Alexander Ludwig

Alexander Ludwig, Originally from Vancouver, Canada, the actor's upbringing was a blend of showbiz and business, with his mother in acting and his father in business. At the age of nine, he made his debut with a cameo in an advertisement for "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Orlando Resort, Florida. Despite his parents' differing professions, he had to persuade them to support his passion for acting.
In 2001, he secured his first significant role in the family TV movie Air Bud 3, part of a beloved series featuring a golden retriever. This early experience paved the way for him to appear in various children's productions, including lending his voice to an animated short film.
His breakthrough came in 2007 with the fantasy film The Seeker, where he portrayed the protagonist. Two years later, he joined the cast of the action-packed Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, starring alongside Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and AnnaSophia Robb (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). This role garnered attention from audiences, leading to his pivotal role as Cato in the first installment of The Hunger Games trilogy alongside Jennifer Lawrence.
Building on his growing fame, he starred in the comedy sequel Grown Ups 2, alongside Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, and Steve Buscemi, as well as the drama Lone Survivor directed by Peter Berg (known for The Leftovers, Battleship, Hancock), featuring Mark Wahlberg.
However, his career-defining role came with the series Vikings, where from its second season onwards, he portrayed Bjorn, the ambitious son of Ragnar Lothbrok, leader of a Viking group striving to shape the future of their people.