Bill Skarsgard is a Swedish actor who gained immense popularity by performing Roman Godfrey in Netflix's original horror series "Hemlock Grove" and Pennywise the dancing clown in the horror film "It". He began his career as a child actor and then played the role of Matthew in The Divergent Series: Allegiant and Merkel in the spy thriller Atomic Blonde. His performances in both films catapulted his fame and this has earned him many film offers.
Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård
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Bill Skarsgard was born on August 9, 1990 in Vällingby, Sweden.
He is currently 28 years old.
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Information on his formal education is not available.
Coming from a family of actors, his father, Stellan Skarsgård, is a decorated actor. Her mother's name was My Skarsgård. His mother-in-law, Megan Everett, is a doctor. He has seven brothers and sisters – his elder brothers Alexander, Gustaf, and Sam and his younger brother Valter are all actors. Her younger sister Eija is a model. Ossian and Kolbjörn are his half-brothers born from his father's second marriage.
Bill Skarsgård has been dating Swedish actress Alida Morberg since 2016. Alida is five years older than him, she is the daughter of Swedish actor and director Per Morberg. She is best known for her roles in the films Insane (2010) and Sensoria (2015).
- In feet – 6 feet 3½ inches
- In centimeters – 192 cm
- In meters – 1.92 m
- In kilograms – 85 kg
- In pounds – 187 lbs
Bill Skarsgård made his first appearance in the movie "White Water Furry" in the role of Klasse in 2000.
His first adult role was that of Erik in the epic film "Arn – The Kingdom on the Other Side of the World", based on Jan Guillou's trilogy on the fictitious Knights, the Swedish Templars Arn Magnusson. This is the sequel to the 2007 film "Arn: The Knight Templar". The film also had his father and older brother, Gustaf Skarsgård.
Bill won his first work as an actor in Tony in two episodes of the miniseries "Laura Trenter – Dad, the Policeman" in 2002.
Her performance in Joe Wright's fictional novel "Anna Karenina" seduced critics and garnered quick success. The film is an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel of the same name, published in 1877. The film, revolving around the main character Anna Karenina (played by Keira Knightley), was a huge commercial success and won four nominations for the 85th Academy Awards. .
Bill became known to the global public after playing the movie "Pennywise the Dancing Clown" in the 2017 supernatural American horror film "It". It was based on Stephen King's 1986 novel of the same name. The film was acclaimed by the cortex and had a huge commercial success, generating more than $ 700 million in global box office for a production budget of $ 35 million. Skarsgård has been nominated for a handful of awards, including Choice Movie Villain's Teen Choice Award and the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2, Hemlock Grove and Castle Rock are some of his most famous works.
Bill Skarsgård Favorites
- Favorite movie – Oldboy (South Korean movie)
- Favorite TV Shows – The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones
- Favorite singer – Kendrick Lamar
Net worth of Bill Skarsgård
Bill Skarsgård has a net worth of $ 5 million, from which he drew the bulk of his acting career.
Social media profiles
He is not on social media.
The facts about Bill Skarsgård
Skarsgård is the smallest of his siblings, measuring 6 ½ 3½ ". His brother Gustaf is an inch bigger and Alexander and Sam are two inches taller.
Although he was born into a family of actors, he did not start playing seriously when he was young.
His first American film is 'The Divergent Series: Allegiant', a sci-fi thriller of 2016 in which he plays Matthew.
Actor Will Pouter of Maze Runner was first considered for the lead role in the movie "It", but it was later awarded to Bill. During an interview, he confessed that he had had bad dreams after playing this character in the movie.
Bill will take over the role of Pennywise in the upcoming movie "It: Chapter Two".
Skarsgård won the Shooting Star EFP Award at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival.