(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 television 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 ...
In his career, he has played Jesus, Satan, and was also the title character in the horror film The Exorcist
Often plays stern, oppressive characters