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    Torben Meyer

    Torben Meyer

    Torben Emil Meyer (1 December 1884 – 22 May 1975) was a Danish character actor who appeared in over 190 films in a 55-year career. Meyer was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and began his career as a stage actor in Denmark. He appeared in his first silent movie, Vor tids dame in 1912 and made twenty more before making Don Quixote in 1926. This movie achieved considerable international stature, and Meyer followed the migration of leading European actors to Hollywood the following year. His first American role was as a spy in the silent movie The Man Who Laughs starring Conrad Veidt in 1928. Meyer arrived just when the transition to sound was in progress. In contrast to many other European-born actors, his thick accent became an asset for him. He appeared uncredited in numerous movies throughout the 1930s and 1940s, almost always cast as a German. In 1930, Meyer received a small part in a Michael Curtiz film A Soldier's Plaything, and in 1932, Meyer appeared in two Swedish language American films, Trådlöst och kärleksfullt and Halvvägs till Himlen. Later that year, he had a small part in Murders in the Rue Morgue, based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story which starring Bela Lugosi. Meyer
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    Sven-Ole Thorsen

    Sven-Ole Thorsen (born 24 September 1944) is a Danish actor, stuntman, bodybuilder and strongman competitor. Sven won Denmark's Strongest Man in 1983. Using his stature he often plays imposing giants and villains in his films who are somehow beaten by smaller opponents in a David and Goliath manner, but he has also played heroic characters such as Gunnar the legendary warrior in The Viking Sagas. His autobiography Stærk mand i Hollywood (Strong Man in Hollywood) was published on 26 October 2007, and was very well reviewed. The first printing of the book reportedly sold out in 24 hours. He is known for his frequent appearances in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, like Conan the Barbarian, as the hammer-wielding Thorgrim; The Running Man, as the sympathetic bodyguard Sven; and in Predator, where he played a one-second role as a Russian General ('Knock Knock'). Some of his other most memorable characters have varied widely, from the gritty boater wearing security guard La Fours in Mallrats, to the unbeaten fighting legend Tigris of Gaul in Gladiator, and the witty Lt. Michael 'Tank' Ellis, Ground Assault Unit in Captain Power, to the menacing alien villain Secundus in Abraxas, Guardian of
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    Ove Sprogøe

    Ove Sprogøe

    Ove Wendelboe Sprogøe Petersen (21 December 1919 – 14 September 2004) was a Danish actor. Born in Odense, his parents were Arthur and Inger Sprogøe. He married Eva Rasmussen in 1945, with whom he had three children. One of these is actor Henning Sprogøe. He made his debut in the film Hans Store Aften (His Big Night). His characteristic prominent chin that had been feared an obstacle of his career did not prevent him from being one of the most versatile and used Danish actors. His strength laid in the almost diabolic, michievous and brash but he effortlessly played meek and shy types as well as elegantiers. Among his many roles on stage in classic plays might be mentioned Mephisto in Faust, the title figure of Strindberg’s The Father and some Molière and Bertolt Brecht characters. An extremely popular actor in Denmark, he played many diverse roles, including several recurring television parts. He appeared in 157 films, making him one of the hardest-working actors in the history of Danish film. In his early years he often was the part of a duo working together with his friend and colleague Dirch Passer. He is probably best known for playing one of the lead roles in the Olsen Gang
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    Christian Schrøder

    Christian Schrøder (13 July 1869 – 10 December 1940) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 30 films between 1912 and 1940. He was born in Middelfart, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Jean Hersholt

    Jean Pierre Hersholt (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian and for playing Shirley Temple's grandfather in Heidi. Asked how to pronounce his name, he told The Literary Digest, "In English, her'sholt; in Danish, hairs'hult." Of his total credits, 75 were silent films and 65 were sound films. He appeared in 140 films and directed four. Hersholt was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Claire (née Petersen) and Henry Hersholt, actors who worked with the Danish Folk Theatre. Hersholt toured Europe performing with his family when he was young. He then graduated from the Copenhagen Art School. His first two films were made in Germany in 1906. He emigrated to the US in 1913, and the remainder of his movies were made in America. Hersholt's best remembered film roles included Marcus Schouler in Erich von Stroheim's 1924 Greed and Shirley Temple's beloved grandfather in the 1937 film version of the 1880 children's book, Heidi, written by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. During his long career in the movies, his roles ran the gamut from
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    Karl Stegger

    Karl Stegger (11 January 1913 in Aarhus – 13 April 1980 in Frederiksberg) was a Danish actor, who appeared in 157 films which makes him the most used Danish actor. He mostly appeared in comedy, but also had some serious roles e.g. as the vicar in Præsten i Vejlby (based on the Steen Steensen Blicher drama). He became famous in 1955 when he replaced the late Ib Schønberg as the Dad in the popular Far-til-Fire-film series (Daddy of Four). Later he appeared in several Olsen Gang-movies and the TV series Matador as Consul Holm.
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    Elith Pio

    Elith Pio

    Viggo Elith William Pio (3 July 1887 - 10 February 1983) was a Danish actor of stage, screen, radio and television. He is most noted for starring roles in films such as Carl Theodor Dreyer's Leaves from Satan's Book, Johan Jacobsen's Jenny and the Soldier and Benjamin Christensen's Häxan. Elith Pio made his theatre debut in 1907 as a member of the Peter Fjelstrup's theater company. He worked in various theaters in Denmark until 1931, when he was employed by the Royal Danish Theatre. He remained a member of the Royal Theatre until his retirement in 1974. Some of his most famous roles were Aristophanes in Johan Ludvig Heiberg's A Soul after the Dead, Dr. Relling and Old Ekdal in Henrik Ibsen's The Wild Duck (Vildanden) and a chamberlain to in Ibsen's The League of Youth (De unges forbund). In Denmark Pio was also well-known for his numerous roles on local radio theatre, where his characteristic voice was an invaluable asset. Pio debuted on screen in the 1908 production of A Folk Tale (Et Folkesagn). Thereafter, he performed in approximately 40 silent films. In 1931, well known from his work at the Royal Theatre, Pio starred in his first sound feature, Hotel Paradis, in the role of
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    Klaus Tange

    Klaus Tange (born 7 July 1962) is a Danish actor working in theatre, film, and television. Tange was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and raised in Germany and Switzerland. In 1985 he graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in Aarhus. Since his graduation, Tange has worked extensively in all areas of theatre and film. He has been involved in genres ranging from experimental film and theatre, to high profile movies and television series, as well as performances with established theatre companies. He has lived and worked in Italy, France, and Denmark. Some of Tange's best known roles include: Tange has also worked with Ellen Stewart from La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, and Claudio Carafoli at the Piccolo Eliseo in Rome. Recent film and television work includes the Emmy-nominated series Forbrydelsen (The Crime), and the 2008 Danish movie Flammen & Citronen (Flame & Citron).
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    Jon Iversen

    Jon Iversen (1 December 1889 - 17 August 1964) was a Danish stage and film actor and film director.
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    Helge Kjærulff-Schmidt

    Helge Kjærulff-Schmidt (22 February 1906 - 9 July 1982) was a Danish stage and film actor. He was father to Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt.
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    Buster Larsen

    Buster Larsen (1 September 1920 – 18 December 1993), was a Danish comic film and TV actor. He began working in the Nørrebros Theater in 1932 aged 12 and entered film in 1933.
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    Carl Brisson

    Carl Brisson (24 December 1893 – 25 September 1958), born Carl Frederik Ejnar Pedersen was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 12 silent films between 1918 and 1935, including two films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. In the 1934 film Murder at the Vanities, he introduced the popular song "Cocktails for Two". He was married to Cleo Willard Brisson from 1915 to his death, and was the father of producer Frederick Brisson and father-in-law of Frederick's wife, actress Rosalind Russell. Prior to his acting and singing career he was a prizefighter for a few short spells between 1912 and 1915. He attracted attention when he appeared as Prince Danilo in the 1923 London production of The Merry Widow at Daly's. He appeared in the same role when it was revived at the Lyceum Theatre the following year. In August 1924, he toured the provinces as Karl in Katja the Dancer, eventually returning to London to appeared in The Apache at the London Palladium and later made his screen debut in Hitchcock's The Ring. He died of jaundice in Copenhagen.
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    Hardy Rafn

    Hardy Rafn (17 September 1930 – 23 January 1997) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 34 films between 1956 and 1997. He was born in Slagelse, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Anders Morgenthaler

    Anders Morgenthaler (born December 5, 1972) is a Danish comics artist, children's book author, and film director. Morgenthaler is a graduate of Designskolen Kolding and the National Film School of Denmark. Having worked as a TV host on the Danish TV channel DR's children's show KatjaKaj og BenteBent, and directed several music videos, he eventually directed the feature film Princess in 2006, earning him a Nordisk Film Award. Prior to this, comic strip Wulffmorgenthaler produced in collaboration with comedian Mikael Wulff, brought attention and success in 2001. A comic strip competition entry named Kalzone, completed few hours before the entry deadline, submitted under the pseudonym Pernille Richter Andersson, led to victory in the competition, and a one month run in the national newspaper Politiken. The strip became a regular feature on DR's internet culture portal in 2002, and in October 2003 it became a daily newspaper strip in Politiken. Due to the unusually uninhibited and adult nature of the strip, this led to disgruntled reader reactions and cancelled subscriptions for Politiken, but the strip remained. It later became syndicated to Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet in
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    Ib Schønberg

    Ib Schønberg

    Ib Christian Albert von Cotta Schønberg (23 October 1902 – 24 September 1955) was a Danish film actor, and is considered one of the leading actors of Danish film in the 20th century. The son of a chemist, Ib Schønberg was interested in acting from an early age. He made his debut in 1920 and worked for more than ten years as a stage actor. Schønberg made his screen debut in Benjamin Christensen's 1922 horror/documentary Häxan. By the 1930s he was an established comic actor, often in main roles as leaders of buffoon duos, well-meaning policemen, or more substantial “uncle types”. During World War II he suddenly appeared as a dramatic actor, and from then until his death he maintained his position as one of the greatest actors of Danish art films, playing serious roles alongside comic roles. He was well known for his ability to perform “the colossus with feet of clay”, apparently solid and superior characters — both sympathetic and unsympathetic — who fall apart by the end of the film. Among his best-known serious performances are his mean-cultivated informer type in Afsporet (1942 - Derailed); his leader af a children’s home, a sadist with shattered nerves in the social film Kampen
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    Jens Okking

    Jens Dyhr Okking, (born 18 December 1939) is a Danish actor and politician. Jens Okking is known from Lars von Triers TV-series The Kingdom, and was a member of the European Parliament 1999 - 2003.
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    Mads Mikkelsen

    Mads Mikkelsen

    Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen (help·info) (born 22 November 1965) is a Danish actor. In May 2012, he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in the film The Hunt. Mikkelsen was born in the Østerbro area of Copenhagen, the son of Bente Christiansen and Henning Mikkelsen, a cab driver. He is the brother of actor Lars Mikkelsen. After attending Århus Theatre School, he made his film debut in the movie Pusher. He has starred in popular Danish movies such as Flickering Lights (Danish: Blinkende lygter), The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere), Adam's Apples (Danish: Adams æbler), Valhalla Rising, his film debut Pusher, and Pusher II. Mikkelsen's longest running role was as a policeman in the Danish television series Unit One (Danish: Rejseholdet). He also starred as Tristan in the Jerry Bruckheimer production of King Arthur, as well as playing the villain Le Chiffre in the 2006 James Bond film, Casino Royale. Also in 2006 he took the lead role in the Oscar nominated After the Wedding (Danish: Efter brylluppet). In 2008, when the Quantum of Solace video game was released, Mikkelsen reprised Le Chiffre, voicing the character throughout. Also in 2008,
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    Bent Christensen

    Bent Christensen (28 May 1929 – 6 January 1992) was a Danish film director, actor, film producer and screenwriter. His film Harry and the Butler (1961) was named Best Film at the Bodil Awards and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
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    Henrik Malberg

    Henrik Malberg (1873–1958) was a Danish actor of theater and Danish cinema who played his most noted role at the age of 80—the stoic authoritative farm owner in the Carl Th. Dreyer classic film Ordet. Henrik Martin Marinus Malberg was born in Aarhus Denmark on 4 December 1873. Originally trained as a mechanic, Malberg made his stage debut at the Århus Teater in 1896. Malberg worked with a touring company for several years but between 1902 and 1905 he was based with the Aarhus Theater. While playing the role of Arv in Masquerade, Malberg was noticed by the Danish actor Olaf Poulsen who brought him to Copenhagen. For the next five years, Malberg was the principal actor at the Dagmar Theater in Copenhagen. In 1910, he became director for a Danish touring company, then once again returned to the Dagmar (1912–1914) and afterwards, the Alexander Theater (1914–1917). In his later years, Malberg was employed at the Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen. Malberg made his screen debut in the 1910 silent film, The Picture of Dorian Gray. He appeared in several more films during the silent era for the major Danish directors of the period: George Schnéevoigt, Emanuel Gregers, Holger-Madsen and Lau
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    Poul Müller

    Poul Müller (31 December 1909 – 15 September 1979) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 44 films between 1936 and 1977. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Aage Bendixen

    Aage Bendixen

    Aage Bendixen (16 June 1887 – 30 December 1973) was a Danish actor. He is best known for his work in short comedy films of the 1920s and 1930s in the Cinema of Denmark. He began acting in film in 1919 at the age of 32 in Væddeløberen.
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    Preben Kaas

    Preben Kaas (30 March 1930 – 27 March 1981) was a Danish comedian, actor, script writer and film director. He appeared in 55 films between 1943 and 1980. He received the 1970 Bodil for best actor in a supporting role for his role in The Olsen Gang in a Fix. He was born in Aalborg, Denmark and died in Denmark. Preben Kaas was married to Anne Marie Lie and Lisbet Dahl. He is the father of actor and bandleader Jeppe Kaas and actor Nikolaj Lie Kaas.
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    Johannes Meyer

    Johannes Meyer

    Johannes Meyer (28 May 1884 - 4 November 1972), was a Danish film actor. He debuted in the theater in 1905.
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    Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

    Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, in Denmark always called Johannes V. Jensen, (20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950) was a Danish author, often considered the first great Danish writer of the 20th century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1944. One of his sisters, Thit Jensen, was also a well-known writer and a very vocal, and occasionally controversial, early feminist. He was born in Farsø, a village in North Jutland, Denmark, as the son of a veterinary surgeon and he grew up in a rural environment. While studying medicine at the University of Copenhagen he worked as a writer to fund his studies. After 3 years of studying he chose to change careers and devote himself fully to literature. The first phase of his work as an author was influenced by fin-de-siècle pessimism. His career began with the publication of Himmerland Stories (1898–1910), comprising a series of tales set in the part of Denmark where he was born. During 1900 and 1901 he wrote his first masterpiece, Kongens Fald (eng. transl. 1933 The Fall of the King), a modern historical novel centred around King Christian II and his characteristically Danish hesitancy and failure to act. In 1906 Jensen created his
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    Valdemar Møller

    Valdemar Møller (19 January 1885 - 16 February 1947) was a Danish actor and film director. He starred at the Royal Danish Theatre between 1903–1905 and appeared in several silent films in the early 1910s. However he only actively featured in films from the late 1930s.
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    Valsø Holm

    Valsø Holm (31 December 1906 – 19 December 1987) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 80 films between 1937 and 1982. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Thomas Vinterberg

    Thomas Vinterberg

    Thomas Vinterberg (born 19 May 1969) is a Danish film director who, along with Lars von Trier, co-founded the Dogme 95 movement in filmmaking, which established rules for simplifying movie production. In 1993 he graduated from the National Film School of Denmark with Last Round (Sidste Omgang), which won the jury and producers' awards at the Munich International Festival of Film Schools, and First Prize at Tel Aviv. That year Vinterberg made his first TV drama for DR TV and his short fiction film The Boy Who Walked Backwards, produced by Birgitte Hald at Nimbus Film. This film has won awards and accolades all over the world, including Nordic Panorama in Iceland, the International Short Film Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, and the Toronto Film Festival. His first feature film was The Biggest Heroes (De Største Helte), a road movie that received acclaim in his native Denmark. In 1995, Vinterberg formed the Dogme 95 movement with Lars von Trier, Kristian Levring, and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen. Following that dogma in 1998, he conceived, wrote and directed (and also had a small acting role in) the first of the Dogme movies, The Celebration (Festen). As per the rules of the Dogme manifesto, he
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    Bjørn Puggaard-Müller

    Bjørn Puggaard-Müller (13 March 1922 – 13 May 1989) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in over 90 films between 1945 and 1988. He was born in Gentofte, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Jørgen Ryg

    Jørgen Ryg (11 August 1927 – 28 August 1981) was a Danish comedian, jazz musician (trumpet) and actor. Best known for his comical monologues on stage, he also appeared in 37 films between 1954 and 1978. He was born and died in Denmark.
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    Lau Lauritzen, Jr.

    Lau Lauritzen, Jr., (1910–1977), was a Danish actor, screenwriter, and film director. As a director, he was a 4-time recipient of the Bodil Award for Best Danish Film. Lauritzen co-founded the Danish film studio ASA Film and served as the studio's artistic director (1937–1945) and administrative director (1945–1964). Lau Lauritzen, Jr. was born 26 June 1910 in Vejle, Denmark, the son of silent film actor and director Lau Lauritzen Sr.. He pursued an education in the film industry by working at film studios in England, Germany, France, and Belgium. After returning to Denmark, he worked for his father at Palladium Film productions in multiple positions including screenwriter, cameraman, soundman, and director's assistant. In 1934, Lauritzen made his acting debut in the comedy Barken Margrethe. Earlier that same year, before he was 24-years-old, Lauritzen made his directorial debut with the 1934 farcical comedy, Ud I den kold sne (Out in the Cold Snow). Lauritzen co-directed the film with Alice O'Fredericks who had also been working as a director's assistant for Lauritzen's father at Palladium. The Lauritzen-O'Fredericks partnership flourished and they eventually made 27 films
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    Gunnar Lemvigh

    Gunnar Lemvigh (28 March 1909 – 16 November 1979) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 52 films between 1939 and 1977. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Mogens Brandt

    Mogens Brandt (1 March 1909 – 21 January 1970) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 33 films between 1944 and 1969. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Preben Harris

    Preben Harris

    Preben Harris (born 30 March 1935) is a Danish film and stage actor. Harris joined the Aarhus Theater in 1957 and worked in the Cinema of Denmark from 1964.
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    Dirch Passer

    Dirch Hartvig Passer (18 May 1926 - 3 September 1980) was a celebrated Danish actor. He was greatly renowned for his improvisational skills and, with a filmography comprising 90 movies, one of Denmark's most prolific actors. His life is depicted in the Danish semi-biographical film A Funny Man (2011, Danish title Dirch) directed by Martin Zandvliet. When he was young, Passer was very shy, and had a dream of becoming an actor, but consented to his father's wishes by attending J. Lauritzen's sea training school near Svendborg in 1944. But since he had ongoing problems with seasickness, he later started at De frederiksbergske teatres Elevskole. During the 1950s he formed a duo with his colleague and friend Kjeld Petersen. Their revue sketches, based upon the contrast between Petersen’s mixture of joviality and desperate anger and Passer’s deadpan responses, are still considered classics by the public. The sudden death of Kjeld Petersen in 1962 led Passer to avoid revues for five years, but he built up an individual reputation and in 1967 he returned to the revue gaining new victories. Many thin jokes in the scripts were greatly improved by his performance. In particular, his many
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    Elith Foss

    Elith Foss (8 August 1911 – 19 April 1972) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 29 films between 1933 and 1968. He was born in Århus, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Johannes Poulsen

    Johannes Poulsen (17 November 1881 – 14 October 1938) was a Danish actor and director. He debuted with the Dagmar Theatre in 1901. In 1909 he joined the Royal Theatre as an actor, and from 1917 was also a stage director. Memorable roles included Peer Gynt, Shylock, Henry VIII and the fool in Twelfth Night. Poulsen debuted on film in 1910 with Regia Art Films, and later starred in four films for Nordisk Film. He wrote the book "Gennem de fagre riger" (Through the fair realms) which was published in 1916. In 1919 Poulsen staged Adam Oehlenschläger's drama "Aladdin" with music to be composed by Carl Nielsen. After accepting the contract, Nielsen found that Poulsen was making the orchestra play under the huge staircase in the center of the scenery and using the orchestra pit in the set. When Poulsen cut out large parts of the music during final rehearsals and changed the sequence of dances, Neilson demanded that his name be removed from the poster and the program. Poulsen remained with the Royal theater until 1927. From 1928 to 1930 he gave guest appearances in several European capitals, before returning the Royal Theatre where he remained until his death, performing for the last time
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    Sigurd Langberg

    Sigurd Langberg (29 October 1897 - 8 July 1954) was a Danish stage and film actor. He was married to actress Karna Langberg and was the father of actors Ebbe and Jesper Langberg.
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    Christian Arhoff

    Christian Hansen Arhoff (26 January 1893, Horsens – 9 August 1973) was a Danish stage and film actor. Arhoff joined the National Socialist Workers' Party of Denmark in 1941.
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    Carl Johan Hviid

    Carl Johan Hviid (27 June 1899 – 21 October 1964) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 29 films between 1938 and 1964. He was born and died in Denmark.
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    Jonas Elmer

    Jonas Elmer (born March 14, 1966 in Denmark) is a Danish film director, screenwriter and previously an actor. In 1988 he was a production assistant at the set of Family Business, starring Sean Connery. Elmer graduated in direction at the National Film School of Denmark in 1995. His debut as a director came with the Danish film Let's Get Lost which won him a Robert and Bodil Award for Best Danish Film. Since then, he has directed the Danish feature films Monas verden and Nynne. He has also directed 21 episodes of the Danish sit-com Langt fra Las Vegas. He directed his first American feature film in 2008, New in Town, starring Renée Zellweger and Harry Connick, Jr, which was released in January 2009. ^ I Credited as associate producer.
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    Keld Markuslund

    Keld Markuslund (9 July 1921 – 20 October 1972) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 35 films between 1951 and 1973. He was born in Holmestrup, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Poul Thomsen

    Poul Thomsen

    Poul Thomsen (15 February 1922 – 16 December 1988) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 70 films between 1944 and 1985. He was born in Præstø, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Palle Huld

    Palle Huld (2 August 1912 – 26 November 2010) was a Danish film actor and writer. He appeared in 40 films between 1933 and 2000. He was born in Hellerup in Denmark. His journey around the world at the age of 15 in 1928 reportedly inspired Hergé to create Tintin. The Danish newspaper Politiken held a competition in honour of Jules Verne which was open only to teenaged boys. The winner would be assisted in a challenge to circumnavigate the globe within 46 days unaccompanied. They were allowed to use all forms of transport apart from aviation. There were several hundred applications for this competition. Huld was 15 at the time and working in a car dealership as a clerk. Huld left on his voyage on 1 March 1928 and visited countries including England, Scotland, Canada, Japan, the Soviet Union, Poland and Germany. In 44 days he made it back to Copenhagen to the cheers of a crowd of twenty-thousand.
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    Poul Reichhardt

    Poul David Reichhardt (2 February 1913 – 31 October 1985) was a Danish actor, well known for his roles in Danish 1940s/50s comedies. Later on, he also played more serious and varied roles; he has also starred in Huset på Christianshavn, Matador and as various minor characters in the Olsen Gang films. For almost thirty years Reichhardt was a leading Danish heroic charmer in movies and partly also on stage. His acting debut was in 1931 as an extra in the play Styrmand Karlsens flammer in Nørrebros Theater. Already during the 1930s he won himself a name, this was cemented during World War II and from 1945 he stood as the movie hero par excellence: the plain, regular, quick-witted, sometimes hot-tempered, but often humorous man playing in melodramas and comedies. His versatile talent of acting and singing created him a widespread area as an artist. Poul Reichhardt got a special popularity during his performing in the so-called Morten Korch movies in the 1950s based upon novels written by a just as popular Danish regionalist light literate – here he normally played the honest young farmer fighting for his happiness and for his love. Often criticised for playing in low quality products
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    Aage Fønss

    Aage Fønss

    Aage Fønss (12 December 1887 in Arhus - 30 September 1976) was a Danish opera singer and actor. He was the younger brother of actor Johannes Fønss and director/producer Olaf Fønss.
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    Poul Glargaard

    Poul Glargaard, (11 April 1942 – 17 October 2011) was a Danish actor. He joined the Aarhus Theater in 1966 and the Aalborg Theater later, entering film in 1968. He has also appeared in numerous TV programmes in Denmark.
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    Gabriel Axel

    Gabriel Axel (born 18 April 1918) is an Oscar winning Danish film director, actor, writer and producer, best known for the Oscar-winning Babette's Feast (1987), which he wrote and directed. Born in Århus, Denmark, on April 18, 1918, Axel spent most of his childhood in France, and returned to Denmark to train as an actor at the Royal Danish Theatre. After spending some years in Paris, working with the Louis Jouvet theatre ensemble, Axel concentrated his efforts on directing for the theatre, television and cinema in Denmark. With some 16 feature films to his credits Axel returned to France where he directed several large projects for television, which brought him a number of distinguished honours. In 1988, Gabriel Axel won an Academy Award for his Danish feature film Babette's Feast, an adaptation of Isak Dinesen's novel of the same name. His other notable films include the popular comedy Familien Gyldenkål (1975) and its sequel; a series of sexually oriented features including the pro-porn propaganda film Det kære legetøj (1968); as well as a series of Shakespearean Viking dramas, including Den røde kappe (1967), which received the Grand Prix de la Technique at the 1967 Cannes Film
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    Jørgen Leth

    Jørgen Leth

    Jørgen Leth is a Danish poet and film director who is considered a leading figure in experimental documentary film making. Most notable are his epic documentary A Sunday in Hell (1977) and his surrealistic short film The Perfect Human (1967). He is also a sports commentator for Danish television and is represented by the film production company, Sunset Productions. Born on 14 June 1937 in Århus, Denmark, he studied literature and anthropology in Århus and Copenhagen and was a cultural critic (jazz, theatre, film) for leading Danish newspapers from 1959 to 1968. His interest in Polish anthropologist Bronisław Malinowski had a profound influence on his work. He travelled in Africa (1961), South America and India (1966) and Southeast Asia (1970–71). His first book was published in 1962 and he has written 10 volumes of poetry and eight non-fiction books. He made his first film in 1963 and has since made 40 more, many distributed worldwide. His most acclaimed is a 1967 short, The Perfect Human, which also featured in the 2003 film The Five Obstructions made by Leth and Lars von Trier. Leth's sports documentaries bring an epic, almost mythic, dimension to the field, as seen in Stars and
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    Asbjørn 'Bear' Riis

    Asbjørn Riis (born 28 July 1957) is a Danish professional wrestler, actor and TV personality, who is most famous internationally for portraying the role of the 10th warrior, Halga the Wise, in the movie The 13th Warrior featuring Antonio Banderas. He is also known for a Hulk Hogan look a like in the early 1990s, where he presented WWF and WCW on Danish TV channel name TV3. Riis created his "The Great Dane Bear" in 1991 and has been his image to this day. He has run a professional wrestling school in Denmark since 1994, and has produced several local house shows all over the country. He is still does a lot of wrestling shows, mostly for children and still going strong at the age of 51. Riis originates from the small island of Mors, and his recognizable accent and local jargon has made him an instant fan-favorite, and the subject of many parodies by Danish comedians and entertainers. He is doing a lot work to get people not only on the island Mors but all over Denmark, in motivating them to get in better shape. Recently Riis has appeared as himself in a number of Tuborg Squash-commercials, where he jovially beats up two squash-players, while a tune is playing the words "Du' min
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    George Schnéevoigt

    George Schnéevoigt

    George Schnéevoigt (23 December 1893 – 6 February 1961) was a Danish film director, cinematographer, and actor of the 1930s and early 1940s. Schnéevoigt was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to actress Siri Schnéevoigt, and he is the father of actor, director Alf Schnéevoigt.
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    Holger-Madsen

    Holger-Madsen (11 April 1878 – 30 November 1943) was a Danish film director, actor and screenwriter. He directed 46 films between 1912 and 1936. He also appeared in 22 films between 1908 and 1935. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Olaf Fønss

    Olaf Fønss (17 October 1882–11 March 1949) was a Danish actor, director, producer, film censor and one of Denmark and Germany's biggest stars of the silent film era. Fønss' leading role in the 1913 Danish classic Atlantis made his face recognizable to movie fans. His role as the mad-scientist monster in the German Homunculus film series earned him status as a top matinee idol in Europe. In his later years, Fønss became politically active by directing two films for Denmark's Socialdemokratiske Parti (Social Democracy Party). He was president of the Danish Actor's Union from 1933–1947 and was a censor for the National Film Censor of Denmark for 14 years. Fønss was the older brother of actors Johannes and Aage Fønss.
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    Viggo Larsen

    Viggo Larsen

    Viggo Larsen (14 August 1880 – 6 January 1957) was a Danish film actor, director and producer. He appeared in 75 films between 1906 and 1942. He also directed 60 films between 1906 and 1921. He was born and died in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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    Benjamin Christensen

    Benjamin Christensen (28 September 1879 - 2 April 1959) was a Danish film director, screenwriter and an actor both in film and on the stage. As a director he is most well known for the 1922 film Häxan and as an actor, he is best known for his performance in the film Michael (1924), in which he plays Claude Zoret, the jilted lover of the film's title character. Benjamin Christensen was born in Viborg and initially studied medicine, but caught the acting bug and began studies at the Det Kongelige Teater (Royal Danish Theatre) in Copenhagen in 1901. Christensen's professional acting career began in Aarhus in 1907, but after a short stint as actor he abandoned the stage in order to become a wine salesman. In 1911, Christensen made his debut as a film actor; all of his pre-directorial efforts are lost, but among such films was Scenens børn (1913), the only motion picture directed by eminent Norwegian playwright and stage director Bjørn Bjørnson. In 1913, Christensen assumed control of the small, Hellborg-based production company for which he worked and reorganized it as Dansk-Biograf Kompagnie. The first film he directed, Det hemmelighedsfulde X (The Mysterious X, 1914), was one of the
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    Carl Ottosen

    Carl Ottosen (18 July 1918 – 8 January 1972) was a Danish actor, screenwriter and film director. He appeared in 70 films between 1947 and 1972. He was born and died in Denmark.
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    Ebbe Langberg

    Ebbe Langberg (1 August 1933 – 3 February 1989) was a Danish actor and film director. He appeared in 45 films between 1946 and 1988. He was born and died in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was the son of actor Sigurd Langberg and brother of actor Jesper Langberg.
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    Ib Mossin

    Ib Mossin (3 July 1933–17 December 2004) was a Danish actor and director best known for his role as Peter in the Far Til Fire movies. He had his breakthrough as the apprentice Egon in Farlig Ungdom (Dangerous Youth), a movie about the crime scene in Copenhagen among adolescents. He also had roles in 14 of the 18 Danish films based on novels by Morten Korch. Later in his life he travelled Denmark talking about his experiences as an actor and celebrity. In 1999 he published his memoirs Filmhelt til Tiden (Moviehero on Time). Ib Mossin was born in Frederiksberg. He was son of Erik Otto Mossin, the proprietor of a larger company in Copenhagen. He spend his early years with his mother and stepfather living in Vangså in Thy. He got a job on a fishing boat in Thyborøn and later on another boat. When his stepfather died in 1951 he moved to Copenhagen where he studied acting under Danish actor Ejnar Juhl. After this brief period he got a job on a third ship where he worked for some time. Then his movie career started. At that point he was still largely unknown on the Danish film scene but he still managed to get chosen for a role in the movie Farlig Ungdom which would become a classic of
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    Amin Jensen

    Amin Jensen (born in 1970) is a Danish actor and comedian best known as television host for the popular Danish musical game show, Hit Med Sangen. Amin Jensen made his stage debut as a stand-up comedian at Din's in Copenhagen in December 1993. Over the next year he worked as the audience warm-up comic for several Danish television programs, including Lykkehjulet, Ugen der Gak, Linen ud, Stjerneskud, Stjernetræf, Stjernejoker, Skjult Kamera and Tæl til 3. From 1997 to 1999, Jensen played host on the TV2 television program, Hvem er hvem? During the same period, Jensen opened his one-man comedy show, 150 KG Over Bælte Stedet. Then in 2000 Jensen landed the role of host on the DR1 primetime musical game show, Hit Med Sangen. The role earned Jensen popstar status in Denmark, and he was named TV host of the year in 2000 by Danish magazines Se og Hør and Billedbladet. Jensen made 63 episodes from 2000 through 2004. In 2008, he even participated in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, the Danish pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song Luciano, which is about the late tenor Luciano Pavarotti. Beginning in 1994, Jensen provided voice-overs for several animated features. His dubbing
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    Bertel Lauring

    Bertel Lauring (11 January 1928 – 28 January 2000) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 36 films between 1953 and 1981. He was born in Frederiksberg, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Svend Methling

    Svend Methling

    Svend Methling (1 October 1891 - 4 June 1977) was a Danish actor and film director. He was a director for Dansk Skolescene 1924-1929, for Folkescenen 1925 and for Komediehuset 1929-1930. He also worked as a director at the Det Ny Teater 1926-1929. From 1932 to 1962 he worked as an actor in numerous films often family musical oriented films. During this time he also directed several films but the bulk of his director work on film was in the 1940s.
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    Werner Heyking

    Werner J. Heyking (June 14, 1913 – October 10, 1974) was a Danish actor who was active in television films and serials during the 1960s and early 1970s. He is perhaps most notable for his role of newspaper salesman Mr. Jopeck in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He also appeared in the film Downhill Racer (1969). Heyking's final role came in 1973 in an episode of the television series Tatort. He died the following year from throat cancer.
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    Carl Schenstrøm

    Karl Georg Harald Schenstrøm (13 November 1881 - 10 April 1942) was a Danish stage and film actor of the silent era in Denmark. He worked under directors such as August Blom and Lau Lauritzen Sr..
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    Carsten Norgaard

    Carsten Norgaard (born 1963), known as Carsten Nørgaard in Denmark, is a Danish actor. Norgaard was born Frederiksberg, Denmark. He began his career playing the enigmatic Dolphin Man in the 1988 film The Fruit Machine (known as Wonderland in the USA). Norgaard also appeared in the Disney film D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994). Norgaard has an economic degree from Denmark and has studied at Actors Centre in London.
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    Lars von Trier

    Lars von Trier

    Lars von Trier (Danish pronunciation: [ˈlɑːs fʌn ˈtʁiːˀɐ]; born Lars Trier; 30 April 1956) is a Danish film director and screenwriter. He is closely associated with the Dogme 95 collective – an avant-garde filmmaking movement – although his own films have taken a variety of approaches. His work has frequently divided the critics. Von Trier began making films at the age of eleven. Raised by a communist mother and a socialist father in an austere environment, he converted at the age of 30 to the Catholic Church. Von Trier suffers periodically from depression, as well as various fears and phobias, including an intense fear of flying. As he himself said in an interview, "Basically, I'm afraid of everything in life, except filmmaking".. His first publicly released film was an experimental short called The Orchid Gardener (1977) and his first feature film came seven years later with The Element of Crime (1984). Among many other prizes, awards and nominations, he is the recipient of the Palme d'Or, the Grand Prix, and the Prix du Jury at the Cannes Film Festival. Lars Trier was born in Kongens Lyngby, north of Copenhagen, the son of Inger Trier (née Høst, 1915—1989). He had believed that
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    Ole Neumann

    Ole Neumann (born 16 October 1947) is a former Danish child actor of the 1950s and 1960s.
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    Ove Verner Hansen

    Ove Verner Hansen (born 20 July 1932 at Helsingør) is a Danish opera singer and actor. He has played the character, "Bøffen" (or "Biffen" in Norwegian, literally meaning "the steak" in both languages) in several of the Olsen Gang (Olsenbanden) movies. He played a tall large slow moving henchman, often seen lifting Egon Olsen up over his head, carrying him under one arm, and trying to kill him. Ove Verner Hansen played Bøffen/Biffen in both the Danish and the Norwegian version of Olsenbanden.
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    Gunnar Sommerfeldt

    Gunnar Sommerfeldt

    Gunnar Sommerfeldt (4 September 1890 – 30 August 1947) was a Danish actor and film maker. In 1919 he directed Saga Borgarættarinnar (film), the first feature film shot in Iceland. Sommerfeldt also wrote the script, based on Gunnar Gunnarsson's novel by that name. He made his last feature film in 1921, an adaption of Knut Hamsun's Growth of the Soil which received the Nobel prize in Literature the year before.
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    Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt

    Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt (13 March 1910 – 25 March 1985) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in the Carl Theodor Dreyer masterpiece Gertrud (1965).
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    Ole Bornedal

    Ole Bornedal (born 26 May 1959) is a Danish film director, actor and producer. Bornedal was born in Nørresundby, Denmark. He wrote and directed Nattevagten (Nightwatch, 1994), a thriller about a law student who works in a morgue as a night-watchman, and becomes implicated in a series of murders of prostitutes. He also directed an English language remake (Nightwatch) in 1997, starring Ewan McGregor, Nick Nolte and Patricia Arquette. In 2002, he directed I Am Dina. He was one of the producers of Mimic, and is currently producing and directing The Recovery. Bornedal has also directed many television movies.
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    Otto Brandenburg

    Otto Herman Max Brandenburg (4 September 1934 - 1 March 2007) was a Danish musician, singer and actor and film score composer.
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    Carl Theodor Dreyer

    Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jr. (3 February 1889 – 20 March 1968) was a Danish film director. He is regarded by many critics and filmmakers as one of the greatest directors in cinema. Dreyer was born illegitimate in Copenhagen, Denmark. His birth mother was an unmarried Scanian maid named Josefine Bernhardine Nilsson, and he was put up for adoption by his birth father, Jens Christian Torp, a married Danish farmer living in Sweden who was his mother's employer. He spent the first two years of his life in orphanages until his adoption by a typographer named Carl Theodor Dreyer, Sr., and his wife, Inger Marie (née Olsen). His adoptive parents were emotionally distant and his childhood was largely unhappy. He later recalled that his parents "constantly let me know that I should be grateful for the food I was given and that I strictly had no claim on anything, since my mother got out of paying by lying down to die." But he was a highly intelligent school student, who left home and formal education at the age of sixteen. He dissociated himself from his adoptive family, but their teachings were to influence the themes of many of his films. Dreyer was ideologically conservative. According to
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    Christian E. Christiansen

    Christian E. Christiansen (born December 14, 1972) is a Danish filmmaker. A graduate of Kalundborg Gymnasium and the National Film School of Denmark, he worked in lower positions on a number of Danish films before producing his first hit movie, Nynne (2005), a comedy directed by Jonas Elmer. He then produced and directed the social realist drama Råzone (2006, aka Life Hits), which was nominated for a Bodil Award as Best Film, and nominated for two Robert Awards as Best Children/Family Film, as well as for Best Director. His short film Om natten (2007, aka At Night), which he wrote and directed, was nominated for an Oscar as Best Short Film (Live-Action). Christiansen made his Hollywood debut with the critically panned thriller The Roommate in 2011. Christian is set to direct the upcoming commune thriller entitled "The Occult." Filming begins in early spring 2012. The project is being produced by Liddell Entertainment.
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    Ejner Federspiel

    Ejner Federspiel (12 August 1896 – 21 November 1981) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 58 films between 1934 and 1981. He was born and died in Denmark.
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    Eyvind Johan-Svendsen

    Eyvind Johan-Svendsen (5 January 1896 – 10 October 1946) was a Danish stage and film actor. He worked in Danish theatre between 1917 and 1939 and appeared at the Det Kongelige Teater (the Royal Danish Theatre) in Copenhagen from 1926 to 1939. He starred in his first film, the religious film Præsten i Vejlby, in 1931. Eyvind Johan-Svendsen's father was the Norwegian composer and conductor Johan Svendsen, who was Principal Conductor at the Det Kongelige Teater from 1883 to 1908, and his mother was Juliette Haase.
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    Otto Matieson

    Otto Matieson (27 March 1893 – 19 February 1932) was a Danish actor of the silent era. He appeared in 45 films between 1920 and 1931. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Safford, Arizona.
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    Jesper Christensen

    Jesper Christensen (born 16 May 1948) is a Danish actor. A veteran of European cinema, he has more recently made the transition to English language projects, including The Interpreter and Revelations. He has also appeared as the mysterious villain Mr. White in the James Bond film Casino Royale and its sequel, Quantum of Solace. In his home country, Christensen has won four Bodil Awards, three for Best Actor (Hør, var der ikke en som lo?, Bænken, and Drabet) and one for Best Supporting Actor (Barbara). In 2006 Jesper Christensen declined the offer to receive the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog. He said that he thought the entire idea of monarchy is a crime against the members of the royal family, and does not fit with modern ideas.
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    Schiøler Linck

    Schiøler Linck born Valdemar Schiøler Linck (26 October 1878 - 6 September 1952), was a Danish stage and film actor. He debuted in the Faaborg Teater in 1897 and in 1932 starred in the film Odds 777 followed by De blaa drenge in 1933.
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    Şaban Özdoğan

    Şaban Özdoğan

    Saban Özdogan (born 14 March 1990) is a Danish footballer of Turkish descent who currently in unattached. He most recently played as a winger for Danish Superliga club F.C. Copenhagen. Özdogan started playing youth football at Kjøbenhavns Boldklub (KB), the reserve team of multiple Danish champions F.C. Copenhagen (FCK). He made his debut for the Danish under-16 national team in January 2006, and played two matches for the team and scored a goal. In September 2006, he was called up for the Danish under-17 national team. Özdogan made his debut for F.C. Copenhagen, the defending 2006 Danish Superliga champions, in the unofficial 2006 Viasat Cup tournament in May 2006, after playing the first half of the 2006–07 season in the KB youth team, he was a part of the FCK squad for the Scandinavian Royal League 2006-07 tournament. At new year 2007 he was promoted to the KB senior squad, two years early, alongside Mads Laudrup. In the summer break 2009, Özdogan was promoted to the first team squad together with Thomas Delaney. He has played 17 games and scored a single goal for various Danish youth national teams.
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    Nicolas Winding Refn

    Nicolas Winding Refn

    Nicolas Winding Refn (born 29 September 1970) is a Danish film director, screenwriter and producer. Winding Refn moved to the United States in 1981 and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1993. He is famous for directing the Pusher trilogy. His film Drive premiered in competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival where it won him the Best Director Award. Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen and raised partly in New York. He is married to actress Liv Corfixen, with whom he has two children. His parents are Danish film director and editor Anders Refn and cinematographer Vibeke Winding. His half-brother is Danish singer Kasper Winding.
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    Dennis Jürgensen

    Dennis Jürgensen (born February 3, 1961) is one of the most popular Danish writer for kids and young adults. A study among Danish kids from 11 to 18 years showed that 90 % knew who he was and his fan club has almost 1000 members. In Denmark, a country of only about five and a half million inhabitants, that is a very significant size for a fanclub. Jürgensen is mostly a writer for the youth but as he has said himself some of his books should be considered to be for adults. He has written in almost any genre but his most preferred genres are fantasy, science fiction and horror or a combination of those three. But he has also written crime-books, books about love and realistic novels. Humor is an on-going feature, a thing he focuses a lot on. One of his idols, Stephen King, once said his biggest wish was that someone would die of terror after reading his book. To that Jürgensen has remarked that his biggest wish is that someone will laugh so hard from reading his book that people in the bus will turn around and look at him. He grew up in Brønshøj near Copenhagen (today he's living in Rødovre), he was doing okay in school with the exception being Danish. He drifted around after taking
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    Lau Lauritzen, Sr.

    Lau Lauritzen Sr., born Lauritz Lauritzen ( 13 March 1878, Silkeborg - 2 July 1938) was a noted early Danish film director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era in Denmark. His son, Lau Lauritzen Jr. also went on to become one of Denmark's leading directors in the 1940s and 1950s.
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    Victor Borge

    Victor Borge

    Victor Borge (b. January 3, 1909, Copenhagen, Denmark d. December 23, 2000, Greenwich, Connecticut) was a humorist, entertainer and world-class pianist affectionately known as the Clown Prince of Denmark and the Great Dane.He was a popular artist in his native Denmark until he - as an outspoken jew - had to escape from the nazi occupation to USA. After having learned the English language he adapted his comedy routines. Quickly he became very popular, winning Best New Radio Performer of the Year in 1942.His combination of top class classical music and hilarious comedy has been of great importance. He continued to perform all over the world until his death in 2000 shortly before his 91st birthday.
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    Børge Møller Grimstrup

    Børge Møller Grimstrup (15 February 1906 – 30 October 1972) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 26 films between 1948 and 1972. He was born in Timring, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Jørgen Weel

    Jørgen Weelh (13 August 1922 – 16 June 1993) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 26 films between 1951 and 1990. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and died in Denmark.
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    Kristian Levring

    Kristian Levring is a Danish director born in 1957. He was the fourth signatory of Dogme95 movement in cinema. He lived eight years in France. He graduated in editing at the National Film School of Denmark and has edited a large number of documentaries and feature films besides directing two feature films, among these, Et skud fra hjertet (1986). He is the recipient of some 23 Danish and international awards for his commercials. The King is Alive (Dogme 4) is his third feature film. The King is Alive tells the story of a mixed group of tourists in Namibia, Africa, whose bus breaks down in a remote, abandoned village (formerly a mining town). Facing starvation, dehydration, cabin fever, and death, one of the group decides to stage a production of Shakespeare's King Lear and casts the others as characters. As the thin veneer of civilized behavior breaks down, the group experiences the absurdity of putting on a play (for no audience except one lone indigenous man) in such dire and fatal circumstances. Filmed in stark digital and adhering to the tenets of Dogme filmmaking, The King is Alive is a fascinating study in the dark heart of people under extreme stress. Herzogian in its theme
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    Per Buckhøj

    Per Buckhøj (10 February 1902 – 21 October 1964) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 36 films between 1942 and 1958.
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