Bjorn Played by Alexander Ludwig
Bjorn Lothbrok is the son of Ragnar and Lagertha and the oldest of Ragnar’s many sons. Intelligent and determined, Bjorn loves and admires his father above all men. Following in Ragnar’s footsteps, Bjorn desires to test himself as a fighter as well as an explorer. After fighting in battle without receiving one wound or scratch, he garnered the famous nickname “Bjorn Ironside.”
Alexander was recently seen in the thriller, Go With Me, opposite Julia Stiles and Anthony Hopkins; Final Girl, opposite Abigail Breslin and Wes Bentley and The Final Girls in which he stars opposite Malin Akerman and Nina Dobrev.
Ludwig grew up in Vancouver, Canada, and after beginning his acting career at age nine with a string of successful commercial and television parts, Ludwig landed the starring role of Will Stanton in 20th Century Fox’s action-adventure The Seeker: The Dark is Rising in 2007.
Previously, Ludwig appeared in diverse films such as Lone Survivor directed by Peter Berg, Grown Ups 2 opposite Adam Sandler and Sony’s Film When The Game Stands Tall, opposite Laura Dern. In 2012, he appeared as Cato, the antagonist, in the box-office smash-hit The Hunger Games. Alexander also starred in Walt Disney Pictures’ hugely successful Race to Witch Mountain, opposite Dwayne Johnson and Carla Gugino.
His talents extend beyond acting and filmmaking; Ludwig is a gifted musician and an avid outdoorsman. In his free time Ludwig can be found competing in extreme freestyle ski competitions on Whistler Mountain, or surfing the California coast.