Max von Sydow

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Biography

  • 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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Max von Sydow Fast Facts:
  • Served with the Swedish Quartermaster Corps from 1947 to '48.
  • Studied acting at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm.
  • Made 11 feature films with director Ingmar Bergman, beginning with 1957's The Seventh Seal.
  • Made his directorial debut with Katinka (1988); received the Guldbagge Award for Best Director from the Swedish Film Institute.
  • Holds dual French and Swedish citizenship.
  • Max von Sydow Relationships:
  • Greta (Rappe) von Sydow - Mother
  • Catherine Brelet - Wife
  • Yvan Brelet von Sydow - Son
  • Carl Wilhelm von Sydow - Father
  • Per Henrik von Sydow - Son
  • Christina Olin - Ex-wife
  • Claes Wilhelm von Sydow - Son
  • Cedric Brelet von Sydow - Son
  • Max von Sydow Awards:
  • 2008 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1967 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2011 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1988 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee

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