Appeared (as "Victor") in Federico García Lorca
's play, "Yerma", which premiered on 8 September at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden.
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Max Von Sydow
6' 4" (1.93 m)
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At home [in Sweden], the actor's profession was not considered particularly reputable, but being an actor or star in a Hollywood film was something very important in American eyes. Then I slowly realized that as an actor in Sweden you were allowed to be involved in some kind of artistic project which could be a flop and yet still be justifiable if it carried artistic weight and ambitions. In ...
His performance as Lasse Karlsson in Pelle the Conqueror
(1987) is ranked #57 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
Often plays stern, oppressive characters