Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies such as "John Wick," has died after a year-long battle with cancer.
Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky confirmed the actor’s death Tuesday. Nyqvist was 56.
"It is with deep sadness that I can confirm that our beloved Michael, one of Sweden's most respected and accomplished actors, has passed away quietly surrounded by family," Tversky said in a statement on behalf of the family.
Nyqvist is perhaps best known worldwide for originating the role of Mikael Blomkvist in the Swedish "The Girl...