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Benjamin Christensen (I) (1879–1959)

Benjamin Christensen was born on September 28, 1879 in Viborg, Denmark. He was a director and writer, known for Häxan (1922), Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) and The Devil's Circus (1926). He was married to Karen Winther, Sigrid Stahl and Ellen Arctander. He died on April 2, 1959 in Copenhagen, Denmark. See full bio »


(age 79) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Formerly a stage actor and opera singer. Early in his promising career, though, his intense stage fright terminated his ability to either act of sing before an audience. See more »


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