Stellan Skarsgard is a Swedish actor best known for appearing as Jan Nyman in the flick ‘Breaking the Waves’, as Prof. Gerald Lambeau in the American drama film ‘Good Will Hunting’ and as Captain Tupolev in the American thriller ‘The Hunt for Red October’. He is also known for playing the role of Dr. Erik Selvig in a number of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, including ‘Thor’, ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Skarsgård started his career quite early and by the time he reached his teenage, he was already a known actor. He then went on to become a star, appearing in both Swedish and American films. Skarsgård has also done a number of TV programs till date. His most notable television role was as John River in the British drama series 'River'. Talking of his personal life, he has been married twice and is the father of eight children. His sons Alexander, Gustaf, Valter and Bill Skarsgård are also famous Swedish actors.