Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist has passed away after a short battle with lung cancer. He was known for playing Mikael Blomkvist in the Swedish version of The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo. He also featured in some Hollywood films like John wick 2 and Mission Impossible: Ghost protocol. In a statement released by his family:

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“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.”

Screenrant also reported that the actor was an accomplished author.

Source: THR

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