer Girl (2018) British miniseries as Gadi Becke

On Becoming a God in Central Florida (2019) Showtime black comedy series as Travis / Travis Stubbs

The Stand (2020-2021) CBS All Access drama miniseries as Randall Flagg

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Lukas Matsson in HBO satirical black comedy drama series Succession (2021-2023).


Attended Leeds Beckett University in England.

Attended theater course at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.

Has four younger brothers: Gustaf, Sam, Bill, Valter and one younger sister, Eija also two half-brothers: Ossian, Kolbjörn.

Has Swedish ancestry.

He served in the Swedish military for 18 months.

Fan of Swedish football, supports club Hammarby IF.

Featured in the music videos for:

Lady Gaga "Paparazzi" (2009)

Cut Copy "Free Your Mind" (2013)

Fan of Robert Duvall and Gary Oldman.

Received an honorary degree from Leeds Beckett University in 2011.

Speaks French, Swedish and English.

He won the STARmeter Award for Fan Favorite in 2019.

Lives in East Village, Manhattan, New York, U.S.


He dated Alexa Chung (2015-2017), Katie Holmes (2014), Ellen Page (2012-2013), Elizabeth Olsen (2012), Kate Bosworth (2009-2011) and Evan Rachel Wood (2009-2010).

He is in a relationship with Swedish actress Tuva Novotny, they have one child.