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Michael Nyqvist (1960–2017)


Born Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist in Stockholm, Sweden, it wasn't until he was over a year old when he was finally adopted from the orphanage he had been given to. His father was a lawyer and his mother a writer. It wasn't until he had his first child that he decided to seek out his biological parents. After a long journey, he met his biological mother... See full bio »

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John Wick
John Wick Viggo Tarasov
(2014)
Abduction
Abduction Kozlow
(2011)
Tillsammans
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018 Radegund (post-production)
Bishop Joseph Fliessen
 2017 Hunter Killer
Captain Sergi Andropoyov
 2017 Du forsvinder
Bernard Berman
 2017 Madiba (TV Mini-Series)
H.F. Verwoerd
- A New World (2017) ... H.F. Verwoerd
- Brains Not Blood (2017) ... H.F. Verwoerd
- Spear of the Nation (2017) ... H.F. Verwoerd
- Total Strategy (2017) ... H.F. Verwoerd
- Defiance (2017) ... H.F. Verwoerd
 2016 I.T.
Henrik
 2016 Den allvarsamma leken
Markel
 2016 Frank & Lola
Alan Larsson
 2015 The Girl in the Book
Milan
 2015 Colonia
Paul Schäfer
 2015 The Girl King
Chancellor Axel Oxenstierna
 2015 The Hundred Code (TV Series)
Mikael Eklund
- Everytime You Think You're Winning (2015) ... Mikael Eklund
- Still Living After All (2015) ... Mikael Eklund
- Secrets (2015) ... Mikael Eklund
- The Deep Heart's Core (2015) ... Mikael Eklund
- Nobody Sleeps (2015) ... Mikael Eklund
 2014 John Wick
Viggo Tarasov
 2014 Min så kallade pappa
Martin
 2014 La ritournelle
Jesper
 2014 Days and Nights
Johan
 2013 The Girl from Nagasaki
Father Lars
 2013 Zero Hour (TV Series)
White Vincent
- Spring (2013) ... White Vincent
- Ratchet (2013) ... White Vincent
- Hands (2013) ... White Vincent
- Escapement (2013) ... White Vincent
- Balance (2013) ... White Vincent
 2013 Europa Report
Andrei Blok
 2012/I Disconnect
Stephen Schumacher
 2011/I Abduction
Kozlow
 2011 The Man from Beijing (TV Movie)
Staffan
 2010 Millennium (TV Mini-Series)
Mikael Blomkvist
- Del 6 - Luftslottet som sprängdes (2010) ... Mikael Blomkvist
- Del 5 - Luftslottet som sprängdes (2010) ... Mikael Blomkvist
- Del 4 - Flickan som lekte med elden (2010) ... Mikael Blomkvist
- Del 3 - Flickan som lekte med elden (2010) ... Mikael Blomkvist
- Del 2 - Män som hatar kvinnor (2010) ... Mikael Blomkvist
 2010 Arn (TV Mini-Series)
Magnus Folkesson
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Magnus Folkesson
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Magnus Folkesson
 2010 Kennedys Hirn (TV Movie)
Lars Hakansson
 2010 Änglavakt
Ernst
 2009 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Mikael Blomkvist
 2009 Bröllopsfotografen
Stage actor
 2009 The Girl Who Played with Fire
Mikael Blomkvist
 2009 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Mikael Blomkvist
 2008 Iskariot
Masen
 2008 Downloading Nancy
Stan
 2008 Kautokeino-opprøret
Lars Levi Laestadius
 2007 Arn: Tempelriddaren
Magnus Folkesson
 2007 The Black Pimpernel
Harald Edelstam
 2007 Elias og kongeskipet
Joviale (Swedish version, voice)
 2007 Nattsøsteren (TV Mini-Series)
Tage Wolter
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Tage Wolter
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Tage Wolter
- Episode #1.222 (2007) ... Tage Wolter
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Tage Wolter
 2006 Underbara älskade
Lasse
 2006 White Man's Blues (Short)
Jonas
 2006 Sök
Janne
 2005 Wallander (TV Series)
Lothar Kraftzcyk
- Mastermind (2005) ... Lothar Kraftzcyk
 2005 Bang Bang Orangutang
Sven Blomberg
 2005 Skattejakten (TV Series)
Are Sterner
- Klosterøyas hemmelighet (2005) ... Are Sterner
 2005 Mother of Mine
Hjalmar Jönsson - isä Ruotsissa
 2005 Naboer
Åke
 2005 Skuggvärld (Short)
Henrik
 2004 Om Stig Petrés hemlighet (TV Mini-Series)
Stig Petré
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Stig Petré
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Stig Petré
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Stig Petré
 2004 As It Is in Heaven
Daniel Daréus
 2004 Dag och natt
Jacob
 2004 ABBA: Our Last Video Ever (TV Short)
 2004 London Voodoo
Magnus
 2004 Veddemålet (TV Mini-Series)
Are Sterner
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Are Sterner
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Are Sterner
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Are Sterner
 2003 Detaljer
Erik
 2003 Smala Sussie
Mörka Rösten
 2003 Föräldramötet (Short)
Ulf
 2002 Bäst i Sverige!
Giuseppe
 2002 Grabben i graven bredvid
Benny Söderström
 2002 Olivia Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Fagerlund
- Del 7 (2002) ... Fagerlund
- Del 6 (2002) ... Fagerlund
- Del 5 (2002) ... Fagerlund
- Del 4 (2002) ... Fagerlund
- Del 3 (2002) ... Fagerlund
 2002 Den 5:e kvinnan (TV Mini-Series)
Bo Runfeldt
- De sista dagarna (2002) ... Bo Runfeldt
- Dag 8-12 (2002) ... Bo Runfeldt
- Dag 5-7 (2002) ... Bo Runfeldt
- Dag 1-4 (2002) ... Bo Runfeldt
 2001 Reuter & Skoog (TV Series)
 2001 Hem ljuva hem
Kent
 2001 Hans och hennes
Doctor
 2001 Skuggpojkarna (TV Movie)
Christoffer
 2001 Bekännelsen (TV Movie)
Thorn (episodes 2, 3)
 2001 Hr. Boe & Co.'s Anxiety (Short)
 2000 Hjärta av sten
Lev
 2000 Brott§våg (TV Series)
Michael Heymer
- Thors requiem (2000) ... Michael Heymer
 2000 Tillsammans
Rolf
 2000 Judith (TV Mini-Series)
Niklas Wide
- Del 3 (2000) ... Niklas Wide
- Del 2 (2000) ... Niklas Wide
 2000 10:10 (Short)
Magnus
 1999 En dag i taget (TV Series)
Henrik Boström
- Panikångest (1999) ... Henrik Boström
 1999 På sista versen (TV Movie)
Raymond (as Mikael Nyqvist)
 1999 Vägen ut
Diego
 1998 Personkrets 3:1 (TV Movie)
Karl-Erik
 1998 S:t Mikael: Traumaenheten (TV Series)
Svante Nyhlén
- Episode #1.8 (1998) ... Svante Nyhlén
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Svante Nyhlén
 1998 OP7 (TV Series)
Johan
- Nöden har ingen lag (1998) ... Johan
 1998 Veranda för en tenor
Regissören
 1997-1998 Beck (TV Series)
John Banck / Banck
- Moneyman (1998) ... John Banck
- Pensionat Pärlan (1998) ... John Banck
- Öga för öga (1998) ... John Banck
- Vita nätter (1998) ... John Banck
- Mannen med ikonerna (1997) ... John Banck
 1998 Nightwalk (Short)
The Man
 1997/II Tic Tac
Resturant owner
 1997 Emma åklagare (TV Series)
Anders Häger
- Pappas pojke (1997) ... Anders Häger
 1996 Sånt är livet
Kalle Andersson
 1996 Jerusalem
Carpenter 1
 1996 Zonen (TV Mini-Series)
Militärpolis
- Del 3 (1996) ... Militärpolis
 1995 Anmäld försvunnen (TV Series)
Ronny
- Episode #1.9 (1995) ... Ronny (as Michael Nyquist)
 1994 Döda danskar räknas inte (TV Mini-Series)
Henrik
 1992 Kvällspressen (TV Series)
Konkurrentjournalist
- Carolamannen (1992) ... Konkurrentjournalist (as Michael Nykvist)
 1990 Pass (TV Movie)
 1982 Kamraterna (TV Movie)
The model
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Jon Fosse's play 'Dröm om hösten' at The Royal Dramatic Theater, Stockholm, Sweden. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Nykvist | Michael Nyquist | Micke Nyqvist | Mikael Nyqvist

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was not allowed to talk about being adopted when growing up. I walked around feeling like I was going to explode. See more »

Trivia:

In 2001 he signed the appeal Swedish Film Workers for Peace and Freedom in an Independent Palestine. See more »

Nickname:

Micke

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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