Peter Stormare was born Peter Storm on 27th of August 1953 in Arbrå, Sweden. He later changed his name to Peter Stormare when he discovered that another student at the Stockholm acting academy had the very same name. He began his career at Dramaten
, the royal theater of Sweden. In 1993 he moved to New York and started his Hollywood-career.
He can be seen in films like Fargo
, The Big Lebowski
Peter can also be seen in various tv-shows. He plays Slippery Pete in an episode of Seinfeld
called The Frogger
and Viktor in the episode Joey and the Husband
He has had a huge success with Prison Break
as John Abruzzi, a ruthless criminal with an accent, a role Peter has played quite a few times before.
Peter was married to actress Karen Sillas and has a daughter, Kelly. He is also a member of a band called Blond from Fargo
where he plays the guitar.
Peter currently lives Los Angeles, California.
The Brothers Grimm (2005) - Cavaldi
2001 Maniacs (2005) - Professor Ackerman
Constantine (2005) - Satan
Birth (2004) - Clifford
Bad Boys II (2003) - Alexei
The Tuxedo (2002) - Dr. Simms
Minority Report (2002) - Dr. Solomon Eddie
Windtalkers (2002) - Gunnery Sergeant Hjelmstad
The Beatle Fan (2002) - Albert
Bad Company (2002) - Adrik Vas
Chocolat (2000) - Serge Muscat
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) - Dixie
8MM (1999) - Dino Velvet
Armageddon (1998) - Lev Andropov, Russian Cosmonaut
Somewhere in the City (1998) - Graham
Mercury Rising (1998) - Stayes
The Big Lebowski (1998) - Nihilist #1, Uli Kunkel/'Karl Hungus'
Hamilton (1998) - Carl Hamilton
Larmar och gör sig till (1997) (TV) - Petrus Landahl
Playing God (1997) - Vladimir
Damage (1992) - Peter Wetzler
... and many more.