Michael Nyqvist of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Died of Lung Cancer. He Was 56

News by Alex Supertramp Published on 28 Jun,2017 Updated on 16 Aug,2017

The girl with the Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist is no more. He has died at the age of 56 as confirmed on Tuesday.

source: dailymail

It is reported that the actor died of lung cancer. Famously known for his role in the Swedish movie adaptations of the girl with the dragon tattoo series was an impressive actor and skillful.

'Michael's joy and passion were infectious to those who knew and loved him' a statement released by the family via the Hollywood reporters.

source: dailymail

The statement continued as family added 'His charm and charisma were undeniable, and his love for the arts was felt by all who had the pleasure of working with him.’

Starring alongside Noomi Rapace in the 2009 adaptation of the girl with the dragon tattoo, Michael played the role of Mikael Blomqvist.

source: dailymail

Michael has two children Ellen and Arthur and married to Catharina. He was very passionate about pursuing a career in acting when he was 17. AENC