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Victor Sjöström

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 09/20/1879 († 80, 01/03/1960) | Silbodal, Värmlands län (Sweden)
Victor David Sjöström (Swedish: [ˈvɪ̌kːtɔr ˈɧø̂ːstrœm] (listen); 20 September 1879 – 3 January 1960), also known in the United States as Victor Seastrom, was a pioneering Swedish film director, screenwriter, and actor. He began his career in Sweden, before moving to Hollywood in 1924. Sjöström worked primarily in the silent era; his best known films include The Phantom Carriage (1921), He Who Gets Slapped (1924), and The Wind (1928). Sjöström was Sweden's most prominent director in the "Golden Age of Silent Film" in Europe. Later in life, he played the leading role in Ingmar Bergman's Wild Strawberries (1957). ()
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Victor David Sjöström (20 September 1879 – 3 January 1960), sometimes known in the United States as Victor Seastrom, was a pioneering Swedish film director, screenwriter, and actor. He began his career in Sweden, before moving to Hollywood in 1924. Sjöström worked primarily in the silent era; his best known films include The Phantom Carriage (1921), He Who Gets Slapped (1924), and The Wind (1928). Sjöström was Sweden's most prominent director in the "Golden Age of Silent Film" in Europe. Later in life, he played the leading role in Ingmar Bergman's Wild Strawberries (1957).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Victor Sjöström

National Board of Review Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Victor Sjöström as Actor(38)

as Professor Isak Borg1957 Wild Strawberries
as Gustaf Landberg1955 Männen i mörker
as Klaus Willenhart1952 Hård klang
as Gustaf Borg1950 Kvartetten som sprängdes
as Sönderby1950 To Joy
as Stora Ballong1947 Railroad Workers
as Jan i Skrolycka1944 Kejsarn av Portugallien
as Henrik Falkman1943 There Burns a Fire
as Knut Borg Sr.1943 Ordet
as Andreas Berg1941 Striden går vidare
as Hjalmar Branting1939 Mot nya tider
as Frederik Bergström1935 Walpurgis Night
as Sämund Granliden1934 Synnöve Solbakken
as Hilding Harald Markurell1931 Father and Son
as himself1925 1925 Studio Tour
as Dick1923 The Hell Ship
as David Holm1921 The Phantom Carriage
as Sammel Eneman1920 A Lover in Pawn
as Stor Ingmar1920 Karin Ingmarsdotter
as Lill Ingmar Ingmarsson1919 Sons of Ingmar
as Thomas Graal1918 Thomas Graal's Best Child
as Berg-Ejvind1918 The Outlaw and His Wife
as Thomas Graal1917 Thomas Graal's Best Film
as Terje Vigen1917 A Man There Was
as Òveringenjör Weyler / Ingenjör Lebel1916 Kiss of Death
as Oscar Falck1913 When Love Kills
as Daniel Barkner1913 The Voice of Passion
1913 Vampire
as Cyril Alm1912 The Springtime of Life
as The Gardener1912 The Gardener

Movies with Victor Sjöström as Crew(71)

Production/Producer1946 Crisis
Production/Producer1944 Torment
Directing/Director1937 Under the Red Robe
Directing/Director1931 Die Sehnsucht jeder Frau
Directing/Director1931 Father and Son
Editing/Editor1931 Father and Son
Directing/Director1930 Father and Son
Directing/Director1930 A Lady to Love
Production/Producer1930 A Lady to Love
Directing/Director1928 The Divine Woman
Directing/Director1928 The Masks of the Devil
Directing/Director1928 The Wind
Directing/Director1927 The Scarlet Letter
Production/Producer1927 The Scarlet Letter
Directing/Director1925 The Tower of Lies
Directing/Director1925 Confessions of a Queen
Directing/Director1924 Name the Man
Directing/Director1924 He Who Gets Slapped
Production/Producer1924 He Who Gets Slapped
Writing/Adaptation1924 He Who Gets Slapped
Writing/Screenplay1924 He Who Gets Slapped
Directing/Director1923 The Hell Ship
Writing/Writer1923 The Hell Ship
Directing/Director1922 Det omringade huset
Writing/Screenplay1922 Det omringade huset
Directing/Director1922 Love's Crucible
Writing/Writer1922 Love's Crucible
Directing/Director1921 The Phantom Carriage
Writing/Writer1921 The Phantom Carriage
Directing/Director1920 The Monastery of Sendomir
Writing/Adaptation1920 The Monastery of Sendomir
Writing/Writer1920 The Monastery of Sendomir
Directing/Director1920 A Lover in Pawn
Directing/Director1920 Karin Ingmarsdotter
Writing/Writer1920 Karin Ingmarsdotter
Directing/Director1919 Sons of Ingmar
Writing/Writer1919 Sons of Ingmar
Directing/Director1919 His Lord's Will
Writing/Writer1919 His Lord's Will
Directing/Director1918 The Outlaw and His Wife
Writing/Writer1918 The Outlaw and His Wife
Directing/Director1917 The Girl from the Marsh Croft
Writing/Screenplay1917 The Girl from the Marsh Croft
Directing/Director1917 A Man There Was
Writing/Screenplay1917 A Man There Was
Directing/Director1916 The Sea Vultures
Directing/Director1916 The Ships That Meet
Directing/Director1916 Kiss of Death
Writing/Writer1916 Kiss of Death
Directing/Director1916 Therèse
Writing/Writer1916 Therèse
Directing/Director1915 The Governor's Daughters
Writing/Screenplay1915 The Governor's Daughters
Directing/Director1915 Strejken
Writing/Screenplay1915 Strejken
Directing/Director1915 Guilt Redeemed
Writing/Writer1915 Guilt Redeemed
Directing/Director1915 The Price of Betrayal
Directing/Director1914 Judge Not
Directing/Director1914 Children of the Streets
Directing/Director1914 Prästen
Directing/Director1914 Bra flicka reder sig själv
Writing/Writer1914 Bra flicka reder sig själv
Directing/Director1914 Högfjällets dotter
Writing/Writer1914 Högfjällets dotter
Directing/Director1913 The Miracle
Directing/Director1913 The Voice of Passion
Writing/Writer1913 The Voice of Passion
Directing/Director1913 Ingeborg Holm
Writing/Writer1913 Ingeborg Holm
Directing/Director1912 The Gardener

Full Name: Victor Sjöström
Citizenship: Sweden
Born: Saturday, 09/20 1879 (September) in Silbodal, Värmlands län (Sweden)
Died: Sunday, 01/03 1960 (January) in Stockholm (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: Swedish (SV)
Spouses (current/former): Alexandra Stjagoff, Lili Bech, Edith Erastoff
Children: Guje Lagerwall
Father: Olof Adolf Sjöström
Other names for Victor Sjöström (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Victor Seastrom"
"Victor Sjostrom"
"빅토르 쉬오스트롬"
"Victor David Sjöström"
Victor Sjöström frequently works together with these people:
Henrik Jaenzon (20x, Crew)
Axel Esbensen (19x, Crew)
John Ekman (18x, Actor)
Julius Jaenzon (16x, Crew)
Richard Lund (13x, Actor)
Olof Ås (13x, Actor)
Mauritz Stiller (12x, Crew)
Gustaf Molander (12x, Crew)
William Larsson (12x, Actor)
Oscar Rosander (11x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:74106, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 01/02/2022