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Michael Nyqvist Quotes: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings

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Swedish actor Michaeel Nyqvist passed away Tuesday at the age of 56. He’s most known for his lead role in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and as the villain in John Wick. Three films, starring Nyqvist are scheduled to come out: Hunter Killer in 2017, Radegund and Kursk in 2018.

Nyqvist has spent over three decades in the film industry. He began his acting career in 1982 and has since developed into a world renowned movie star. Look below and you will know Michael Nyqvist’s words of wisdom…

“I think the whole mission of being here on Earth is to accept what you have, and my journey was to accept my own life and not pretend anything else. I think that’s what we all struggle with.” “Now I have a very good life and I am very proud of my work.” “I was not allowed to talk about being adopted when growing up. I walked around feeling like I was going to explode.” “If I compared myself to my kids, they know everything, and they’re like small little hackers. I feel also that my identity can be stolen; I’m very paranoid about it compared to other people in the younger generation.” “Canada was for me very much Sweden, you know? Very much open people, that they read books, they go see films. I felt at home in Canada. And also, you speak French.” “Where I come from, it’s a little bit like England. We start from the theater, and we do films a bit on our free time. The history of making films in Scandinavia is so old, it’s like the oldest. The Nordic film industry started before Hollywood in Stockholm in Copenhagen.” “Sweden is a great country. What is not so great is that we have a society that, in a way, says it’s great if you don’t look right, if you don’t look left, if you just look straight forward.” “David Fincher is one of the best directors I know, so I’m really curious to see it. Really curious, and I want to hear Daniel have the Swedish accent.” Michael Nyqvist Dead: Full Story & Must-See Details Michael Nyqvist Dead: Full Story & Must-See DetailsMichael Nyqvist, star of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and John Wick died onCLICK HERE TO READ MORE →

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Michael Nyqvist Cause of Death: How Did Michael Die?

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Michael Nyqvist was a Swedish actor. He was educated at the School of Drama in Malmö, he became well known from his role as police officer Banck in the first series of Beck films made in 1997.

Michael Nyqvist Cause Of Death

Nyqvist died on June 27, 2017, having suffered from lung cancer. He was the Best Male Supporting Actor at the Guldbagge Gala 2017. Other awards won include film star of the year 2002 and 2004 by Aftonbladet, a Swedish newspaper Best Male Actor 2003 by Nöjesguiden, Price winner The Golden Sun, 2004 Best Actor in the International Film Festival in Gijon 2003, As It Is in Heaven was nominated as Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards in 2004 ,Best Male Actor in the International Film Festival in Minsk 2006 ,Won the Audience Price at the Guldbagge Gala 2006, Best Male Supporting Actor at the Guldbagge Gala 2017.

Nyqvist has 3 movies coming out: Hunter Killer in 2017, and Radegund and Kursk in 2018. He best known for playing Viggo Tarasov in John Wick and Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  He was born in Stockholm, Sweden.

His family released a statement saying:

“Michael’s joy and passion were infectious to those who knew and loved him. His charm and charisma were undeniable, and his love for the arts was felt by all who had the pleasure of working with him”

Other Career Accomplishments & Credentials

Nyqvist, appeared in Lionsgate’s John Wick, co-starring with Keanu Reeves, and as the villain nuclear scientist in Paramount’s Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol, opposite Tom Cruise.

His role as Mikael Blomqvist in the American big screen adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, based on Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, was played by Daniel Craig.

Nyqvist described his childhood and quest to find his biological parents, subsequently in his adult life, in his autobiographical novel, Just After Dreaming (Swedish title: När barnet lagt sig). He was married to scenographer Catharina Ehrnrooth and had two children, Ellen and Arthur.

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