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Gabriel Axel (1918–2014)


Gabriel Axel was born on April 18, 1918 in Århus, Denmark as Gabriel Axel Mørch. He was a director, known for Babette's Feast (1987), Hagbard and Signe (1967) and Christian (1989). He was married to Lucie Axel Moerch. He died on February 9, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. See full bio »

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(age 95) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Babette's Feast Director
(1987)
(1967)
Christian Director
(1989)
(1958)

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 2001 Leïla
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary) (segment "Gabriel Axel/Copenhague")
 1994 Royal Deceit
 1989 Christian
 1985-1986 Les colonnes du ciel (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Marie Bon Pain (1985)
 1981 L'oiseau bleu (TV Movie)
 1981 Antoine et Julie (TV Movie)
 1981 La ramandeuse (TV Movie)
 1980 Le curé de Tours (TV Movie)
 1980 Le coq de Bruyère (TV Movie)
 1978 La ronde de nuit (TV Movie)
 1977 Un crime de notre temps (TV Movie)
 1968 Sex and the Law (Documentary)
 1968 Boubouroche (TV Movie)
 1966 Frieriet (TV Movie)
 1965 Retten på vrangen (TV Movie)
 1965 Regnvejr og ingen penge (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- 1964 (1965)
- 1956 (1965)
- 1949 (1965)
- 1945 (1965)
 1964 Ægget (TV Movie)
 1964 Dannevirkenatten (TV Movie)
 1962 Oskar
 1962 Den evige ægtemand (TV Movie)
 1961/II Mester Pierre Pathelin (TV Movie)
 1961 Skærmydsler (TV Movie)
 1961 Dr. Belhomme's Pensionat (TV Movie)
 1960 Ole Lukøje (TV Movie)
 1960 Selskabsrejsen (TV Movie)
 1959 X-60 starter (TV Short)
 1958 Møde ved midnat (TV Short)
 1958 En skefuld katharsis (TV Movie)
 1958 Boubouroche (TV Movie)
 1957 Møde ved midnat (TV Short)
 1957 Henrik og Pernille (TV Movie)
 1957 De røde tjørne (TV Movie)
 1957 Det tvungne giftermål (TV Movie)
 1956 Frøken Julie (TV Movie)
 1956 Kong Renées datter (TV Movie)
 1956 Falske nøgler (TV Movie)
 1956 Livet er skønt (TV Movie)
 1956 Encounter (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 Døden (TV Movie)
 1956 Dronninger af Frankrig (TV Movie)
 1956 En mindefest (TV Movie)
 1956 Det er så yndigt (TV Movie)
 1955 Simon og Laura (TV Movie)
 1955 Scapins gavtyvestreger (TV Movie)
 1955 Altid ballade
 1955 En kvinde er overflødig (TV Movie)
 1955 En caprice (TV Movie)
 1955 Motivet (TV Movie)
 1955 Marguerite (TV Movie)
 1955 En skefuld katharsis (TV Movie)
 1954 Tran (TV Movie)
 1954 Li' som lidt ensom (TV Movie)
 1954 Lapointe og Ropiteau (TV Movie)
 1954 Livet er skønt (TV Movie)
 1954 En mindefest (TV Movie)
 1954 Hvem ved? (TV Movie)
 1954 En svanesang (TV Movie)
 1953 Kong Renés datter (TV Movie)
 1953 Familien Hansen (TV Movie)
 1953 Falske nøgler (TV Movie)
 1953 Hallo, derude (TV Movie)
 1953 En bjørn (TV Movie)
 1953 Et spil (TV Movie)
 1952 Aften (TV Movie)
 1952 Skyggedans (TV Movie)
 1952 Forlovelse indgået (TV Short)
 1952 Pantalones bryllup (TV Movie)
 1951 Døden (TV Short)
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