Died the star of the movie “the girl with the dragon tattoo”
Died Swedish actor Michael Nyquist, who played a major role in the film “the girl with the dragon tattoo” based on the novel by Stieg Larsson. He was 56 years old.
On the death of the actor, who has long struggled with a serious illness, “with deep regret” announced by his family. Nyquist suffered from lung cancer. He is survived by his wife and two children.
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The actor’s love for art was felt by all who had the opportunity to work with him, said in a statement the family of the actor.
“Michael spread his joy and contagious enthusiasm for all who knew and loved him, said the family of Nyquist. — His charm and charisma cannot be questioned”.
The representative of the family of Nyquist noted that life is gone, “one of the most respected and successful actors of Sweden.” According to him, Michael Nyquist “died surrounded by family”.
Nykvist’s death left a “huge void,” writes the largest Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet.
Michael Nyquist was born in Stockholm on 8 November 1960. At age 19 he enrolled at the theatre Academy in malmö. After graduating, Nyquist worked in the theater.
In the movie, he made his debut in 1982, playing a small role in the TV movie “Kamraterna”. In 2000, he starred in the film “Together” directed by Lukas Moodysson, the film received international recognition, and Nyquist is the first nomination for the award “the Gold bug”. It is a national kinonagrad Sweden, which is awarded by the Swedish film Institute. The film was the first big work of Nyquist in the movie.
The popularity of the Nyquist brought the role of the journalist Michael Blomkvist in the 2009 film “the girl with the dragon tattoo.”
The movie was filmed on the first novel of the trilogy “Millennium” Swedish journalist and writer Stieg Larsson. Nyquist played a major role in the sequels “the girl with the dragon tattoo” “the Girl who played with fire” and “the Girl who blew up castles in the air”, also based on the books by Larsson.
Have Personaly Larsson
The author of the trilogy “Millennium” Stig Larsson died in 2004, did not live even before the publication of the books. 50-year-old Larsson died of a massive heart attack, up to the seventh floor to the office on foot because of a broken lift. Writer friends said he smoked a lot and was a workaholic.
The novels of Larsson’s translated into dozens of languages and published a total circulation of 80 million copies. In the American adaptation of “the Girl with the dragon tattoo” the role of journalist Mikael Blomkvist played by Daniel Craig, known for the films about James bond.
In 2011, Nyquist starred in the films “the Chase” and “Mission impossible: Ghost Protocol”. He also played Viggo Tarasov in the movie “John Wick” with Keanu Reeves, and in 2015, he starred in the movie “the Colony Dignidad”.
Only Nyquist has played in more than 30 paintings.