We can’t wait to see Alexander Skarsgard out of Bon Temps and onto the high seas this summer in Battleship! Voted the sexiest man in Sweden in 1999. In March, 2008 he joined the cast of True Blood, Alan Ball’s new vampire drama series for HBO. The series, based on the Southern Vampire book series by Charlaine Harris, centers on the love story between a vampire, Bill (Stephen Moyer), and Sookie (Anna Paquin), a waitress who can read people’s minds. Alex plays the role of Eric Northman, a 1,000 year old Viking Vampire and owner of Fangtasia.