Stellan Skarsgård Height Weight Age Shoe Size

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, on June 13, 1951, is a Swedish actor. Young Stellan Skarsgård began his acting career on Swedish television. He made his big screen debut in Swedish drama film Strandhugg i somras (1972) in role as Erik. He got his television debut in Swedish series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968) in role as Bombi Bitt. Stellan's breakthrough performance came as Jan Nyman in drama film Breaking the Waves (1996). He landed his Hollywood debut in drama movie The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) in role as The Engineer.

How tall is Stellan Skarsgård and what is his weight? Stellan Skarsgård's height is 6' 3" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 190.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 198.5 іn pоunds or 90 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 73 years old. His shoe size is 13 US | 46 EU.

Stellan Skarsgård

Stellan Skarsgård
Photo: Francesco.binini / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Birth Date

June 13, 1951


73 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 3 in | 190.5 cm

Net Worth

$50 Million


90 kg | 198.5 lbs

Shoe size

13 US | 46 EU

Best Movies

He played Dr. Erik Selvig in the Marvel Cinematic Universe:

Thor (2011)

The Avengers (2012)

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) Cameo

He portrayed Bootstrap Bill Turner in fantasy films:

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

He played Bill Anderson in musical films:

Mamma Mia! (2008)

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

He won the Berlin International Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Sven in Swedish drama film The Simple-Minded Murderer (1982).

He won the European Film Academy Film Awards for Achievement in World Cinema for his roles in films:

Amistad (1997) historical drama as Tappan

Good Will Hunting (1997) psychological drama as Prof. Gerald Lambeau

He was nominated for the European Film Academy Film Awards for Achievement in World Cinema for his roles in movies:

Aberdeen (2000) drama as Tomas

Taking Sides (2001) biographical drama as Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler

He was nominated for the Denmark's National Association of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Chuck in avant-garde drama film Dogville (2003).

He portrayed Father Lankester Merrin in supernatural horror films:

Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005), for which he was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actor

He played Baron Vladimir Harkonnenfor epic science fiction films:

Dune (2021), for which he was nominated for the Seattle Film Critics Society Award for Best Villain

Dune: Part Two (2024)

He was nominated for the Bodil Award for Best Actor for his role as Seligman in art movie Nymphomaniac (2013).

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) neo-noir psychological thriller as Martin Vanger

Breaking the Waves (1996) romantic drama as Jan Nyman

Ronin (1998) action thriller as Gregor

King Arthur (2004) adventure action as Cerdic

Angels & Demons (2009) mystery thriller as Commander Maximilian Richter

Cinderella (2015) romantic fantasy as The Grand Duke

Best TV Shows

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Limited Series or Television Film also was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Boris Shcherbina in HBO historical drama television miniseries Chernobyl (2019).

Entourage (2008) HBO comedy drama series as Verner Vollstedt

River (2015) BBC One drama series as John River

Andor (2022- ) Disney+ science-fiction action adventure limited series as Luthen Rael


Attended a state school in Sweden.

Has four younger siblings.

Has Swedish ancestry.

Good friend with actor Peter Stormare.

He released single "Bombi Bitt/Ler Mot Dej" in 1968.

Fluent in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, German and English.

He won the Dublin International Film Festival Career Achievement Award in 2012.

Featured in music videos for:

Lykke Li "Sadness is a Blessing" (2011)

Eva Dahlgren "Vem tänder stjärnorna" (Who Lights the Stars) (1991)

He voiced Bootstrap Bill Turner in video game Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007).

Lives in Sweden.


He was married to My Skarsgård (1975-2007) they have six children: Alexander, Gustaf, Sam, Bill, Eija and Valter.

He married Megan Everett in 2009, they have two sons, Ossian and Kolbjörn.