Death Place Matching "Copenhagen, Denmark" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | Gertrud
The illegitimate son of a Danish farmer and his Swedish housekeeper, Carl Theodor Dreyer was born in Copenhagen on the 3th of February, 1889. He spent his early years in various foster homes before being adopted by the Dreyers at the age of two. Contrary to popular belief (perhaps nourished by the ...
2. Dirch Passer
Actor | Mig og mafiaen
Dirch Hartvig Passer was born on May 18, 1926, on Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Ragnhild Fich and Capt. Vilhelm Passer (seaman). He never did well in school, being the class clown, which had a negative effect on his grades. He did especially badly in mathematics, which came to follow him the rest of his...
Actress | Les liaisons dangereuses
Pouty-lipped, kittenish Annette (Susanne) Stroyberg was best known, and briefly known, as the sexy young nubile blonde who replaced bombshell Brigitte Bardot in the late 1950s as the wife and object of exploitation of Svengali-like French director Roger Vadim. Possessing Bardot's similar erotic ...
Writer | Frozen
H.C. Andersen was born in 1805. His father (Hans Andersen) was a poor shoemaker and his mother a washerwoman. The family did not have a permanent address until 1807. The family lived for the first time together at Munkemøllestræde. The father worked as an independent shoemaker, with a workshop in ...
6. Grace Moore
Actress | One Night of Love
Grace Moore, the internationally famous star of the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, motion pictures, radio and recordings, was born December 5, 1898, in Del Río near Newport, Tennessee. Her family moved to Jellico when she was a young girl. She attended Jellico High School where she was captain of ...
Actress | Peggy på vift
Marguerite Viby was born on June 25, 1909 in Viby Jylland, Denmark as Ida Marguerite Steenberg Jensen Viby. She was an actress, known for Peggy on a Spree (1946), Den opvakte jomfru (1950) and Fröken Vildkatt (1941). She was married to Erik Henry Tangfelt, Preben Mahrt, Knud Wold, Emanuel ...
8. Gabriel Axel
Director | Babettes gæstebud
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.
10. Karl Stegger
Actor | Flagermusen
Karl Stegger was one of the greatest Danish actors. Karl Stegger was born: Carl Johan Stegger Sørensen. He later replaced the "c" in his first name with a "k" to further his acting-career. He was born in Aarhus on the January 11th 1911. Stegger was educated at Aarhus theatre, where he was hired as ...
11. Link Wray
Soundtrack | Independence Day
Rock'n'roll musician Link Wray reigns supreme as one of the best, most important, influential, and innovative guitarists to emerge from the 1950's. Wray was the creator of the power-chord and was one of the first musicians to experiment with both distortion and the burning fuzz-tone guitar sound in...
Writer | Thora van Deken
Henrik Pontoppidan was born on July 24, 1857 in Fredericia, Denmark. He was a writer, known for Thora van Deken (1920), A Fortunate Man (2018) and A Fortunate Man (2018). He was married to Antoinette Kofoed and Mette Marie Hansen. He died on August 21, 1943 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
14. Axel Strøbye
Actor | Gertrud
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 ...
Director | Hævnens Nat
Benjamin Christensen was born on September 28, 1879 in Viborg, Denmark. He was a director and writer, known for Blind Justice (1916), Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) and The Devil's Circus (1926). He was married to Karen Winther, Sigrid Stahl and Ellen Arctander. He died on April 2, 1959 in ...
16. Carl Brisson
Actor | Murder at the Vanities
Carl Brisson was born on December 24, 1893 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Carl Frederik Ejnar Pedersen. He was an actor, known for Murder at the Vanities (1934), The Ring (1927) and The Manxman (1929). He was married to Cleo Willard Brisson. He died on September 26, 1958 in Copenhagen.
17. Bodil Kjer
Actress | Babettes gæstebud
Bodil Kjer was born on September 2, 1917 in Odense, Denmark as Bodil Valborg Karen Ellen Kjer. She was an actress, known for Babette's Feast (1987), Mød mig paa Cassiopeia (1951) and Soldaten og Jenny (1947). She was married to Frits Hinrichsen, Ebbe Rode and Olaf Nordgreen. She died on ...
18. Morten Lindberg
Writer | Clemens Show
Morten Lindberg was born on September 23, 1965 in Munkebo, Fyn, Denmark. He was an actor and writer, known for Clemens Show (2000), The Hideaway (1991) and Spektrum (1994). He was married to Herminia Mabunda. He died on March 26, 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
19. Otto Brandenburg
Actor | Hør, var der ikke en som lo?
Otto Brandenburg was born on September 4, 1934 in Hegnsvig, Vestjylland, Denmark as Otto Herman Max Brandenburg. He was an actor, known for Did Somebody Laugh? (1978), Rubber Tarzan (1981) and The Kingdom (1994). He was married to Vivi Bach. He died on March 1, 2007 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
21. Lis Løwert
Actress | Huset på Christianshavn
Lis Løwert was born on December 7, 1919 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Huset på Christianshavn (1970), Matador (1978) and Poeten og Lillemor i forårshumør (1961). She was married to Bjørn Watt-Boolsen. She died on November 26, 2009 in Copenhagen.
22. Ebbe Langberg
Director | Tre små piger
Danish actor Ebbe Langberg was the son of actor Sigurd Langberg and actress Karna Loewenstein-Jensen. He started his carrier as a child actor in the theater, and later had his first film debut in the movie "Ditte menneskebarn" in 1946. He studied theater in London from 1950-1951, and continued his ...
23. Mira Wanting
Actress | L'auberge espagnole
Mira Wanting was born on April 19, 1978 in Denmark as Mira Herfort Wanting. She was an actress, known for L'auberge espagnole (2002), Anja & Viktor - Flaming Love (2007) and Love at First Hiccough (1999). She died on December 22, 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
24. Ib Mossin
Actor | Kampen om Næsbygård
Ib Mossin was born on July 3, 1933 in Denmark. He was an actor and director, known for The Battle for Naesbygaard (1964), The Torndal Cousins (1973) and Storm Warning (1968). He was married to Anne-Marie Juhl. He died on December 21, 2004 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
25. Inga Nielsen
Actress | Great Performances
Inga Nielsen was born on June 2, 1946 in Holbaek, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Great Performances (1971), The Wide World of Mystery (1973) and A Promise (2013). She was married to Robert Hale. She died on February 10, 2008 in Gentofte Sygehus, Copenhagen, Denmark.
26. Ole Ernst
Actor | Flugten
Ole Ernst graduated from Odense Teater in 1967 where shortly afterwards he was hired as a stage-actor. Ernst had his debut playing Chino in Westside Story (1965). In 1969 he jumped from Odense Teater to Det Kongelige Teater where he continued stage-acting until 1976. Ernst performed in a lot of ...
Writer | Le journal du séducteur
Søren Kierkegaard, a Danish philosopher who imposed restrictions on his own love and emotions and declared the idea of subjectivity as truth, is now recognized as the founder of Existentialism, an influential author in psychology, and an important figure in Postmodernism.
He was born Søren Aabye ...
30. Henning Carlsen
Director | Dilemma
Henning Carlsen was born on June 4, 1927 in Aalborg, Denmark. He was a director and writer, known for Dilemma (1962), People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart (1967) and Hunger (1966). He was married to Else Heidary and Hjørdis Wirth Jensen. He died on May 30, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Actor | Elskovsleg
Young Danish Valdemar tried to make a success in the theatre when he first appeared on Casino Teater in 1901. He never succeeded on the stage - his voice didn't sound right! But notices were otherwise kind to him.
Psilander was good-looking, charming and exuding a certain joie-de-vivre. He soon ...
34. Phil Baker
Soundtrack | Start Cheering
Composer, songwriter ("Park Avenue Strut"), comedian, author and accordionist, educated in Boston schools. His first stage appearance was in a Boston amateur show. He teamed up with violinist Ed Janis, and later with Ben Bernie. He served in the US Navy during World War I, and then worked in ...
Actress | En kvinde er overflødig
Clara Pontoppidan was born on April 23, 1883 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for En kvinde er overflødig (1957), Der var engang (1922) and The Commodore's Daughter (1912). She was married to Povl Pontoppidan and Carlo Wieth. She died on January 22, 1975 in Copenhagen.
38. Vera Gebuhr
Actress | Matador
Vera Gebuhr is among Denmark's finest character actresses, acting in countless stage and screen productions through a career of more than sixty years. She grew up in Funen, Denmark, as the daughter of an industry owner. As a child she took ballet lessons, and in the late 1930s she travelled to ...
46. Frits Helmuth
Actor | Det forsømte forår
Frits Helmuth was born on July 3, 1931 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Stolen Spring (1993), Memories of a Marriage (1989) and Mirror, Mirror (1978). He was married to Kirsten Frederiksen, Jeanne Darville and Agneta Segerskog. He died on December 12, 2004 in Copenhagen.
47. Buster Larsen
Actor | Jeppe på bjerget
Buster Larsen was one of most well-known and beloved Danish actors - ever! Buster Larsen was born Axel Landing Larsen, a name which he later chanced to Buster Larsen. He was born in Copenhagen. Even as a child his talent for acting was recognised. He was a child actor at the age of 8, when he had ...
49. Poul Reumert
Actor | David Copperfield
Poul Reumert was born on March 26, 1883 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for David Copperfield (1922), For frihed og ret (1949) and General von Döbeln (1942). He was married to Anna Borg, Rigmor Dinesen and Helga Ingeborg Meyer. He died on April 19, 1968 in Copenhagen.