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Erik Balling (1924–2005)

Erik Balling was one of the most beloved Danish filmmaker in the 20th century. Balling was a director, a producer and a writer. Erik Balling was mostly famous for creating such TV epics as "Matador" and "Huset På Christianshavn" and the film-series of "Olsen banden". Erik Balling was born the 19th of November 1925 in the Danish city of Nyborg, as ... See full bio »

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(age 80) in Gentofte, Denmark

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 1989 Tivoli-Revyen 1988 (TV Special)
 1984 Anthonsen (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Den gale mand (1984)
- Den døde mand (1984)
- Den store sag (1984)
 1978-1979 Matador (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- I lyst og nød (1979)
- I klemme (1979)
- I disse tider (1979)
- Hen til kommoden (1979)
- Komme fremmede (1979)
 1968/I The Olsen Gang
 1967 Martha
 1966 Relax Freddie
 1965 Landmandsliv
 1962 79 of Station
 1961 Cirkus Buster
 1959 The Poet and the Little Mother (uncredited)
 1956 Qivitoq
 1956 Kispus
 1953 Adam og Eva
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