Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. Nyqvist had always moved easily from character acting to leads; now he was adopted by Hollywood as a nuclear madman in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011), and then as the memorable Viggo Tarasov battling Keanu Reeves’ eponymous hitman, and stealing the show from him, in John Wick (2014). nice gesture from the theatre world. GREAT NEWS! Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. there is a risk that it cannot be reversed." Failed to report flower. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. .css-po6dm6-ItalicText{font-style:italic;}Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you need help finding the right words, view our. He was 56. The actor’s death was announced in a family statement: “Michael’s joy and passion were infectious to those who knew and loved him. He was nominated for a Guldbagge (“Golden Beetle”, the Swedish Oscars), for best supporting actor. Their first encounter was an ill-tempered mess, but new rules are in place for the Nashville event. As most of you know, Michael was actor Leif Andrée said, "It was a fantastic, absolutely There is a problem with your email/password. I hope you find comfort in God during this time. adopted but eventually found his biological parents and Failed to remove flower. good time." Year should not be greater than current year. He would go on to appear in television in such works as "Kvallspressen", "Ammald forsvunnen", "Beck", "S:t MIkael: Traumaenheten", "Judith", "Olivia Twist", "The Bet", "Nattsosteren", "Milennium", "Zero Hour", and "100 Code". At his burial service, there were many Your Scrapbook is currently empty. He would keep working. © 2020 BBC. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. "Michael's joy and passion were infectious to those who knew and loved him," his family said. Catharina described how We’ve updated the security on the site. Lennon. Daniel Craig played Blomkvist in the American movie version of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”, American audiences may know Nyqvist best from co-starring with Keanu Reeves in “John Wick” and playing the evil nuclear scientist opposite Tom Cruise in “Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol.”. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo director queries US remake, Stormzy takes starring role in Watch Dogs game. He had been battling lung cancer. ", "My Condolences and Prayers are with the Family and friends of Mr.Michael Nyqvist. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. illness. For Michael, it was important that he did not become his Nyqvist's love of the arts was "felt by all who had the pleasure of working with him", the family added. Actor. Eva Dahlgren, Mona Sahlin, David Dencik, Vera Vitali, Michael Nyqvist, an actor who starred in the Swedish film version of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” died Tuesday, June 27, 2017, of cancer, according to … was felt by all who had the pleasure of working with Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, known for his roles in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and "John Wick," has died after a yearlong battle with lung cancer, his representative said. him. A "He was a sweet man with an infectious smile, a great dad and a fine actor," he wrote on Instagram. His death was announced "with deep sadness" by a family representative who said that "one of Sweden's most respected and accomplished actors" had "passed away quietly surrounded by family". Get breaking news alerts& today's headlines inyour inbox. A system error has occurred. A very talented actor. You have chosen this person to be their own family member.