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Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård (born August 9, 1990) is an Swedish actor and son of the famous Stellan Skarsgård and younger brother of fellow-actor Alexander Skarsgård. He portrayed Pennywise the Dancing Clown, one of the many forms of It, in the 2017 adaptation and it's sequel directed by Andy Muschietti.

He also currently appears in Hulu's Castle Rock as Shawshank Prisoner.

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  • He was born in 1990, the same year when the television miniseries It was first broadcasted. Twenty-seven years later (the time between It's cycle), he would portray Pennywise in the new adaptation. Also, in a bit of interesting but unrelated trivia, 1990 was the year in which Misery was released in theaters.