Sam Skarsgård is a Swedish physician and actor, but who is best known for being the son of the iconic actor Stellan Skarsgård. Stellan is a notable actor who has played several supporting roles in big title films, including “Thor” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, as well the hit musical “Mama Mia! Here We Go Again”. Stellan has eight children, many of whom have chased a career in acting as their father did. Sam is the only one of his siblings who chose to follow the same profession as his mother, but did appear in a couple of films.
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If you want to know more about the Swedish actor and doctor, then feel free to read on as we discuss all the untold truths about Samuel Skarsgård.
Early life and family
Sam was born on 5 June 1982 as Samuel Kristoffer Ymer Skarsgård, in Stockholm, Sweden. His father is the veteran actor Stellan, who has been acting now for more than five decades. Many might have difficulty recognising him in the “Pirates of The Caribean” films due to his costume details that effectively hid his face.
Stellan was Will Turner’s father, Bootstrap Bill Turner, in both “Dead Man’s Chest” and “At World’s End”. Sam’s mother, My Skarsgård, is a physician and the inspiration behind Sam’s motivation to become a doctor. He has four brothers, namely Alexander, Gustaf, Bill and Valter, as well as a sister, Eija. All of his siblings followed in their father’s footsteps and pursued a career in the film industry.
In 2007, Sam’s parents divorced, and two years later Stellan married his second wife, Megan Everett, who gave birth to two more children. Sam’s half-siblings Ossian and Kolbjorn.
Alexander is the oldest of all eight of Stellan’s children. He is an actor best known for his role as Eric in “True Bloods”. The second child, Gustaf, is best known for playing Floki in the TV show “Vikings”. Sam is the third born, and is followed by his younger brother Bill, who starred in films such as “The Divergent Series: Allegiant”.
His youngest brother, Valter, can be seen in two films in the series “Arn”, including “The Knight Templar” and “The Kingdom At Road’s End”. His only sister, Eija, is a former model.
Sam has said that his family is closely knit and that their creativity has always been fueled by their father’s encouragement. He also remembers from childhood that his parents had hosted several dinner parties, and that many of the guests had often stayed over.
Although plenty of information about Sam’s early life has been shared by his famous siblings, his own details are vague and hard to find. Nothing is known about his educational background, where he went to school or from which institution he graduated.
However, since he is currently working as a physician, it should be assumed that he finished med-school.
Sam landed his first role alongside his dad when he had still young. Like most of his siblings, he too almost became a child star, but decided that the silver screen was not his cup of tea.
The film in which he did gain credit for was the 1987 “Jim and the Pirates”, in which his dad had a leading role. Sam had also acted as a body double for his brother Gustaf in the 2002 fantasy film “The Invisible”.
He worked as a production manager for the Swedish films “Att Doda Ett Barn” and “ Skuggvarld”.
Sam currently works as a doctor in an undisclosed hospital’s intensive care unit in Stockholm. There is little information to confirm the exact hospital, nor his exact duties as a doctor, and despite having a Facebook profile, nothing is mentioned about his current activities.
Hobbies, favourite things and interesting facts
Since Sam is not the most famous of his siblings, finding information about his likes and dislikes is near impossible. Nothing is mentioned in any wikis about personal preferences or about his interests.
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Neither is any information disclosed on his social media accounts, which have all been inactive in recent years. Sam is a lesser-known member of the Skarsgård family, but has appeared with the rest of his family at gala events. On many occasions at these gala events, Sam was accompanied by his wife.
Sam is married to Pat Metheny, but it’s not publicly known where or when the couple exchanged their vows, nor if any children have been born from the union. As is best known according to information out there, the couple is still seemingly happily married, and there are no signs of any possible divorce.
- Date of Birth: 5 June 1982
- Hair colour: Dark Brown
- Eye colour: Blue
- Height: 6ft 5in (1.96m)
- Weight: Unknown
- Shoe Size: Unknown
- Star Sign: Gemini
- Nationality: Swedish
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
Sam’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million as of mid-2020.