He’s known as that tall actor with a set of big green eyes and brown spooky hair. Yes, a horror-fan favorite, Bill Skarsgård is a Swedish actor who’s best known for It (2017), It Chapter Two (2019) and Deadpool 2 (2018). If you love his legendary smile, check out these not-so-spooky facts about the actor:
Bill Skarsgård: Bio, Facts and Career
1. Bill Skarsgård Birthday:
He was born on August 9th, 1990. As of 2020, Bill Skarsgård‘s age is 30 years. His birth sign is Leo.
2. He is Swedish:
The actor was born in Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden as Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård.
3. Famous Family:
Swedish actor Bill Skarsgård has followed the steps of his parents and has built his career in the entertainment industry.
His father is Stellan Skarsgård who is an actor himself. He was part of many excellent films such as Pirates of the Caribbean and Mamma Mia. His mother is a doctor and her name is My Skarsgård. Other than him, his parents have seven additional children. Some of his siblings are also actors. So he comes from a large family of actors. His brothers were part of some signature films.
He has four brothers named Alexander, Gustaf, Valter, Sam, and Eija is his sister. He has half-brothers named Ossian and Kolbjörn born from Stellan Skarsgård’s second marriage to Megan Everett.
4. Bill Skarsgård Girlfriend 2020:
He is in a relationship with Alida Morberg and welcomed a daughter together in 2018.
The Swedish actress is five years older than him and like Bill, comes from a family of great actors.
5. Bill Skarsgård’s Career:
In 2000, Bill Skarsgård began his career as a child actor and earned a role in the thriller film ‘White Water Fury’ which was directed by Jon Lindstrom. The film revolves around four guys who go on a kayaking trip.
He was then seen in a supporting role in the film ‘Arn—The Kingdom at Road’s End’ which was a sequel to the 2007 film ‘Arn: The Knight Templar’.
Next, he appeared in the lead role in the drama film ‘Behind Blue Skies’.
In the year 2011, he was cast in two films, ‘The Crown Jewels’ and ‘Simon and the Oaks’. In 2011, he got nominated for the Guldbagge Award for his role in ‘Simple Simon’. When he turned twenty-one he received the Shooting Stars Award for his excellent acting talents.
In 2012, he appeared in the British film ‘Anna Karenina’ and played a minor role. He was also nominated for three Oscars. He made his appearance in the Norwegian drama film ‘Victoria’, which was directed by Torun Lian and the film was about a landowner’s daughter and a local miller’s son.
He was cast as Mathew in the film Allegiant which is a part of the dystopian romantic thriller Divergent series. This film was his first American film. Though the film ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ met with negative reviews he gained international popularity for his role in the movie.
From 2013 to 2015, he appeared in the Netflix horror web series ‘Hemlock Grove’ which was about the strange happenings in a fictional town named Hemlock Grove.
In 2018, he was cast as Pennywise in the 2017 remake of the horror flick “It” based on the Stephen King novel. His popularity reached new heights after he earned the titular role in the horror film ‘It’ which was a huge success financially and it earned $700 million on a budget of $35 million. Here he got the chance to play the Pennywise Clown, a supernatural creature that preys on little children. For the portrayal of this character, he received good responses from the fans and critics. Many got terrified of the creature and it led to a lot of Cosplays in social media.
He also appeared in the romantic drama film ‘Battlecreek’ in 2017.
In 2018, he worked in the black comedy crime film ‘Assassination Nation’. He also made his appearance in the superhero film ‘Deadpool 2’ as Zeitgeist.
He also became part of the series called ‘Castle Rock’.
The actor also played a lead role in ‘Atomic Blonde’ alongside Charlize Theron.
He co-starred with Johan Rheborg in a Swedish science fiction and comedy film called ‘Kenny Begins’.
6. The Net Worth of Bill Skarsgård:
The net worth of the actor is $5 million. He earned lots of fame and salary for his role as Pennywise the horrifying clown. The It film was a big-budget film and ran well in the box office and Bill Skarsgård hopefully gained from its success.
7. Before “Fame” He Was Cast In Thrillers, At Just Age 10:
When he was ten years old, Bill Skarsgård appeared with Emil Forselius and Josephine Bornebusch in a Swedish thriller titled ‘White Water Fury’.
8. Bill Skarsgård Height:
Bill Skarsgård has an above average height of 192 cm or 6’4” feet inches. Along with great height, he weighs 85 kg and 187 lbs.
9. Bill Skarsgård Scar:
His fans have noticed a small scar on the cheek.