Made his stage debut at the Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern in Stockholm (1984).
His favorite Hollywood actors are Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Gary Oldman and Sean Penn. Actresses are Gena Rowlands and Jessica Lange.
Son, Igor Edgar Persbrandt Lundell, with girlfriend Sanna Lundell, was born May 6, 2006.
Girlfriend, Sanna Lundell, gave birth to a son, Åke Lo Persbrandt, on August 19, 2009. This is the couples second child together.
In 2002, he was a guest at Ola Lindholm's show called Riktig Talkshow.