Mikael Persbrandt

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Birthday
25, 1963
Birthplace
Jakobsberg, Sweden
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Jakobsberg, Sweden

About

Actor who has been typecast as a "tough guy" in Swedish films. He is best known for his role of police officer Gunvald Larsson in the popular Martin Beck detective films.

Before Fame

His first acting appearances of any kind were as extras for two productions at The Royal Dramatic Theatre.

Trivia

He was a topic of controversy upon leaving the Royal Dramatic Theatre for on-screen work.

Family Life

He had two children with his partner, Sanna Lundell. They first started their relationship in 2005.

Associated With

He played Beorn in the second and third installments of The Hobbit, which starred Ian McKellen.