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Alexander Skarsgard: My Grandma Loves Her Liquor!

Alexander Skarsgard: My Grandma Loves Her Liquor!

Alexander Skarsgard leaves one of his favorite lunch spots, Cafe Gitane, on Thursday (September 15) in New York City.

The 35-year-old Straw Dogs and True Blood star recently made an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, where he told a funny story about his grandma who lives in his native Sweden.

“She’s kind of the matriarch of the family. She runs the clan with an iron fist. She’s about 82 now and she’s in a wheelchair. Every day at 1 o’clock, we roll her out to this restaurant [in south Stockholm]. We give her a beer and two shots of Fernet Branca. Oh, she loves it. She loves it a little too much,” Alex shared.

“She can obviously walk. She’s in a wheelchair cause she’s drunk! Then she gets a bottle of white wine,” he added.

Check out more of Alex‘s Jimmy Fallon interview below!

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  • Dina

    Vad rolig Alex :)

  • http://dama slig o lambert ^_____^cute

    good news

  • I heart u

    Alexander Skarsgard so hard

  • Leighton

    OMG Hot^^

  • http://dama slig o lambert ^_____^cute

    alexander where your girfriend

  • http://dama slig o lambert ^_____^cute

    you can do

  • Good looking

    hey there good looking, very attractive man indeed. I love the interview it was fun and funny. Jimmy and Alex should do a comedy

  • Canuck

    I love that story, his family sounds like a hoot!

  • Lady Fairchilde

    that was a great interview – sounds like the skarsgards are a hilarious clan :)

  • Javier Dellal

    Alexander is the best!

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    ..A much better interview.

  • ka simply amazing

    loves how’s?

  • Macy

    Right on the money. I posted these shots on the other thread and said JJ was moderating my comment because he was using them. LOL

  • Disney Villainess

    Well hello you Swedish saquoia ;-)

  • Macy

    In case people didn’t see this on the other thread, a gorgeous shot of Alex and Anna for this weeks EW.

  • Lilla

    Haha! I have seen this in person. It’s hilarious!

  • Doreen

    Alexander looks great here, and the interview is very funny. It’s obvious that he enjoyed being on the show. It must be cooler out with him wearing long sleeves the past couple of days.

  • Mia

    @Lilla: You went to the taping of the show? So jealous!!! Happy for you though. Alex and Jimmy were hilarious together. He should invite him on the show more often. Jimmy has a talent for making his guests feel at ease. Still hoping Alex will do SNL at some point in the near future. He’d be a hoot!

  • Canuck

    @Macy: Oh, hello Mr. Commando…

  • PurpleSamantha

    Wonder what Grandma thought of Kate…

  • ladybug
  • Dani

    Is the SD NYC premiere tonight & where? thanks

  • Camille

    Sorry to burst your bubble ladies, but he wasn’t commando. LOL

  • Camille

    I loved that interview! He and Jimmy were having such an awesome time. Having said that, I can just hear the crazies chiming up “see his family is a bunch of drunks” and other such bunk. I’m sure we can all expect that to happen on here.

  • Canuck

    @Camille: Wrong photo Camille, the one Macy linked to… ;))). And the one’s ladybug linked to as well.

  • Camille

    Looks like Maisie is wrapping up soon.

    Denzil_BET Denzil T
    Today is the last day on set of new movie #WhatMaiseKnew for #TrueBlood star Alexander Scarsgard. Definitely a cool and fun guy.

  • Canuck

    @Camille: Well, there is more than one Scottish grandma who has a “wee dram” every day and who live to 100. Besides, if his Gran wants to have a beer and a couple of shots of liqueur every day, at her age who’s going to tell her no? Also, I’m wondering if the Gnome hasn’t been banned…

  • Camille

    Exactly, it’s her business. LOL, whoops sorry, I thought you meant the shots of him walking around.

    Looks like that little girl is losing her jungle gym. I wonder if she’ll cry at having to leave Alex. She seemed to really love being around him.

  • Camille

    In Tribeca I believe but not sure where.

  • ladybug

    @Canuck: Shhh! You’ll summon it!

  • CafĂ©lady

    Haha…love his appearance here (the Jimmy Fallon vid)! He seems to be way more relaxed here and feeling comfortable than at the Regis & Kelly-thing…
    His story reminds me on my own grandmother (in loving memory) she always loved a good joke, playing card-games mostly poker and rommĂ© and sometimes a small glass of schnaps…hehe…
    I believe I would like it to spend some time with his old Lady for a beer -or two (if I had the possibility of course, and if I could speak enough swedish) even then if I’ve been much younger as her yet…sounds like as she would be a funny person which one could have a little fun…don’t mind the age she has now.

    Oh, and btw. the clothes and the hairstyle was a good choice (at the Jimmy show)! Super!
    But in the other pics here he looks good too, no doubt. I’m looking forward what he will choose (chlothes) for the SD-premiere today….

  • Jen

    No wonder Kate has a hard time dealing with the break up!. Not having that anymore would lead me to some dark and disturbing s–t too. LOL

    (think unsexy thoughts, think unsexy thoughts, think unsexy thoughts)

  • FameMonster

    Me thinks Jared has a crush on Alex.


    woman who drinks = drunk ho, it ages her, what a mess
    guy who drinks = awesome, I want to party with him!

  • Camille

    I’m certain he does.

  • Camille

    Ugh, looks like the stans are out in full force on the KB thread. I love how they’re too lazy to look for proof of her existence in LA during the three months pre announcement. Pffff! Then when you say she was here, they call you a liar. WTF? Look it up!

  • Canuck

    @Camille: I’m not giving her any more hits…

  • Lilla

    @Mia, no I wasn’t at the tapng, I meant I’ve seen them wheel out his grandma. Sorry, I should’ve been more specific! It’s hilarious to see.

    I’m shocked there isn’t more info on the premiere. RL has been talking about this movie for so long, and his tight lipped about the premiere? I don’t get it.

  • Camille

    Yeah I probably shouldn’t either. It just bugs me when people call others liars even though there is photo evidence of what they’re trying to say.

    I’m suprised too. It hasn’t really been reported at all. The only place I saw it was Skarsgard News.

  • ladybug

    @Canuck: I admit to having ventured over there. But after this weekend, Jared has no reason to link them in each other’s posts.
    Camille, I was thinking that the little girl was going to miss have her human jungle gym around.
    If he’s done with WMK, maybe he’ll get a few days off before Disconnected starts filming.

  • Jessie

    Awesome pics! Love the EW one.

    Looks like the premiere is starting.

    That annoying tweet about how Im at the Straw Dogs premiere with Alexander Skarsgard Kate Bosworth James Marsden and Nick Denton.

  • Jessie
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  • Jessie

    The only one I’ve found with even a hint of a smile so far. He doesn’t look overly pleased in a lot of them.

  • Jessie

    So far KB only posing with James Marsden, Alex by himself.

  • Macy

    Thanks for the pictures Jessie! Alex looks amazing, though you’re right he doesn’t seem to be smiling much. Especially after he was so smiley at TIFF.

    On another note, maybe a new project for Alex?

  • ladybug

    @Jessie: Yeah, this might be more of unpleasant task for him now. OTOH, they’re probably all happy that , 2 years after finishing filming, it’s finally being released.

  • Jen

    Alex looks hot as usual!!. Kate doesn’t look too bad. Not feeling the dress though. The make-up is good, the hair is ok. I’ve seen her more smug. Still haven’t seen pics of James Marsden, but I guess he will be as cute as usual!.

    Sigh…I miss Alex’s smile already. He nowhere near as smiley as he was during the Jimmy Fallon interview. :( I guess forced socializing with the ex will do that. Well, at least he doesn’t have to see or talk to her after this premier. Unless she “coincidentally” runs in to him, “accidentally” calls him…

  • nyc

    Jimmy Fallon is so annoying in this interview.
    Alex looked annoyed but remained mannerly.
    Fallon is such a nothing.
    I cannot stand his show and never watch him.
    He makes my stomach hurt. His timing is so off and he interrupts
    his guests constantly.
    Alex is yummy. I love his father even more.

  • Emma

    Ah, so he was at the premier this evening. Okay, didn’t know that when I looked other post w/ just Marsden and KB. Awkward, but it seemed to be handled with class. Sadly movie likely going to tank anyway; doesn’t seem to have gotten much play or promotions.