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Ove Sprogøe was one of Denmark's finest and most treasured actors. Born in 1919 in Odense, where he also grew up, his parents were Arthur and Inger Sprogøe. He married his wife Eva in 1945, the same year as his stage debut at Folketeatret in Copenhagen. Through a long career in film, television and theatre, his most famous role was as Egon Olsen in... See full bio »
Born:in Odense, Denmark
Died:(age 84) in Tårnby, Denmark