The actor Max von Sydow has passed away yesterday at the age of 90.
He was best known for his roles in the movie The Exorcist and blockbuster TV-series Game of Thrones.
Von Sydow had appeared in over 100 films and TV series throughout his life.
Max von Sydow (1929-2020), world cinema’s rock of ages. Ancient & elemental even in his youth. The Exorcist, Hannah & Her Sisters, most of the great Bergmans. Played Death & won back in 1957 pic.twitter.com/TFuuU0EGgA
— Xan Brooks (@XanBrooks) March 9, 2020
His family have announced the sad news ‘with a broken heart and infinite sadness’. von Sydow reportedly died on Sunday, March 8.
The news of his death was confirmed by his wife, the film producer Catherine von Sydow, who von Sydow married in 1997.
It is with a broken heart and with infinite sadness that we have the extreme pain of announcing the departure of Max von Sydow on March 8, 2020.