Peter Stormare Net Worth & Biography - Celebrity Net Worth




Peter Stormare is a Swedish actor, musician, playwright, and theatre director. He is known for his work as Gaear Grimsrud in Fargo (1996) and John Abruzzi on Prison Break (2005–2007).

Peter Stormare's other film appearances include -

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
  • Playing God (1997)
  • The Big Lebowski (1998)
  • Armageddon (1998)
  • 8mm (1999)
  • Dancer in the Dark (2000)
  • Windtalkers (2002)
  • Minority Report (2002)
  • Bad Boys II (2003)
  • Constantine (2005)
  • 22 Jump Street (2014)

Peter Stormare also appeared in the video games - Destiny (2014), Until Dawn (2015), and Destiny 2 (2017). As of , Peter Stormare has an estimated net worth of about $8M.

At a Glance

Full name: Rolf Peter Ingvar Storm

Other names: Peter Stormare

Birthday: 27 August 1953


Net worth: $8M

Occupation: Actor, Musician, Playwright, Theatre Director.

Nationality: Kingdom of Sweden

Net Worth

Peter Stormare appeared in the music video of the song "Uprising" by the Swedish power metal band Sabaton. In 2014, Stormare appeared in episodes of Longmire, Arrow, and The Blacklist. In the same year, he also starred in the Eli Roth-produced film Clown. As of , Peter Stormare has an estimated net worth of about $8M.

Early Life

Rolf Peter Ingvar Storm was born in Kumla in Örebro County, Sweden, but soon after, his family moved to Arbrå, Gävleborg County. He changed his surname when he discovered that he shared it with a senior student at an acting academy. Like "storm" (a word which has the same meaning in Swedish and English), "stormare" is a Swedish word, meaning "stormer". Before settling on "Stormare", he briefly contemplated changing his name to "Retep Mrots", which is simply "Peter Storm" backwards.

Favorite Quotes from Peter Stormare

“If you do a character, always make the character with a big question mark. Even if the character is very enigmatic and all over the place, making him always with a question mark, because if you turn a question mark upside down as they do in South America in Spanish, then it becomes a hook.” – Peter Stormare
“If what I think is God should come down today and says “I’m God or the thing you call God, and you’re never going to do any more movies. You’re never going to do television. You’re never going to do theater again in your life,” I would just say “What are we doing? What is the next step?” That’s how I try to approach it.” – Peter Stormare
“When you introduce a character and show him for the first time, don’t show him fully lit. Don’t show him one hundred percent to the audience. Show maybe fifty percent or sixty percent so the audience can fill in the dark spots.” – Peter Stormare
“I’ve been very lucky and fortunate to meet people that are very inspirational in their spirits, too, and not just as filmmakers – in their personal life. I mean, Steven Spielberg is very inspirational just to sit down and talk for an hour, like Ingmar Bergman was. They know so much about life and, you know, movie-making, so it’s just wonderful to be around those people.” – Peter Stormare
“If I had the money, I would love to open up a movie theater that just played images and colors and beautiful music. For me, there’s nothing like listening to a beautiful opera sometimes – on a record or seeing it live – just to be sleepy and let those beautiful voices take me somewhere I’ve never been before.” – Peter Stormare

Acting Career

Stormare voiced Mattias Nilsson in the video games Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction and Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, Isair in the computer game Icewind Dale 2, and Johann Strauss in Quake 4. In February 2006, he starred as Wolfgang in Volkswagen's VDub series of television commercials. He played the main character in the film Svartvattnet, which was filmed in Sweden and Norway in 2007.

He was offered a role in the ABC television series Lost for a period of one year, which he declined. In the 2007 film Premonition, he played Dr. Roth. In April 2007, he appeared in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode "Ending Happy".

In 2015, Stormare voiced and motion captured the character Dr. Alan Hill, in the video game Until Dawn. In 2016, he played Rutger Burlin in the Swedish television series Midnattssol; he also co-created, and starred as Ingmar in, the web television series Swedish Dicks, which was renewed for a second season in October 2016.

In 2017, he played a minor role in John Wick: Chapter 2 and the part of Czernobog on the Starz series American Gods. He played the vampire Godbrand in the Netflix animated series Castlevania. In 2019 he appeared in the music video of the song "Graven" by the U.S. death metal band Possessed.

Music Career

After Bono of U2 heard some of Stormare's music, he encouraged Stormare to make an album. In 2002, Stormare released his first album, Dallerpölsa och småfåglar. He plays in a band called Blonde from Fargo and runs a record label called StormVox.