Peter Stormare is a Swedish film, stage, voice and television actor, as well as a theatrical director, playwright and musician. He plays Milos Kirchoff in NBC's The Blacklist. He first appeared in the episode “Berlin”.
He was born Peter Rolf Ingvar Storm in Kumla, Närke, Sweden. and grew up in Arbrå, Hälsingland. He changed his surname when he discovered he shared it with a senior student at the acting academy. Just like “storm” (a word which has the same meaning in Swedish and English), “stormare” is a Swedish word, meaning “stormer”. Before settling on “Stormare” he briefly contemplated changing his name to “Mrots Retep” which is simply “Peter Storm” backwards.