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Peter Stormare

Born: 1953

Biography

A Swedish film, stage, voice and television actor as well as a theatrical director, playwright and musician. He is perhaps best known for his roles as John Abruzzi in Prison Break and as Gaear Grimsrud, one of the two kidnappers in Fargo. Peter 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.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden

Resources

Movies

Dancer in the Dark

Jeff in Dancer in the Dark

Armageddon

Lev Andropov in Armageddon

The Big Lebowski

Nihilist in The Big Lebowski

Minority Report

Dr. Solomon Eddie [Operating Room] in Minority Report

Fargo

Gaear Grimsrud in Fargo

The Million Dollar Hotel

Dixie in The Million Dollar Hotel

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Dieter Stark in The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Chocolat

Serge Muscat in Chocolat

Constantine

Lucifer in Constantine

Bad Company

Adrik Vas in Bad Company

Birth

Clifford in Birth

2001 Maniacs

Professor Ackerman in 2001 Maniacs

The Brothers Grimm

Cavaldi in The Brothers Grimm

The Batman vs. Dracula

Dracula (voice) in The Batman vs. Dracula

Damage

Peter Wetzler in Damage

Awakenings

Neurochemist in Awakenings

The Killing Room

Dr. Phillips in The Killing Room

Purgatory

Cavin Guthrie in Purgatory

8MM

Dino Velvet in 8MM

Gone with the Woman

Glenn in Gone with the Woman

Mercury Rising

Shayes in Mercury Rising

Bad Boys II

Alexei in Bad Boys II

Unknown

Snakeskin Boots in Unknown

The Zero Theorem

Doctor 2 in The Zero Theorem

Premonition

Dr. Roth in Premonition

Switch

Tommen in Switch

Anamorph

Blair Collet in Anamorph

Wolf

Klemens in Wolf

Bruiser

Milo Styles in Bruiser

Boot Camp

Norman Hail in Boot Camp

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Sheriff Berringer in Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Witless Protection

Arthur Grimsley in Witless Protection

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night

Gabriel in Dylan Dog: Dead of Night

Echo

Simons far in Echo

Otis E.

Reverand Roy in Otis E.

Insanitarium

Dr. Gianetti in Insanitarium

Hamilton

Carl Hamilton in Hamilton

In the Presence of a Clown

Petrus Landahl in In the Presence of a Clown

Horsemen

David Spitz in Horsemen

Get the Gringo

Frank in Get the Gringo

The Wayshower

Prince of Doubt in The Wayshower

Small Town Murder Songs

Walter in Small Town Murder Songs

Circus

Julius in Circus

Inseparable

Richard in Inseparable

Leaps and Bounds

Korvgubbe in Leaps and Bounds

Lockout

Scott Langral in Lockout

Janie Jones

Sloan in Janie Jones

Von Trier's 100 Eyes

Self in Von Trier's 100 Eyes

False Trail

Torsten in False Trail

Corridor

Micke in Corridor

The Movie Hero

The Suspicious Character in The Movie Hero

Pirates of the Lake

Beekeeper in Pirates of the Lake

You Said What?

Peter Stormare in You Said What?

The Last Stand

Burrell in The Last Stand

Small Apartments

Dr. Olivetti in Small Apartments

Minnesota Nice

Self in Minnesota Nice

Pain & Gain

Dr. Bjornson in Pain & Gain

Tai Chi Hero

Duke Fleming in Tai Chi Hero

Siberian Education

Ink in Siberian Education

Bad Milo!

Highsmith in Bad Milo!

Le Polygraphe

Christof Haussman in Le Polygraphe

Jewtopia

Buck O'Connell in Jewtopia

Autumn Blood

The Mayor in Autumn Blood

22 Jump Street

The Ghost in 22 Jump Street

Windtalkers

Sergeant Eric Hjelmstad in Windtalkers

Bang Bang Baby

George in Bang Bang Baby

Happy Campers

Oberon in Happy Campers

Marianne: The Ghost Inside

Sven in Marianne: The Ghost Inside

Playing God

Vladimir in Playing God

Mall

Barry in Mall

I Am Here

The Russian in I Am Here

Heatstroke

Mallick in Heatstroke

Clown

Karlsson in Clown

Penguins of Madagascar

Corporal (voice) in Penguins of Madagascar

Dark Summer

Stokes in Dark Summer

Ivory

David Strauss in Ivory

The Tuxedo

Dr. Simms in The Tuxedo

Somewhere in the City

Graham in Somewhere in the City

Rupture

Terrence in Rupture

Dweller

John Gaines in Dweller

Every Thing Will Be Fine

Editor in Every Thing Will Be Fine

Henry's Crime

Darek Millodragovic in Henry's Crime

Strange Magic

Thang (voice) in Strange Magic

13 Moons

Slovo in 13 Moons

Nacho Libre

Emperor in Nacho Libre

The Frozen Leopard

Jerry in The Frozen Leopard

John Wick: Chapter 2

Abram Tarasov in John Wick: Chapter 2

Love in the Mirror

Giovanni Andreini in Love in the Mirror

Kill 'em All

Agent Mark Holman in Kill 'em All

Nobody Wants Your Film

Self in Nobody Wants Your Film

Rage

Francis O'Connell in Rage

Poseidon Code

in Poseidon Code

Spun

Mullet Cop in Spun

V.I.P.

Paul in V.I.P.

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

Gunther (voice) in The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

King of the Dancehall

Pierce Davidson in King of the Dancehall

Beyond The Sky

Peter Norton in Beyond The Sky

A Kind of Hades

Ulf in A Kind of Hades

The Bacchae

The Messenger in The Bacchae

The Assassin's Code

Kurt Schlychter in The Assassin's Code

Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel

Whiplash (voice) in Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel

The Poison Rose

Slide in The Poison Rose

Age of Summer

Rock God in Age of Summer

Seppan

Sara's Father in Seppan

The Grand Duke Of Corsica

The Grand Duke of Corsica in The Grand Duke Of Corsica

Fanny and Alexander

Young Man Who Helps Isak with Coffer (uncredited) in Fanny and Alexander

I sällskap med en clown

Self in I sällskap med en clown

Big Top Scooby-Doo!

Wulfric von Rydingsvard (voice) in Big Top Scooby-Doo!

Lyftet

Prisoner in Lyftet

Behind the Moomins

Self in Behind the Moomins

The Brothers Grimm: Bringing the Fairytale to Life

Self in The Brothers Grimm: Bringing the Fairytale to Life

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The President in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Freud Leaving Home

Berra in Freud Leaving Home

Songbird

Emmett Harland in Songbird

Voom Portraits

Self in Voom Portraits

Cryptozoo

Gustav (voice) in Cryptozoo

Tuesday Club

Henrik in Tuesday Club

The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Search and Rescue

Corporal in The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Search and Rescue

Reflections in a Dark Sky

Carlo in Reflections in a Dark Sky

Horror Noire

Erebus (segment 'Sundown') in Horror Noire

Day Shift

Troy in Day Shift

Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber

in Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber

The Ritual Killer

Captain Marchand in The Ritual Killer

One Night with You

Steinmetz in One Night with You

The Wizard Hunter: The Hunt for Evangelion Crowley

Magister Barres in The Wizard Hunter: The Hunt for Evangelion Crowley

Gnomes & Trolls II: The Forest Trial

Mini (voice) in Gnomes & Trolls II: The Forest Trial

Undocumented

Z in Undocumented

Hangman

Bobby in Hangman

The Beatle Fan

Albert in The Beatle Fan

They Never Found Her

Woods in They Never Found Her

The Evolution of Horror Cinema Worldwide

Horror Film Expert in The Evolution of Horror Cinema Worldwide

Pinocchio: Carved from Darkness

Geppetto in Pinocchio: Carved from Darkness

TV Shows

Watching Ellie

Ingvar in Watching Ellie

Seinfeld

Slippery Pete in Seinfeld

Joey

Viktor in Joey

Entourage

in Entourage

Prison Break

John Abruzzi in Prison Break

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

George 'Binky' Babinkian in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Monk

Petya Lovak in Monk

Arrow

Werner Zytle / Count Vertigo in Arrow

The Blacklist

Berlin in The Blacklist

Weeds

Chef in Weeds

Graceland

Martun Sarkissian in Graceland

Fanny and Alexander

Young Man who Helps Isak with Coffer in Fanny and Alexander

Swedish Dicks

Ingmar in Swedish Dicks

Black Widows

Folke Lundgren in Black Widows

Midnight Sun

Rutger Burlin in Midnight Sun

LA to Vegas

Artem in LA to Vegas

American Gods

Czernobog in American Gods

Hitler: The Rise of Evil

Ernst Rohm in Hitler: The Rise of Evil

Get Shorty

Hafdis Snaejornsson in Get Shorty

Castlevania

Godbrand (voice) in Castlevania

Psych

Cyrus Polk in Psych

Leverage

Gunter Hanzig in Leverage

Justice League Action

Mr. Freeze (voice) in Justice League Action

Animaniacs

Nickelwise (voice) in Animaniacs

The American Runestone

in The American Runestone

The Blacklist

Figure in The Blacklist

Wilfred

Trashface in Wilfred

Twilight of the Gods

Ulfr (voice) in Twilight of the Gods

The Box

Jedidiah Brag in The Box

Stjärnorna På Slottet

Self in Stjärnorna På Slottet

Så ska det låta

Self in Så ska det låta

Manhattan

Lazar in Manhattan

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

King Xarion / King Viktor (voice) in Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

Secrets of the Viking Stone

Self in Secrets of the Viking Stone

Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero

Rufus (voice) in Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero

Hellenius Hörna

Guest in Hellenius Hörna

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

Gorb in Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

Morsarvet

Kapten Bergkvist in Morsarvet

The Journey - 15 dagar i Nepal

in The Journey - 15 dagar i Nepal

Band of Brothers

in Band of Brothers

Sveriges Mästerkock

Self - Guest in Sveriges Mästerkock

Transformers: Animated

Meltdown (voice) in Transformers: Animated

1923

Lucca in 1923

Hawaii Five-0

Drago Zankovic in Hawaii Five-0

Longmire

Chance Gilbert in Longmire

Longmire

in Longmire

Svenska Hollywoodfruar

Self in Svenska Hollywoodfruar

Body of Proof

Wilson Polley in Body of Proof

Teen Titans Go!

Fibulon (voice) in Teen Titans Go!

Phineas and Ferb

Whiplash (voice) in Phineas and Ferb

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Lord Dregg (voice) in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Tracker

Valts in Tracker