He trekked to the South Pole against Team UK (Prince Harry, Ambassador) and Team Canada/Australia (The Wire actor Dominic West, Ambassador).A few days into the trek, it was decided that the competition part of the race would be cancelled due to hazardous terrain and weather conditions, so the teams combined forces and continued.In 1997, he enrolled in a theater course at Marymount Manhattan College and moved to New York City.He returned to Stockholm after six months, but the time he spent studying theater showed him that he wanted to act.May 29 was a beautiful day in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for Alexa Chung and Alexander Skarsgard.
In 1989, the lead role in the Swedish television production Hunden som log (The Dog That Smiled) made him famous in Sweden at the age of thirteen.
He enrolled to study English but admits he did not study much and "had a blast" instead.
After seven years away from acting, he started to consider it again.
During the aftershow, fans called in to ask Skarsgård questions, and one fan asked if the rumors he was getting ready to walk down the aisle are true. “But if it’s in a gossip magazine, I guess it’s probably true, so I better get started.” The actor recently touched on the topic of marriage during an interview with , revealing that he is in no rush to get hitched. But I come from a big family; I have seven brothers and sisters,” he said.
“Wow, I hope I’m invited,” he replied while laughing. “The smallest is under four years old; I’m surrounded by teens and children.