Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård (Swedish pronunciation: [?sk????o??]; born August 25, 1976) is a Swedish actor. He is best known for his roles as vampire Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood, a male model in Zoolander and Brad Colbert in the HBO miniseries Generation Kill.
Upon his return to Sweden, Skarsgård began picking up acting jobs, working in film, television and theatrical productions.  While on vacation in the United States, he auditioned for and landed the role of Meekus in the 2001 film Zoolander.  In 2003 his work in Hundtricket-the Movie (The Dog Read his whole biography