The Swedish actor and heartthrob rose to fame in the U.S. with two HBO hits, 'Generation Kill' and 'True Blood.' With his 6'4" frame, his rugged and effortlessly cool looks, he's one vampire we never get tired of seeing.
The Early Years
A younger Skarsgard is shaggy haired at a New York event in 2005.
Coming to America
Alex's role on HBO's 'Generation Kill' made him one to watch. Here he is at the premiere, with costar James Ransone.
The 6'4" actor makes plaid look cool while attending a 2009 event at Nobu.
Spot the Vampire
With costars Anna Paquin and Steven Moyer at the 'True Blood' Season Three premiere in Los Angeles.
Alex looks dapper in a traditional tux at the 2010 Emmy Awards.
Keeping it Casual
Skarsgard's piercing blue eyes pair well with his crewneck sweater at a party in Los Angeles.
Skarsgard is fashion-forward in a blue Calvin Klein suit at the Independent Spirit Awards to support his film 'Melancholia.'
Swedes on the Red Carpet
Pictured with his father, Stellan Skarsgard, at 'The Avengers' premiere.
Hittin' up the red carpet in grey at the 'True Blood' Season Five premiere in Hollywood.
Vampires Wear Black
Skarsgard is in all black at the premiere of his film 'The East' at the Sundance Film Festival.
In 2012, mortal Skarsgard became the first actor to be a spokesmodel for a Calvin Klein fragrance, Encounter.