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Peter Stormare BiographyPeter Stormare began his acting career at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden, performing for eleven years. In 1990 he became the Associate Artistic Director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre and directed productions of many Shakespeare plays, including "Hamlet". In 1993 he moved to New York, where he appeared in English productions. He continues to work in both the United States and his his homeland of Sweden. He resides in Los Angeles, California, USA, with his wife.
TriviaGodfather of Gustaf SkarsgÃ¥rd. Was offered the part of Eddie the Dane (originally named Eddie the Swede) in Miller's Crossing (1990), but had to decline due to scheduling conflicts. Discovered by Ingmar Bergman. He was accidentally hit by Mark Hamill during a fight scene in Hamilton (1998). Has a daughter, Kelly Stormare (born 1989), with Karen Sillas. His favorite actor is Gary Oldman. Has played a German (The Big Lebowski (1998)), a Frenchman (Chocolat (2000)), three Russians (Bad Boys II (2003), Armageddon (1998/I) and Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (2008) (VG)), an Italian ("Prison Break" (2005)), a Dane (Ekko (2007), and a Norwegian (Switch (2007/I)) and a Swede (Minority Report (2002)). Released his first album in 2002: "Dallerpölsa och småfåglar". He moved to New York in 1993. Nowadays he lives in Los Angeles (2007). Whenever possible, he avoids watching himself in either TV shows or films. He and his wife, Toshimi, welcomed a daughter, Kaiya Bella Luna, born May 9, 2009.
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