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Peter Stormare was born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, to Gunhild (Holm) and Karl Ingvar Storm. He 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.
Interesting Facts about Peter Stormare
- 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.
- Whenever possible, he avoids watching himself in either TV shows or films.
- He and his wife, Toshimi, welcomed a daughter, Kaiya Bella Luna, born May 9, 2009.
- Plays in a band called Blonde From Fargo.
- Released his first album in 2002: “Dallerpölsa och småfåglar”.
- 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.
- Last name pronounced Stor-mar-e.
- Son of Karl Ingvar Storm and Gunhild Storm.
- 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.
- Became an American citizen in the late 1990s.
Personal Quotes by Peter Stormare
I drive one car. I own one house. That’s enough for me.- Peter Stormare
With my characters, I prefer to not say too much, and in fact, I tend to cut down some of the lines in most scripts I get.- Peter Stormare
I don’t personally like slasher movies that make you scream in the movie theater.- Peter Stormare
In my career, I’ve been lucky to do the bad guys that are more interesting, where the audience wants to spend more time with them and get to know them. That’s what I’m always looking for and trying to do.- Peter Stormare
I like to create characters that are larger than life. But it’s funny because I do a lot of bad guys, and it’s because, being European, I usually get cast as bad guys. It’s just how it is.- Peter Stormare