Succession actor Alexander Skarsgard announced that his girlfriend Tuva Novotny has given birth to their first child at the premiere of Succession season four.

Neither the True Blood actor nor his girlfriend has revealed any details about the baby. This includes name, gender, or even when the baby was born. However, the actor was seen holding a plush toy on the red carpet which is believed to be a potential gift for his newborn baby.

Who is Tuva Novotny?

Tuva Novotny was born on December 21, 1979, in Stockholm, Sweden. She is an actress, director, and singer. She is the daughter of Czech film director David Jan Novotný and Swedish artist Barbro Hedström. At a young age, she participated in Vår teater, a children’s theater in Stockholm.

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Her acting career began in 1996 with her starring in the television program Bullen as Tjejen. Novotny also appeared in several films and series like Tic Tac, Skilda världar, Sleepwalker, Naken, The Invisible, and Kommer du med mig då, Stratosphere Girl, The Return of the Dancing Master, Familien Gregersen, Fyra veckor i juni, and Bang Bang Orangutang.

Skarsgard and Novotny were spotted with a stroller in November 2022 in New York City. That was when she raised suspicions about welcoming a baby for the first time. The 43-year-old was seen pushing the stroller while the True Blood star held the baby wrapped in a blanket.

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Novotny first showcased her baby bump in April 2022 at the Swedish Elle Awards. However, the pair did not confirm their romance at the time. The actress also shares her 16-year-old daughter, Ella, with her ex-partner Nicolai Bjerrum Lersbryggen.

Alexander Skarsgard has once revealed to People Magazine in 2009 about what he looks for in a partner. According to him his partner it was “very important” for his partner to have a sense of humor.