A Swedish actor best known for his role as vampire Eric in HBO hit series True Blood got a boost in his career when he was offered the role of Tarzan in The Legend of Tarzan. He is the son of Stellan Skarsgard who is also a famous actor who performed several memorable roles and the the most recent in Pirates of the Caribbeans as the father of Will Turner. Even though Alexander comes from such a background he had to fight for his career much in America. When he was about to be offered the a role in True Blood, much of the debate took place whether he would be able to coop up with an American accent or not. Alexander himself thought that he would be offered the role of Bill in the beginning when he was called in for the audition. The role of Bill Compton is much more important and stronger one as compared to the role of Eric. But he was assigned to the role of Eric, and vampire, he proved that he could do wonders of course. After this hit drama serial he was chosen for the legendary role in the movie The Legend of Tarzan in Solo. This can be the start of his solo successful performances in Hollywood. We wish all the best to Alexander Skarsgard to flourish and be successful in his career.