The Skarsgard family are 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.
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 My’s early life and there have not been many chances for her to reveal the details. As for her education, My graduated with a medical degree in 1978 and started working as a physician. Not much is known about her career, and she is currently believed 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 had been together for 32-years. The pair grew up in the same neighborhood and had known each other for all their lives. At some point, the friendship turned into dating, and Stellan and My tied the knot 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.
While My decided to stay away from the media, Stellan embraced it and has been widely successful as an actor. Over the years, he has worked on a series of diverse roles in movies like, 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 the 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 has established herself as a successful model.
Not much is known as to why Stellan and My divorced. The divorce was finalized in 2007 after 32 years as a married couple. While My has stayed outside the media’s reach since then, Stellan has tied the knot with Megan Everett. The pair married in 2009 and have two children, Ossian Skarsgård, Kolbjörn Skarsgård.