Alexander Skarsgård wins a Golden Globe

Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård has won a Golden Globe for his role in the television series Big Little Lies.

Skarsgård was up against David Harbour (Stranger Things), Alfred Molina (Feud), Christian Slater (Mr. Robot), and David Thewlis (Fargo). He previously won an Emmy for the same role.

Big Little Lies is an American television series based on an Australian novel about three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder. Big Little Lies also won Best Limited Series, Best Actress (Nicole Kidman) and Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern). A second season in in production, with Skarsgård in talks to return.

Alexander Skarsgård is the son of esteemed Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård, and his brothers Gustaf Skarsgård (Vikings), Bill Skarsgård (IT) and Valter Skarsgård (Ravens) also work in Hollywood.

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.