Peter Stormare Poster

Trivia (22)

Is best friends with fellow Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard and is the Godfather of Stellan's son Gustaf.

Last name pronounced Stor-mar-e.

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.

Plays in a band called Blonde From Fargo.

Discovered by Ingmar Bergman.

In addition to being a stage and screen actor, he was quite prolific as a playwright and a theater director.

He was accidentally hit by Mark Hamill during a fight scene in Hamilton (1998). He has broken his nose four times, last time during the shooting of "Unknown". A nose surgery was done in 2008, to prevent him from going blind on the right eye.

Was a friend of Ethan Coen and Joel Coen long before he was cast in Fargo (1996).

Has a daughter, Kelly (born in March 1989), with a former Swedish girlfriend. He also has a daughter with his present wife, named Kaiya Bella Luna, and born May 9, 2009.

Began using the name Stormare, since there were two Peter Storms at the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre.

His favorite actor is Gary Oldman.

Became an American citizen in the late 1990s.

Has played a German, (The Big Lebowski (1998)), a Frenchman (Chocolat (2000)), three Russians (Bad Boys II (2003)), Armageddon (1998) and Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (2008)), an Italian (Prison Break (2005)), a Dane (Echo (2007)), a Norwegian (Switch (2007)) and a Swede (Minority Report (2002)) (The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)).

Peter is the owner of a record label: StormVox.

Released his first album in 2002: "Dallerpölsa och småfåglar".

Peter started his career in Royal Dramatic Theater in Sweden.

He moved to New York in 1993. Nowadays he lives in Los Angeles (2007).

He's an actor, a writer, a director, and a musician.

Whenever possible, he avoids watching himself in either TV shows or films.

Son of Karl Ingvar Storm and Gunhild Storm.

He and his wife, Toshimi, welcomed a daughter, Kaiya Bella Luna, born May 9, 2009.

As of 2018, he has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Awakenings (1990), Fargo (1996) and Chocolat (2000).