Stieg Larsson

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Birthday
15, 1954
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Nov 9, 2004 (50)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1954
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Nov 9, 2004 (50)

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was made into two different films, one of which starred Daniel Craig.

Family Life

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.

Associated With

Rooney Mara portrayed Lisbeth Salander in the film version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.