Bill Skarsgård (born 9 August, 1990) is a Swedish actor who stars in Castle Rock.

Early LifeEdit

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.


In 2011, Skarsgård was nominated for a Guldbagge Award for his leading role as Simon in Simple Simon. At the age of 21, he won the European Film Academy's Shooting Stars Award in 2012.

In April 2014, Skarsgård featured on the cover of Hero – a bi-annual men's fashion and culture magazine, shot by Hedi Slimane. In the issue, he is interviewed by his father.

Skarsgård played Matthew in the science fiction thriller The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016), his first major American film. He has played mostly minor and supporting roles up to this point.

Skarsgård played horror villain Pennywise in the 2017 film It, based off the Stephen King novel of the same name. 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.



Year Title Role Notes
2000 White Water Fury Klasse
2007 Spending the Night Victor Short
2008 Pigan brinner! Tonårs-Nosferatu Short
2008 Arn – The Kingdom at Road's End Erik
2009 Kenny Begins Pontus
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
2013 Victoria Otto
2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant Matthew
2016 A Stone Appears Man
2017 Battlecreek Henry
2017 Atomic Blonde Merkel
2017 It]] It / Pennywise the Dancing Clown
2017 Moomins and the Winter Wonderland Moomintroll Voice
2017 Alteration Alexandro
2018 Assassination Nation Mark Post-production
2019 It: Chapter Two It It / Pennywise the Dancing Clown
TBA Emperor Philip II of Spain


Year Title Role Notes
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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