Valter Skarsgård is the son of Stellan Skarsgård and his ex-wife My Skarsgård. He is the youngest child of the couple together. Born on 25 October 1995 in Sweden, the actor is known for movies like known for Arn, Prey, and Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road.
Actor Valter also has five other siblings – Alexander Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, Eija Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård including two half brother’s – Ossian Skarsgård and Kolbjörn Skarsgård, from his father’s second marriage.
Valter Skarsgård Is An Actor
Stellan Skarsgård’s Son Valter Skarsgård is also an actor like his parents and brothers. Valter made his acting debut in a film titled Detaljer in 2003. Besides, he was only 8 at the time. In the film, he played the younger version of the character portrayed by his older brother, Gustaf. The role helped boost Valter’s career in acting. Therefore, that very year, Valter gained the opportunity to play the lead in a short film, To Kill a Child. In 2007, he was cast along with his father in the series Arn – The Knight Templar. He played the character of Jon beside actress Sofia Helin.
Due to Valter’s phenomenal skills, he was able to reprise his role in the film’s sequel Arn – The Kingdom at Road’s End.
In 2013, Valter made a breakthrough in his career when he landed the leading role in the drama IRL. He portrayed the character of Elias, a high school junior struggling with constant bullying and torment from his classmates.
Stellan Skarsgård’s son has also appeared in music videos like Love and Keep That Dream Alive. As of 2018, My Skarsgård’s son was cast in three feature films: Lords of Chaos, Innan Vintern Kommer, and Fun House.
Personal Life of Valter Skarsgård
Born in Stockholm, Sweden, the youngest child of My Skarsgård was raised alongside brothers – Gustaf, Alexander, Bill, Sam, and sister Eija Skarsgård. Since his father Stellan had a busy schedule, he was largely parented by his siblings. His mother was mostly absent or ill. In Stockholm, Valter attended the “S:t Eriks gymnasium”, a well known and reputed high school.
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Valter has described himself as ‘Existing To Displease’ and a ‘Necessary Narcissist’ on his Instagram and Twitter bio. He also happens to be a partner of Twitch, a global community of people who create their own entertainment.
Name Meaning of Valter Skarsgård
Originating from German, the name Valter means “rule” and “army”.