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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 ...
Most of his ancestry is Swedish. His parents also both had more distant German roots, and his mother had a remote Scottish ancestor.
Often plays stern, oppressive characters