Stellan John Skarsgård (born 13 June 1951) is a Swedish actor and patriarch of a clan of actors.
He has a distinguished career in European films, being a frequent collaborator with Lars von Trier among others. In Hollywood, he's known for playing small character parts and often being the best thing in otherwise crappy movies.
Films and series he has appeared in include:
- Insomnia — Norwegian original
- The Ox
- The Hunt for Red October
- Good Will Hunting
- The Glass House
- Mamma Mia!
- Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
- Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
- King Arthur
- King of Devil's Island
- In Order of Disappearance
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
- The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
- Chernobyl (2019)
- Dune (2020)