Floki is a genius ship-builder and he designs and builds the prototype of the new generation of Viking ships which can sail across the open ocean and up the shallowest of rivers. Without Floki, Ragnar would have never been able to fulfill his dreams of discovering new lands and new civilizations. A close and loyal friend of Ragnar’s, Floki is an entertaining, yet dangerous jester.
Gustaf Skarsgård is one of Sweden’s most prominent and prolific actors. He began acting as a 9-year-old opposite his father Stellan in Cod Name: Coq Rouge. After graduating from the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2003, he became an ensemble member of the Royal Dramatic Theatre. Skarsgård starred in many Swedish cinematic successes: Evil (nominated for a Guldbagge for Best Supporting Role, the Swedish equivalent of the Academy Awards), The Invisible, Kidz in da Hood (earning a Guldbagge for the lead), and many more. In 2007, he received the European Film Academy’s Shooting Star Award. His latest films include Peter Weir’s The Way Back (co-starring Ed Harris and Colin Farrell) and the Norwegian adventure drama KonTiki. Gustaf’s latest contribution to the TV world is Swedish series The Fat and the Ugly, helmed by Johan Renck.