Veteran screen actor Max von Sydow dies at home in France

Swedish-born cinema actor Max von Sydow, who began his remarkably prolific career by starring in several landmark films by Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and who took French nationality in 2002, has died at his home in southern France at the age of 90, his wife has announced.

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Max von Sydow, the Swedish actor who made his name in a series of landmark films with Ingmar Bergman before progressing to international stardom, has died in France at the age of 90, reports The Guardian.