Know About Bill Skarsgård; Height, IT, Dad, Age, Movies, Partner

Published Date: 07 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 18 Sep, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Bill Skarsgård is known for his role as Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the Stephen King-adaptation supernatural horror flick, IT. He is set to return with the terrifying part on the second installment of the thriller movie in 2019.

Bill Skarsgård is in the showbiz for almost two decades. In this glorifying period of time, he has marked appearance in numerous movies and TV shows.

Bill Skarsgård Short Bio: Age, Dad, Height

The 38-years-of-age actor was born as Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård on 9 August 1990 in Vällingby, Sweden. His dad is a famous Swedish actor, Stellan Skarsgård. Besides, Bill’s mother, My Skarsgård, is a doctor by profession. Bill has seven siblings which include actors, Alexander, Gustaf, Valter, as well as Sam, Eija, Ossian, and Kolbjörn. Ossian and Kolbjörn are his half-brothers from the later marriage between his father and Megan Everett.

Standing tall at the height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.92 m), Bill majored in science. He was more into acting from his young age, inspired entirely by the success of his famed father.

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Career In TV and Movies

The talented actor earned a notable role of Klasse in the 2000 Swedish thriller film, White Water Fury. Subsequently,  he appeared in a few other movies, including Kenny Begins (2009), Simple Simon (2010), Anna Karenina (2012), and The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016).


Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise the Dancing Clown on It (Picture: IMDB)

Bill later appeared as It/Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the horror flick, It. He also starred in the MCU feature film, Deadpool 2 as Axel Cluney/Zeitgeist. Bill will be back with his dark role in the sequel of the It movie titles It Chapter Two, that is set to hit the theatres on 6 September 2019.

Bill’s TV appearances include Hemlock Grove (2013-15) and Castle Rock (2018).

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Who Is Bill Skarsgård’s Partner?

Bill Skarsgård is one of the actors who know how to maintain a good balance between a professional and personal life. Besides his success as a badass character on It, the talented actor shares a romantic relationship with a Swedish actress, Alida Morberg.


Bill Skarsgård with his partner Alida Morberg on 6 July 2016 (Picture: Bill’s Instagram)

Alida and Bill started dating in 2015. Born on 30 January 1985, the 34-years-of-age actress is known for her roles on Insane (2010) and Sensoria (2015).

Bill Skarsgard Choices: Movies & Family!

The 30-year-old actor during one of his recent interviews for The Rolling Stone revealed movie choices and family genes into the entertainment world. He believes whichever onscreen role he is into is because from his father and older siblings who have a well-recognized names in the prominent movies and television industry.

Bill also revealed struggling to find his own identity as an actor during the teenage years. It was because of the big family’s illustrious contribution to entertainment art, despite them coming from a small city in Sweden. At the age of 18 or 19, he committed himself to be an adult and pursued a passion into a profession to commence an acting career. The artist believes auditioning for any role is fun and thinks his recent release, The Devil All the Time, released on 11 September 2020 across the States is a captivating story. At last, the artist remembers auditioning for the role of Pennywise the Clow in It was memorable including his performance.

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Some Interesting Facts About Bill Skarsgård

  • Despite a great height, Bill is the shortest of his siblings.
  • The actor grew up watching a prolific actor, Tim Curry.
  • Bill won the European Film Academy’s Shooting Stars Award in 2012 at the age of 21.
  • He also bagged a Fright meter Awards under the Best Supporting Actor category for his part on It in 2017.   
  • The artist mostly prefers to use Instagram, and till now has more than one million followers.
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