Peter Stormare

Actor, Director, Playwright
A celebrated actor, director and playwright in his native Sweden, Peter Stormare made his American film breakthrough playing a quiet, sociopathic killer in the Coen Brothers' dark comedy, "Fargo" (1997). Prior to that ... Read more »
Born: 08/27/1953 in Sweden

Filmography

Actor (115)

American Gods 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

John Wick, Chapter 2 2017 (Movie)

(Actor)

Adventure Time With Finn and Jake 2009 - 2011, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Clown 2016 (Movie)

Karlsson (Actor)

Rupture 2016 (Movie)

Terrence (Actor)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Those Who Can't 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Arrow 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dark Summer 2015 (Movie)

Stokes (Actor)

Everything Will Be Fine 2015 (Movie)

Publisher (Actor)

Graceland 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Manhattan 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero 2015 (Tv Show)

Voice

Strange Magic 2015 (Movie)

Thang (Voice)

The 11th Hour 2015 (Movie)

The Russian (Actor)

22 Jump Street 2014 (Movie)

The Ghost (Actor)

Autumn Blood 2014 (Movie)

The Mayor (Actor)

Bang Bang Baby 2014 (Movie)

George (Actor)

Longmire 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mall 2014 (Movie)

Barry (Actor)

Penguins of Madagascar 2014 (Movie)

Corporal (Voice)

Psych 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rage 2014 (Movie)

O'Connell (Actor)

The Blacklist 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bad Milo! 2013 (Movie)

Highsmith (Actor)

Deadly Code 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 2013 (Movie)

Sherriff Berringer (Actor)

Heatstroke 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jewtopia 2013 (Movie)

Buck O'Connell (Actor)

Pain & Gain 2013 (Movie)

Dr. Bjornson (Actor)

Phineas and Ferb 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Siberian Education 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Small Apartments 2013 (Movie)

Mr. Olivetti (Actor)

Tai Chi Hero 2013 (Movie)

Duke Fleming (Actor)

The Last Stand 2013 (Movie)

Burrell (Actor)

Body of Proof 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Get the Gringo 2012 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

Lockout 2012 (Movie)

Langral (Actor)

NCIS: Los Angeles 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Zero Theorem 2012 (Movie)

Doctor 2 (Actor)

Covert Affairs 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night 2011 (Movie)

Gabriel (Actor)

Henry's Crime 2011 (Movie)

Darek (Actor)

Hjelp, Vi Er I Filmbransjen! 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Janie Jones 2011 (Movie)

Sloan (Actor)

Jägarna 2 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Leverage 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Small Town Murder Songs 2011 (Movie)

Walter (Actor)

Wilfred 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hawaii Five-O 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Middle Men 2010 (Movie)

(Actor)

Moomins and the Comet Chase 2010 (Movie)

Snufkin (Voice)

Weeds 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Entourage 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Horsemen 2009 (Movie)

David Spitz (Actor)

Orgies and the Meaning of Life 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 2009 (Movie)

The President (Actor)

Anamorph 2008 (Movie)

Blair Collet (Actor)

Boot Camp 2008 (Movie)

Norman Hail (Actor)

Insanitarium 2008 (Movie)

Dr Gianetti (Actor)

Monk 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Killing Room 2008 (Movie)

Dr Phillips (Actor)

Witless Protection 2008 (Movie)

Arthur Grimsley (Actor)

Wolf 2008 (Movie)

Klemens (Actor)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gone with the Woman 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hoppet 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Premonition 2007 (Movie)

Dr. Roth (Actor)

Prison Break 2005 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Switch 2007 (Movie)

Tommen (Actor)

2001 Maniacs 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nacho Libre 2006 (Movie)

Emperor (Actor)

The Batman Vs Dracula 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Voice

Unknown 2006 (Movie)

Snakeskin Boots (Actor)

Constantine 2005 (Movie)

Satan (Actor)

Nobody Wants Your Film 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Brothers Grimm 2005 (Movie)

Cavaldi (Actor)

Birth 2004 (Movie)

Clifford (Actor)

Bad Boys II 2003 (Movie)

Alexei (Actor)

Spun 2003 (Movie)

Mullet Cop (Actor)

Bad Company 2002 (Movie)

Adrik Vas (Actor)

Minority Report 2002 (Movie)

Dr. Solomon Eddie (Actor)

The Tuxedo 2002 (Movie)

Dr Simms (Actor)

Windtalkers 2002 (Movie)

Hjelmstad (Actor)

Happy Campers 2001 (Movie)

Oberon (Actor)

The Million Dollar Hotel 2001 (Movie)

Dixie (Actor)

Thirteen Moons 2001 (Movie)

Slovo (Actor)

Chocolat 2000 (Movie)

Serge Muscat (Actor)

Circus 2000 (Movie)

Julius Harvey (Actor)

Dancer in the Dark 2000 (Movie)

Jeff (Actor)

8mm 1999 (Movie)

Dino Velvet (Actor)

Bruiser 1999 (Movie)

Miles Styles (Actor)

In the Presence of a Clown 1999 (Movie)

Petrus Landahl (Actor)

Armageddon 1998 (Movie)

Lev Andropov (Actor)

Love in the Mirror 1998 (Movie)

Giovanni Andreini (Actor)

Mercury Rising 1998 (Movie)

Shayes (Actor)

Somewhere in the City 1998 (Movie)

Graham (Actor)

The Big Lebowski 1998 (Movie)

Nihilist (Actor)

Hamilton 1997 (Movie)

Carl Hamilton (Actor)

Playing God 1997 (Movie)

Vladimir (Actor)

The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997 (Movie)

Dieter Stark (Actor)

Fargo 1996 (Movie)

Gaear Grimsrud (Actor)

Swift Justice 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Le Polygraphe 1995 (Movie)

Christof Haussman (Actor)

Damage 1992 (Movie)

Peter Wetzler (Actor)

Freud Leaves Home 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

Awakenings 1990 (Movie)

Neurochemist (Actor)

Riflessi in un Cielo Scuro 1990 (Movie)

(Actor)

Malarpirater 1987 (Movie)

The Beekeeper (Actor)

Seppan 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

Den Frusna leoparden 1986 (Movie)

Jerry (Actor)

Hitler: The Rise of Evil (TV Show)

Actor

Inseparable (Movie)

(Actor)

Purgatory (TV Show)

Actor

Straight Edge (Movie)

Dr. Hail (Actor)
Music (2)

Spun 2003 (Movie)

("Spun") (Song)

Dancer in the Dark 2000 (Movie)

("I've Seen It All") (Song Performer)

Biography

A celebrated actor, director and playwright in his native Sweden, Peter Stormare made his American film breakthrough playing a quiet, sociopathic killer in the Coen Brothers' dark comedy, "Fargo" (1997). Prior to that, Stormare enjoyed a 15-year association with Ingmar Bergman at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden and appeared in films from such international directors as Louis Malle and Susanne Bier. In the U.S., Stormare went on to enjoy a prolific film career playing mean-spirited villains, intelligent bad guys, and ominous "foreigners" in high profile blockbusters like "Armageddon" (1998) and "Minority Report" (2002). He occasionally had opportunities to stretch his range for European directors like Lasse Hallstrom with "Chocolat" (2000) and Lars von Trier with "Dancer in the Dark" (2000), but mainstream American audiences came to recognize him through his many discomforting supporting roles as amoral ne'er do wells and mysteriously evil authority figures.

Relationships

Karen Sillas Actor

Wife
Married 1989 Divorced 2006

Renato Storm

Father

Teodolinda Storm

Mother

Toshimi Stormare

Wife
Married 2008

Kelly Stormare

Daughter
Born 1989; mother, Karen Sillas

EDUCATION

Royal Dramatic Theatre

Milestones

2013

Cast opposite Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton in "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters"

2013

Co-starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger in action feature "The Last Stand"

2012

Cast in action thriller "Lockout," starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace

2011

Appeared opposite Abigail Breslin in "Janie Jones"

2009

Cast as the President in Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"

2008

Featured in the comedy "Witless Protection" with Larry the Cable Guy

2005

Cast as imprisoned former mob boss John Abruzzi on the death row series "Prison Break" (Fox)

2005

Cast in Terry Gilliam's "The Brothers Grimm" with Matt Damon and Heath Ledger

2004

Cast in Jonathan Glazer's "Birth," starring Niccole Kidman

2002

Acted opposite Tom Cruise in "Minority Report," directed by Steven Spielberg

2002

Landed a regular role on the NBC sitcom "Watching Ellie," starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus

2000

Cast opposite Juliette Binoche and Lena Olin in Lasse Hallström's "Chocolat"

1998

Reuinited with the Coen brothers for "The Big Lebowski"

1998

Played the Russian Cosmonaut in "Armageddon" opposite Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck

1997

Appeared in "The Lost World: Jurassic Park"

1996

Made U.S. episodic TV debut with guest spot on UPN series "Swift Justice"

1996

Landed breakthrough film role as Steve Buscemi's partner in the Coen brothers' "Fargo"

1992

Had featured role in Louis Malle's "Damage," starring Jeremy Irons and Juliette Binoche

1992

Moved to the U.S.

1988

Played "Hamlet" in Sweden, directed by Bergman; production also played at Brooklyn Academy of Music

1983

Feature film debut, bit role in Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander"

Worked with Ingmar Bergman and the Royal National Theatre of Sweden for 15 years as actor, director and playwright

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