Appeared in Ranko Marinkovic
's play, "The Hands", which was aired on 13 September in the Swedish Radio Theatre.
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Max Von Sydow
6' 4" (1.93 m)
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I don't think they [Ingmar Bergman
's roles] were written for me as a personality. Many of his characters through the years have been related: there are those who want to believe but cannot, and there are those who believe like children and it's no problem for them at all, and there are those who do not want to believe, and there are the strains between these various characters and their conflicts...
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.
Often plays stern, oppressive characters