No photo available. Represent Hans Christian Andersen? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,760 this week

Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875)

H.C. Andersen was born in 1805. His father (Hans Andersen) was a poor shoemaker and his mother a washerwoman. The family did not have a permanent address until 1807. The family lived for the first time together at Munkemøllestræde. The father worked as an independent shoemaker, with a workshop in the livingroom. In 1816 his father died of illness,... See full bio »

Died:

(age 70) in Copenhagen, Denmark

Related News

Indie Spotlight
| DailyDead

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 13 people
created 13 Sep 2010
 
a list of 731 people
created 26 Aug 2012
 
list image
a list of 80 people
created 08 Jul 2013
 
a list of 1440 people
created 1 month ago
 
list image
a list of 17 people
created 1 week ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hans Christian Andersen.

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (252 credits)
 2014 Will and Nerd (fairy tale) (filming)
 2014 The Silver Moonlight (Short) (short story "The Little Mermaid" - uncredited)
 2014 The Ravine of the British (Short) (inspired by the writings of)
 2013 Duch nad zlato (TV Movie) (story)
 2013 Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 2013 Die kleine Meerjungfrau (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 2013/I Frozen (inspired by the story "The Snow Queen" by)
 2010 Des Kaisers neue Kleider (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 2010 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (story "The Snow Queen")
 2010 The Ugly Duckling (tale - as G.Kh.Andersen)
 2010 Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 2010 The Snow Queen (fairytale)
 2009 De vilde svaner (fairy tale)
 2009/II The Red Shoes (Short) (written by)
 2008 Petit Claus et grand Claus (Short) (short story)
 2008 The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Short) (story "The Steadfast Tin Soldier")
 2007 Dyuymovochka (fairy tale)
 2007 O dívce, která slápla na chléb (TV Movie) (story - as H. Ch. Andersen)
 2007 Die ProSieben Märchenstunde (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 2006 The Ugly Duckling and Me! (fairytale)
 2006 The Little Matchgirl (Short) (original story)
 2006 The Ugly Duckling and Me! (TV Series) (fairytale - 13 episodes)
- Bald and Beautiful (2006) ... (fairytale)
- What's Up Duck? ... (fairytale)
- The Incredible Cricketduck ... (fairytale)
- What Would Ratso Do? ... (fairytale)
- Ducks of Hazard ... (fairytale)
 2005/I Den lille pige med svovlstikkerne (TV Movie)
 2005 Klods Hans (TV Short)
 2005 The Snow Queen (TV Movie) (story)
 2005 L'effraie (Short) (story "The Steadfast Tin Soldier")
 2005 Prinsessen på ærten (TV Short)
 2005 Konen med æggene (TV Short)
 2005 The Red Shoes (fairy tale)
 2005 Gli abiti nuovi del granduca (Video) (story)
 2005 The Snow Queen (TV Series) (story)
 2005 John & Aage: Toppen og bolden (TV Movie) (story)
 2005 Historien om en mor (TV Movie) (novel)
 2005/II Den lille pige med svovlstikkerne (TV Movie) (fairy tale Den lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne - uncredited)
 2005 Fjernsyn for voksne: Den grimme ælling (TV Special) (fairy tale Den grimme Ælling - uncredited)
 2005 Le rossignol (TV Movie) (based on a story by - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 Klods Hans v/ Drengene fra Angora (TV Movie) (fairy tale Klods-Hans - uncredited)
 2005 Filmmagasinet special: Svinedrengen the movie (TV Movie) (fairy tale Svinedrengen - uncredited)
 2005 Once Upon a Time... (TV Movie) (fairy tales - uncredited)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: Clumsy Hans (Video short) (fairy tale Klods-Hans - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: Heartache (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: It's Quite True! (Video short) (fairy tale Det er ganske vist! - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: Little Claus and Big Claus (Video short) (fairy tale Lille Claus og store Claus - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Emperor's New Clothes (Video short) (fairy tale Keiserens nye Klæder - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Little Match Girl (Video short) (fairy tale Den lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Naughty Boy (Video short) (fairy tale Den uartige Dreng - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Nightingale (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Princess on the Pea (Video short) (fairy tale Prindsessen paa Ærten - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Puppet-Show Man (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Shepherdess and the Chimneysweep (Video short) (fairy tale Hyrdinden og Skorsteensfeieren - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Video short) (fairy tale Den standhaftige Tinsoldat - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Sweethearts (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Swineherd (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Tinder Box (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Traveling Companion (Video short) (fairy tale Reisekammeraten - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Ugly Duckling (Video short) (fairy tale Den grimme Ælling - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: The Woman with the Eggs (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: Thumbelina (Video short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 H.C. Andersen: What the Old Man Does Is Always Right (Video short) (fairy tale Hvad Fatter gjør, det er altid det Rigtige - as H.C. Andersen)
 2005 Young Andersen (autobiography - uncredited)
 2005 H.C. Andersen - historien om en digter (TV Movie) (autobiography - uncredited)
  Kaj og Andrea (TV Series) (fairy tales - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale Hyrdinden og Skorsteensfeieren - 1 episode, 2004) (fairy tale Prindsessen paa Ærten - 1 episode, 2000) (fairy tale Svinedrengen - 1 episode, 1999) (fairy tale Den grimme Ælling - 1 episode, 1999) (fairy tale Fyrtøiet - 1 episode, 1999)
- Kaj og Andrea gætter H.C. Andersen (2005) ... (fairy tales - uncredited)
- Kaj og Andrea og Greven af gips (2004) ... (fairy tale Hyrdinden og Skorsteensfeieren - uncredited)
- Kaj og Andrea bliver smittede (2000) ... (fairy tale Prindsessen paa Ærten - uncredited)
- Kaj og Andrea og Svinedrengen (1999) ... (fairy tale Svinedrengen - uncredited)
- Kaj og Andrea leger med æg (1999) ... (fairy tale Den grimme Ælling - uncredited)
 2005 Mit livs eventyr (TV Series documentary) (fairy tales)
  The Fairytaler (TV Series) (fairy tale - 7 episodes, 2004 - 2005) (fairy tale "Suppe paa en Pølsepind" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Reisekammeraten" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Ole Lukøie" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Lykkens Kalosker" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Kjærestefolkene" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Klods-Hans" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Hvad Fatter gjør, det er altid det Rigtige" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Guldskat" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Gartneren og Herskabet" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Den standhaftige Tinsoldat" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Den gamle Gadeløgte" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "De vilde Svaner" - 1 episode, 2005) (fairy tale "Den grimme Ælling" - 1 episode, 2004) (fairy tale "Sneemanden" - 1 episode, 2004) (fairy tale "Prindsessen paa Ærten" - 1 episode, 2004) (fairy tale "Den lille Idas Blomster" - 1 episode, 2004) (fairy tale "Keiserens nye Klæder" - 1 episode, 2004) (fairy tale "Fyrtøiet" - 1 episode, 2004) (fairy tale "Den lille Havfrue" - 1 episode, 2004)
- Tommelise (2005) ... (fairy tale)
- Svinedrengen (2005) ... (fairy tale)
- Suppe på en pølsepind (2005) ... (fairy tale "Suppe paa en Pølsepind")
- Skarnbassen (2005) ... (fairy tale)
- Rejsekammeraten (2005) ... (fairy tale "Reisekammeraten")
 2004 The Emperor's New Clothes (TV Movie)
 2004 Ruma ankanpoikanen (Video short) (novel)
 2004 Tiny (Short) (novel)
 2003 Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (TV Movie) (book "The Fairy Tale of My Life")
 2003 Historia de una madre (Short) (story)
 2002 Snow Queen (TV Movie) (short stories - uncredited)
 2002 Lort & Lagkage (TV Series) (fairy tales Klods-Hans, Den grimme ælling and Kejserens nye klæder - uncredited)
 2001 Devcátko se sirkami (Short) (story)
 2000 Snedronningen (Short)
 1999 Fantasia/2000 (story "The Steadfast Tin Soldier" - segment "Piano Concerto #2")
 1999 Den lille pige med svovlstikkerne (TV Short) (novel)
 1999 Jack the Fool (Short) (fairy tale)
 1998 Stín (TV Movie) (story)
 1998 H.C. Andersen's The Long Shadow (fairy tale)
  Stories from My Childhood (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode, 1998) (story - 1 episode, 1998)
- The Wild Swans (1998) ... (short story)
- The Snow Queen (1998) ... (story)
 1997 The Ugly Duckling (story)
 1996 Angel (TV Short) (fairy tales)
 1995 The Snow Queen (story)
 1995 The Tin Soldier (TV Movie) (story)
 1994 El detective y la muerte (story)
 1994 Thumbelina (original classic fairytale)
 1994 Císarovy nové saty (story)
 1994 The Wild Swans (Video short) (story)
 1992-1993 The Little Mermaid (TV Series) (characters - 20 episodes)
- Tail of Two Crabs (1993) ... (characters)
- Giggles (1993) ... (characters)
- Wish Upon a Starfish (1993) ... (characters)
- Against the Tide (1993) ... (characters)
- Save the Whale (1993) ... (characters)
 1993 The Tinderbox (Short) (fairy tale)
 1992 Thumbelina (Video) (story "Thumbelina" - as Hans Christian Anderson)
 1992 The Little Mermaid (Video) (story "The Little Mermaid" - as Hans Christian Anderson)
 1992 Thumbelina: A Magical Story (TV Series) (fairy tale)
 1992 The Snow Queen (Video short) (story)
 1992 The Tin Soldier (TV Movie) (story)
 1991 Ten' (TV Movie) (story)
 1990-1991 Timeless Tales from Hallmark (TV Series) (story - 4 episodes)
- The Steadfast Tin Soldier (1991) ... (story)
- Thumbelina (1990) ... (story)
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1990) ... (story)
- The Ugly Duckling (1990) ... (story)
 1990 Vandronik (TV Movie) (story)
 1990 The Little Match Girl (TV Movie) (story)
 1990 The Red Shoes (TV Short) (story)
 1990 Swans (Video) (fairy tale)
 1990 The Emperor's New Clothes (Short) (tale)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (fairy tale)
 1989 Strom pohádek: Pasácek a císarova dcera (TV Movie) (story - as H. Ch. Anderssen)
 1988 Death and the Mother (Short) (story)
 1988 Mikola a Mikolko (fairy tale "Mikula and Mikulka")
 1988 Domovoy i khozyayka (TV Short) (fairy tale)
 1988 Snezhnaya koroleva (Video Game) (fairy tale: The Snow Queen)
 1988 Strom pohádek: Divoké labute (TV Movie) (story - as H. Ch. Andersen)
 1987 Omkring Hyrdinden og Skorstensfejeren (TV Special documentary) (fairy tale Hyrdinden og Skorsteensfeieren - uncredited)
 1987 The Little Match Girl (TV Movie) (story)
 1987 Metsluiged (fairy tale "The Wild Swans")
 1987 Galose stastia (fairy tale)
 1987 Big Underground Ball (Short) (fairy tale)
 1987 The Nightingale (TV Movie) (story)
 1986 Tayna snezhnoy korolevy (TV Movie) (story "The Snow Queen")
 1986 The Little Match Girl (TV Movie) (story)
 1986 The Snow Queen (story)
 1986 Istoriya o devochke, nastupivshey na khleb (TV Short) (fairy tale "Pigen, som traadte paa Brodet")
 1986 The Tin Soldier (TV Movie) (story)
 1985 Rabbit Ears: The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Video short) (fairy tale)
 1983-1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1985) ... (story - uncredited)
- The Nightingale (1983) ... (story)
 1985 O aftokratoras kai to aidoni (Video) (story "The Nightingale")
 1984 Osenniy podarok fey (stories)
 1983 The Little Match Girl (story)
 1983 The Red Shoes (TV Movie) (story)
 1982 The Snow Queen: A Skating Ballet (TV Movie) (story)
 1982 O brokátové ruzi a slavíku z perleti (TV Movie) (story)
 1980 Zaltvyksles
 1980 The King and Mister Bird (fairy tale "Hyrdinden og Skorsteensfeieren" - as H.C. Andersen)
 1979 Tales from a Flying Trunk (stories The Kitchen, The Little Match Girl and Little Ida)
 1979 The Story of a Mother (novel)
 1979 Solovey (story)
 1979 The Fir Tree (Short) (story)
 1979 Zenés TV színház (TV Series) (fairy tale "Keiserens nye klæder" - 1 episode)
- Pomádé király új ruhája (1979) ... (fairy tale "Keiserens nye klæder")
 1977 The Magic Pony Ride (Short) (story "The Ugly Duckling")
 1977 Children of Agony (fairy tale Snedronningen - uncredited)
 1976 The Snow Queen (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 Rusalochka (story)
 1976 The Little Mermaid (story)
 1976 Stoikiy olovyannyy soldatik (Short) (story "Den Standhaftige Tinsoldat")
 1976 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series) (fairy tale - 1 episode)
- The Emperor's Nightingale (1976) ... (fairy tale)
 1976 The Princess and the Pea (stories)
 1975 Die Schneekönigin (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Evighedens frø - H.C. Andersens sidste år (TV Movie) (memoirs)
 1975 The Little Mermaid (tale)
 1975 H.C. Andersen på danske herregårde (TV Movie documentary) (autobiography Mit livs eventyr - uncredited)
 1975 The Swineherd (Short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 1974 The Little Match Girl (TV Movie) (story)
 1974 The Little Mermaid (Short) (story "The Little Mermaid")
 1973 Magic Adventure (stories)
 1972 Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny (fairy tale "Thumbelina")
 1972 Rejsekammeraten (TV Movie) (play - as H.C. Andersen)
 1972 Les habits neufs du Grand-Duc (TV Movie) (short story)
 1971 Der kleine und der große Klaus (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 1971 Ten' (story)
 1971 Andersen Stories (TV Series) (tales)
 1970 Die Prinzessin und der Schweinehirt (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 1970 Thumbelina (story)
 1970 Snedronningen (TV Short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 1970 Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse (TV Movie) (original story)
 1970 Nattergalen (TV Short) (fairy tale - as H.C. Andersen)
 1969 Along Came a Soldier (novel "Elddonet")
 1968 Staraya, staraya skazka (stories "The Tinder Box", "The Travelling Companion", "The Swineherd", "The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep")
 1968 En nat i Roskilde (TV Short) (play - as H.C. Andersen)
 1968 Andersen monogatari (tales)
 1968 Andersenovy pohádky (TV Series) (story - 7 episodes)
- Tezká pocetní úloha (1968) ... (story)
- Létající kufr (1968) ... (story)
- Pasácek vepru (1968) ... (story)
- Císarovy nové saty (1968) ... (story)
- Pohádka o Honzovi (1968) ... (story)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (9 episodes, 1966) (story - 2 episodes, 1967) (writer - 2 episodes, 1967)
- The Ugly Duckling (1967) ... (story)
- The Emperor's Nightingale (1967) ... (story)
- The Pig Keeper (1967) ... (writer)
- The Brave Tin Soldier (1967) ... (writer)
- The Little Mermaid: Part 4 - The Cold Sea (1966) ... (as Hans Andersen)
 1967 The Emperor's New Clothes (TV Movie) (story)
 1966 El mago de los sueños (stories)
 1966 Fantasía... 3 (story "The Little Mermaid")
 1966 The Daydreamer (stories)
 1966 Snezhnaya koroleva (story)
 1965 Le rossignol (TV Movie) (story)
 1964 Dyuymovochka (Short) (story "Tommelise")
 1963 The Story of a Mother (story)
  Mr. Piper (TV Series) (fairy tale - 1 episode, 1963) (story - 1 episode, 1963)
- Mr. Piper and the Story of the Tin Soldier (1963) ... (fairy tale)
 1962 Camera Three (TV Series) (fairy tales - 1 episode)
- Fairy Tales (1962) ... (fairy tales)
 1961 Das Kleid (fairy tale "Des Kaisers neue Kleider")
 1961 Sreca dolazi u 9 (story)
 1961 The King's New Clothes (story)
 1958-1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (story - 4 episodes)
- The Little Mermaid (1961) ... (story)
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1958) ... (story)
- The Wild Swans (1958) ... (story)
- The Nightingale (1958) ... (story)
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Ugly Duckling (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse (Short) (story)
 1959 The Gentle Flame (TV Movie) (story "The Little Match Girl")
 1959 Das Feuerzeug (story)
 1959 Dikie lebedi (story)
 1958 Unser Sandmännchen (TV Series) (character Ole Lukøje)
 1958 The Emperor's New Clothes (TV Movie) (original story)
 1958 Svinaherden (TV Movie) (story)
 1958 Pasácek vepru (Short) (story)
 1957 The Emperor's Nightingale (TV Movie) (original story)
 1957 The Snow Queen (story)
 1957 Ugly Duckling (TV Short) (story "Den grimme Ælling")
 1956 Kom toch eens kijken (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- De nachtegaal en de keizer (1956) ... (story)
 1955 The Snow Queen (TV Series) (story "Snedronningen" - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1955) ... (story "Snedronningen")
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... (story "Snedronningen")
- Episode #1.3 (1955) ... (story "Snedronningen")
- Episode #1.2 (1955) ... (story "Snedronningen")
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... (story "Snedronningen")
  Tales of Hans Anderson (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Shepherdess amd the Chimney-Sweep (1955) ... (as Hans Andersen)
- The Ugly Duckling (1955) ... (as Hans Andersen)
- The Cripple Boy (1955) ... (as Hans Andersen)
- Wee Willie Winkie (1955) ... (as Hans Andersen)
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1955) ... (as Hans Andersen)
 1955 Den standhaftige tinnsoldat (Short) (story)
 1955/II Ole Lukøje (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 1955/I Ole Lukøje (TV Movie) (fairy tale "Ole Lukøie")
 1954 Däumlienchen (Short) (story)
 1954 The Little Match Girl (Short) (story)
 1953 La piccola fiammiferaia (Short) (story)
 1953 Ningyohime (TV Series) (novel)
 1953 Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 1953 The Emperor's New Clothes (Short) (story)
 1952 La jeune fille aux allumettes (Short) (fairy tale)
 1952 The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird (fairy tale The Sheperdess and the Chimney Sweep)
 1951 The Princess and the Swineherd (TV Movie) (story "Svinedrengen")
 1951 Elddonet (novel "Fyrtøiet")
 1950 Mr. H.C. Andersen (autobiography The True Story Of My Life)
 1949 Kejserens nye klæder (Short) (novel)
 1949 The Story of a Mother (story)
 1949 The Emperor's Nightingale (story "Nightingale")
 1948 The Red Shoes (fairy tale)
 1947 The Little Soldier (Short) (story "The Steadfast Tin Soldier")
 1946 Magic Lighter (story)
 1945 L'angelo del miracolo (tale)
 1945 Hvad Fatter gør - (Short) (novel)
 1941 El viejo don Sueño (Short) (story)
 1939 Ugly Duckling (Short) (story "The Ugly Duckling" - uncredited)
 1937 The Little Match Girl (Short) (fairy tale)
 1935 The Chinese Nightingale (Short) (story)
 1934 The Brave Tin Soldier (Short) (fairy tale)
 1931 The Ugly Duckling (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1930 Store Klaus og lille Klaus (novel - as H.C. Andersen)
 1928 Die chinesische Nachtigall (Short) (story)
 1928 The Little Match Girl (Short) (story)
 1928 Lead Soldier (Short) (story "Den Standhaftige Tinsoldat")
 1927 The Chinese Nightingale (story)
 1924 Armes kleines Mädchen (Short) (fairy tale "Den lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne")
 1924 Thumbelina (Short) (story)
 1923 Talende film (Short) (novel "Tepotten")
 1921 Lykkens galoscher (story)
 1919 The Emperor's New Clothes (Short) (story)
 1917 The Seven Swans (story)
 1914 The Little Match Girl (Short) (story)
 1912 The Little Match Seller (Short) (story)
 1910 Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (Short) (fairy tale)
 1908 Poor Little Match Girl (Short) (story)
 1908 Ib and Little Christina (Short) (story)
 1902 The Little Match Seller (Short) (fable)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Story: "The Princess and the Swineherd" (filmed as The Princess and the Swineherd (1953))

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 8 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

H. Ch. Andersen | H.C. Andersen | Hans Andersen | Hans Christian Anderson | H. Ch. Anderssen | G.Kh.Andersen

Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Was interred in the Assistens Kirkegard in Copenhagen. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great Dane :-) AnneBendtsen1
New 'Little Mermaid' novel! Gblakelii
Was he bisexual or a confused transgender? Did he write TLM ...... Serena_The_Serene_One
Discuss Hans Christian Andersen on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page