He enrolled to study English but admits he did not study much and "had a blast" instead.
After seven years away from acting, he started to consider it again.
In 1989, the lead role in the Swedish television production Hunden som log (The Dog That Smiled) made him famous in Sweden at the age of thirteen. He is the epitome of Scandi-cool, having grown up in Stockholm in the now-popular So Fo (south of Folkungagatan) neighbourhood.Family vacations at the Skarsgard pad sound pretty fun too.Talking about his childhood, Skarsgard has said: ‘The doors were always open. His love of the Yorkshire team stems from the six months he spent studying English at Leeds Metropolitan University.On any given night, there would be 10 to 15 people around the dinner table.