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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Sometimes I receive strange letters, and occasionally people come up to me in the street and say odd things. They want to be deceived, so it is difficult to disabuse them. At times, it is tiring not to be allowed to be a private person. If you are really marked out as a film star in the United States, then it must be absolutely exhausting and hard to maintain your integrity. Fortunately, Swedes ...
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