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A fan community for Gustaf Skarsgård.

Note: This is a fan community, not a personal journal. We are in no way affiliated with Gustaf Skarsgård. We just like to watch him act.
Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgård
• Born November 12, 1980 in Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden.
• He is the second oldest child to Stellan and My Skarsgård and has 5 siblings: Alexander, Sam, Bill, Eija and Valter.
• His first acting role was at the age of 9 in Täcknamn Coq Rouge (Code Name: Coq Rouge), in which is father had the lead role.
• In 1999 he entered The Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts (Teaterhögskolan) and graduated in 2003.
• He joined Dramaten Theatre Company in 2003 and starred in many stage productions such as The Merchant of Venice and Lulu.
• While continuing with stage productions, he was also in a number of TV and film roles, most notably Den Osynlige (The Invisible) in 2002 and Oscar-nominated Ondskan (Evil) in 2003. Gustaf received a Best Supporting Role Guldbaggen (Swedish Oscars) nomination for Ondskan.
• In 2006 he won a Guldbaggen for his role as Johan in Förortsungar (Kidz in Da Hood).
• Recipient of 2007 EFP (European Film Promotion) Shooting Star Award.
• 2007 and 2008 have been busy for him, having roles in both of the Arn films (with father Stellan and brothers Bill and Valter) as well as sustaining his on-going love for the stage with the production of Den Allvarsamma Leken (The Serious Game) at Stockholm City Theatre. Most recently starring as Göran Skoogh in Patrik 1,5 (Patrik Age 1.5)
• As of March 2009, Gustaf is in Bulgaria filming The Way Back, due to release in fall/winter 2010.

Filmography
1. Patrik 1,5 (2008) .... Göran Skoogh
2. Arn - Riket vid vägens slut (2008) .... King Knut Eriksson
3. Rattatouille (2007) …. Remy (voice) Swedish
4. Iscariot (2008) .... Adam
5. Mellan 11 och 12 (2008) (T.V.) .... Jonas
6. Arn - Tempelriddaren (2007) .... Knut Eriksson
7. Pyramiden (2007) (V) .... young Kurt Wallander
8. Snapphanar (2006) (T.V. mini-series) .... Karl XI
9. Förortsungar (2006) .... Johan
10. Babylonsjukan (2004) .... Olle
11. Ikke naken (2004) .... The Stranger
12. Swedenhielms (2003) (T.V.) .... Bo Swedenhielm
13. Detaljer (2003) .... Daniel (old)
14. Ondskan (2003) .... Otto Silverhielm
15. Cleo .... Jonas (2002)
16. Gåvan (2002) .... David
17. Den Osynlige (2002) .... Niklas
18. Kontrakt (2002)
19. Skuggornas hus (1996) (T.V. mini-series) .... Julius "J.B" Bloomendolf
20. Euroboy (1996) .... Robber
21. Sommaren (1995) .... Steffe
22. Min vän Percys magiska gymnastikskor (1994) (T.V. series) .... Jan
23. Täcknamn Coq Rouge (1989) .... Erik Hamilton
24. Prima ballerina (1989) .... Spinken

Theatre Work
1. Den Allvarsamma Leken (2006) …. Arvid Stjärnblom
2. Deka Dans (2006)
3. Lulu (2006) …. Alwa Schöning
4. Lika för lika (2005) …. Claudio
5. Patonov (2005) …. Nikoláj Trilétskij
6. Köpmannen i Venedig (The Merchant of Venice) (2004) …. Bassanio
7. Var Man (2004) …. Kristian
8. Bash (2001)

Tidbits
• Gustaf loves acting and considers it both his passion and his hobby.
• Knew at a very young age that he wanted to be an actor.
• The biggest adrenaline rush for him is to perform on stage in front of an audience.
• Likes reggae, hip hop and electronica music.
• In his free time he enjoys dinner with friends and seeing movies.
• Loves the club scene and also likes to dance.
• Considers himself a mild hypochondriac.
• Curious about death.
• Researched his role of a heroin addict in Iskariot by going to online chats and forums for drug users.
• Kept a diary writing as Adam (Iskariot) to get into the role and studied in the dark.
• YouTubed how to smoke crack. (for Iskariot)
• Loves nature and being outdoors. He says it inspires him.
• Has travelled to Borneo and Brazil recently.
• Has very strong family ties.
• He’s 6’4” tall.




Credits:
Journal layout by gossymer (here)



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