Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård (born 9 August 1990) is a Swedish actor and model. He is best known for starring as Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the 2017 horror film It. His other notable film roles include Simple Simon (2010), Anna Karenina (2012), The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016), and Atomic Blonde (2017). Skarsgård is also known for starring as Roman Godfrey in the Netflix horror series Hemlock Grove (2013–2015).
Skarsgård at the 2013 WonderCon
|Born||Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård
9 August 1990
|Relatives||Stellan Skarsgård (father)
Alexander Skarsgård (brother)
Gustaf Skarsgård (brother)
Valter Skarsgård (brother)
Skarsgård was born in Vällingby, Sweden, as the son of actor Stellan Skarsgård and his first wife, My Sonja Marie Agnes. He has seven siblings: Alexander, Gustaf, Valter (all actors), as well as Sam, Ossian, Kolbjörn, and Eija. Ossian and Kolbjörn are half-brothers from a later marriage between Stellan Skarsgård and Megan Everett.
Skarsgård played horror villain Pennywise in the 2017 film It. His role was met with praise from fans and critics alike. In July 2017, it was announced that Skarsgård had been cast as a series regular in Castle Rock as a young man with an unusual legal problem.
|2000||White Water Fury||Klasse|
|2007||Spending the Night||Victor||Short|
|2008||Arn – The Kingdom at Road's End||Erik|
|2010||I rymden finns inga känslor||Simon||English: Simple Simon|
|2010||Behind Blue Skies||Martin|
|2011||The Crown Jewels||Richard Persson|
|2011||Simon & the Oaks||Simon|
|2012||Anna Karenina||Captain Machouten|
|2016||The Divergent Series: Allegiant||Matthew|
|2016||A Stone Appears||Man|
|2017||It||It / Pennywise the Dancing Clown|
|2017||Moomins and the Winter Wonderland||Moomintroll||Voice, post-production|
|TBA||Emperor||Philip II of Spain|
|2019||It: Chapter Two||It / Pennywise the Dancing Clown|
|2002||Laura Trenter - Dad, the Policeman||Tony||TV mini-series (1 episode)|
|2009||Livet i Fagervik||Mårten||TV series (1 episode)|
|2013–2015||Hemlock Grove||Roman Godfrey||TV series|
|2018||Castle Rock||TV series|
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- Kit, Borys; Siegel, Tatiana (2 June 2016). "Stephen King's 'It' Adaptation Finds Its Pennywise the Clown (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Wagmeister, Elizabeth (10 July 2017). "‘It’ Star Bill Skarsgård Joins Stephen King Hulu Series ‘Castle Rock’". Variety.com. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
- "Bill Skarsgard Joins Alicia Vikander in Voice Cast for 'Moomins' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-08-08.