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We are not so different. We both have urges. Satisfying mine requires more towels.
~ Martin as he tortures Mikael Blomkvist

Martin Vanger is the main antagonist of the late Stiegg Larsen's novel The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, and its 2005 and 2011 film adaptations. He is the CEO of the powerful corporation Vanger Industries and a serial killer of young, immigrant women.

In the 2005 Swedish film adaptation, he is portrayed by Peter Haber. In the 2011 American adaptation, he is portrayed by Stellan Skarsgard.