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Peter Stormare Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Tue Nov, 2015
Peter Stormare

Facts of Peter Stormare

Date of Birth: 1953 , August-27
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Peter Stormare
Birth Name Rolf Peter Ingvar Storm
Father Karl Ingvar Storm
Mother Gunhild Storm
Nationality Swedish
Birth Place/City Arbra, Gavleborgs lan, Sweden
Profession Actor and Theatre director
Married Twice
Married to Toshimi Murakami
Children Kaiya Bella Luna Stormare, Kelly Stormare
Divorce Karen Sillas (1989-2006)
Awards  Dahlonega International Film Festival Award, Vancouver Film Critics Circle
Online Presence My Space
TV Show Prison Break

Quick Timeline of Peter Stormare

1953 Born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden
1970 Joined Royal Dramatic Theatre
1978 First movie, The Score
2005 Appeared in Prison Break
1989 Married to Karen Sillas
1989 First child, Kelly Stormare
2006 Divorced with Karen Sillas
2008 Married to Toshimi Stormare
2009 Second child, Kaiya Bella Luna Stormare
2003 Won Dahlonega International Film Festival
2012 Won Vancouver Film Critics Circle

Detail Timeline of Peter Stormare

August 27 , 1953

Born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden

Peter Stormare was from the middle class family born as Peter Ingvar Storm in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden to Gunhild Storm and Karl Ingvar Storm. He is also Swedish and it is said that he changed his named to Stormare as his name was same with his senior student.

1970

Joined Royal Dramatic Theatre

Arts, drama and theater were Peter's childhood dreams. He also got strong support from his family and was enrolled at Royal Dramatic Theatre since his early days. He also began his acting career from there. 

1978

First movie, The Score

It was 1978, when he played his first movie role. His role was a Prisoner and in most part of his life he has played his role as a Prisoner too. His second movie was in 1982 and the name of the movie was Fanny and Alexander. 

2005

Appeared in Prison Break

Swedish Actor, Peter Stormare is known for portraying his role of John Abruzzi in the television series Prison Break. In this television series, he played the role of John Abruzzi and he appeared in about twenty episodes. 

1989

Married to Karen Sillas

He was first married to Karen Sillas. Karen Sillas is also one of the famous actresses in United States and she has already appeared in more than dozen of movies. She has also established herself as a speech coach.

1989

First child, Kelly Stormare

He became father for the first time in his life in 1989 and that was the same year he got married to actress Karen Sillas. Sweet and beautiful girl Kelly Stormare is his first child. This proves that he was dating Karen Sillas long before his marriage. 

2006

Divorced with Karen Sillas

His more than one and half decade of married life with Karen Sillas finally came to an end in 2006. In 1989, he was married to Karen Sillas. She is an actress from United States. They got divorced in 2006 but the reason for that was not exposed. 

2008

Married to Toshimi Stormare

He is also married for the second time. In 2008, news came out that Peter is married to Toshimi Stormare. She is the native of Japan and she has also some link in the film industry. They are still together. 

May 9 , 2009

Second child, Kaiya Bella Luna Stormare

He became father for the second time in his life in 2009. He and his wife, Toshimi Stormare announced that they were expecting their first child together with the start of 2009 and they welcomed it on 9th of May and it was a daughter and they named her Kaiya Bella Luna Stormare. 

2003

Won Dahlonega International Film Festival

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious award and he has also won some of them. In 2003, he won one of the major prestigious awards in his life and that was Dahlonega International Film Festival. He won this award for Feature Film: Best Song. 

2012

Won Vancouver Film Critics Circle

Vancouver Film Critics Circle is also one of the popular awards in the film industry and it’s an honor if they win this award. He has also once been honored with this award and that was for Best Actor in a Canadian Film. 

Content

Peter Stormare,  Swedish actor voice actor, theatre director, playwright, and musician is currently active in the United States. 64-year-old Peret is known for portraying his role of John Abruzzi in the television series Prison Break as well as in Swedish Dicks alongside the stars like 
Dominic Purcell, Wentworth MillerVivian Bang, and Felisha Cooper.

Peter Stormare was from the middle-class family born as Peter Ingvar Storm in Arbra, Gävleborgs län, Sweden to mother Gunhild Storm and father Karl Ingvar Storm. It is said that he changed his name to Stormare as his name was the same with his senior student.

As for his professional career, since 1980 Stormare worked in the Royal Dramatic Theatre for 11 years and then in 1992, he took a leading position as associate artistic director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre. His work in various Shakespeare performances, including Hamlet, made him the topic of highlights.

His first movie appearance was in the 1978 movie, Lyftet. Till now, he has appeared in more than 50 movies and television series including The 11th Hour, Clown, Every Thing Will Be Fine, Fargo, John Wick: Chapter 2, VIP, Kill 'Em All, Justice League Action, Get Shorty (TV series) and many more.

For his contributions, Peter won Dahlonega International Film Festival Award for Feature Film: Best song in 2003 and in 2012, he won Vancouver Film Critics Circle.

Talking about his personal life, Peter Stormare is married twice in his life. In 1989, he was married to actress Karen Sillas. However, they divorced after 17 years of marriage in 2006 without sharing a child.

In 2008, news came out that Peter is married to Toshimi Stormare. She is the native of Japan and she has also some link in the film industry. They have one child together namely Kaiya Bella Luna Stormare born in 2009. Also, Peter is a father to his daughter, Kelly Stormare born in 1989, though the mother's identity is undisclosed.

He has been earning the huge amount of salary from his acting career and his net worth is rumored to be around $5 million.