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Peter Stormare Biography

Birth Name:
Rolf Peter Invar Storm
Birth Place:
Arbra, Halsingland, Sweden
Actor, director, writer, musician

Fast Facts

  • Worked with Ingmar Bergman and the Royal National Theatre of Sweden for 15 years as actor, director and playwright
  • Was associate artistic director at the Globe Theatre in Tokyo
  • Plays in a band called Blonde from Fargo, a nod to his role as one of the killers in the Coen Brothers' Fargo (1996)
  • Starred in Volkswagen's "Unpimp My Ride" commercials in 2006
  • Made his Broadway debut in 2009 opposite Mary-Louise Parker in a revival production of Hedda Gabler; he appeared again with Parker in a recurring role on the TV series Weeds in 2010


  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated