Max von Sydow


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  • Birth Name: Carl Adolf von Sydow
  • Birth Place: Lund, Sweden
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/10/1929, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Revealed!

Adam DriverOscar Isaac and Andy Serkis are among the stars joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.

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VIDEO: The Tudors: Death of a Monarchy

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Aired: 6/20/2010

In the series finale, Henry defeats one final political foe but faces his mortality after the deaths of both his best friend Charles Brandon and King Francis of France, and the ghosts of his former queens appear for a final confrontation. watch

VIDEO: Death of a Monarchy

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Henry is forced to surrender Boulogne. Longtime friend King Francis is dying. And as Henry's health begins to fade, thoughts turn toward a successor. watch


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Year Title Description
2012 Solomon Kane Movie, Actor - Josiah Kane
2010 Robin Hood Movie, Actor - Sir Walter Loxley
2010 Shutter Island Movie, Actor - Dr. Naehring
2007 The Tudors TV Show Series, Actor - Cardinal von Waldburg
2007 Rush Hour 3 Movie, Actor - Reynard

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Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win?

Fun fact: No movie about movie-making has won Best Picture at the Oscars. Will The Artist break that tradition at the 84th Academy Awards? We'll have to wait until Sunday (8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, ABC) to find out, but in the meantime, let's make some predictions. Check out the nominees here, print out your ballot, make your picks and compare them to ours below.
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Oscar Surprises and Snubs: Gary Oldman Gets His Due, But Leo Sits This One Out

Just after the Oscar nominations were read on Tuesday morning, Albert Brooks tweeted:  "And to the Academy: "You don't like me. You really don't like me." The Drive star seemed to be a near-lock for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination, but his name wound up on the wrong side of the shortlist. "I got ROBBED. I don't mean the Oscars, I mean literally. My pants and shoes have been stolen," he continued to quip on Twitter. But Brooks' omission wasn't the only big shocker. Here are our top surprises and snubs:
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Hugo, The Artist Lead Oscar Nominations

Hugo received the most nominations — 11 — for the 84th Academy Awards, followed closely by Best Picture favorite The Artist with 10.

The Martin Scorsese will be one of nine films vying for Best Picture against The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree of Life and War Horse. Under new Academy rules, the ...
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Movie News: Rhys Meyers Finds Shelter, and More

Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) will star opposite Julianne Moore in Shelter, a supernatural thriller helmed by Swedes Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein (Storm).... Max von Sydow, Emily Mortimer and Jackie Earle Haley (Little Children) have joined Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island, in which U.S. marshals (Leo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo) investigate the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the insane. Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson and Michelle Williams costar.... Dimension has bought the rights to Locke & Key, Joe Hill's graphic novel about three children who are the caretakers of a magical mansion. Hill is the son of Stephen King.... World Wrestling Entertainment has found a tag-team partner in 20th Century Fox, inking a that gives the studio dibs on pics headlined by the org's wrestlers. — Mickey O'Connor read more

A shiver just went down my spine....

A shiver just went down my spine. No, I didn't listen to my birthday message from Mariska Hargitay again. OK, yes I did — but that's not where the shiver came from. I just finished reading a first draft of the script for Heroes, NBC's fall pilot about everyday folks blessed with superpowers, and, well, to answer the question I posed in the title, yes, I believe a new Lost-like phenomenon is about to be born. And here's why: THE CAST ROCKS: In addition to one of my FFPOTP Greg Grunberg, the ensemble boasts Gilmore guy Milo Ventimiglia and teenage wunderkind Hayden Panettiere. The show's behind-the-scenes pedigree is equally as impressive. Dave Semel, whose credits include directing the American Dreams p read more


East of the Sun, West of the Moon, Told by Max von Sydow, Music by Lyle Mays
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