Who is alexander skarsgard dating

At first he was unsure about playing a vampire, but when he learned that Alan Ball, creator of the HBO series Six Feet Under and Academy Award winning screenwriter of American Beauty, was behind the project, he sent in an audition tape.

The audition was for the role of Bill Compton, which eventually went to Stephen Moyer.

After seven years away from acting, he started to consider it again.Skarsgård was later cast as Eric Northman, a 1000-year-old, Viking vampire sheriff, local bar owner and potential love interest of heroine Sookie Stackhouse.Skarsgård appeared in Straw Dogs, a remake of the 1971 film of the same name, as Charlie Venner.Skarsgård worked with a dialect coach to master the American accent.Just before leaving to shoot Generation Kill, Skarsgård heard about True Blood, a new series HBO was developing based on the Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris.

Leave a Reply