How old was Max von Sydow in his first movie: Only a Mother?

Max von Sydow was 19 in Only a Mother when he played the character 'Nils'.

That was over 74 years ago in 1949.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 2020 he died aged 90, starring in 157 films in his career, 155 of those after Only a Mother was first released. If he were alive today he would be 94.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Only a Mother, I think Max von Sydow looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Alf Sjöberg has worked with Max von Sydow a total of 2 times in his career.
  • Max von Sydow's first movie was as 'Nils' in Only a Mother, released in 1949 when he was 19
  • Only a Mother scores 6.4 out of 10 on TMDB.

Max von Sydow's other movies