True Blood has been delivering gripping edge-of-your seat drama, action – and not to mention, a nice dose of dark comedy – on the small screen. At the center of all the bloody fun is Swedish import, Alexander Skarsgard, as vampire Eric Northman, the undead hunk who might save your life – or suck it right out of you!
AccessHollywood.com caught with the 32-year-old actor – the son of actor Stellan Skarsgard – who said his role on “True Blood” is unlike anything he ever imagined playing.
“A 1,000-year-old flying Viking vampire is quite different from most of my previous roles,” he told Access.
After working for years in his native Sweden, Alexander garnered Hollywood’s attention after appearing in the 2008 HBO miniseries, “Generation Kill,” a project that is still helping the actor now.
“I just tweaked my accent from ‘Generation Kill’ a little and threw in a few Swedish words,”
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Ugh, if seeing him play Eric didn’t make me love him even more, this interview did! I mean as you read the rest of the interview he seems SO sweet! He goes on saying that he is Stephen’s (Stephen Moyer portrayer of Bill Compton) BIGEST fan!
Are you a fan of Alexander? Have you seen Generation Kill?