Max von Sydow – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Max von Sydow died at age 90, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Max von Sydow's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Max von Sydow was a Swedish-French actor who had a net worth of $16 million at the time of his death. Max von Sydow died on March 8, 2020 at the age of 90 at his home in France. Max von Sydow’s career spanned 70 years in film, television, and theatre. He rose to international fame in 1957 for his role in Ingmar Bergman’s “The Seventh Seal,” and went on to appear in numerous of Bergman’s later films. Among von Sydow’s many other notable credits are the films “The Exorcist,” “Pelle the Conqueror,” “Flash Gordon,” and “Hannah and Her Sisters,” and the television series “Game of Thrones.”

How did Max von Sydow die?

Von Sydow died on 8 March 2020 at his home in Provence, France at age 90. He was survived by his wife and his four sons.

Information about the death of Max von Sydow
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death90 years
ProfessionActor, Film Director, Musician, Voice Actor
BirthdayApril 10, 1929
Death dateMarch 8, 2020
Place of deathSeillans, France
Place of burialN/A


"During my military service, I performed a sketch in which I played a flea called Max. So when critics kept misspelling my name, I decided to change it and thought, 'Ah! Max!'"

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"Between you and me, odd things happen always on set."

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"No doubt, the most important thing in my career was my time with Mr. Bergman, with whom I worked in so many films and also in so many stage productions, so it was a continuous working relationship and also a friendship, of course, that lasted for so many years."

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"My father was a professor of folklore, and my mother was a teacher until she was married. I had a good relationship with them, and the only argument we had was when I went to university and wanted to go into the theater instead of studying to be a lawyer."

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"When I know what the character I'm supposed to play wants in general terms, and when I know what did the other characters want to do, that's when all these wills collide and the emotions show up."

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