Alexander Skarsgård played serviceman Brad Colbert in the miniseries Generation Kill. His popular breakthrough came when he portrayed vampire Eric Northman in the television series True Blood (2008–2014). After appearing in films such as Melancholia (2011), Battleship (2012) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016), he starred in the drama series Big Little Lies (2017–2019) as an abusive husband, which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Critics’ Choice Television Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. From 2019 to 2021 he starred in the films Long Shot (2019) and Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), and appeared as the demon Randall Flagg in the miniseries The Stand (2020–2021).
He played at : The Northman – an upcoming epic historical thriller film directed by Robert Eggers. The movie is scheduled to be released on April 8, 2022, by Focus Features.