Max von Sydow Biography

Actor, Theater Actor, Film Actor (1929–)
Max von Sydow is a Swedish stage and screen actor known for collaboration with director Ingmar Bergman in such films as The Seventh Seal.


Max von Sydow was born on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Sweden. After establishing himself in theater, he made his film debut in 1949. He began his collaboration with Ingmar Bergman with The Seventh Seal (1957), in which he portrays a knight who plays chess with Death. Von Sydow has become internationally recognized and received an Oscar-nomination for his performance in Pelle the Conqueror.


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