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Alexander Skarsgård Loves Whale Watching

In addition to being very handsome and increasingly famous, True Blood star Alexander Skarsgård has other interests. Like whale watching! Yes, he's obsessed our mammalian friends of the deep, according to his profile in this month's GQ. "Ever since he went whale-watching, he won't stop talking about it. Everybody has to go!" says papa Stellan Skarsgård. The elder Skarsgård is his son's biggest supporter, too. Alexander took his father to watch the editing process for an intense scene in Straw Dogs, in which his character rapes Kate Bosworth's. According to the film's director, Rod Lurie, Stellan was impressed: "He proclaimed it 'the best rape ever filmed.'" [GQ]

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