Five Things You Don't Know About Alex Skarsgard
October 26, 2011
You know Alexander Skarsgard as the handsome and powerful vampire on HBO's hit series True Blood. Here are five facts about the actor you may not know!
1. Had a screen test for the title role in Marvel's superhero flick Thor, which ended up going to Chris Hemsworth.
2. In his first U.S. role, played one of the ill-fated male model roommates in the 2001 film Zoolander.
3. Was a marine in the Swedish military.
4. Was voted Sweden's Sexiest Man Alive -- not once, but five times.
5. Appeared in Lady Gaga's Paparazzi music video.