Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #005482122: MAX VON SYDOW

Choice 8x10-inch black and white youthful portrait, boldly signed with his name alone in blue felt-tip marker in the 1980s. In good condition, with minor creasing to the upper left-hand area, not affecting the writing is essentially invisible when the photo is viewed head-on. Late, great Swedish star Max Von Sydow is remembered as Knight Antonius Block in Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal (1957), one of his eleven collaborations with the director; Christ in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965); Karl Oskar Nilsson in The Emigrants (1971); Fr. Merrin in The Exorcist (1973); Ming the Merciless in Flash Gordon (1980); villainous Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond flick Never Say Never Again (1983); Liet-Kynes in Dune (1984); Lassefar in Pelle the Conqueror (1987), a performance which earned him an Academy Award nomination; Dr. Peter Ingham in Awakenings (1990); the Renter in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2012), for which he was again Oscar nominated; and Lor San Tekka in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).