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Victor Sjöström

Victor Sjöström


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).

  • Known For: Directing
  • Birthday: 1879-09-21
  • Place of Birth: Silbodal, Värmlands län, Sweden
  • Also Known As: Victor Seastrom, Victor Sjostrom, 빅토르 쉬오스트롬, Виктор Шёстрём, 빅토르 셰스트룀, 빅터 쇠스트롬