Michael Nyqvist
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Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

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Michael Nykvist
Michael Nyquist
Micke Nyqvist
Mikael Nyqvist
Rolf Åke Michael Nyqvist
Микаэл Нюквист

Michael Nyqvist

Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist (8 November 1960 – 27 June 2017), better known as Michael Nyqvist, was a Swedish actor. Educated at the School of Drama in Malmö, he became well known for playing police officer Banck in the first series of Martin Beck films made in 1997, and later for his leading role in the film Grabben i graven bredvid in 2002. He was most recognized internationally for his role in the acclaimed Millennium series as Mikael Blomkvist, as well as the lead villains in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (as Kurt Hendricks) and John Wick (as Viggo Tarasov). In 2004, he played the leading role in the Academy Award-nominated Best Foreign Film As It Is in Heaven. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Nyqvist, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


2004 As It Is in Heaven as Daniel Daréus
2007 Arn: The Knight Templar as Magnus Folkesson
2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol as Kurt Hendricks
2011 Abduction as Nikola Kozlow
2012 Disconnect as Stephen Schumacher
2013 Europa Report as Andrei Blok
2014 John Wick as Viggo Tarasov
2015 The Girl King as Chancellor Axel Oxenstierna
2016 Colonia as Paul Schäfer
2016 I.T. as Henrik
2018 Hunter Killer as Captain Andropov
2018 Kursk as Nesterov