Bill Skarsgård is a young, charismatic and very talented actor, originally from Sweden. He began his career as a child, and to this day has achieved worldwide recognition. One of the most sensational projects at the moment with his participation is the motion picture "It".
Bill Istvan Gunther Skarsgård was born into a large family in a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden. He was born in early August - 9th - 1990. His father, Stellan Skarsgård, is a successful and famous actor who began to conquer the cinema in the early 1970s. Bill's mother is May Skarsgard, she was Stellan's first wife. However, at one point their marriage broke up, and after a while Bill's father married a second time.
The boy's childhood was not as standard as that of many other children. His father starred in various films a lot, so the family was often forced to move from place to place. Therefore, at a very young age, Bill was able to see the world, get to know different cultures, and also appreciate the acting life.
The choice of Bill's future profession was undoubtedly influenced by his father. Stellan often took the boy with him to the set, introduced him to popular artists and eminent directors. Bill grew up as a very active, curious and open boy who very early learned to find a common language with completely different people. It should be noted that his father's love for cinema and television was passed on not only to Bill, but also to other children. For example, Alexander - Bill's older brother - began his career in cinema at the age of 8.
The creative development of the Swedish actor
When Bill was not even ten years old, he got his first film role. The film was released in Sweden in 2000, but was not actively presented in the world box office. Together with Bill, Alexander also starred in this film. After that, as a teenager, Bill took part in some Swedish short films and small series.
Bill took the next important step in his acting career only 8 years after the release of the first full-length film. In 2008 the film “Arn. United Kingdom . Young Bill was accompanied in this picture by his father. In 2010, a sequel to the film was filmed, which was released in the format of a mini-series.
In 2010, Skarsgård got the leading roles in two feature films "Feelings Can't Happen in Space" and "Beyond Blue Skies".
2011 brought the already demanded young actor another leading role in the movie "Royal Jewels".
After that there was a number of successful Swedish films, but the role in the American horror series with elements of the thriller "Hamlock Grove" brought significant popularity to Bill all over the world.
A full-fledged debut in the framework of world cinema for Skarsgård was the role in the film "Divergent, Chapter 3", which was released in screens in 2016. Subsequent successful works in the biography of a young and promising actor are "It" and "Explosive Blonde".
Love and personal life
Bill is not married at the moment. He is not particularly willing to reveal the secrets of his private life, because there are always a lot of rumors around Bill. The press claims that at the beginning of 2015, the Swedish actor started an affair with Alida Morberg. She also works in films and is also from Sweden. Whether the couple still meets and how plausible these rumors are is an open question, Bill himself did not give any specific comments on this matter.
Awards and nominations
In 2011, young Skarsgård was among the nominees for the Golden Beetle Film Awards held in Sweden.
In 2012, at the Berlin Film Festival, Bill was among the ten young actors who won the Shooting Stars Award.