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Max von Sydow ( born 10 April 1929) is a Swedish actor. He has also held French citizenship since 2002. He has starred in many films and had supporting roles in dozens more. He has performed in films filmed in many languages, including Swedish, Norwegian, English, Italian, German, Danish, French and Spanish.

Some of his most memorable film roles include knight Antonius Block in Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal (the first of his eleven films with Bergman and the film that includes the iconic shot of his career in the scene where he plays chess with Death), Jesus in George Stevens's The Greatest Story Ever Told, Father Merrin in Friedkin's The Exorcist, Joubert the assassin in Three Days of the Condor, and Ming the Merciless in the 1980 version of Flash Gordon.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2002: Director Lamar Burgess - Minority Report
1958: Antonius Block - Det sjunde inseglet
1957: Henrik Åkerman - Smultronstället
1984: Dr. Liet Kynes - Dune
2007: Papinou - Le scaphandre et le papillon
1997: Admiral Chernavin - Hostile Waters
1984: The Ice Pirates
1999: Nels Gudmundsson - Snow Falling on Cedars
1965: Jesus - The Greatest Story Ever Told
1991: Henry Farber - Bis ans Ende der Welt
1980: Gerald Mortenhoe - La Mort en Direct
1993: Leland Gaunt - Needful Things
1980: The Emperor Ming - Flash Gordon
2002: Samuel - Intacto
1990: Dr. Peter Ingham - Awakenings
2010: Sir Walter Loxley - Robin Hood
1986: Frederick - Hannah and Her Sisters
2007: Varden Reynard - Rush Hour 3
1987: Lassefar - Pelle Erobreren
2006: Eyvind - Ring of the Nibelungs
2010: Dr. Jeremiah Naehring - Shutter Island
1977: Father Lancaster Merrin - Exorcist II: The Heretic
1961: Martin - Såsom i en spegel
1960: Töre - Jungfrukällan
1984: Doctor Paul Novotny - Dreamscape
2006: Tiberius - L'inchiesta
1991: Thor Carlsson - A Kiss Before Dying
1975: G. Joubert - Three Days of the Condor
1975: Baron - The Ultimate Warrior
1998: The Tracker - What Dreams May Come
1977: François Marneau - March or Die
1992: Narrator (voice) - Europa
1982: King Osric - Conan the Barbarian
2009: Josiah Kane - Solomon Kane
1995: Dr. Alexandr Bukhanovsky - Citizen X
1995: Chief Justice Fargo - Judge Dredd
1968: Jan Rosenberg - Skammen
1973: Father Merrin - The Exorcist
1966: Smålands-Pelle - Här har du ditt liv
1983: Brewmeister Smith - Strange Brew
2007: Jakob Bronski - Autumn Hearts: A New Beginning
1972: Karl Oskar - Utvandrarna
1992: Johan Åkerblom - Den goda viljan
1958: Albert Emanuel Vogler - Ansiktet
1963: Jonas Persson - Nattvardsgästerna
2008: Le commandant - Un homme et son chien
1983: Ernst Stavro Blofeld - Never Say Never Again
1972: Karl-Oskar - Nybyggarna
1969: Andreas Winkelman - En passion
1966: Rev. Abner Hale - Hawaii
1959: Harry Andersson, Stinas man - Nära livet
2005: Uncle Alp - Heidi
1997: Jacob - Enskilda samtal
1970: Colonel Kosnov - The Kremlin Letter
1971: Roy Lindberg - Äppelkriget
1966: Oktober - The Quiller Memorandum
2011: The Renter - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
2001: Moretti - Non ho sonno
1981: Major Karl von Steiner - Escape to Victory
1976: Cap. Ortiz - Il deserto dei Tartari
1968: Johan Borg - Vargtimmen
1952: Groom - Fröken Julie
2009: Dr Dusseldorf - Oscar et la dame Rose
1987: Dr. Louis Feldman - Duet for One
1971: Salem - The Night Visitor
1978: Shelley Martin Webber - Brass Target
1982: Salomon August Andrée - Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd
2004: Valobra - La fuga degli innocenti
1974: Harry Haller - Steppenwolf
1985: Jürgen Brausch - Code Name: Emerald
1976: Captain Schroeder - Voyage of the Damned
2010: Narrator (voice) - Mumintrollet och kometjakten
1977: Capo della polizia - Gran bollito
2000: Davide - Solomon
1996: Knut Hamsun - Hamsun
1998: Himself - 'Fr. Merrin' - The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist
1971: Andreas Vergerus - Beröringen
1976: Professor Filipp Filippovich Preobrazenski - Cuore di cane
1965: Scott Swenson - The Reward
1984: The devil - The Soldiers's Tale
2000: Himself - Conan Unchained: The Making of 'Conan'
1995: Narrator - Dypets ensomhet
1976: Larsen - Foxtrot
1975: The Father - Ägget är löst!
1994: Arcivescovo di Torino - A che punto è la notte
1987: August Strindberg - Oviri
1992: Henry Kesdi - Dotkniecie reki
1990: Von Schleheim - Mio caro dottor Gräsler
1949: Nils - Bara en mor
2012: Marketing Guru - Branded
1995: Vicar - Jerusalem
1984: Jugando con la muerte
2018: Kursk
1989: Szaz - Red King, White Knight
1990: Joe Mueller - Father
2012: Himself - Max Von Sydow: Dialogues with The Renter
1956: Bergman - Rätten att älska
1962: The Father - Nils Holgerssons underbara resa
1984: Sidka - Samson and Delilah
2001: Guttuart - Vercingétorix
1991: Vicar - Oxen
1968: Gustav Olofsson - Svarta palmkronor
1979: Marcello Herrighe - Bugie bianche
1965: Alex Kvist - Uppehåll i myrlandet
1957: The hunter - Herr Sleeman kommer
1962: The Man - Älskarinnan
1987: Dr. Huber - The Second Victory
1958: Horst, Gestapo-mand - Spion 503
2015: Celeste van Exem - The Letters
2015: Lor San Tekka - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
1979: Dr. Bascomb - Hurricane
2016: Le croque-mort - Les premiers, les derniers
1989: Vigo (voice) - Ghostbusters II
1958: Bo Stensson Svenningson - Rabies
1984: Gérard Bauerle - Le dernier civil
1997: S.A. Andrée (voice) - En frusen dröm
She Dances Alone
1990: Papa Clemente VII - Una vita scellerata
1982: The Cinema of Carl Th. Dreyer
1976: Präsident des Obersten Gerichtshofs - Cadaveri eccellenti
1969: Magnus Rud - Made in Sweden
1985: Peter Barak - Kojak: The Belarus File
1990: Father Siemes - Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes
1985: Spinola - Il Pentito
1965: Kvist - 4 x 4
1997: Epos - La principessa e il povero
2013: Dr. Alistair Conis - Dragons: Real Myths and Unreal Creatures
1967: Otto Frank - The Diary of Anne Frank
1993: Simon S.L. Fromm - Morfars resa
1994: The professor - Onkel Vanja
2000: Freud - The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid
2011: The Last Norweigian Troll (voice) - Det siste norske trollet
1995: Narrator (voice) - Atlanten
1972: Herself - Ingmar Bergmans värld

TV CREDITS:
1995: Baron Franz von Trotta und Sipolje - Radetzky March
2007: Cardinal Von Waldburg - The Tudors
2000: Samuel Rosenman - Nuremberg
1985: Fridtjof Nansen - The Last Place on Earth
2006: Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King
2011: Three-eyed raven - Game of Thrones
1985: Re Giovanni del Portogallo - Christopher Columbus
1985: Petrus - Quo Vadis?
1986: Melchior Sinclaire - Gösta Berlings saga