Max von Sydow

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Max von Sydow ( born 10 April 1929) is a Swedish actor. He has also held French citizenship since 2002. He has starred in many films and had supporting roles in dozens more. He has 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.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Max von Sydow ( born 10 April 1929) is a Swedish actor. He has also held French citizenship since 2002. He has starred in many films and had supporting roles in dozens more. He has 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.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Max von Sydow, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 130

Birthday 1929-04-10

Place of Birth Lund, Skåne län, Sweden

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Max Carl Adolf von Sydow
  • Max Von Sydow

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Les premiers, les derniers
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Lor San Tekka
2015 The Letters as Celeste van Exem
2012 Branded
2012 Max Von Sydow: Dialogues with The Renter as Himself
2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close as The Renter
2011 Game of Thrones(3 episodes) as Three-eyed raven
2010 The Last Norwegian Troll as The Last Norwegian Troll / Narrator (voice)
2010 Moomins and the Comet Chase as Narrator
2010 Robin Hood as Sir Walter Loxley
2010 Shutter Island as Dr. Jeremiah Naehring
2009 Oscar and the Lady in Pink as Dr Dusseldorf
2009 Solomon Kane as Josiah Kane
2008 A Man and His Dog as Le commandant
2007 Rush Hour 3 as Varden Reynard
2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly as Papinou
2007 The Tudors(46 episodes) as Cardinal Von Waldburg
2007 Emotional arithmetic as Jakob Bronski
2006 The Final Inquiry as Tiberius
2006 Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King(3 episodes)
2005 Heidi as Uncle Alp
2004 Curse of the Ring as Eyvind
2004 Hidden Children as Valobra
2002 Minority Report as Director Lamar Burgess
2001 Intacto as Samuel
2001 The Gaul as Guttuart
2001 Sleepless as Moretti
2000 Nuremberg as Samuel Rosenman
2000 Nuremberg(2 episodes)
2000 Conan Unchained: The Making of 'Conan' as Himself
2000 1939-1945: The Seven Years That Shook the World
1999 Snow Falling on Cedars as Nels Gudmundsson
1998 What Dreams May Come as The Tracker
1998 The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist as Himself - 'Fr. Merrin'
1997 Solomon as Davide
1997 Hostile Waters as Admiral Chernavin
1997 Their Frozen Dream as S.A. Andrée (voice)
1996 Private Confessions as Jacob
1996 Jerusalem as Vicar
1996 Hamsun as Knut Hamsun
1995 Judge Dredd as Chief Justice Fargo
1995 Citizen X as Dr. Alexandr Bukhanovsky
1995 Depth Solitude as Narrator
1994 A che punto è la notte as Arcivescovo di Torino
1994 Radetzky March(1 episode) as Baron Franz von Trotta und Sipolje
1994 Radetzky March(0 episodes)
1993 Needful Things as Leland Gaunt
1992 The Silent Touch as Henry Kesdi
1992 The Best Intentions as Johan Åkerblom
1991 The Ox as Vicar
1991 Until the End of the World as Henry Farber
1991 Europa
1991 A Kiss Before Dying as Thor Carlsson
1990 Awakenings as Dr. Peter Ingham
1990 Father as Joe Mueller
1990 Una vita scellerata as Papa Clemente VII
1990 The bachelor as Von Schleheim
1989 Red King, White Knight as Szaz
1989 Ghostbusters II as Vigo (voice)
1987 Pelle the Conqueror as Lassefar
1987 The Second Victory as Dr. Huber
1987 Duet for One as Dr. Louis Feldman
1986 The Wolf at the Door as August Strindberg
1986 Hannah and Her Sisters as Frederick
1985 Code Name: Emerald as Jurgen Brausch
1985 Christopher Columbus as King John of Portugal
1985 The Last Place on Earth(7 episodes) as Fridtjof Nansen
1984 Dune as Dr. Liet Kynes
1984 Le dernier civil as Gérard Bauerle
1984 Dreamscape as Doctor Paul Novotny
1984 Target Eagle
1984 Samson and Delilah as Sidka (as Max Von Sydow)
1984 The Ice Pirates
1984 The Soldiers's Tale as The devil
1983 Never Say Never Again as Ernst Stavro Blofeld
1983 Strange Brew as Brewmeister Smith
1982 The Flight of the Eagle as Salomon August Andrée
1982 Conan the Barbarian as King Osric
1981 Victory as Major Karl von Steiner
1980 Flash Gordon as Kaiser Ming
1980 Death Watch as Gerald Mortenhoe
1979 Footloose as Marcello Herrighe
1979 Hurricane as Dr. Bascomb
1978 Brass Target as Shelley Martin Webber
1977 March or Die as François Marneau
1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic as Father Lancaster Merrin
1977 Black Journal as Capo della polizia
1976 Voyage of the Damned as Captain Schroeder
1976 Foxtrot as Larsen
1976 Illustrious Corpses
1976 Heart of a Dog as Professor Filipp Filippovich Preobrazenski
1976 The Desert of the Tartars as Hortiz
1975 Three Days of the Condor as G. Joubert
1975 The Softening of the Egg as The Father
1975 The Ultimate Warrior as Baron
1974 Steppenwolf as Harry Haller
1973 The Exorcist as Father Merrin
1972 The New Land as Karl-Oskar
1971 The Apple War as Roy Lindberg
1971 The Touch as Andreas Vergerus
1971 The Emigrants as Karl Oskar
1971 The Night Visitor as Salem
1970 The Kremlin Letter as Colonel Kosnov
1969 The Passion of Anna as Andreas Winkelman
1968 Shame as Jan Rosenberg
1968 Black Palm Trees as Gustav Olofsson
1968 Hour of the Wolf as Johan Borg
1966 Here Is Your Life as Smålands-Pelle
1966 The Quiller Memorandum as Oktober
1966 Hawaii as Rev. Abner Hale
1965 The Reward as Scott Swenson
1965 Interlude in the Marshland as Alex Kvist
1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told as Jesus
1963 Winter Light as Jonas Persson
1962 Wonderful Adventures of Nils as The Father
1962 The Mistress as The Man
1961 Through a Glass Darkly as Martin
1960 The Virgin Spring as Töre
1958 The Magician as Albert Emanuel Vogler
1958 Rabies
1958 Spion 503 as Horst, Gestapo-mand
1958 Brink of Life as Harry Andersson, Stinas man
1957 Wild Strawberries as Henrik Åkerman
1957 Mr. Sleeman Is Coming as The hunter
1957 The Seventh Seal as Antonius Block
1956 Rätten att älska as Bergman
1952 Miss Julie as Groom
1949 Only a Mother as Nils
1900 She Dances Alone
1900 Red King, White Knight(0 episodes)

Directing

1988 Katinka … Director

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