Alexander Skarsgard Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th August 2014

Quote: "Katie's a dear friend and I really loved working with her. She's a sweetheart and a great actress. But no, we're not dating." Actor Alexander Skarsgard denies reports which suggest he has been romancing his The Giver co-star Katie Holmes.

11th October 2013

Fact: Movie hunk Alexander Skarsgard plays a cult leader in the video for Cut Copy's new song Free Your Mind!

26th June 2013

Fact: True Blood hunk Alexander Skarsgard and rapper Wyclef Jean were both in the audience at Icona Pop's gig in Sweden on Tuesday (25Jun13).

6th June 2013

Quote: "People are slightly more comfortable with nudity in Sweden and I also come from a family... of old hippies and Bohemians. I think I was 14 the first time I saw my dad wearing pants... He was always naked... He was a stage actor and when he wasn't at the theatre, he was at home cooking or just chilling with no clothes on." Actor Alexander Skarsgard on his father Stellan's love of nudity.

6th May 2013

Quote: "(My parents) partied a lot when I was a kid. I would fall asleep and they would just put me underneath the table and keep partying. I loved...falling asleep to my parents laughing and... drinking and having a good time. I guess some people think that's bad, but I thought it was awesome." True Blood hunk Alexander Skarsgard enjoyed accompanying his parents, Swedish actor Stellan and mum My, to parties as a child.

5th May 2013

Fact: Actor Alexander Skarsgard has a tattoo of an odd bird, designed by his then-seven-year-old younger brother, on his leg.

8th March 2013

Fact: True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard has been snapped sporting a black eye. The actor appeared to have taken a blow to the face after he was photographed at a gas station in Los Angeles on Thursday (07Mar13).

16th July 2012

Quote: "I haven't read the book and I haven't seen a script." True Blood hunk Alexander Skarsgard has dismissed reports he's being courted to star as the male lead in a planned movie adaptation of erotic novel Fifty Shades Of Grey.

10th April 2012

Quote: "Alexander Skarsgard is so hot. I had to keep my game face. I could stare at him all day long. I was just watching him on set. He was really sweet." Rihanna has a big crush on her Battleship co-star Alexander Skarsgard.

8th November 2011

Quote: "It's never been a problem. My dad was always walking around our home naked. People are so prudish. I find it weird that parents don't mind if their kids play violent video games or watch violent movies, but freak out over nudity. It's natural. Get over it." Alexander Skarsgard has been comfortable with nudity from a young age thanks to his father Stellan.

1st September 2011

Quote: "Kate is such a great actress, and she's so much more than a good-looking Hollywood starlet. We were just really good friends at the time. But we shared a really special experience on that film." Swedish hunk Alexander Skarsgard has high praise for his Straw Dogs co-star Kate Bosworth. The actors began dating after working together on the set of the movie, but split earlier this year (11).

21st July 2011

Fact: True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard is now officially a doctor - officials at his former university, Leeds Metropolitan in the U.K., presented him with an honorary arts degree during the school's summer graduation ceremony on Tuesday (19Jul11). The Swedish hunk previously studied English there before heading to theatre school to train as an actor.

17th May 2011

Quote: "I don't think I came to acting to compete with my father. But, you know, he wasn't around as much as normal dads, and seeing his passion - maybe it was a way to get his attention. I mean, if anything, we're trying to take care of him. He's over the hill." True Blood actor Alexander Skarsgard on why he followed his famous father Stellan Skarsgard.

24th August 2010

Quote: "I learned from my father to keep your integrity and protect your family - there are certain things that you can talk about and certain things you shouldn't talk about." Actor Alexander Skarsgard refuses to get personal in interviews.

23rd August 2010

Quote: "I don't want a sock around it, that feels ridiculous. If we're naked in the scene, then I'm naked. I've always been that way." TRUE BLOOD star Alexander Skarsgard refuses to fake nudity.

19th August 2010

Quote: "That doesn't really bother me; I'm happy to throw my clothes off." Actor Alexander Skarsgard had no problems getting naked for the new cover of Rolling Stone magazine, in which he appears nude and splattered with fake blood alongside his True Blood co-stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.

18th August 2010

Fact: Supermodel BROOKLYN DECKER's acting career is beginning to take off - she has landed her second major movie role opposite Alexander Skarsgard and Rihanna in upcoming action film BATTLESHIP. She will make her big screen debut in romantic comedy JUST GO WITH IT.

16th August 2010

Quote: "I spent a lot of time drawing buildings, even entire towns." Alexander Skarsgard toyed with idea of becoming an architect when he was younger.

16th August 2010

Quote: "There's been so many rumours - who I'm dating, who I'm getting married to, who's pregnant. I've never said anything. I'm going to let them stay rumours for a while." Alexander Skarsgard refuses to confirm speculation he's dating actress Kate Bosworth.

13th May 2010

Quote: "I'm not a prude at all. I shot a very, very graphic scene two days ago with a man. I am from Sweden, and it's different there. If it makes sense, I'll just do it. And to me, so far, it's made sense every single time I've got naked or made out on the show." TRUE BLOOD actor Alexander Skarsgard is eager to take on nudity and same-sex trysts if the role calls for it.

1st February 2010

Quote: "I don't go for really dressy women. My family has a small cottage in the middle of nowhere in Sweden, it has no phone, TV or even shower - you have to swim in the lake to wash. I love it. Taking a girl there is a good indicator of whether she's right for me." TRUE BLOOD star Alexander Skarsgard on how he chooses his girlfriends.

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