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1. Carl Theodor Dreyer Carl Theodor Dreyer Writer, The Passion of Joan of Arc The illegitimate son of a Swedish farmer and his housekeeper, Dreyer spent his early years in Danish foster homes before being adopted by a strict Lutheran family. He became a journalist in 1910, and entered films as a title writer, then scriptwriter and eventually director. His first film showed little promise or talent...
2. Hans Christian Andersen Hans Christian Andersen Writer, Frozen 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...
3. Dirch Passer Dirch Passer Actor, Mig og mafiaen Dirch Hartvig Passer was born on May 18, 1926, on Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Ragnhild Fich and Capt. Vilhelm Passer (seaman). He never did well in school, being the class clown, which had a negative effect on his grades. He did especially badly in mathematics, which came to follow him the rest of his life...
4. Gabriel Axel Gabriel Axel Director, Babette's Feast
5. Ole Søltoft Ole Søltoft Actor, A Man with a Maid
6. Kathrine Windfeld Kathrine Windfeld Director, Hamilton: I nationens intresse
7. Grace Moore Grace Moore Actress, One Night of Love Grace Moore, the internationally famous star of the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, motion pictures, radio and recordings, was born December 5, 1898, in Del Río near Newport, Tennessee. Her family moved to Jellico when she was a young girl. She attended Jellico High School where she was captain of the girls basketball team in 19l6...
8. Trine Michelsen Trine Michelsen Actress, The Idiots
9. Karl Stegger Karl Stegger Actor, Oh, to Be on the Bandwagon! Karl Stegger was one of the greatest Danish actors. Karl Stegger was born: Carl Johan Stegger Sørensen. He later replaced the "c" in his first name with a "k" to further his acting-career. He was born in Aarhus on the January 11th 1911. Stegger was educated at Aarhus theatre, where he was hired as an actor for 5 years until 1951...
10. Axel Strøbye Axel Strøbye Actor, Pelle the Conqueror Strøbye was most famous for his comedy roles, as the confused uncle in Min søsters børn (My sisters Children) and the hustler Gyldenkål in Familien Gyldenkål (The Goldcabbage Family). But his biggest role and success was in Matador the TV series a lawyer Skjold Hansen, he started his acting career and education as an actor at Det Kongelige Teater (The Royal Danish theater)...
11. Annette Stroyberg Annette Stroyberg Actress, Les liaisons dangereuses Pouty-lipped, kittenish Annette (Susanne) Stroyberg was best known, and briefly known, as the sexy young nubile blonde who replaced bombshell Brigitte Bardot in the late 1950s as the wife and object of exploitation of Svengali-like French director Roger Vadim. Possessing Bardot's similar erotic balance of melancholy and fragility within her Lolita-like stunning looks...
12. Ebbe Langberg Ebbe Langberg Actor, Det er så synd for farmand Danish actor Ebbe Langberg was the son of actor Sigurd Langberg and actress Karna Loewenstein-Jensen. He started his carrier as a child actor in the theater, and later had his first film debut in the movie "Ditte menneskebarn" in 1946. He studied theater in London from 1950-1951, and continued his studies at Odense Theatre in Denmark from 1951-1953...
13. Klaus Rifbjerg Klaus Rifbjerg Writer, The Last Sentence
14. Holger Juul Hansen Holger Juul Hansen Actor, A New Beginning
15. Benjamin Christensen Benjamin Christensen Director, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
16. Kirsten Rolffes Kirsten Rolffes Actress, Agnus Dei
17. Henning Carlsen Henning Carlsen Director, Hunger
18. Mira Wanting Mira Wanting Actress, The Spanish Apartment
19. Ole Ernst Ole Ernst Actor, Okay Ole Ernst graduated from Odense Teater in 1967 where shortly afterwards he was hired as a stage-actor. Ernst had his debut playing Chino in Westside Story (1965). In 1969 he jumped from Odense Teater to Det Kongelige Teater where he continued stage-acting until 1976. Ernst performed in a lot of classic stage-plays such as Jeppe På Bjerget, Erasmus Montanus, Hamlet and Amadeus...
20. Werner Hedman Werner Hedman Director, Måske i morgen
21. Frits Helmuth Frits Helmuth Actor, Memories of a Marriage
22. Buster Larsen Buster Larsen Actor, Pelle the Conqueror Buster Larsen was one of most well-known and beloved Danish actors - ever! Buster Larsen was born Axel Landing Larsen, a name which he later chanced to Buster Larsen. He was born in Copenhagen. Even as a child his talent for acting was recognised. He was a child actor at the age of 8, when he had his debut at "Politikens Børneteater"...
23. Bodil Kjer Bodil Kjer Actress, Babette's Feast
24. Carl Brisson Carl Brisson Actor, The Ring
25. Erni Arneson Erni Arneson Actress, After the Wedding
26. Ib Mossin Ib Mossin Actor, The Son from Vingaarden
27. Esper Hagen Esper Hagen Actor, Forræderne
28. Otto Brandenburg Otto Brandenburg Actor, Rubber Tarzan
29. Søren Kierkegaard Søren Kierkegaard Writer, Le journal du séducteur Søren Kierkegaard, a Danish philosopher who imposed restrictions on his own love and emotions and declared the idea of subjectivity as truth, is now recognized as the founder of Existentialism, an influential author in psychology, and an important figure in Postmodernism. He was born Søren Aabye Kierkegaard on May 5...
30. John Hahn-Petersen John Hahn-Petersen Actor, You Are Not Alone
31. Hanne Borchsenius Hanne Borchsenius Actress, Støv på hjernen
32. Ebbe Rode Ebbe Rode Actor, Gertrud
33. Søren Strømberg Søren Strømberg Actor, Der må være en sengekant!
34. Bodil Joensen Bodil Joensen Self, Sex Galore
35. Link Wray Link Wray Soundtrack, Pulp Fiction Rock'n'roll musician Link Wray reigns supreme as one of the best, most important, influential, and innovative guitarists to emerge from the 1950's. Wray was the creator of the power-chord and was one of the first musicians to experiment with both distortion and the burning fuzz-tone guitar sound in his instrumental recordings; his harsh and raw...
36. Jørgen Kiil Jørgen Kiil Actor, Minor Mishaps
37. Lis Løwert Lis Løwert Actress, Susanne
38. Erik Wedersøe Erik Wedersøe Actor, The Idiots
39. Finn Nørgaard Finn Nørgaard Producer, Boomerang-drengen
40. Vera Gebuhr Vera Gebuhr Actress, Gertrud Vera Gebuhr is among Denmark's finest character actresses, acting in countless stage and screen productions through a career of more than sixty years. She grew up in Funen, Denmark, as the daughter of an industry owner. As a child she took ballet lessons, and in the late 1930s she travelled to Copenhagen...
41. Lotte Tarp Lotte Tarp Actress, Dangerous Kisses
42. Jess Ingerslev Jess Ingerslev Actor, Belma
43. Tommy Seebach Tommy Seebach Self, The Eurovision Song Contest
44. Bodil Udsen Bodil Udsen Actress, Send More Candy
45. Marguerite Viby Marguerite Viby Actress, Mille, Marie og mig
46. Gyda Hansen Gyda Hansen Actress, Pusher
47. Gyrd Løfquist Gyrd Løfquist Actor, Adam's Apples
48. Palle Huld Palle Huld Actor, Og en lys og lykkelig fremtid
49. Bjørn Puggaard-Müller Bjørn Puggaard-Müller Actor, Alt for kvinden
50. Birthe Backhausen Birthe Backhausen Actress, Katinka
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