How tall is the actor who plays Eric Northman on Trueblood?
The actor who plays Eric Northman on True Blood is 6’4”. His name is Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård. He was born in 1976 in Sweden where he still lives today in Stockholm. Aside from Swedish and English, Skarsgård is also fluent in French. His original career plan was to be an architect, but instead his desire to act overtook him and he moved to study the craft in New York for two years. He was offered a role the same year he returned to Sweden and has been acting ever since.
Updated on Monday, February 06 2012 at 09:36AM EST