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Victor Sjöström (1879–1960)


Victor Sjöström was born on September 20, 1879, and is the undisputed father of Swedish film, ranking as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of directors whom he himself influenced. As a boy Sjöström was... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Wild Strawberries Dr. Eberhard Isak Borg
(1957)
(1921)
(1924)
A Man There Was Director
(1917)

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 1937 Under the Red Robe (as Victor Seastrom)
 1930 A Lady to Love (as Victor Seastrom)
 1928 The Masks of the Devil (as Victor Seastrom)
 1928 The Wind (as Victor Seastrom)
 1928 The Divine Woman (as Victor Seastrom)
 1926 The Scarlet Letter (as Victor Seastrom)
 1925 The Tower of Lies (as Victor Seastrom)
 1924 He Who Gets Slapped (as Victor Seastrom)
 1924 Name the Man (as Victor Seastrom)
 1923 The Hell Ship
 1922 Vem dömer
 1917 A Man There Was (directed by)
 1916 Therèse
 1916 Dödskyssen
 1916 Hon segrade (Short)
 1915 The Price of Betrayal (Short)
 1915 I prövningens stund (Short)
 1915 Det var i maj (Short)
 1915 Sonad skuld
 1915 En av de många (Short)
 1914 Hjärtan som mötas (Short)
 1914 Högfjällets dotter (Short)
 1914 Gatans barn
 1914 Strejken
 1914 Judge Not
 1913/I Miraklet
 1913 Half Breed
 1913 Ingeborg Holm
 1913 Blodets röst
 1913 Lady Marions sommarflirt (Short)
 1913 Löjen och tårar (Short)
 1913 Äktenskapsbyrån (Short)
 1912 The Gardener (Short)
 1912 A Ruined Life (Short)
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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 11 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Victor Seastrom | Seastrom | Victor Sjostrom

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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His father was businessman Olof Adolf Sjöström, born 4 February 1841, in Ljustorp, Västernorrlands län. In 1880 he emigrated to the US, followed soon by the rest of the family. His wife died in New York in 1886, and in 1895 he married the 22-years-younger Maria Lovisa Olsson, just before returning to Sweden. He died destitute in Stockholm on 21 May 1896. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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