Gustaf Skarsgård – Who Is He & What Else Has He Been In?

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Whether you’re an avid movie go-er or a TV series binge-watcher, it’s likely that you’ll recognize the last name, Skarsgård. For Vikings star Gustaf Skarsgård, he’s well aware of the attention that his last name brings. 

From a family of actors, Gustaf is related to Alexander Skarsgård from True Blood and Big Little Lies, Bill Skarsgård from the hit horror film It, Stellan Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. But while you may recognize these big-named actors from this famed-filled family, you may not recognize Gustaf. So, who is Gustaf Skarsgård and what else has he been in?

Who is Gustaf Skarsgård?

Gustaf Skarsgård was born on November 12th, 1980, making him 39-years-old. Raised in Stockholm, Sweden, the star grew up with five siblings, most of whom are actors as well. Skarsgård attended The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where shortly after graduation, he began his voyage into the world of acting. 

According to an interview with Fox News, Skarsgård had the inspiration to act from his father, Stellan Skarsgård, who you may recognize from popular movies such as Mamma Mia! and Thor. The star said, “as a child… I got to try it out really young… and I really loved it. I pretty much made my decision back then to become an actor. And then more and more of us have joined the trend. So now we’re definitely an acting family.”

What Movies Has Gustaf Skarsgård Been In?

Similarly to his family members, Gustaf Skarsgård has quite a lengthy resume when it comes to the movies and TV series he’s been cast in. Some of the movies that you may recognize from him are 438 Days, Darling, and Little Match Girl.

Besides those movies, other projects of his include The Wizard’s Daughter, Autumn Blood, Us, The Big Leap, and Happy End. With 44 credits to his name, Skarsgård has plenty more movies that you may recognize him from.

What Television Shows Has Gustaf Skarsgård Been In?

When it comes the television shows this star has taken part in, there are a few well-known series you might recognize. These include Vikings, West World, and Cursed. These three shows are some of his more recent works and all of them have seen success throughout all of their seasons. Other TV shows that he’s had a role in include The Fat and The Angry, Arn, and Cleo.

What’s Next?

Gustaf Skarsgård has been in the limelight for quite some time now, and it doesn’t look like he’s slowing down any time soon. In his most recent role in Netflix’s Cursed, alongside Katherine Langford, he remains booked and busy as this series is expected to produce a second season in some time to come. In one of Skarsgård’s recent Instagram posts, he shares a photo from the set of Cursed.

All in all, it’s obvious that the star is quite the well-rounded individual when it comes to his acting career. With his lengthy resume and credible experience, we predict he’ll be in more movies and TV series for years to come.

Macie Maislin
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