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Max was born under the official name von Sydow, Max Carl Adolf on April 10th, 1929. He has been a credited actor since the 1965 film The Greatest Story Ever Told.
Max von Sydow has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. He has starred in two films including the 2001 mystery movie Non ho sonno as the character Moretti and the 1965 biography film The Greatest Story Ever Told playing Jesus.
Max has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in nineteen films including: the 2015 drama film The Letters as the character Celeste van Exem, the 2010 mystery movie Shutter Island playing Dr. Naehring and the 2010 action release Robin Hood cast as Sir Walter Loxley.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, which brought in $205,000,000 at the box office.
Max has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, interviewed in over six publications and featured in three magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Max von Sydow has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Lasse Karlsson in the 1988 film Pelle the Conqueror. Max von Sydow was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as The Renter in the 2011 movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close .