Gabriel Axel Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Århus, Denmark
Died in Copenhagen, Denmark
Birth NameGabriel Axel Mørch

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (1)

Lucie Axel Moerch (? - 1996) ( her death) ( 4 children)

Trade Mark (2)

Often cast Michel Bouquet
Often directed period pieces

Trivia (5)

Axel was born in Århus, Denmark, but spent his first 18 years living in Paris, France.
Father of Karin Mørch.
After growing up in Paris, he returned to Denmark at the age of 18, and worked as a carpenter. He attended the Royal Danish Theater's acting school. He produced TV series for Denmark's public broadcast network, and directed and acted in films.
Worked primarily as a stage actor and director in Denmark and France.
Trained at the Royal Danish Theatre.

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