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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. Werner Hedman Werner Hedman Director, Måske i morgen
4. 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...
5. Ole Søltoft Ole Søltoft Actor, A Man with a Maid
6. Bodil Joensen Bodil Joensen Self, Sex Galore
7. Grace Moore Grace Moore Actress, The King Steps Out 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. Gabriel Axel Gabriel Axel Director, Babette's Feast
9. 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...
10. Trine Michelsen Trine Michelsen Actress, The Idiots
11. Henning Carlsen Henning Carlsen Director, Hunger
12. Benjamin Christensen Benjamin Christensen Director, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
13. Carl Brisson Carl Brisson Actor, The Ring
14. Lau Lauritzen Lau Lauritzen Director, People of the North Sea
15. 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...
16. Mira Wanting Mira Wanting Actress, L'Auberge Espagnole
17. 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...
18. 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"...
19. 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)...
20. Søren Strømberg Søren Strømberg Actor, Der må være en sengekant!
21. Frits Helmuth Frits Helmuth Actor, Memories of a Marriage
22. Ib Mossin Ib Mossin Actor, The Son from Vingaarden
23. 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...
24. 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...
25. Bodil Kjer Bodil Kjer Actress, Babette's Feast
26. Otto Brandenburg Otto Brandenburg Actor, Rubber Tarzan
27. Kirsten Rolffes Kirsten Rolffes Actress, Agnus Dei
28. Holger Juul Hansen Holger Juul Hansen Actor, A New Beginning
29. Erik Wedersøe Erik Wedersøe Actor, The Idiots
30. Hanne Borchsenius Hanne Borchsenius Actress, Støv på hjernen
31. 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...
32. Erik Paaske Erik Paaske Actor, Pelle the Conqueror
33. Clara Pontoppidan Clara Pontoppidan Actress, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
34. Poul Nyrup Poul Nyrup Director, Days of Sin and Nights of Nymphomania
35. Bodil Udsen Bodil Udsen Actress, Send More Candy
36. Kamilla Gregersen Kamilla Gregersen Self, The Big Class Reunion
37. Viggo Larsen Viggo Larsen Director, Die Pulvermühle
38. August Blom August Blom Director, Atlantis
39. John Hahn-Petersen John Hahn-Petersen Actor, You Are Not Alone
40. Lauritz Olsen Lauritz Olsen Actor, In the Hands of Impostors
41. Poul Reumert Poul Reumert Actor, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
42. Lis Løwert Lis Løwert Actress, Susanne
43. Valdemar Psilander Valdemar Psilander Actor, For aabent Tæppe Young Danish Valdemar tried to make a success in the theatre when he first appeared on Casino Teater in 1901. He never succeeded on the stage - his voice didn't sound right! But notices were otherwise kind to him. Psilander was good-looking, charming and exuding a certain joie-de-vivre. He soon abandoned his plans of becoming an opera singer, preferring the new medium of motion pictures in 1910...
44. Stine Bierlich Stine Bierlich Actress, Ofelia kommer til byen
45. Ulla-Britt Söderlund Ulla-Britt Söderlund Costume Designer, Barry Lyndon
46. Lotte Tarp Lotte Tarp Actress, Dangerous Kisses
47. Carl Schenstrøm Carl Schenstrøm Actor, Pat und Patachon im Paradies
48. Gerda Gilboe Gerda Gilboe Actress, A Time for Anna
49. Astrid Henning-Jensen Astrid Henning-Jensen Director, Barndommens gade
50. Urban Gad Urban Gad Director, The Woman Always Pays
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