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Christine Jorgensen (I) (1926–1989)

George William Jorgensen, a Danish-American army veteran, wiped the news about the successful testing of the H-Bomb off of the front page of newspapers when - after a two-year hiatus in Denmark - he returned to the United States in late 1952 as Christine Jorgensen. George-Christine was not the first male-to-female sex reassignment - that had ... See full bio »

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 1970 The Christine Jorgensen Story (autobiography)
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 1970 The Christine Jorgensen Story (technical advisor)
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 2007 Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 1985 What Sex Am I? (Documentary)
 1975 Tomorrow Coast to Coast (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 August 1975 (1975) ... Herself
 1973 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
Herself - 1st Transgender Patient
- Episode dated 19 February 1973 (1973) ... Herself - 1st Transgender Patient
 1969-1971 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself - Sex Reassignment Patient / Herself / Herself - Author
- Episode #11.81 (1971) ... Herself - Sex Reassignment Patient
- Episode #9.241 (1970) ... Herself
- Episode #8.223 (1969) ... Herself - Author
 1970 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
 1970 Philbin's People (TV Series)
- Episode #1.45 (1970) ... Herself
 1959 The Mike Wallace Interview (TV Series)
Herself - Actress
- Episode #2.41 (1959) ... Herself - Actress
 1953 The Arthur Murray Party (TV Series)
- Episode #4.14 (1953) ... Herself
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 2015 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
- Bruce Jenner: The Interview (2015) ... Herself
 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Christine Jorgensen (2004) ... Herself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Madame Rosepetal") in "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad", US tour, 1963. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Nature made a mistake that I have had corrected.


The world's first male to female sex change subject to achieve notice by the public, her papers are bequeated to the Royal Library in Copenhagen, the city where her life as a woman began. See more »

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