He is also credited as a composer, along with Hildur Gudnadottir, for the upcoming Bible drama "Mary Magdalene."
Johannsson is survived by his parents, three sisters and daughter, Variety reported.
His Facebook page was updated Saturday with the message: "It is with profound sadness that we confirm the passing of our dear friend Johann. We have lost one of the most talented and brilliant people who we had the privilege of knowing and working with. May his music continue to inspire us.
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