Acclaimed Sweedish film actor who has played roles in Thor and The Avengers. Among his other hit films are Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Mamma Mia! and Cinderella.
He has often been confused with Liam Neeson.
He co-starred in Good Will Hunting with Matt Damon.
He played several minor roles in Swedish television. In 1972, he debuted as Erik in Strandhugg i somras.
He married My Skarsgard in 1975 and divorced her in 2007. He married Megan Everett in 2009 and has six children.