6. She starred in the original film adaptation of Steig Larsson’s Millennium series.

Before Fincher got his hands on the book for the American version, Rapace played the intriguing anti-heroine Lisbeth Salander in the film adaptation of the Millenium series, beginning with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in 2009. Given the famously brooding subject matter of the film, Rapace noted, “The last day, after [we filmed] the last scene, all the producers came with champagne and everybody wanted to celebrate. And I just said, 'I need to go to the bathroom,' and I just started to throw up. It was like my body was physically throwing Lisbeth out."