6' 2" (1.88 m)
Alexander Richard Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada. After Starring alongside Jennifer Lawrence in the hugely successful blockbuster, The Hunger Games (2012), Alexander went on to star in films with some of the worlds most prolific actors such as, Anthony Hopkins (Blackway), and Mark Whalberg (lone survivor). He received critical acclaim for his performance as Bjorn Ironside in the Global Hit Television Series,Vikings (2013), which Alexander starred in alongside his close friend and mentor Travis Fimmel. Alexander Also writes for film and television for which he is developing. .
His mother, Sharlene Ludwig is a former actress and serves as his manager, and his father, Harald Horst Ludwig, is a businessman/entrepreneur. He has 3 siblings; Nicholas, Natalie and Sophia and a dog named scout.
When he isn't acting, Alexander can be found writing music, surfing, extreme skiing, skydiving, and traveling the world.
His mother is former actress Sharlene Martin, and his father is business exec. Harald Ludwig from Vancouver, Canada.
He's the eldest of four siblings, having two sisters and a brother.
His lucky number is 7 because he was born on May 7, at 7 minutes to 7, and weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces.
Alexander attends USC and lives full time in Los Angeles, California.
On the set of Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Dwayne Johnson gave him one of his personal guitars on his 16th birthday.
Is very close friends with AnnaSophia Robb.
The German name Ludwig means 'famous warrior'. Alexander plays the "famous warrior" Cato in The Hunger Games (2012).
Auditioned for the the role of Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games, but lost to Josh Hutcherson. He was later cast as Cato.
He has been good friends with Josh Hutcherson since 2005.
His paternal grandfather was German and his paternal grandmother was Belgian, from Antwerp. Alexander's mother has English, Scottish, and some German and Jersey (Channel Islander), ancestry; her family has recently lived in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Stared in two Horror movies with the title Final Girl, Final Girl (2015) and The Final Girls (2015).
My Heart lies in music and acting; however, my inspiration comes from adrenaline rush l get from sports... and life.
My parents know how passionate I've always been about acting. I convinced them this was something that i was going to put my heart and soul into.