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Victor Sjöström (1879–1960)

Victor Sjöström who was born on September 20, 1879, undisputedly is the father of Swedish film and ranks as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of directors whom he himself influenced. As a boy, ... See full bio »

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 1937 Under the Red Robe (as Victor Seastrom)
 1930 A Lady to Love (as Victor Seastrom)
 1928 The Masks of the Devil (as Victor Seastrom)
 1928 The Wind (as Victor Seastrom)
 1928 The Divine Woman (as Victor Seastrom)
 1926 The Scarlet Letter (as Victor Seastrom)
 1925 The Tower of Lies (as Victor Seastrom)
 1924 He Who Gets Slapped (as Victor Seastrom)
 1924 Name the Man (as Victor Seastrom)
 1923 The Hell Ship
 1922 Vem dömer
 1916 Therèse
 1916 Dödskyssen
 1916 Hon segrade
 1915 Judaspengar
 1915 I prövningens stund (Short)
 1915 Det var i maj
 1915 Sonad skuld
 1915 The Vultures of the Coast (Short)
 1914 Gatans barn
 1914 Strejken
 1914 Dömen icke
 1913/I Miraklet
 1913 Half Breed
 1913 Ingeborg Holm
 1913 Blodets röst
 1912 A Ruined Life
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Alternate Names:

Victor Seastrom | Seastrom | Victor Sjostrom


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Erastoff and Sjostrom were lovers on and off-screen. She was pregnant, with his daughter while they were filming The Outlaw and His Wife (1918). They married in 1922, after having to wait 5 years for her divorce. See more »

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