Peter Stormare, who has a net worth of $5 million, is a very famous actor known for playing several roles that had him portray different nationalities.
However, he is best known for portraying John Abruzzi in the “Prison Break” franchise, Dieter Stark in “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” and Abram in “John Wick: Chapter 2.”
Aside from his income, Peter Stormare’s other source of income is brand promotions. He also started Stormare Bryggeri, a beer business, to support his financial status. The Swedish-based company was registered in 2021.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Full Name||Rolf Peter Ingvar Stormare|
|Age||70 years old|
|Date of Birth||August 27, 1953|
|Place of Birth||Kumla, Örebro län|
|Occupation||Actor, Writer & Producer|
|Ex-Wife||Karen Sillas (m. 1989–2006)|
|Wife||Toshimi Stormare (m. 2008)|
Peter Stormare Biography
Peter Stormare was born Rolf Peter Ingvar Stormare on August 27, 1953, in Kumla, Örebro län, Sweden to Karl Ingvar Storm and Gunhild Storm. Shortly after he was born, his family moved to Arbrå.
Along the line in Stormare’s life, he decided to change his last name when he found out there was another student at his acting school with the same last name. “Stormare” means “stormer” in Swedish, just like “storm” does in both Swedish and English.
Peter Stormare Acting Career
Early Beginning’s 1990s
Stormare started his movie career in 1978 with a Swedish crime film called “Lyftet.” He had a small role in a famous Swedish family drama called “Fanny and Alexander,” which was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
In 1990, he acted in his first American film, “Awakenings,” where he played a character who was a neurochemist.
Then, he went back to Swedish movies and appeared in a comedy film titled “Freud’s Leaving Home” and an Italian drama named “Reflections in a Dark Sky.”
In 1992, he was in a psychological thriller called “Damage,” directed by Louis Malle. But his big break came in 1996 when he played a silent hitman named Gaear Grimsrud in a dark comedy crime film called “Fargo,” made by the Coen brothers.
This success led him to get more important roles in Hollywood, including movies like “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” “Armageddon,” “Mercury Rising,” and the next Coen brothers’ movie, “The Big Lebowski.”
As the 1990s came to an end, Stormare kept acting in movies like “Commander Hamilton,” “Somewhere in the City,” “Purgatory,” and “8mm.”
In February 2006, he played a character named Wolfgang in Volkswagen’s VDub commercials on TV. In 2007, he had the leading role in a movie called Svartvattnet, filmed in Sweden and Norway. He was asked to join the TV series Lost for a year, but he turned it down.
In the movie Premonition in 2007, he acted as Dr. Roth. In April 2007, he appeared in an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation titled “Ending Happy.”
In 2011, he was in a Chinese movie called Inseparable with Kevin Spacey and Daniel Wu, which was first shown at the 2011 Busan International Film Festival.
In 2014, he showed up in episodes of Longmire, Arrow, and The Blacklist. He also starred in a movie produced by Eli Roth called Clown.
In 2015, he lent his voice and did motion capture for a character named Dr. Alan J. Hill in the video game Until Dawn.
In 2016, he played a character named Rutger Burlin in a Swedish TV series called Midnattssol. He also helped create and acted in a web TV series called Swedish Dicks, which got a second season in October 2016.
In 2017, he had a small part in John Wick: Chapter 2 and played Czernobog on the Starz series American Gods. He also provided the voice for a character named Godbrand in the Netflix animated series Castlevania.
2019 Till Date
Beginning in 2019, Peter Stormare appeared in the music video “Lindemann: Frau & Mann” as Captain. In the same year, he had a guest appearance in the TV series “Briarpatch,” playing Gunther.
In 2020, he lent his voice to the character Fibulon in one episode of the TV series “Teen Titans Go!” and voiced Albert Einstein in “Gift of Fire.” He also portrayed Emmett Harland in “Songbird” and voiced Ormstrid in the video game “Fast and Furious Crossroads.”
Moving on to 2021, Peter Stormare featured in several projects, including the TV series “American Gods,” where he played Czernobog for seven episodes, and the TV series “The Box,” where he portrayed Jedidiah Brag in seven episodes. He also provided the voice for Gustav in the animated film “Cryptozoo.”
In 2022, Stormare continued his diverse roles, voicing Arach Jalaal in the video game “Destiny 2: The Witch Queen” and appearing in the TV movie “A Very Cold War Christmas” as the voice of Vladimir Putin.
He played Troy in the film “Day Shift” and Garth in one episode of the TV series “Chivalry.” He was also part of the podcast series “The Hitler File,” where he portrayed Dr. Dromyrk.
In 2023, he had a few acting jobs. He was Captain Marchand in a show called “The Ritual Killer” and was a guest on the TV series “Jhon Jatenjor’s Interviews” as a celebrity. He also played a character named Lucca in a single episode of the TV series “1923.”
Peter Stormare first got married to actress Karen Sillas in 1989, but they got divorced in 2006. Then, in 2008, he married Toshimi, who is from Japan.
They have a daughter named Kelly Stormare, and she was born on May 9, 2009. Right now, they live in Los Angeles.
Check out: Kelly Stormare Biography
Stormare is a Christian, and he often talks about his strong connection with God. When he was young, he used to go to Baptist meetings in a place called Arbrå.
He is a very spiritual person, and he got this from his mother, who he says had special abilities to communicate with the spiritual world. He thinks his mother got this ability from her own father.