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1[[quoteright:350:]] ²²Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist (November 8, 1960 – June 27, 2017), often just called ''Michael Nyqvist'', was a Swedish movie and theatre actor. ²²Born as a half-Italian, he grew up with Swedish adoptive parents. He took his first acting experienced as an exchange student in America at the age of 17. At the age of 24, he was accepted at the Malmö Theatre Academy. After graduating, he was mainly a theatre actor, but after his breakout-role in ''Grabben I Graven Bredvid'' he started starring in numerous movies. ²----²²!!Selected filmography:²* ''Film/{{Beck}}'' (1997-1998) as John Banck²* ''Series/OliviaTwist'' (2002) as Fagerlund (Fagin)²* ''Film/SlimSusie'' (2003) as The Dark Voice²* ''Film/AsItIsInHeaven'' (2004) as Daniel Daréus²* ''Series/{{Wallander}}'' – Mastermind (2008) as Lothar Kraftzcyk²* ''Film/ArnTheKnightTemplar'' (2007) as Magnus Folkesson²* ''Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy '' (2009) as Mikael Blomkvist²* ''Film/MissionImpossibleGhostProtocol'' (2011) as Kurt Hendricks²* ''Film/JohnWick'' (2014) as Viggo Tarasov²* ''Film/HunterKiller'' (2018) as Captain Sergei Andropov²* ''Film/AHiddenLife'' (2018) as Bishop Joseph Fliessen, which was his final role²²----²!!Related Tropes:²²* PlayingAgainstType: The roles of Mikael Blomkvist, Kurt Hendricks and Viggo which he is most known for internationally notwithstanding, non-Swedes might be suprised to find out that in his homeland he was mostly know as a romantic lead and comedic actor.²----


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