Death Place Matching "Copenhagen, Denmark" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Carl Theodor Dreyer

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...

3. Trine Michelsen

Actress | Idioterne

Trine Michelsen was born on January 21, 1966 in Gentofte, Denmark as Katrine Michelsen. She was an actress, known for The Idiots (1998), The Girl in a Swing (1988) and Tentazione (1988). She died on January 17, 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

4. Annette Stroyberg

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 ...

5. Hans Christian Andersen

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 ...

7. Marguerite Viby

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.

9. Ole Søltoft

Actor | Sangen om den røde rubin

Ole Søltoft was born on January 8, 1941 in Denmark. He was an actor. He was married to Ulla Asbjørn Andersen. He died on May 9, 1999 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...

12. Jens Okking

Actor | Strømer

Jens Okking was born on December 18, 1939 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Jens Dyhr Okking. He was an actor and writer, known for Cop (1976), One Hand Clapping (2001) and 19 Red Roses (1974). He was married to Anette Walther. He died on January 21, 2018 in Copenhagen.

13. Henrik Pontoppidan

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 ...

15. Benjamin Christensen

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.

20. Carl Schenstrøm

Actor | Ulvejægerne

Carl Schenstrøm was born on November 13, 1881 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor and director, known for Ulvejægerne (1926), Højt paa en kvist (1929) and The Lodgers of the seventh heaven (1923). He died on April 10, 1942 in Copenhagen.

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 ...

27. Werner Hedman

Director | I Tvillingernes tegn

Werner Hedman was born on April 6, 1926 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a cinematographer and production manager. He was married to Anne-Katrine Garde. He died on July 26, 2005 in Copenhagen.

28. Søren Kierkegaard

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 ...

29. Erik Wedersøe

Actor | Rejseholdet

Erik Wedersøe was born on July 18, 1938 in Helsingør, Denmark. He was an actor and director, known for Unit 1 (2000), Anna (2000) and The Idiots (1998). He was married to Birgitte Wedersøe. He died on September 27, 2011 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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.

31. Valdemar Psilander

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 ...

32. Ole Meyer

Actor | Taxa

Ole Meyer was born on May 15, 1959 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Taxa (1997), Unit 1 (2000) and Suzanne og Leonard (1984). He was married to Benedikte Willumsen. He died on August 30, 2018 in Copenhagen.

33. Erik Mørk

Actor | Susanne

Erik Mørk was born on December 3, 1925 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Susanne (1950), Heaven and Hell (1988) and Slutspil (1969). He died on January 27, 1993 in Copenhagen.

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 ...

35. Holger Juul Hansen

Actor | Riget

Holger Juul Hansen was born on August 14, 1924 in Nyborg, Denmark. He was an actor, known for The Kingdom (1994), Matador (1978) and Flagermusen (1966). He was married to Inge Olafsen and Else-Marie. He died on March 19, 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

36. Kathrine Windfeld

Director | Bron/Broen

Kathrine Windfeld was born on August 21, 1966 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Kathrine Behrendt. She was a director and assistant director, known for Bron/Broen (2011), Little Man (2002) and Rita (2012). She died on February 6, 2015 in Copenhagen.

37. Clara Pontoppidan

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 ...

39. Sven Holm

Writer | Næste stop paradis

Sven Holm was born on April 13, 1940 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a writer, known for Next Stop Paradise (1980), Kald mig Liva (1992) and Peter von Scholten (1987). He died on May 11, 2019 in Copenhagen.

40. Ebbe Rode

Actor | Gertrud

Ebbe Rode was born on May 10, 1910 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Gertrud (1964), For frihed og ret (1949) and Tango (1933). He was married to Nina Pens Rode, Helle Virkner and Bodil Kjer. He died on May 23, 1998 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

41. Birthe Backhausen

Actress | Matador

Birthe Backhausen was born on January 20, 1927 in Denmark. She was an actress, known for Matador (1978), Anthonsen (1984) and Unit 1 (2000). She was married to Helge Rungwald. She died on November 18, 2005 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

42. Ulla-Britt Söderlund

Costume Designer | Barry Lyndon

Ulla-Britt Söderlund was born on August 12, 1943 in Växjö, Sweden. She is known for her work on Barry Lyndon (1975). She died on July 21, 1985 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

43. Søren Strømberg

Actor | Der må være en sengekant!

Søren Strømberg was born on November 27, 1944 in Denmark. He was an actor. He died on May 14, 2001 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

44. Bodil Udsen

Actress | Min farmors hus

Bodil Udsen was born on January 12, 1925 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for My Granny's House (1984), Huset på Christianshavn (1970) and Støv på hjernen (1961). She died on February 26, 2008 in Copenhagen.

45. Urban Gad

Director | Das Kind ruft

Urban Gad was married with the actress Asta Nielsen from 1912 to 1918.

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 ...

48. Kirsten Rolffes

Actress | Riget

Kirsten Rolffes was born on September 20, 1928 in Denmark. She was an actress, known for The Kingdom (1994), Memories of a Marriage (1989) and Qivitoq (1956). She was married to Carl Viggo Becker. She died on April 10, 2000 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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.

50. Nedim Yasar

Actor | Bedrag

Nedim Yasar was born in 1987 in Turkey. He was an actor, known for Follow the Money (2016). He died on November 19, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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