Peter Stormare - Details


Stormare most recently starred in Lars Von Trier's "Dancer in The Dark" starring Bjork. He is well known to movie audiences for his role as a bumbling criminal in the Coen Brothers' "Fargo," for which he was nominated for an MTV Movie Award, and also starred in the Coen Brothers' "The Big Lebowski." He will be seen next in Wim Wenders' "The Million Dollar Hotel" co-starring Mel Gibson.

Stormare's film credits also include Joel Schumacher's "8mm," Michael Bay's "Armegeddon," Harold Becker's "Mercury Rising," Steven Spielberg's "Lost World: Jurassic Park," David O. Russell's "Flirting with Disaster," Robert Lepage's "Le Polygraphe," Spike Lee's "Girl 6," Louis Malle's "Damage," Penny Marshall's "Awakenings" and Ingmar Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander" and "Bacchants."

A native of Sweden, Stormare began his acting career at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden where he performed for eleven years and appeared in five classic plays directed by Ingmar Bergman. In 1990 he became Associate Artistic Director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre and directed productions of many Shakespeare plays including "Hamlet." On television, Stormare has appeared on "Seinfeld" in the U.S. and in Ingmar Bergman's "Larmar och gor sig till" in Sweden.


  • 27th August 1953 - Birth