Actor Max Von Sydow, who appeared in TV series and Movies has died at Age 90.
His family declared”with a broken heart and boundless sadness” the Swedish-born celebrity died on Sunday.
Von Sydow’s other movie credits included Hannah and Her Sisters, The Seventh Seal and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
He had been nominated throughout his profession for 2 Oscars – including best actor in 1988.
His Academy nomination as best supporting actor for his role in the Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close of 2011.
Von Sydow needed a run of 11 movies including The Seventh Seal, in which he played chess, with director Ingmar Bergman.
He turned down the role of Captain von Trapp, although hollywood came calling.
He consented to cross the Atlantic to play with Jesus Christ in The Greatest Story Ever Told along with his success grew at 1973 terror The Exorcist with roles such as the priest Father Lankester Merrin.
Von Sydow played with comic book villain Ming the Merciless at the Flash Gordon of 1980, also appeared in Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island, Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report.
“I really loved that movie. I grew up studying Flash Gordon therefore it was kind of nostalgic for me personally,” he told The Times.