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Biography:
Birth Name: Max Von Sydow
Born: 04/10/1929
Birth Place: Sweden

Born on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Sweden, von Sydow was raised by his father, Carl, a professor of Scandinavian and Irish folklore at the Royal University, and his mother, Greta, a school teacher. With no theatre in the area, von Sydow absorbed novels in his youth. But when he was 14, a modern theatre was built in nearby Malmo. The young lad was immediately taken by its magic, leading to him and his friends forming their own company where they performed all the classics. Though his parents wanted him to study law, von Sydow went ahead with acting when he attended the Royal Dramatic Theatre - or as it was known in Sweden, Dramaten - where he studied the craft from 1948-1951. After graduating, h... Continue Bio >>

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