Max Von Sydow, The Exorcist, Game of Thrones and Star Wars actor, has died aged 90

ACTOR Max von Sydow has died aged 90, his agent Jean Diamond has said.

Monday, 9th March 2020, 12:43 pm
Updated Monday, 9th March 2020, 12:43 pm
Actor Max von Sydow has died at 90. Picture: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images

A statement said: ‘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.’

The actor, known for roles in Star Wars, Game Of Thrones, The Exorcist and Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close, died at home in France on Sunday.

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He made his breakthrough in the 1957 Ingmar Bergman film The Seventh Seal, about a medieval knight playing chess with Death during the

plague.

Throughout his career he appeared in more than 100 movies and TV shows.

He recently played the Three-eyed Raven in Game of Thrones and Lor San Tekka in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.