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Karen Blixen (1885–1962)

Karen Blixen was born on April 17, 1885 in Rungsted, Denmark as Karen Christentze Dinesen. She was a writer, known for Out of Africa (1985), Babette's Feast (1987) and Ehrengard (2023). She was married to Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke. She died on September 7, 1962 in Rungsted. See full bio »


(age 77) in Rungsted, Denmark

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Known For

Out of Africa Writer
Ehrengard Writer
The Heroine Writer


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 2023 Ehrengard (based on the novel by) (pre-production)
 2017 Ringen (Short) (based on short story by)
 2010 Monquatorze (text excerpts)
 2003 The First World War (TV Mini Series documentary) (excerpt - as Isak Dinesen)
 1999 Sandhedens hævn (TV Movie)
 1995 Lucifer's Child (TV Movie) (writings - as Isak Dinesen)
 1988 Ringen (TV Movie) (story)
 1987 Babette's Feast (short story)
 1987 Sorgagre (TV Movie) (story - as Isak Dinesen)
 1985 Out of Africa (based upon the following: "Out of Africa" and other writings by)
 1982 Orson Welles' the Dreamers (Documentary short) (two stories - as Isak Dinesen)
 1982 The Dreamers (Short) (two stories)
 1982 Ehrengard (novel)
 1978 Drömmare på besök (TV Mini Series) (based on novel)
 1970 Samtale om natten i København (TV Movie) (short story)
 1968 The Immortal Story (TV Movie) (novel - as Isak Dinesen)
 1967 The Heroine (short story)
 1965 Teatterituokio (TV Series) (play "Sandhedens hævn" - 1 episode)
- Totuuden kosto (1965) ... (play "Sandhedens hævn")
 1960 Sandhedens hævn (TV Movie)
 1951 Studio One (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Angelic Avengers (1951) ... (story)
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2 Biographical Movies | 4 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »

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Isak Dinesen


5' 6¼" (1.68 m)


Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke  (divorced)

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Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine. See more »


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