Max von Sydow (April 10, 1929March 8, 2020) was a Swedish–French actor who starred in Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens as Lor San Tekka.[3] He was previously involved in a Lucasfilm production when he played Sigmund Freud in an episode of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.

He was known for his roles in a wide range of films such as The Seventh Seal (1957), The Exorcist (1973), Flash Gordon (1980), Never Say Never Again (1983), Dune (1984), Judge Dredd (1995), Minority Report (2002), and Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close (2011) (which earned him his second Oscar nomination). He had also worked in voice acting, lending his voice to video games such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Ghostbusters 2. He joined the cast of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones in 2016 alongside fellow The Force Awakens cast mate Gwendoline Christie, where he portrayed the Three-Eyed Raven.

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  • Only a Mother (1949)
  • Miss Julie (1951)
  • Ingen mans kvinna (1953)
  • Rätten att älska (1956)
  • The Seventh Seal (1957)
  • Mr. Sleeman Is Coming (1957)
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • The Minister of Uddarbo (1957)
  • Brink of Life (1958)
  • Spion 503 (1958)
  • Rabies (1958)
  • The Magician (1958)
  • The Virgin Spring (1960)
  • Bröllopsdagen (1960)
  • Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
  • Wonderful Adventures of Nils (1962)
  • The Mistress (1962)
  • Winter Light (1963)
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
  • 4 x 4 (1965)
  • The Reward (1965)
  • Hawaii (1966)
  • The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
  • Here Is Your Life (1966)
  • The Diary of Anne Frank (1967)
  • Hour of the Wolf (1968)
  • Black Palm Trees (1968)
  • Shame (1968)
  • Made in Sweden (1969)
  • The Passion of Anna (1969)
  • The Kremlin Letter (1970)
  • The Night Visitor (1971)
  • The Emigrants (1971)
  • The Touch (1971)
  • The Apple War (1971)
  • Embassy (1972)
  • The New Land (1972)
  • The Exorcist (1973)
  • Steppenwolf (1974)
  • Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975)
  • Trompe l'oeil (1975)
  • Three Days of the Condor (1975)
  • The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
  • Dog's Heart (1976)
  • Illustrious Corpses (1976)
  • The Far Side of Paradise (1976)
  • The Desert of the Tartars (1976)
  • Voyage of the Damned (1976)
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
  • March or Die (1977)
  • Gran bollito (1977)
  • Brass Target (1978)
  • Hurricane (1979)
  • Footloose (1979)
  • Death Watch (1980)
  • Flash Gordon (1980)
  • Victory (1981)
  • Conan the Barbarian (1982)
  • The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
  • Hit Man (1982)
  • Le cercle des passions (1983)
  • Strange Brew (1983)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)
  • The Ice Pirates (1984)
  • Samson and Delilah (1984)
  • Dreamscape (1984)
  • Le dernier civil (1984)
  • Dune (1984)
  • The Soldier's Tale (1984)
  • Kojak: The Belarus File (1985)
  • Code Name: Emerald (1985)
  • The Repenter (1985)
  • The Fascination (1985)
  • Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  • Oviri (1986)
  • Duet for One (1986)
  • The Second Victory (1987)
  • Ghostbusters II (1989)
  • Red King, White Knight (1989)
  • The Bachelor (1990)
  • Una vita scellerata (1990)
  • Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990)
  • Father (1990)
  • Awakenings (1990)
  • A Kiss Before Dying (1991)
  • Europa (1991)
  • Until the End of the World (1991)
  • Oxen (1991)
  • The Best Intentions (1992)
  • The Touch (1992)
  • Och ge oss skuggorna (1993)
  • Morfars resa (1993)
  • Needful Things (1993)
  • Time Is Money (1994)
  • A che punto e la notte (1994)
  • Onkel Vanja (1994)
  • Citizen X (1995)
  • Judge Dredd (1995)
  • Depth Solitude (1995)
  • Hamsun (1996)
  • Jerusalem (1996)
  • Samson and Delilah (1996)
  • Private Confessions (1996)
  • Truck Stop (1996)
  • Hostile Waters (1997)
  • En frusen drom (1997)
  • The Princess and the Pauper (1997)
  • Solomon (1997)
  • What Dreams May Come (1998)
  • Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
  • Sleepless (2001)
  • The Gaul (2001)
  • Intacto (2001)
  • Les amants de Mogador (2002)
  • Minority Report (2002)
  • Hidden Children (2004)
  • Curse of the Ring (2004)
  • Heidi (2005)
  • The Final Inquiry (2006)
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
  • Rush Hour 3 (2007)
  • Emotional Arithmetic (2007)
  • Un homme et son chien (2008)
  • Solomon Kane (2009)
  • Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009)
  • The Wolfman (2010)
  • Shutter Island (2010)
  • Robin Hood (2010)
  • The Last Norwegian Troll (2010)
  • Moomins and the Comet Chase (2010)
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
  • Branded (2012)
  • Dragons 3D (2013)
  • The Letters (2014)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
  • The First, the Last (2016)
  • Victrix (2016)

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