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Who is Game of Thrones and Star Wars Actor Max Von Sydow?

The 90-year-old Swedish actor died this weekend of unknown reasons.

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Game of Thrones and Star Wars actor has died at the age of 90 in France. Legendary actor, Max Von Sydow’s death has left millions with infinite sadness. The Swede’s successful carrier includes films like Martin Scorsese‘s The Shutter Island and Steven Spielberg‘s Minority Report. Jesus Christ from The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) is also an Oscar nominee. The cause of Von Sydow’s death is still unknown.

In the recent past, Max Von Sydow was known for his Game of Thrones Three-eyed Raven and Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lor San Tekka. However, those aren’t the only characters he is famous for. The iconic actor was at the top of his career when most of the GOT fans weren’t even born. Let’s have a look at some of the most famous movies and characters of the Swedish/French star.

Max Von Sydow’s Movies and Characters

This is a list of some of his most iconic roles in famous Hollywood movies.

His character, Knight Antonius Block in Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal (1957).

Jesus Christ in George Stevens’ The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965).

William Friedkin’s The Exorcist. This is one of the most famous Max Von Sydow movies.

David Lynch’s Dune (1984).

Penny Marshall’s Awakenings (1990).

Some of the most recent Max Von Sydow movies include Minority Report (2002) and Shutter Island (2010). As far as famous TV-shows are concerned, his act in HBO’s Game of Thrones landed him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

One of Max Von Sydow movies (The Seventh Seal) with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman was a turning point in his acting career. The film a scene where Max plays chess with death and it became one of the most iconic scenes ever.

Sadly, the legend is among us no more and has left his family, friends, and fans in immense grief. The family confirmed his death in an official statement to the media.

We announce “with a broken heart and infinite sadness” that Sydow died on Sunday.

The cause of his death is yet to be confirmed. Dankanator will update you when the information starts rolling in.

 

 

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