(5/21/67) Stage: Appeared (as "Achilles") in "Troilus and Cressida" by William Shakespeare
, Royal Dramatic Theatre,Stockholm, Sweden.
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Max Von Sydow
6' 4" (1.93 m)
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If I watch my old films, for example The Seventh Seal
(1957), I realize I do a lot of stage acting there; I have always been disturbed by the declamatory fashion in which I speak in a film like that. But then TV suddenly swept through Sweden, and we were all soon accustomed to realism, from newsreels, talk shows, and then of course there was the Method school of acting, which exerted an influence...
Has four sons, Clas S. von Sydow
and Henrik von Sydow
with his first wife; and Cédric and Yvan with his second wife. In 1951, von Sydow married actress Christina Olin with whom he had two sons, Claes and Henrik. His children appeared with him in the film Hawaii
(1966), playing his son at different ages. He and Olin divorced on 26 February 1979 then he married French filmmaker Catherine Brelet in ...
His ability to convincingly portray deeply complex emotions with minimal dialogue