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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 movie He Walks in Beauty: The George Stevens Production 'The Greatest Story Ever Told'
Latest Project:
Movie On Set Home Movies 2017-07-06

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

Known For
Poster of Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Poster of Shutter Island
Poster of Minority Report
Poster of The Exorcist
Movie The Virgin Spring Unknown 2018
Movie The Fear of God: 25 Years of 'The Exorcist' Himself / Father Merrin 2018
Movie Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story Unknown 2018
Movie Pelle the Conqueror Unknown 2018
Movie Truck Stop None 2018
Movie He Walks in Beauty: The George Stevens Production 'The Greatest Story Ever Told' Himself - Actor 2018
Movie Destination Dune Himself / Doctor Kynes 2018
Movie Victrix Unknown 2018
Movie Les amants de Mogador None 2017-06-13
Movie On Set Home Movies Himself 2017-07-06
Movie Warst Du Axel Corti? Himself 2017-06-20
Movie Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Unknown 2016-06-28
Movie The First, the Last Le croque-mort 2016-01-27
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lor San Tekka 2015-12-18
Movie The Letters Father Celeste van Exem 2015-12-04
Movie Dragons 3D Dr. Alistair Conis 2013-10-16
Movie Max Von Sydow: Dialogues with The Renter The Renter 2012-03-27
Movie Branded Marketing Guru 2012-09-07
Movie Palme Unknown 2012-09-14
Movie Liv & Ingmar Himself 2012-09-28
Movie Starring Sigmund Freud None 2012-11-01
Movie Solomon Kane Josiah Kane 2012-08-24
Movie The 84th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2012-02-26
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close The Renter 2012-01-20
Series Game of Thrones Unknown 2011-04-17
Movie The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Esbern 2011-11-11
Series Visionado obligado Unknown 2011-05-30
Movie The Last Norwegian Troll Unknown 2010
Movie The Future According to Steven Spielberg: An Interactive Guide to 'Minority Report' Unknown 2010-04-20
Movie The Wolfman Unknown 2010-02-12
Movie Robin Hood Sir Walter Loxley 2010-05-14
Movie Shutter Island Dr. Naehring 2010-02-19
Series Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Unknown 2010-11-01
Movie Moomins and the Comet Chase Narrator 2010-08-06
Movie Images from the Playground None 2009-09-25
Movie Un homme et son chien Unknown 2009-01-14
Movie Oscar and the Lady in Pink Dr. Dusseldorf 2009-12-09
Movie Ghostbusters Vigo 2009-06-16
Movie Autour de 'Rush Hour 3' en 80 mots Unknown 2008
Movie Spisok korabley Unknown 2008-04-22
Movie Emotional Arithmetic Jakob Bronski 2008-04-18
Movie Religulous Unknown 2008-10-03
Movie The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Papinou 2008-02-01
Movie Diálogos de cine Unknown 2008-05-05
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007
Series La tele de tu vida Unknown 2007-01-11
Movie The Final Inquiry Tiberius 2007-04-04
Series The Tudors Unknown 2007-04-01
Movie Rush Hour 3 Reynard 2007-08-10
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie San Sebastián 2006: Crónica de Carlos Boyero Unknown 2006-10-02
Movie Premio Donostia a Matt Dillon Unknown 2006-09-29
Movie Deleted 'Dune' Unknown 2006-01-31
Movie Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 Unknown 2006-03-01
Movie Premio Donostia a Max Von Sydow Unknown 2006-09-24
Movie Heidi Uncle Alp 2005-08-19
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Movie Curse of the Ring Eyvind 2005-12-23
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror Unknown 2005-04-15
Series Cinema mil Unknown 2005-07-16
Movie Hidden Children Valobra 2004-05-16
Movie Queen: Greatest Video Hits 1 The Emperor Ming 2002-10-15
Movie 'Minority Report': The Players Himself 2002-12-17
Movie Minority Report Director Lamar Burgess 2002-06-21
Movie Sleepless Moretti 2001-01-05
Movie The Gaul Guttuart 2001-01-24
Movie Intacto Samuel 2001-11-09
Movie Snow Falling on Cedars Nels Gudmundsson 2000-01-07
Series Nuremberg Unknown 2000-07-16
Movie Ljuset håller mig sällskap Unknown 2000-08-26
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid Freud 2000-09-19
Movie Conan Unchained: The Making of 'Conan' Himself 2000-05-30
Movie Solomon David 2000-04-30
Movie Snow Falling on Cedars: Spotlight on Location Himself - Interviewee 2000
Series Professione fantasma Other World's psychoanalyst 1998-02-06
Movie What Dreams May Come The Tracker 1998-10-02
Movie En frusen dröm Unknown 1997
Movie Hamsun Knut Hamsun 1997-08-06
Movie Jerusalem Vicar 1997-03-07
Movie The Princess and the Pauper Epos 1997-12-02
Movie Hostile Waters Admiral Chernavin 1997-07-26
Movie Samson and Delilah Unknown 1996-12-08
Movie Private Confessions Unknown 1996
Movie Depth Solitude Unknown 1995
Movie Atlanten Unknown 1995
Movie Lumière and Company Unknown 1995-12-20
Movie Citizen X Dr. Alexandr Bukhanovsky 1995-02-25
Movie Judge Dredd Judge Fargo 1995-06-30
Series Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater Unknown 1994
Movie Time Is Money Unknown 1994
Series Jarl's Unknown 1994
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Radetzkymarsch Baron Franz von Trotta und Cipolje 1994-12-25
Movie A che punto è la notte Arcivescovo di Torino 1994-12-14
Movie Onkel Vanja Professorn 1994-12-26
Movie Och ge oss skuggorna Eugene O'Neill 1993-01-06
Movie Needful Things Leland Gaunt 1993-08-27
Movie The Touch Henry Kesdi 1993-11-05
Movie Morfars resa Simon S.L. Fromm 1993-01-29
Series Gomorron Unknown 1992-09-14
Movie The Best Intentions Johan Åkerblom 1992-07-10
Movie Jesus Christ, Movie Star Himself / Jesus Christ 1992-11-19
Series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Unknown 1992-03-04
Movie A Kiss Before Dying Thor Carlsson 1991-04-26
Movie Oxen Vicar 1991-11-22
Movie Awakenings Unknown 1991-01-11
Movie Europa Narrator 1991-06-27
Series The Best Intentions Johan Åkerblom 1991-12-25
Movie Until the End of the World Unknown 1991-12-25
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Father Joe Mueller 1990-08-16
Movie The1990 European Film Awards Himself - Presenter: Best Actress 1990-12-02
Movie Foreign Filmmakers in Hollywood Himself 1990-08-10
Movie Piedra del sol Unknown 1990
Movie The Bachelor Von Schleheim 1990-03-30
Movie Una vita scellerata Pope Clement VII 1990-05-05
Movie Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes Father Siemes 1990-08-06
Series Familjen Schedblad Unknown 1989
Series Carl Jung: Wisdom of the Dream Unknown 1989-06-14
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Red King, White Knight Szaz 1989-11-25
Movie The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1989-08-23
Movie Ghostbusters II Unknown 1989-06-16
Movie The 61st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1989-03-29
Movie Katinka Unknown 1988-08-19
Movie Steppenwolf Harry Haller 1988-11-11
Movie The 1988 European Film Awards Himself 1988-11-26
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 1987-11-30
Movie The Second Victory Dr. Huber 1987-06-04
Movie Duet for One Dr. Louis Feldman 1987-02-01
Series Gösta Berlings saga Unknown 1986
Movie Oviri August Strindberg 1986-09-05
Movie Hannah and Her Sisters Frederick 1986-03-14
Series Quo Vadis? The Apostle Peter 1985-02-24
Movie George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey Unknown 1985-05-03
Series Christopher Columbus King John of Portugal 1985-05-19
Movie The Repenter Spinola 1985-11-15
Series The Last Place on Earth Unknown 1985
Movie Code Name: Emerald Jurgen Brausch 1985-09-27
Movie The Fascination Unknown 1985
Movie Kojak: The Belarus File Peter Barak 1985-02-16
Movie Le dernier civil Gérard Bauerle 1984-11-04
Movie The Ice Pirates Unknown 1984-03-16
Movie The Soldier's Tale The Devil 1984
Movie Dreamscape Doctor Paul Novotny 1984-08-17
Movie Dune Unknown 1984-12-14
Movie Samson and Delilah Sidka 1984-04-01
Movie Strange Brew Brewmeister Smith 1983-08-26
Movie Never Say Never Again Unknown 1983
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Huston Unknown 1983-03-23
Movie Le cercle des passions Carlo di Vilalfratti 1983-07-06
Movie Death Watch Gerald Mortenhoe 1982-04-01
Movie She Dances Alone Himself / Nijinsky 1982-02-18
Movie Let Poland Be Poland Himself 1982-01-31
Movie Conan the Barbarian King Osric 1982-05-14
Movie The Flight of the Eagle Andrée 1982-08-26
Movie Hit Man Unknown 1982
Movie Victory Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans 1981-07-31
Movie Flash Gordon The Emperor Ming 1980-12-05
Movie Footloose Unknown 1979
Movie Brass Target Shelley Martin Webber 1979-03-02
Movie A Look at Liv Himself 1979-01-01
Movie Hurricane Dr. Danielsson 1979-04-12
Movie Exorcist II: The Heretic Father Merrin 1977-06-17
Movie March or Die Francois Marneau 1977-09-08
Movie Gran bollito Unknown 1977
Movie Voyage of the Damned Unknown 1976-12-22
Movie The Ultimate Warrior Baron 1976-06-01
Series La nuit des Césars Unknown 1976-04-01
Movie The Far Side of Paradise Unknown 1976
Movie Dog's Heart Unknown 1976
Movie The Desert of the Tartars Captain Ortiz 1976-10-29
Movie Illustrious Corpses Supreme Court's president 1976-02-20
Movie Trompe l'oeil Unknown 1975
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie Three Days of the Condor G. Joubert 1975-11-14
Movie The Exorcist Father Merrin 1973-12-26
Series Kvartetten som sprängdes Engineer Planertz 1973-04-01
Movie The Night Visitor Salem 1972-02-07
Movie The New Land Karl Oskar 1972-02-26
Movie Embassy Gorenko 1972-02-01
Movie The Emigrants Unknown 1971
Movie The Touch Andreas Vergerus 1971-07-14
Series I havsbandet Unknown 1971
Movie The Apple War Unknown 1971
Movie The Kremlin Letter Colonel Kosnov 1970-02-01
Movie The Passion of Anna Andreas Winkelman 1970-05-28
Movie Made in Sweden Magnus Rud 1969-03-17
Movie Here Is Your Life Smålands-Pelle 1968-12-20
Movie Shame Jan Rosenberg, Evas man 1968-12-23
Movie Black Palm Trees Gustav Olofsson 1968-09-27
Movie Hour of the Wolf Johan Borg 1968-04-09
Movie The Diary of Anne Frank Otto Frank 1967-11-26
Movie Hawaii Rev. Abner Hale 1966-10-10
Movie The Quiller Memorandum Oktober 1966-12-15
Movie The 37th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1965-04-05
Movie 4 x 4 Kvist 1965-02-22
Movie Inger Stevens in Sweden Himself 1965-02-26
Movie The Reward Scott Swenson 1965-09-24
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told Jesus 1965-04-09
Movie Winter Light Jonas Persson 1963-04-05
Movie The Mistress Unknown 1962
Movie Wonderful Adventures of Nils Unknown 1962
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Movie Through a Glass Darkly Martin 1961-10-16
Movie Bröllopsdagen Anders Frost 1960-10-03
Movie Wild Strawberries Henrik Åkerman 1959-06-22
Movie The Magician Albert Emanuel Vogler 1959-08-27
Movie Brink of Life Harry Andersson 1958-03-31
Movie The Seventh Seal Antonius Block 1958-10-13
Movie Spion 503 Tysk topagent Horst 1958-08-30
Movie Rabies Unknown 1958
Movie Mr. Sleeman Is Coming Unknown 1957
Movie The Minister of Uddarbo Unknown 1957
Movie Rätten att älska Bergman 1956-02-27
Movie Ingen mans kvinna Unknown 1953
Movie Miss Julie Hand 1951-07-30
Movie Only a Mother Nils 1949-10-31