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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Many persons believe that an actor must identify himself with his role. I do not do that, although I do become involved with my parts while I play them. But I find it a virtue to do things which are not of myself. This is the Swedish concept of an actor.
His second Oscar nomination (Best Supporting Actor for Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
(2011)) came at age 82, which was the same age as front-runner Christopher Plummer
who was competing with him in the category (also in a second nomination). Plummer won the Oscar for Beginners
(2010), in a role previously turned down by von Sydow.
His towering height, sandy hair and thin face