Per OscarssonSwedish actor Per Oscarsson who appeared in 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' films and his wife are feared dead after fire destroyed their home in Sweden.

Firefighters in Skara in Vastergotland, in southwestern Sweden, were called Friday to the home of Oscarsson and wife Kia Ostling. By the time they arrived at the home, located outside of town, only the chimney was left standing, Sveriges Radio reported.

Oscarsson is believed to have died along with his wife in a fire.The remains of one person were pulled from the debris today, the radio network said, citing Swedish news agency TT. The victim had not been identified. Authorities were looking for a second body.

Oscarsson, 83, and Ostling, 67, had lived in the home for around 10 years, said. They had told relatives they planned to remain at home over New Year's and their car was parked outside.

Firefighter believe the blaze started late Thursday or early Friday. A relative noticed the flames around mid-morning Friday and called for help, but by then it was too late, said.