My Skarsgard is a Swedish actress who rose to fame after marrying Stellan Skarsgard, the 71st Primetime Emmy Award winner.

My Skarsgard has been in several Swedish films and television series, including Jim & Piraterna Blom and Gomorron. She graduated from medical school in 1978 and began practising medicine, before starting her acting career.

My Skarsgard and Alexander Skarsgard
Alexander Skarsgard and My Skarsgard attend the HBO’s Official 2017 Emmy After Party at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center. Source: gettyimages.com

The Skarsgards are one of Hollywood’s most powerful acting families. Stellan Skarsgard, Bill Skarsgard, and Gustaf Skarsgard are all great actors, and they all come from the same Swedish family. Even though almost everyone in the Skarsgard family is famous, not much is known about My Skarsgard. She is best known as Stellan Skarsgard’s wife.

My Skarsgard  Bio

My Sonja Marie Agnes was born in the Swedish city of Kalmar on July 3, 1956. People don’t know much about her early life, and she hasn’t had many chances to talk about it. Regarding her education, My got her medical degree in 1978 and began working as a doctor.

My Skarsgard 2013My Skarsgard’s Career 

When it comes to her education, My Skarsgard got her medical degree in 1978 and went to work as a doctor. She is said to be working in the Swedish neighborhood of Sodermalm, which is in South Stockholm.

In 1997, the movie Jim & Piraterna Blom was her first role. Later, she appeared as a guest star on the TV shows Skavalan (2011), Gornorron (2014), and Efter Tio (2015).

But she quit acting to become a doctor, which is what she is still doing now.

My Skarsgard’s Marriage with Stellan Skarsgard

Stellan Skarsgard’s wife, My Skarsgard, is best known for being his wife of 32 years. Both grew up in the same neighborhood, so they had known each other their whole lives. At some point, Stellan and My went out on dates, and in 1975, they got married. At the time, My was about to finish her studies to become a doctor, and Stellan was trying to make a name for himself in the business world.

Stellan Skarsgard
My Skarsgard’s ex-husband, Stellan Skasgard. Source: ew.com

Stellan has had a lot of success as an actor, while My chose to stay away from the media. Over the years, he has played many different 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 Dune (2021).

Skarsgard has also won more than a few awards for his great work over the years. At the Berlin International Film Festival in 1982, he won the award for Best Actor for his role in The Simple-Minded Murderer. Stellan has won the Critics’ Choice Television Awards (2020), the European Film Academy Award (1998), the Golden Globe Awards (2020), the Guldbagge Awards (1981, 1989, and 2017), the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (2012), the Mar del Plata Film Festival (2002), and the Norwegian International Film Festival (2010).

My Skarsgard’s Children 

In their years as a married couple, Stellan Skarsgard and My Skarsgard had six children:

  • Eija Skarsgård: born on February 27, 1992. She is the only daughter in her family. In contrast to her brothers, Eija chose to be a model and has become a successful one.
  • Sam Skarsgård: born on June 5, 1982, came after Gustaf. Sam doesn’t like being in front of the camera, so not much is known about him
  • Alexander Skarsgård: born on August 25, 1976, is the oldest of the six. He went on to become a well-known actor. Generation Kill, True Blood, and Big Little Lies are his most famous roles.
  • Valter Skarsgård: born on October 25, 1995. He has appeared in movies such as Lord of Chaos (2018) and Funhouse (2019). 
  • Gustaf Skarsgård: the second child, was born on November 12, 1980. He is best known for playing Floki on the TV show Vikings.
  • Bill Skarsgård: born on August 9, 1990. In the IT movies, he is best known for playing Pennywise the Clown.

Life After Divorce

Since her divorce from Stellan in 2007, there have been no rumours of My being in a relationship. Instead, the former actress relishes her single status and is content to concentrate on her work.

Following his divorce from My Skarsgard, Stellan married Megan Everett on January 12, 2009, when Megan became pregnant with their first child together. Everett is a writer and producer – best known for his children’s book “Banned From The Zoo”.

They now have two children together. Stellan Skarsgard thought eight children were enough and underwent a vasectomy after eight years of parenting. Megan, his 25-year-younger wife, is around the same age as his eldest son, Alexander Skarsgard.

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