Max Von Sydow Bio, Career, Personal Life and Net Worth

Max von Sydow

Who is Max von Sydow? Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Net Worth, Twitter. Carl Adolf von Sydow is a world-famous actor from Sweden. He is a legendary Swedish actor whose experience in the film industry is 70 years. He has received so many awards and has done a total of 150 multiple language films. Some of the projects done by him are “Exorcist”, “Star Wars” and “Flash Gordon”. Unfortunately, the demise of this celebrated actor has been traumatic news for his fans. 

Max Von Sydow

Carl von Sydow Wikis
Real Name Carl Adolf von Sydow
Birthplace Lund, Sweden
Birthday 10-Apr-29
Nationality Swedish-French
Profession Actor
Zodiac Sign Aries
Ethnicity Mixed
Net Worth $16 million
Married/Wife Christiana Olin (1951-1979) and Catherine von Sydow
Parents Father Carl Wilhelm Von Sydow and Mother Baroness Maria Margareta Rappe
Deathday 8-Mar-20
Death Place Paris, France
Death Cause Heart Attack

Early life 

Carl Adolf von Sydow was born at Lund, Sweden, on 10th April 1929. His father, Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, was an ethnologist and mother, Baroness Maria Margareta von Rappe, a school teacher. Von Sydow went to the Lund Cathedral School in Sweden. Primarily he wanted to pursue a career in law, but after watching “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” movie, he became passionate about acting. During his school days, he immediately joined a theatrical group to learn acting. He made his acting debut on stage for the play named “Egmont”. However, he described his first acting experience as “A Disaster”. 


Von Sydow made his big-screen debut in 1949 for a film named “Only a Mother.” In 1951 he got to act in “Miss Julie,” and the same year, he joined the municipal theatre where he did many famous plays. In 1955 he joined the Malmo City Theatre and acted in the film “The Seventh Seal”. This film, directed by Ingmar Bergman became very popular as the plot of the movie, was about playing a chess game with death. After this success, von Sydow was established as the top-grossing actor of his period. From 1950 to 1960, he acted in many famous films such as “The Magician,” “The Virgin Spring“, “Through a Glass Darkly,” “Brink of Life,” and “Wild Strawberries.” During this time, he also won several honorable awards, including the prestigious Academy Award. Recently, the popular films and series were done by this iconic actor are “Star Wars,” “Three-eyed Raven,” and “Game of Thrones.” 

Personal life 

Max von Sydow married his first wife, Christina Inga Britta Olin, in the year 1951. The couple had two sons named Clas and Henrik, who made their appearance in their fathers’ film Hawaii. Later in 1979, the couple decided to separate and got divorced in the same year. In 1997 Max Von Sydow met Catherine Bracelet, a French documentarian, and got married to her. After marriage, the couple moved to France, and von Sydow adopted the two children of Catherine Brelet from her previous marriage. 

Max Von Sydow Death and funeral 

During an interview, Max Von Sydow stated that he and director Ingmar Bergman believed in the concept of the afterlife, and he agreed to Bergman by saying that he would meet him after his death. However, the whole world was saddened by hearing the death news of Max Von Sydow. Von Sydow passed away on 8th March 2020 at his residence in Provence, France. The cause of death is not yet revealed, but his wife Catherine released a statement of his death through E-mail. 

Max Von Sydow Net Worth and Salary

Max Von Sydow started earning from a very young age through his Theatre performances and films. He made his debut in 1949, and since then, he has been able to establish a successful career. In his television career, he has done a total of 116 films and 30 television shows. Further, he has received various awards, such as Oscar, Golden Globe, and several PrimeTime Emmy awards. In 2004, he was also honored with the Cannes festival Trophy. Max Von Sydow, who is known as the French-Swedish actor, has a Net Worth of 16 million dollars. 

Max Von Sydow is an exceptionally talented actor who is a gift to the film industry. Even after his death, people around the world feel his presence through his lively films.