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    Max von Sydow was one of the most famous Swedish actors of all time; he appeared in European and American films, and featured in more than 100 films and TV series.

    Legendary Swedish actor Max von Sydow has died at the age of 90, according to his agent Jean Diamond.

    "It is with a broken heart and with infinite sadness that we have the extreme pain of announcing the departure of Max von Sydow, March 8, 2020," Jean Diamond said in a statement as quoted by the Sky News.
    Max von Sydow gestures as he arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015.
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    Max von Sydow gestures as he arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015.

    Sydow played one of his most famous roles in 1957 in the film "The Seventh Seal" by Ingmar Bergman - in which he played chess with Death.

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