Axel Strøbye (1928–2005)


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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 (... See full bio »

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(age 77) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Known For

Gertrud Axel Nygen
(1964)
The Goldcabbage Family Charles Gyldenkål / Iversen
(1975)
Matador Viggo Skjold-Hansen / Viggo Skjold Hansen
(1979-1981)

Filmography

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 2000 Prop and Berta
Borgmester Frandsen (voice)
 1998 The Olsen Gang - Final Mission
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1998 H.C. Andersen's The Long Shadow
Teaterdirektøren (voice)
 1997 Den hemmelige tunnel (TV Series)
Mortensens chef
- 1. december (1997) ... Mortensens chef (voice)
 1994 Fearless Frida
Fridas morfar Carl
 1993 Go Hugo Go (voice)
 1992 Skibet i skilteskoven (TV Series)
Viggo Velva
- Glædelig jul (1992) ... Viggo Velva
- Skilte-huset (1992) ... Viggo Velva
- Villa Julia (1992) ... Viggo Velva
- Duften af penge (1992) ... Viggo Velva
- Roger over (1992) ... Viggo Velva
 1991 Høfeber
Overlæge
 1990 Camping
Kraftværkschef Viborg
 1989 Balladen om Carl Th. Dreyer (TV Movie)
Ole Olsen
 1988-1989 Station 13 (TV Series)
Simonsen
- Episode #1.8 (1989) ... Simonsen
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Simonsen
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Simonsen
 1988 The Girl in a Swing
Jarl Borgen
 1987 Bare en tilfældighed (TV Movie)
Direktør
 1987 Pelle the Conqueror
Kongstrup
 1987 The Fight for the Red Cow
Landsretssagføreren
 1987 Babette's Feast
Löwenhielm's Driver
 1987 Sidste akt
Harry
 1985 The Chronic Innocence
Rektor
 1984 Niels Klims underjordiske rejse (TV Mini Series)
Borgmesteren
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Borgmesteren
 1984 Rainfox
Kødgrosserer Brander
 1984 Anthonsen (TV Mini Series)
Fredlund
- Millioner med mere: Part 1 (1984) ... Fredlund
- Den døde mand (1984) ... Fredlund
- Den store sag (1984) ... Fredlund
 1983 Topsy Turvy
Kontorchef / Thomas' father
 1983 Otto Is a Rhino
Mr. Lejon
 1982 Maj (TV Movie)
Hilmer
 1982 Kidnapning
De Mille
 1979-1981 Matador (TV Series)
Viggo Skjold-Hansen / Viggo Skjold Hansen
- Mellem Brødre (1981) ... Viggo Skjold-Hansen
- Det Går Jo Godt (1981) ... Viggo Skjold-Hansen
- Vi Vil Fred Her Til Lands (1981) ... Viggo Skjold-Hansen
- Handel Og Vandel (1981) ... Viggo Skjold-Hansen
- Lauras Store Dag (1980) ... Viggo Skjold-Hansen
 1981 Olsen-banden over alle bjerge!
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1981 Olsen-bandens flugt - over plankeværket
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1981 Jeppe på bjerget
Ridefogeden
 1979 The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1979 Rend mig i traditionerne
Dr. Schmidt
 1978 The Olsen Gang Goes to War
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1973-1977 Huset på Christianshavn (TV Series)
Theodor / Advokat Lorentzen / Holger
- Skifter og lytter (1977) ... Theodor
- Varanens tarv (1974) ... Advokat Lorentzen
- Hva' synes De om skriften? (1973) ... Holger
 1977 Havoc
Kryger
 1977 The Olsen Gang Outta Sight
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1976 The Goldcabbage Family Breaks the Bank
Charles Gyldenkål
 1976 The Olsen Gang Sees Red
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1976 Ghost Train
Chauffør Heinz-Otto von Münsterland
 1976 It All Adds Up
Direktør Karmann
 1976 Flaming Fire Chief
Brand-Børge
 1975 The Goldcabbage Family
Charles Gyldenkål / Iversen
 1975 The Olsen Gang on the Track
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1974 Det lykkelige skibbrud (TV Movie)
Henrik
 1974 The Last Exploits of the Olsen Gang
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1974 Me, Too, in the Mafia
Olfert
 1973 The Olsen Gang Runs Amok
Kriminalassistent Jensen
 1973 The Torndal Cousins
Frands
 1973 Apollon fra Bellac (TV Movie)
Direktøren
 1972 Bedside Highway
Hr. Bosserup
 1972 Nu kan det snart være nok (TV Movie)
Poulsen
 1972 Danish Bed and Board
Hr. Bosted
 1972 1001 Danish Delights
Baron Joachim von Hasteen
 1971 Kid Gang on the Go
Onkel Erik Lund
 1971 Tjærehandleren
Distriktslæge Verner Vestad
 1971 Erotik (TV Movie)
Snild
 1971 Den fine mand (TV Movie)
Fægtemesteren
 1970 Bedroom Mazurka
Otto Bostedt
 1970 Arseniktimen (TV Movie)
Ole Janter
 1970 Svejk i anden verdenskrig (TV Movie)
Adolf Hitler
 1969 A Whiff of Sunshine
Poul Otto Madsen (as Aksel Strøbye)
 1969 I'll Take Happiness
Steffensen
 1969 Me and You
Henning Jensen
 1967 Six Kids and the Honeymooners
Onkel Erik Lund
 1967 Elsk... din næste!
Hotelejeren
 1967 Min kones ferie
Allan Thorsen
 1966 Six Kids and Their Uncle
Onkel Erik Lund
 1966 Nu stiger den
Just
 1966 I, a Lover
Ole Schmidt
 1966 Dyden går amok
Højesteretssagfører Niels Åge Piltøft
 1965 Hold da helt ferie
Søren Justesen
 1965 Een pige og 39 sømænd
Kaptajn Barker
 1965 Mor bag rattet
Racer Robert
 1965 Retten på vrangen (TV Movie)
Monsieur Bertolier
 1965 Mordet i værtshuset (TV Short)
Prangeren (stemme)
 1965 It's Nifty in the Navy
Telegrafist
 1965 Biedermann og brandstifterne (TV Movie)
Schmitz
 1964 Gertrud
Axel Nygen
 1964 Premiere i helvede
Filmproducent Richard
 1964 Tine
Forpagter Sten
 1964 School for Suicide
Professor / Bilsælger
 1963 Sekstet
Robert, Elaines man
 1963 Den stundesløse (TV Movie)
Oldfux
 1963 Syd for Tana River
Derek
 1963 Bussen
Lars
 1963 A Day Without Lies
Direktør Jantzen
 1963 En af dagene (TV Movie)
Carl
 1962 Valg
 1962 Oskar
Egon Larsen
 1962 Det stod i avisen
Peter
 1962 Midsommerdrøm i fattighuset (TV Movie)
Lamme Frederik
 1962 Crazy Paradise
Hjalmar
 1962 Forskellen er ens (TV Movie)
 1962 Den ellevte juni (TV Movie)
Henrich Larsen
 1962 Duellen
Basse
 1961 Et feriebarn (TV Movie)
Martin
 1961/II Mester Pierre Pathelin (TV Movie)
Guillaume Joceaulme (klædehandler)
 1961 Den grønne elevator
Hother Holk (uncredited)
 1961 En tur i byen (TV Movie)
Seeley
 1960 Den sidste vinter
Erik Sørensen
 1960 Faith, Hope and Witchcraft
Vred mand
 1960 Telefonen ringer (Short)
 1959 En lørdag på Ama'r (TV Movie)
Fotograf
 1959 I havn (TV Movie)
Ed Ritchie
 1959 Vintersolhverv (TV Movie)
Skyggen
 1959 The Poet and the Little Mother
Landmåleren
 1958 Pigen og vandpytten
Journalist
 1958 Styrmand Karlsen
Sømand
 1958 Aprilsnarrene (TV Movie)
Siegfrid Møller (snedker)
 1957 Be Dear to Me
 1956 The Young Have No Time
Garderobemand
 1956 Kristiane af Marstal
Svendsen
 1954 Vores lille by
Plakatopsætter
 1954 Far til fire i sneen
Portier (uncredited)
 1954 I kongens klæ'r
Sergent Thorvald Rønne
 1954 Karen, Maren og Mette
Krogæst
 1954 Jan går til filmen
Regissør
 1953 Det gælder livet
Mekaniker
 1953 Fløjtespilleren
Klarinetspiller
 1951 Nålen
Indbrudstyv
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