Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist who is known from films such as the Millennium Trilogy died of cancer. He was only 56 years old.
Michael Nyqvist was a versatile actor who besides working on many Swedish or Scandinavian/Nordic productions showed his talent in Hollywood, too. He played in Lukas Moodysson’s Together (2000), the film adaption of Katarina Mazetti’s Grabben i graven bredvid (2002), and Kay Pollack’s As It Is in Heaven (2004). However, to most past of the world he will remain Mikael Blomkvist, the determined journalist from the Millennium Trilogy.
Source: Dagens Nyheter