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Max von Sydow

Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ancestry. When he was in high school, he and a few ...

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Apr 10, 1929 In Lund, Skåne län, Sweden
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Cinema 3
Latest Project:
Movie The First, the Last 2016-01-27

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 23 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Poster of Minority Report
Poster of The Exorcist
Poster of Shutter Island
Movie The First, the Last Le croque-mort 2016-01-27
Movie The Letters Father Celeste van Exem 2015-12-04
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lor San Tekka 2015-12-18
Movie Dragons 3D Dr. Alistair Conis 2013-10-16
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2012
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close The Renter 2012-01-20
Movie Liv & Ingmar Himself 2012-09-28
Movie The Last Norwegian Troll The Last Norwegian Troll 2011-09-24
Series Game of Thrones Unknown 2011-04-17
Movie Shutter Island Unknown 2010
Movie Robin Hood Sir Walter Loxley 2010-05-14
Movie Moomins and the Comet Chase Narrator 2010-08-06
Series Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Unknown 2010-11-01
Movie Un homme et son chien Unknown 2009-01-14
Movie The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Papinou 2008-02-01
Movie Religulous Unknown 2008-10-03
Movie Rush Hour 3 Reynard 2007-08-10
Series La tele de tu vida Unknown 2007-01-11
Series The Tudors Unknown 2007-04-01
Movie The Final Inquiry Tiberius 2007-04-04
Movie Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror Unknown 2005-04-15
Movie Curse of the Ring Eyvind 2005-12-23
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Heidi Uncle Alp 2005-08-19
Movie Hidden Children Valobra 2004-05-16
Movie Minority Report Director Lamar Burgess 2002-06-21
Movie Queen: Greatest Video Hits 1 The Emperor Ming 2002-10-15
Movie Intacto Samuel 2001-11-09
Movie Snow Falling on Cedars Nels Gudmundsson 2000-01-07
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid Freud 2000-09-19
Movie Private Confessions Jacob 1999-07-02
Series Professione fantasma Other World's psychoanalyst 1998-02-06
Movie What Dreams May Come The Tracker 1998-10-02
Movie Hamsun Knut Hamsun 1997-08-06
Movie En frusen dröm S.A. Andrée 1997-10-02
Movie Hostile Waters Admiral Chernavin 1997-07-26
Movie Depth Solitude Narrator 1995-09-30
Movie Lumière and Company Unknown 1995-12-20
Movie Judge Dredd Judge Fargo 1995-06-30
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Radetzkymarsch Baron Franz von Trotta und Cipolje 1994-12-25
Movie Needful Things Leland Gaunt 1993-08-27
Movie The Best Intentions Johan Åkerblom 1992-07-10
Series Gomorron Unknown 1992-09-14
Movie Until the End of the World Unknown 1991-12-25
Movie Awakenings Unknown 1991-01-11
Movie A Kiss Before Dying Thor Carlsson 1991-04-26
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Europa Narrator 1991-06-27
Series The Best Intentions Johan Åkerblom 1991-12-25
Movie Red King, White Knight Szaz 1989-11-25
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 1987-11-30
Movie Hannah and Her Sisters Frederick 1986-03-14
Series Gösta Berlings saga Melchior Sinclaire 1986-03-10
Movie Kojak: The Belarus File Peter Barak 1985-02-16
Movie Code Name: Emerald Jurgen Brausch 1985-09-27
Series The Last Place on Earth Fridtjof Nansen 1985-05-12
Movie George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Unknown 1985-05-03
Movie Samson and Delilah Sidka 1984-04-01
Movie Dreamscape Doctor Paul Novotny 1984-08-17
Movie Never Say Never Again Blofeld 1983-10-07
Movie The Flight of the Eagle Andrée 1982-08-26
Movie Conan the Barbarian King Osric 1982-05-14
Movie Victory Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans 1981-07-31
Movie Flash Gordon The Emperor Ming 1980-12-05
Movie Hurricane Dr. Danielsson 1979-04-12
Movie Exorcist II: The Heretic Father Merrin 1977-06-17
Movie Illustrious Corpses Supreme Court's president 1976-02-20
Movie Dog's Heart Professor Filipp Filippovich Preobrazenski 1976-01-23
Series La nuit des Césars Unknown 1976-04-01
Movie The Desert of the Tartars Captain Ortiz 1976-10-29
Movie The Ultimate Warrior Baron 1976-06-01
Movie Voyage of the Damned Unknown 1976-12-22
Movie The Apple War Unknown 1975-01-01
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie Three Days of the Condor G. Joubert 1975-11-14
Movie Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story The Father 1975-03-17
Movie The Exorcist Father Merrin 1973-12-26
Movie The Night Visitor Salem 1972-02-07
Movie The Emigrants Karl Oskar 1971-03-08
Movie The Passion of Anna Andreas Winkelman 1970-05-28
Movie Made in Sweden Magnus Rud 1969-03-17
Movie Shame Jan Rosenberg, Evas man 1968-12-23
Movie Here Is Your Life Smålands-Pelle 1968-12-20
Movie The Quiller Memorandum Oktober 1966-12-15
Movie The Reward Scott Swenson 1965-09-24
Movie The 37th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1965-04-05
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told Jesus 1965-04-09
Movie Winter Light Jonas Persson 1963-04-05
Movie Wonderful Adventures of Nils The Father 1962-09-12
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Through a Glass Darkly Martin 1961-10-16
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Movie Bröllopsdagen Anders Frost 1960-10-03
Movie The Virgin Spring Töre 1960-11-14
Movie Wild Strawberries Henrik Åkerman 1959-06-22
Movie The Magician Albert Emanuel Vogler 1959-08-27
Movie Rabies Bo Stensson Svenningson 1958-11-07
Movie Brink of Life Harry Andersson 1958-03-31
Movie The Seventh Seal Antonius Block 1958-10-13
Movie The Minister of Uddarbo Gustaf Ömark 1957-12-26
Movie Mr. Sleeman Is Coming Jägaren 1957-04-18
Movie Rätten att älska Bergman 1956-02-27
Movie Ingen mans kvinna Olof 1953-11-09
Movie Miss Julie Hand 1951-07-30
Movie Only a Mother Nils 1949-10-31