Max von Sydow
1929 - 2020
April 10, 1929
March 8, 2020
Max von Sydow was a Swedish actor whose well-known films include “The Exorcist” and “The Seventh Seal.”

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Published by The Providence Journal on Mar. 9, 2020.
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My deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Sydow !!! Max von Sydow was my favorite actor and inspired me in many ways !!! All of his interviews were magnetic, full of charm and depth! The Exorcist is one of my favorite horror movies that Max performed in .His ability to embody the Priest was remarkable, God blessed us with a unique talent on earth when he brought us Max. I am truly grateful to God I was able to witness true talent , the embodiment of a magnificent performer!!!!!
Christopher Witherspoon
May 6, 2021
What a wonderful actor. I’m a bit too late, but Godspeed to heaven!
Barbara J
February 12, 2021
Matthew McGuire
November 20, 2020
Hi how are you I was writing to you to give my condolences to you and your family etc. RIP. I will.miss him so. He seemed like a nice guy. I loved his movies etc.. take care bye
Jody Brachman
October 4, 2020
Enjoyed his work and will be sorely missed.
Patricia Demers
August 27, 2020
May God be with you at this time. The family has my sympathy.
March 27, 2020
My condolences to the von Sydow's family. A great actor that will be missed. May God and fond memories provide comfort, peace, and endurance to the family today, tomorrow, and always.
March 23, 2020
Remember you from the exorcist and other movies. A good actor may he RIP.
Steve C
March 20, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Max von Sydow's family, friends, and fans. He certainly was a well-rounded actor who will be dearly missed. May God comfort his loved ones as needed allowing them to cope with their sadness.
March 17, 2020
Few actors possess the quality and personality that Max had! Everything he did, he gave his all! One of my favorite rolls was in "Three Days of the Condor". We miss you Max!
March 17, 2020
So sorry for Max's family to cope with his passing he was a gr5eat actor
traci fearing
March 16, 2020
May flights of angels lead to your rest. thank you for a lifetime of magic.
mary ellen paglione
March 15, 2020
My condolences to his friends and his family it was quite a great actor and a great Community friend may you rest in peace David call Burlington Vermont
David Call
March 15, 2020
You will be truly missed. RIP
Dennis Clauson
March 14, 2020
"Needful Things" part well played. R.I.P.
Aaron Boutwell
March 13, 2020
the last of the truly great thespians
David Sanborn
March 12, 2020
Linda Tracy
March 12, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
March 12, 2020
RIP Max von Sydow. One of the few actors I've known who can play the worst villain or the best protagonist! Lor San Tekka in the Force Awakens, the "Tracker" in What Dreams May Come, Brewmeister Smith in Strange Brew, Leland Gaunt in Needful Things, and my favorite villain of his: Emperor Ming in Flash Gordon.
William Sander
March 11, 2020
A great actor.
John Gibbons
March 11, 2020
Max von Sydow,

I remember you in the Greatest Story Ever Told as Jesus, several years after Jeffrey Hunter played him in King of Kings, and as King Osric, and the words " All that remains is a father's love for his child! " As a Nazi in Victory with Michael Caine as a Major Von Steiner and Sylvester Stallone, in 1982, the same year I went Italy for the first time, and loved soccer! Rest In Peace great actor!

Peter Felix John Lieggi
Peter Felix John Lieggi
March 11, 2020
My sincere sympathies. I loved to watch Max act. He was such a good actor. He will be missed.
Eric Hyatt
March 10, 2020
I loved the grace, class and gravitas he brought to his roles. So much versatility. An icon to emulate. RIP Mr. von Sydow.
March 10, 2020
We always watched everything he was in. Great actor.
Linda Suits
March 10, 2020
There are many actors that leave a mark in life max von Sydow is one of them he will never be forgotten
Mark Clayton
March 10, 2020
An amazing actor and a beautiful spirit. His energy will live on and we are forever blessed to have been here during his life journey.
Bryan Fisher
March 10, 2020
Read for Greatest Story Ever Told (Fox)
Savo Milutinovich
March 10, 2020
His legendary acting will live on. Thank you for sharing him with us all your lives. May God comfort you all. Surely he lived a full and amazing life off-screen. Keep telling his stories in your family to each generation.
March 10, 2020
I loved him as Father Merrin in the Exorcist! Such a great actor and one of my fav book/movie combos. He was also excellent in Star Wars. Rest in Peace!!
Samantha Farmer
March 10, 2020
My condolences.
March 10, 2020
He brought so much joy to me in his roles he portrayed. I loved him the most in 'The Emigrants'. He was funny, dramatic, joyful. He will be missed.
March 10, 2020
Congratulations on a life well lived
Brannon Parker
March 10, 2020
A fantastic actor. Thanks for the memories, Sir. RIP, see you on the other side.
Marty Marsola
March 10, 2020
Sorry to hear of the loss
Ann Stokman
March 10, 2020
My first exposure to Max was the character of the father in the "Virgin Spring."
It knocked me out!!
warfield gratz
March 10, 2020
An amazing actor, so familiar to us, as if family. Your presence will be missed, but always there.God bless and God speed.
James Raper
March 9, 2020
A fine actor and an even better human being. The world is a little less bright with his passing.
Derrick S
March 9, 2020
I want to say how sad I am to hear the passing of Max von Sydow I loved the exorcist he was amazing a great loss my condolences to his family and friends and hes fans rip
Mark Clayton
March 9, 2020
May This Man Rest In Peace.
March 9, 2020
Wonderful actor
March 9, 2020
Thank You Max for many years of entertainment. You were a consummate actor and gentleman. You will be sorely missed!
Kent Grigsby
March 9, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
March 9, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Samuel D'Ippolito
March 9, 2020
We have lost a great actor. Godspeed Max.
March 9, 2020
Godspeed Max, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us and the wonderful and innumerable film memories.
Harry Simpson
March 9, 2020
A great actor has left us, my condolences to his family. Most notably, I will remember him for his role as King Osric in my favorite movie, "Conan the Barbarian".

I salute you, Max von Sydow, R.I.P.
Marc Grohmann
March 9, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this extremely difficult time.
March 9, 2020
From "The Greatest Story Ever Told" to "The Exorcist" to "Flash Gordon" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" a true movie icon has indeed passed on through the pearly gates of heaven to meet with the Lord. RIP dear sir.
Carl Franks and Connie Sullivan
March 9, 2020
I can't believe my favorite actor of all time is gone. I first saw Max Von Sydow in the movie Hawii where he starred with Julie Andrews who played his wife in the movie. Ever since then I have falling in love with every movie he has made since. RIP in Reverend Hale you will greatly missed.
gina alexander
March 9, 2020
Max von Sydow was a wonderful actor!! He was great in everything he did. My condolences and prayers go out to his family, friends & associates. He will surely be missed, but his amazing body of work will be his everlasting legacy. May he rest in eternal peace and may the perpetual light shine upon him.
Nancy Woodwell-Freedman
March 9, 2020
I am so sorry about the loss of Max. He was an excellent actor. The family has my deepest condolences. I pray that you will be surrounded continuously with love and support. And, as you go through this difficult time, may Almighty God give you everlasting comfort (2 Thess. 2:16).
March 9, 2020
Sincere condolences to the Family, May the God of comfort bless your hearts and lives with strength and loving kindness as you cope with Max's passing.
March 9, 2020
Rest in Peace
Scott Chamberland
March 9, 2020
Glen James Hausfeld
March 9, 2020
Another Great Actor ! He was Good in anything he Did. Was
No other like him ! RIP with all the other Greats !
Sue Willard
Gr. Mich .
March 9, 2020