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Michael Nyqvist

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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 2016 The 11th (pre-production)
 2016 Frank & Lola
 2015 Colonia
Paul Schäfer
 2015 The Girl in the Book
Milan Daneker
 2015 100 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 My So-Called Father
 2014 Paris Follies
 2014 Days and Nights
 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
 2011/I Abduction
 2011 The Man from Beijing (TV Movie)
 2010 Kennedy's Brain (TV Movie)
Lars Hakansson
 2010 Among Us
 2009 The Wedding Photographer
Stage actor
 2008 Iskariot
 2008 Downloading Nancy
 2008 The Kautokeino Rebellion
Lars Levi Laestadius
 2007 Nattsøsteren (TV Mini-Series)
Tage Wolter
 2007 The Black Pimpernel
Harald Edelstam
 2007 Elias and the Royal Yacht
Joviale (Swedish version, voice)
 2006 Suddenly
 2006 White Man's Blues (Short)
 2006 Search
 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 Next Door
 2005 Skuggvärld (Short)
 2004 Om Stig Petrés hemlighet (TV Mini-Series)
Stig Petré
 2004 As It Is in Heaven
Daniel Daréus
 2004 Day and Night
 2004 ABBA: Our Last Video Ever (TV Short)
 2004 London Voodoo
 2004 The Bet (TV Mini-Series)
Are Sterner
 2003 Details
 2003 Slim Susie
Mörka Rösten
 2003 Classmates (Short)
 2002 We Can Be Heroes!
 2002 The Guy in the Grave Next Door
Benny Söderström
 2002 Olivia Twist (TV Mini-Series)
- 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
 2001 Reuter & Skoog (TV Series)
 2001 Home Sweet Home
 2001 Making Babies
 2001 Skuggpojkarna (TV Movie)
 2001 Bekännelsen (TV Movie)
Thorn (episodes 2, 3)
 2001 Hr. Boe & Co.'s Anxiety (Short)
 2000 Hjärta av sten
 2000 Together
 2000 Judith (TV Mini-Series)
Niklas Wide
- Del 3 (2000) ... Niklas Wide
- Del 2 (2000) ... Niklas Wide
 2000 10:10 (Short)
 1999 En dag i taget (TV Series)
Henrik Boström
- Panikångest (1999) ... Henrik Boström
 1999 På sista versen (TV Movie)
Raymond (as Mikael Nyqvist)
 1999 Breaking Out
 1998 Personkrets 3:1 (TV Movie)
 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)
- Nöden har ingen lag (1998) ... Johan
 1998 Waiting for the Tenor
 1997-1998 Beck (TV Series)
John Banck / Banck
- Moneyman (1998) ... John Banck
- Öga för öga (1998) ... John Banck
- Vita nätter (1998) ... 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)
- Del 3 (1996) ... Militärpolis
 1995 Anmäld försvunnen (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1995) ... Ronny (as Michael Nyquist)
 1994 Döda danskar räknas inte (TV Mini-Series)
 1992 Kvällspressen (TV Series)
- Carolamannen (1992) ... Konkurrentjournalist (as Michael Nykvist)
 1990 Pass (TV Movie)
 1982 Kamraterna (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Stage play: Jane Eyre, playing Mr. Rochester, at Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Nykvist | Michael Nyquist | Micke Nyqvist | Mikael Nyqvist


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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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. See more »


He was a guest on the talk show Go Kväll in 2002. See more »



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