Bill Skarsgard


Bill Skarsgard Bio

Who is Bill Skarsgard

Swedish actor, mostly known for his role as Roman Godfrey in the Netflix original horror series Hemlock Grove. He is also known for his roles in Simple Simon and Allegiant.

Early Life (Childhood)

Skarsgård was born in Vällingby, Sweden as the son of actor Stellan Skarsgård. At the age of ten, he appeared with Emil Forselius and Josephine Bornebusch in a Swedish thriller titled White Water Fury.

Interesting Facts

His other screen credits include The Crown Jewels (Swedish title: Kronjuvelerna) and a 2012 English film version of Anna Karenina. Skarsgård played Matthew in the science fiction thriller The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016), his first major American film.

Personal Life

His brothers Alexander, Gustaf, Valter and Sam also became actors. He also has two other brothers named Ossian and Kolbjorn, a sister named Eija and his father is actor Stellan Skarsgard.


In 2011, Skarsgård was nominated for a Guldbagge Award for his leading role as Simon in Simple Simon. In April 2014, Skarsgård featured on the cover of Hero – a bi-annual men's fashion and culture magazine, shot by Hedi Slimane.