10/25/2009 AT 3:00 PM ET
When it comes to finding love, True Blood’s vampire hunk Alexander Skarsgard is looking for a woman with brains – not fangs! – who likes to laugh.
“A sense of humor is number one for sure,” Skarsgard told PEOPLE at the Gucci Icon-Temporary Flash Sneaker store opening in New York City. “Being funny and smart is very important.”
Known as the sexiest man alive in his native Sweden, the single actor, 33, is turning heads and causing blood pressures to rise with fans everywhere thanks to his brooding True Blood ego and charming good looks. “It’s very flattering,” he said of the swooning. “I turn a little pink!”