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Age56 (age at death)
Birthday 8 November, 1960
Birthplace Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Died 27 June, 2017
Place of Death Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Height 5' 10¾" (180 cm)
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009).
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Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈmiːkaˌɛl ˈnyːˌkvɪst]; 8 November 1960 – 27 June 2017), better known as Michael Nyqvist, was a Swedish actor. Educated at the School of Drama in Malmö, he became well known for playing police officer Banck in the first series of Martin Beck films made in 1997, and later for his leading role in the film Grabben i graven bredvid in 2002. He was most recognized internationally for his role in the acclaimed Millennium series as Mikael Blomkvist, as well as the lead villains in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (as Kurt Hendricks) and John Wick (as Viggo Tarasov). In 2004, he played the leading role in the Academy Award-nominated Best Foreign Film As It Is in Heaven.

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