Peter Stormare was born in Sweden on August 27th 1953.
He started his acting career at the Royal National Theater of Sweden under the direction of Ingmar Bergman. After his apperance in "Hamlet" in New York, he started getting movie roles in America.
His big screen apperances includes movies such as Fargo, Armageddon, Constantine, and the Lars VonTrier movie Dancer In The Dark. Peter is often cast as the villain in movies, and his characters is often European.
On the small screen he's appeared in productions like the TV movies Purgatory, No Man's Land and Seppan. He's also appeared in the TV series Swift Justice and Seinfeld.
In 1990, he became the associate artistic director of the Globe Theatre in Tokyo, Japan, where be both directed and appeared in a number of productions. He is currently living in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.