Stellan Skarsgård

Alexander Skarsgard and Stellan Skarsgard

Stellan (right) with his son Alexander Skarsgård, 2012, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Stellan John Skarsgård

Place of Birth: Gothenburg, Sweden

Date of Birth: 13 June, 1951

Ethnicity: Swedish

Stellan Skarsgård is a Swedish actor.

Stellan is the son of Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Sören Skarsgård. He is married to American, Megan Everett. He has two children with Megan, and six children with his former wife, Swedish physician My, including actors Alexander Skarsgård, Gustav Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. His family’s surname was originally Nilsson.

Stellan’s paternal grandfather was Johan Hjalmar Adactus Nilsson (the son of Johan Nilsson and Olivia Augusta Petersson). Stellan’s grandfather Johan was born in Kalmar slottsförsamling, Småland. Stellan’s great-grandfather Johan was the son of Nils Larsson and Anna Kajsa Jaensdotter. Olivia was the daughter of Per August Andersson and Maria Christina Olsdotter.

Stellan’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Johanna Carlsson (the daughter of Peter Gustaf Carlsson and Constance Matilda Sofia Eugenia Bohmann). Ruth was born in Glömminge, Öland. Peter was the son of Carl Peter Jonasson and Margareta Nilsdotter. Constance was the daughter of Karl Abraham Bohmann and Johanna Fredrika Lidman.

Stellan’s maternal grandfather was Sigurd Antonius Larsson (the son of Anton Larsson and Anna Sopia Nilsdotter Larsson). Sigurd was born in Göteborgs Masthuggs församling. Anton was the son of Lars Erik Andersson and Anna Beata Larsdotter. Stellan’s great-grandmother Anna Larsson was the daughter of Nils Persson and Kristina Sofia Abrahamsdotter Sahlholm.

Stellan’s maternal grandmother was Astrid Elisabeth Matilda Bengtsson (the daughter of Janne Bengtsson and Julia Andersdotter). Astrid was born in Göteborgs Kristine församling.

Sources: Genealogy of Stellan Skarsgård –

Genealogy of Stellan Skarsgård (focusing on his father’s side) –

Birth record of Stellan’s paternal grandfather, Johan Hjalmar Adactus Nilsson –

Birth record of Stellan’s maternal grandmother, Astrid Elisabeth Matilda Bengtsson –

2 Responses

  1. madman says:

    “Stellan (right) with his father Alexander Skarsgård”

    Didn’t know Alexander’s son had Benjamin Button syndrome.

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