Swedish fiction author whose famous Millennium Trilogy was published after his death. The popular series includes such international bestsellers as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest.
He was given a typewriter for his twelfth birthday. This gift sparked his interest in writing, and he quickly began writing sci-fi-genre fan fiction.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was made into two different films, one of which starred Daniel Craig.
He died of a heart attack in 2004 after he was forced to climb multiple flights of stairs because the elevator in his office building was out of service.
Rooney Mara portrayed Lisbeth Salander in the film version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.