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Bill Skarsgard is a Swedish actor best known for his role in the horror film ‘It’

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BirthdayAugust 9, 1990
NationalitySwedish
FamousSwedish Men, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors
SiblingsEija Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård
Known asBill Istvan Günther Skarsgard
Birth PlaceVällingby, Stockholm
Height192cm
GenderMale
FatherStellan Skarsgård
MotherMy Skarsgård
Sun SignLeo
Born inVällingby, Stockholm
Famous asActor
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Who is Bill Skarsgard?

Bill Skarsgård is a Swedish actor best known for his roles in the dystopian romantic thriller film ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ and in the horror film ‘It’. Born in Vallingby, Sweden, he is the son of the well-known Swedish actor Stellan Skargard. Hailing from a family with a rich background in the entertainment world, he was exposed to the show business from a tender age. With the help of his actor father, he first appeared as a child actor in the Swedish thriller film ‘White Water Fury’. Later, he appeared in movies such as ‘Arn—The Kingdom at Road’s End’ and ‘Simple Simon’. His performance in the latter earned him a nomination for the Guldbagge Award. He gained international popularity for his role in the dystopian romantic thriller ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’. Though the film was met with negative reviews, it did well commercially. He also earned much fame for playing the villain Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the horror film, ‘It’. The film was a humongous success, commercially as well as critically. His role earned him multiple award nominations. Skarsgård played a main role in the Netflix series ‘Hemlock Grove’ as well.

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Childhood & Early Life

Bill Skarsgård was born on 9th August 1990, in Vällingby, Sweden, to actor Stellan Skarsgård and his first wife My Skarsgård. He has seven siblings named Alexander, Gustaf, Valter, Sam, Ossian, Kolbjörn, and Eija. Ossian and Kolbjörn are his half-brothers born from Stellan Skarsgård’s second marriage to Megan Everett.

Career

Bill Skarsgård’s career began as a child actor in the 2000 thriller film ‘White Water Fury’. Directed by Jon Lindstrom, the film revolves around four guys who go on a kayaking trip.

In 2002, he was seen in the miniseries ‘Laura Trenter- Dad, the Policeman’. In 2008, he played a supporting role in the film ‘Arn—The Kingdom at Road’s End’. It is a sequel to the 2007 film ‘Arn: The Knight Templar’.

In 2009, he was seen in the film ‘Kenny Begins’ after which he played the lead role in the 2010 film ‘Simple Simon’. He next played the lead role in the drama film ‘Behind Blue Skies’. In 2011, he appeared in two films, ‘The Crown Jewels’ and ‘Simon and the Oaks’.

In 2012, he played a minor role in the British film ‘Anna Karenina’. Directed by Joe Wright, the film was adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s novel of the same name. The film was a commercial success and reviews were mostly positive as well. It was nominated for three Oscars.

In 2013, he appeared in the Norwegian drama film ‘Victoria’, directed by Torun Lian. The film was about a landowner’s daughter and a local miller’s son falling in love and the challenges faced by them.

From 2013 to 2015, he played a main role in the horror web series ‘Hemlock Grove’. The series was about the strange happenings in a fictional town named Hemlock Grove. Roman Godfrey and Peter Rumancek, the lead characters, try to investigate the spate of brutal murders in the town, while also hiding their own dark secrets. The series was met with mostly mixed reviews.

In 2016, he came to popularity on an international level after he played an important role in the dystopian romantic thriller film ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’. The film was an average commercial success, though reviews were negative.

His popularity reached newer heights after he played the titular role in the 2017 horror film ‘It’. The film was a huge success financially and it earned $700 million on a budget of $35 million. The film was also praised by critics.

He was next seen in the romantic drama film ‘Battlecreek’ in 2017. He played the role of Henry, a person with a rare skin disease, which forces him to stay out of the sun during the day.

In 2018, he played a supporting role in the black comedy crime film ‘Assassination Nation’. The same year, he was seen in the superhero film ‘Deadpool 2’. The film was a critical and commercial success.

Major Works

One of Bill Skarsgård’s most important works is the historical romance film ‘Anna Karenina’. Directed by Joe Wright, the film is an adaptation of the 1877 novel of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. The film was about a Russian aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina, who was married to a senior statesman named Alexei Karenin. The film shows how her affair with an officer leads to her demise. The movie was a commercial and critical success.

‘It’, a supernatural horror film, is also one of Skarsgård’s significant works. Directed by Andy Muschietti, the film was based on a novel by Stephen King. Set in the summer of 1989, the film follows the story of seven children who are terrorized by a ‘being’. The film was a huge success commercially, earning $700 million on a $35 million budget. Critical reception was also mostly positive.

In 2018, he was seen in the superhero film ‘Deadpool 2’. It was the sequel to the 2016 film ‘Deadpool’. Directed by David Leitch, the film was a commercial success, earning more than $733 million on a $110 million budget. It became one of the highest grossing films of the year. It was also met with positive reviews.

Personal Life

Bill Skarsgård has not revealed anything regarding his personal life and relationships. However, according to a few sources, he is dating Alida Morberg.

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Bill Skarsgard biography timelines

  • // 1877
    One of Bill Skarsgård’s most important works is the historical romance film ‘Anna Karenina’. Directed by Joe Wright, the film is an adaptation of the 1877 novel of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. The film was about a Russian aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina, who was married to a senior statesman named Alexei Karenin. The film shows how her affair with an officer leads to her demise. The movie was a commercial and critical success.
  • // 1989
    ‘It’, a supernatural horror film, is also one of Skarsgård’s significant works. Directed by Andy Muschietti, the film was based on a novel by Stephen King. Set in the summer of 1989, the film follows the story of seven children who are terrorized by a ‘being’. The film was a huge success commercially, earning $700 million on a $35 million budget. Critical reception was also mostly positive.
  • // 9th Aug 1990
    Bill Skarsgård was born on 9th August 1990, in Vällingby, Sweden, to actor Stellan Skarsgård and his first wife My Skarsgård. He has seven siblings named Alexander, Gustaf, Valter, Sam, Ossian, Kolbjörn, and Eija. Ossian and Kolbjörn are his half-brothers born from Stellan Skarsgård’s second marriage to Megan Everett.
  • // 2000
    Bill Skarsgård’s career began as a child actor in the 2000 thriller film ‘White Water Fury’. Directed by Jon Lindstrom, the film revolves around four guys who go on a kayaking trip.
  • // 2012
    In 2012, he played a minor role in the British film ‘Anna Karenina’. Directed by Joe Wright, the film was adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s novel of the same name. The film was a commercial success and reviews were mostly positive as well. It was nominated for three Oscars.
  • // 2013
    In 2013, he appeared in the Norwegian drama film ‘Victoria’, directed by Torun Lian. The film was about a landowner’s daughter and a local miller’s son falling in love and the challenges faced by them.
  • // 2013 To 2015
    From 2013 to 2015, he played a main role in the horror web series ‘Hemlock Grove’. The series was about the strange happenings in a fictional town named Hemlock Grove. Roman Godfrey and Peter Rumancek, the lead characters, try to investigate the spate of brutal murders in the town, while also hiding their own dark secrets. The series was met with mostly mixed reviews.
  • // 2016
    In 2016, he came to popularity on an international level after he played an important role in the dystopian romantic thriller film ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’. The film was an average commercial success, though reviews were negative.
  • // 2016 To 2018
    In 2018, he was seen in the superhero film ‘Deadpool 2’. It was the sequel to the 2016 film ‘Deadpool’. Directed by David Leitch, the film was a commercial success, earning more than $733 million on a $110 million budget. It became one of the highest grossing films of the year. It was also met with positive reviews.
  • // 2017
    His popularity reached newer heights after he played the titular role in the 2017 horror film ‘It’. The film was a huge success financially and it earned $700 million on a budget of $35 million. The film was also praised by critics.
  • // 2017
    He was next seen in the romantic drama film ‘Battlecreek’ in 2017. He played the role of Henry, a person with a rare skin disease, which forces him to stay out of the sun during the day.
  • // 2018
    In 2018, he played a supporting role in the black comedy crime film ‘Assassination Nation’. The same year, he was seen in the superhero film ‘Deadpool 2’. The film was a critical and commercial success.

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  • What is Bill Skarsgard birthday?

    Bill Skarsgard was born at 1990-08-09

  • Where is Bill Skarsgard's birth place?

    Bill Skarsgard was born in Vällingby, Stockholm

  • What is Bill Skarsgard nationalities?

    Bill Skarsgard's nationalities is Swedish

  • Who is Bill Skarsgard siblings?

    Bill Skarsgard's siblings is Eija Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård

  • How tall is Bill Skarsgard?

    Bill Skarsgard's height is 192

  • Who is Bill Skarsgard's father?

    Bill Skarsgard's father is Stellan Skarsgård

  • Who is Bill Skarsgard's mother?

    Bill Skarsgard's mother is My Skarsgård

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    Bill Skarsgard is Leo

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