Kolbjörn Skarsgård is the youngest son of Swedish actor, Stellan Skarsgård and film producer and writer Megan Everret. He was born into a family of entertainers, with his older step-siblings pursuing a career in the film industry. Despite being young, he also followed the family’s tradition by playing the role of Young Clark in the 2022 Swedish TV series that follows the life and story of Swedish gangster, Clark Olofsson.
His mother is the second woman his father married after the collapse of the first marriage that birthed his six older step-siblings. While he and his brother make up his father’s eight children.
Kolbjörn Skarsgård’s Family Background
He was born on 24th August 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden to Stellan Skarsgård and Megan Everett. He is the last born of his father’s eight children and the second of his mother’s two.
The father of the 11 year-old is one of Swedish finest actors with an impressive resume in both TV and film. His father gained fair recognition for his roles in both Swedish and American movies such as Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg, The Kingdom, Breaking The Waves, Dancer in The Dark, Noon Wine, The Hunt For Red October, Schindler’s List, Exorcist: The Beginning, and two of Pirates of The Caribbean franchise; Dead Man’s Chest and At World’s End.
Also, his mother is pursuing a career in the movie industry as a producer and writer. Her production and writing credits include t German Autumn, What Remains, Fisher of Souls, and the documentary Behind The Scenes: The Filming of Bye (2013).
He has six step-siblings and one brother; Alexander, Gustaf, Sam, Bill, Eija, Valter, and Ossian. Just like his parents, his older step-brother; Alexander, Gustaf, Bill, and Valter are also actors, while his one and only older step-sister Eija was said to have been a model in the past, but is now a nightclub manager.
Now the youngest of the Skarsgårds is gradually following in the family’s tradition. He landed a role in the 2022 Swedish crime biopic Clark, which is the story of Clark Olofsson whose life of crime birthed the term “Stockholm Syndrome.”.
Barely 10, Kolbjörn depicts the character of Young Clark.
Meet His Famous Step-Brothers That Are Actors
1. Alexander Skarsgård
He is the first and oldest child of Stellan Skarsgård and his ex-wife My Skarsgård. He was born in Stockholm, Sweden on 25th August 1976. The 47 year-old initially started acting when he was seven but quit when he was thirteen.
At the age of nineteen, he joined the Swedish military for eighteen months of national service and later returned to his first love, acting. He is known for appearing in Zoolander (2001), Generation Kill (2008), True Blood, (2008 Melancholia (2011), Battleship (2012), and The Legend of Tarzan (2016).
Gustaf, the second child of Stellan Skarsgård and his ex-wife My Skarsgård was born on 11th December 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden. He started at the age of six while attending a drama school.
The 42 year-old is best known for the roles he played in Evil (2003), The Way Back (2010), and Kon- Tiki (2012). He has also featured in several TV series such as Westworld (2018), Cursed (2020), and Vikings (2013).
He was once married to Swedish actress Hanna Alstrom for six years from 1999 to 2005. In November 2020, he welcomed a daughter with Caroline Sjöström.
The 33 year-old was born on 9th August 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden as the fourth child of Stellan Skarsgård and his ex-wife My Skarsgård. He gained popularity for appearing in movies such as It (2017), It Chapter Two (2019), Simple Simon (2010), and Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016).
He was a recipient of the 2012 European Film Academy’s Shooting Stars Award at 21. In October 2018, he became a father after welcoming a daughter Oona with Swedish actress Alida Morberg.
He is the youngest and last child of Stellan Skarsgård and his ex-wife, My Skarsgård. He was born o 25th October 1995 in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 27 year-old played roles in movies and TV series such as To Kill A Child (2003), Arn: The Knight Templer (2007), Lords of Chaos (2018), Funhouse (2020), Morden I Sandhamn (2020) and Katla (2021).
Kolbjörn Skarsgård’s Mother Is Not The Only Woman His Father Married
Kolbjörn’s father has been married twice in his life. He was first married to a physician, My Skarsgård in 1956. The marriage which lasted for almost six decades was blessed with six children Alexander, Gustaf, Sam, Bill Eija, and Valter before a divorce in 2007.
Two years after the divorce, Kolbjörn’s parents walked down the aisle in 2009. That union produced the young actor and his older brother, Ossian.
Quick Facts About Kolbjörn Skarsgård
- After having eight children from two marriages, his father had a vasectomy, saying his kids are enough.
- His father is not a religious man, he was raised by humanist, atheist parents, and has lent his voice to the importance of secularity.
- All the men in his family are over 6feet tall, with the exception of him and his older brother Ossian, as they are still young and still growing.
- His older step-brother Alexander was the most attractive man in Sweden, five years in a row
- Kolbjörn like his old step-brothers started acting before they turned 10.