Max von Sydow

Born in April 10th, 1929

From Lund, Skåne län, Sweden

Max von Sydow Biography

Max von Sydow (born Carl Adolf von Sydow; April 10, 1929 – March 8, 2020) was a Swedish actor. He also held French citizenship since 2002. He starred in many films and had supporting roles in dozens more. He performed in films filmed in many languages, including Swedish, Norwegian, English, Italian, German, Danish, French and Spanish. Some of his most memorable film roles include knight Antonius Block in Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal (the first of his eleven films with Bergman and the film that includes the iconic shot of his career in the scene where he plays chess with Death), Jesus in George Stevens's The Greatest Story Ever Told, Father Merrin in Friedkin's The Exorcist, Joubert the assassin in Three Days of the Condor, and Ming the Merciless in the 1980 version of Flash Gordon.

He was twice nominated for the Academy Award - Best Leading Actor for Pelle the Conqueror (1988) and Best Supporting Actor for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011).

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Max von Sydow Movies

Kursk Poster
June 21, 2019
Robin Hood Poster
May 14, 2010
Shutter Island Poster
February 17, 2010
The Wolfman Poster
February 12, 2010
Oscar and the Lady in Pink Poster
November 15, 2009
Solomon Kane Poster
September 24, 2009

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