The Skarsgard family is amongst the most influential acting families in Hollywood. The Swedish family boasts some of the best actors in the business from Stellan Skarsgard, to Bill Skarsgard and Gustaf Skarsgard. And while pretty much every person within the Skarsgard family has achieved fame, not much is known about My Skarsgard. The mother of Eija Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård, Alexander Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, and Bill Skarsgård, My is best known as the wife of Stellan Skarsgard. While the entire family has chosen acting, My remains away from the camera and only has a single credit to her name. So, for this article, we will try to take a closer look at the wiki-bio of My Skarsgard.
Who is My Skarsgard?
My Skarsgard is a Swedish physician and former wife of Hollywood actor Stellan Skarsgard. Although, she appeared in a 1987 movie named “Jim & Piraterna Blom,” she never pursued professional acting, and over the years she stuck to the medical line of profession. For all her career success it is her family connection to Hollywood that has brought her fame. As of now, My Skarsgard has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.
Early Life and Education:
Everything that is known about My Skarsgard can be fitted into a single paragraph. My Sonja Marie Agnes was born on the 3rd of July, 1956 in Kalmar, Sweden. Not much is known about her early life and there have not been many chances for her to reveal the details. As for her education, she graduated with a medical degree in 1978 and started working as a physician. Not much is known about her career, and she currently resides in Sweden and is said to be working at Södermalm, South Stockholm, Sweden.
Marriage, Stellan Skarsgard, and other things
My Skarsgard is best known as the wife of Stellan Skarsgard and the pair were together for 32 years. The pair grew up in the same neighborhood and had known each other all their lives. During their teenage years, the friendship turned into a love affair followed by the marriage. The pair tied the knot in a wedding ceremony in 1975. At the time, My was getting ready to finish her medical studies and Stellan was trying to make his mark on the industry.
During their time of marriage, My mostly decided to stay away from the media, Stellan embraced it and has been widely successful as an actor. On one-off occasion, she made an appearance in the movie “Jim & Piraterna Blom” (1987) alongside her husband gaining her credit as an actress. She also has been called in as a guest on several reality talk shows. In 1992, My was called in for “Gomorron” which is a Swedish morning talk show. She was invited by Malou von Sivers to her talk show “Efter Tio” in 2006.
There are only some instances of My’s involvement in the entertainment industry while Stellan Skarsgard has a decorated career. Over the years, Stellan has worked in a series of diverse roles in movies such as The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), The Physician (2013), The Avengers (2012), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Moomins and the Comet Chase (2010), Arn – The Kingdom at Road’s End (2008), and is scheduled to appear in Dune (2021).
Over the years, Skarsgard has also nabbed more than a few awards for his stellar performances. He won Best Actor at the 1982 Berlin International Film Festival for his work in The Simple-Minded Murderer. Since then, Stellan has won the Critics’ Choice Television Awards (2020), European Film Academy Award (1998), Golden Globe Awards (2020), Guldbagge Awards (1981, 1989, 2017), Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (2012), Mar del Plata Film Festival (2002), Norwegian International Film Festival (2010), and has been nominated for more than a few of them.
In their years as a married couple, Stellan Skarsgard and My Skarsgard had six children, Eija Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård, Alexander Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, and Bill Skarsgård.
Of the six, Alexander is the oldest and was born on August 25, 1976. He went on to make a name for himself in acting and is best known for his work in Generation Kill, True Blood, and Big Little Lies.
The second child, Gustaf Skarsgard was born on November 12, 1980, and is best known for his work as Floki in the TV series, Vikings. Gustaf was followed by Sam Skarsgard who was born on June 5, 1982. Not much is known about Sam as he prefers life away from the camera. His brother, on the other hand, is very much a camera person. Bill Skarsgard was born on August 9, 1990, and is best known for his work as Pennywise the clown, in the IT movies. The youngest of the boys, Valter Skarsgard has followed his brothers into the industry. Born on October 25, 1995, Valter was seen in movies like Lord of Chaos (2018), and Funhouse (2019).
The only daughter of the family, Eija Skarsgard was born on February 27, 1992. Unlike her brothers, Eija took to modeling and established herself as a successful model. Eija is married to Zeke Tastas who is a fitness model, the pair tied the knot in 2019.
Not much is known as to why Stellan and My separated. The divorce was finalized in 2007 after 32 years of conjugal life. Since the separation, My has remained away from the media spotlight and has kept her personal life under wraps as such she is not even on social media. While her ex-husband has gone on to marry Megan Everett in 2009 and shares two children with herOssian Skarsgård and Kolbjörn Skarsgård.
My Skarsgard Wiki/Bio Facts:
My Sonja Marie Agnes
July 3, 1956
66 Years Old
Stellan Skarsgard (m.1975-2007)
Eija Skarsgård, Sam Skarsgård, Alexander Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, and Bill Skarsgård