Death Place Matching "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. Dick Emery

Actor | Yellow Submarine

In the 1960s and 1970s, Dick Emery was one of the most successful comics on the box. He was voted BBC TV Personality of the Year, thanks to creations such as his toothy vicar, sex-starved spinster Hettie, crusty old Lampwick, outrageously camp Clarence, who coined the phrase: "Hallo honky tonks". ...

3. Asta Nielsen

Actress | Hamlet

Danish leading woman of German films who became one of the greatest stars of the silent era. A native of the Copenhagen suburb of Vesterbro, Nielsen was the daughter of a coppersmith and a washerwoman, both of whom died before Nielsen was fifteen. Her stage debut came as a child in the chorus of ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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...

6. 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.

7. Elsie Albiin

Actress | Brott och straff

Elsie Albiin was born on December 17, 1921 in Helsingborg, Skåne län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for Crime and Punishment (1945), The Bells in Old Town (1946) and Harald Handfaste (1946). She died on April 3, 2009 in Virum, Denmark.

8. Ib Glindemann

Soundtrack | Stir of Echoes

Ib Glindemann was born on September 27, 1934 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Ib Niels Carl Glindemann Nielsen. He was married to Kirsten Jeanette Pedersen. He died in April 2019 in Denmark.

9. 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 ...

10. Ove Sprogøe

Actor | Olsen-bandens sidste bedrifter

Ove Sprogøe was one of Denmark's finest and most treasured actors. Born in 1919 in Odense, where he also grew up, his parents were Arthur and Inger Sprogøe. He married his wife Eva in 1945, the same year as his stage debut at Folketeatret in Copenhagen.

Through a long career in film, television and ...

11. 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 ...

12. 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.

13. Birgitte Federspiel

Actress | Babettes gæstebud

Birgitte Federspiel was born on September 6, 1925 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Babette's Feast (1987), En fremmed banker på (1959) and The Musketeers (1961). She was married to Freddy Koch, Henning Ahrensborg and Jens Østerholm. She died on February 2, 2005 in Odense,...

14. 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.

15. 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 The Man from Swan Farm (1972). He was married to Anne-Marie Juhl. He died on December 21, 2004 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

16. Morten Grunwald

Actor | Fem mand og Rosa

Born in Odense, Denmark on December 9th, 1934, Morten Grunwald is "World famous in Denmark" for several popular film roles. Most famous, however, will always be his Benny in all of the "Olsen Banden" films, where he starred alongside Ove Sprogøe and Poul Bundgaard.

He attended Odense Theatrical ...

17. 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.

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. Karen Blixen

Writer | Out of Africa

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), Ringen and Babette's Feast (1987). She was married to Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke. She died on September 7, 1962 in Rungsted.

20. Poul Reichhardt

Actor | Soldaten og Jenny

Poul Reichhardt was born on February 2, 1913 in Ganløse, Denmark as Poul David Reichhardt. He was an actor, known for Soldaten og Jenny (1947), Flagermusen (1966) and The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman (1948). He was married to Charlotte Ernst, Margareta Fahlén and Lili Lani. He died on October ...

21. Henning Moritzen

Actor | Festen

Henning Moritzen is a well-known Danish screen and stage actor. Born in Tårbæk near Copenhagen and with a secondary school degree from Grønnevangsskolen in Ordrup, Henning Mortizen was educated as an actor at Privatteatrenes Elevskole. Since the early 1950s he has been a stage actor with countless ...

22. Baard Owe

Actor | Hodejegerne

Baard Owe was born on July 3, 1936 in Mosjøen, Norway as Baard Arne Owe. He was an actor and director, known for Headhunters (2011), Gertrud (1964) and Sea Dragon (1990). He was married to Marie-Louise Coninck. He died on November 11, 2017 in Denmark.

23. 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...

24. Karina Jensen

Self | Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Karina Jensen is known for her work on Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996), Sabor a ti (1998) and Noche de fiesta (1999). She died on July 18, 2016 in Denmark.

25. Birte Tove

Actress | Riget

Birte Tove was born on January 16, 1945 in Denmark as Birte Tove Sørensen. She was an actress, known for The Kingdom (1994), The Bamboo House of Dolls (1973) and Feng kuang da ben zei (1974). She was married to Ole Schächter. She died on February 6, 2016 in Denmark.

26. Helle Virkner

Actress | Blinkende lygter

Helle Virkner was born on September 15, 1925 in Århus, Denmark as Helle Genie Lotinga. She was an actress, known for Flickering Lights (2000), Den kære familie (1962) and Huset på Christianshavn (1970). She was married to Jens Otto Krag, Ebbe Rode and William Rosenberg. She died on June...

27. 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 ...

28. Sigrid Horne-Rasmussen

Actress | Altid ballade

Sigrid Horne-Rasmussen was born on September 22, 1915 in Hellerup, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Altid ballade (1955), Kid Gang on the Go (1971) and Passer passer piger (1965). She was married to Dirch Passer. She died on April 24, 1982 in Denmark.

29. 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 ...

30. 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.

31. Ole Thestrup

Actor | Blinkende lygter

Ole Thestrup was born on March 12, 1948 in Nibe, Denmark. He is known for his work on Flickering Lights (2000), Adam's Apples (2005) and The Green Butchers (2003). He was married to Hanne Marie Knudsen. He died on February 2, 2018 in Tuse Næs, Denmark.

32. Preben Kaas

Actor | Olsen-banden på spanden

Preben Kaas was born on March 30, 1930 in Aalborg, Denmark. He was an actor and writer, known for The Olsen Gang in a Fix (1969), Going for Broke (1977) and Det drejer sig om - (1967). He was married to Lisbet Dahl, Anne Mari Lie, Ulla Larsen and Bodil Nymark Nielsen. He died on March 27, 1981 in ...

33. Carl Ottosen

Actor | Soldaterkammerater på bjørnetjeneste

Carl Ottosen was born on July 18, 1918 in Asminderød, Denmark as Carl Ernst Ottosen. He was an actor and writer, known for Soldaterkammerater på bjørnetjeneste (1968), Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962) and Soldaterkammerater (1958). He was married to Hanne Thuris and Tove Maës. He ...

34. 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), Hunger (1966) and People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart (1967). He was married to Else Heidary and Hjørdis Wirth Jensen. He died on May 30, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

35. Werner Heyking

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Werner Heyking was born on June 14, 1913 in Denmark. He was an actor, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Bloody Friday (1972) and Die Karte mit dem Luchskopf (1963). He died on October 10, 1974 in Denmark.

36. 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 ...

37. Orto Ignatiussen

Actor | Gravity

Orto Ignatiussen is known for his work on Gravity (2013), Eight Below (2006) and Aningaaq (2013). He died on March 4, 2019 in Tasiilaq, Greenland, Denmark.

38. 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 ...

39. Mimi Heinrich

Actress | Journey to the Seventh Planet

Mimi Heinrich was born on November 1, 1936 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962), Soldaterkammerater rykker ud (1959) and Reptilicus (1961). She died on May 31, 2017 in Ramløse, Denmark.

40. Ib Schønberg

Actor | Ta', hvad du vil ha'

Ib Schønberg was born on October 23, 1902 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Ib Christian Albert von Cotta Schønberg. He was an actor, known for Take What You Want (1947), Cafe Paradise (1950) and For frihed og ret (1949). He was married to Inger Lisbeth Hammer. He died on September 24, 1955 in Skodsborg, ...

41. 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.

42. Poul Bundgaard

Actor | Hærværk

Poul Bundgaard was born on October 27, 1922 in Hellerup, Denmark as Poul Arne Bundgaard. He was an actor, known for Havoc (1977), Strike First Freddy (1965) and The Olsen Gang - Final Mission (1998). He was married to Kirsten Pedersen and Kjær, Bente Elisabeth. He died on June 3, 1998 in Gentofte, ...

43. Edward Fleming

Director | Den korte sommer

Edward Fleming was born on July 25, 1924 in Farum, Denmark as Edward Andreas Fleming Møller. He was an actor and director, known for That Brief Summer (1976), Topsy Turvy (1983) and Sidste akt (1987). He died on June 12, 1992 in Kastrup, Denmark.

44. 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 ...

45. 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 ...

46. Louis Miehe-Renard

Actor | Journey to the Seventh Planet

Louis Miehe-Renard was born on April 11, 1919 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962), Soldaterkammerater på efterårsmanøvre (1961) and Soldaterkammerater (1958). He was married to Caja Heimann. He died on January 21, 1997 in ...

47. 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.

48. Claus Ryskjær

Actor | Gufol mysteriet

Claus Ryskjær was born on June 26, 1945 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He was an actor and writer, known for Gufol mysteriet (1997), Huset på Christianshavn (1970) and The Crumbs - A Very Crumby Christmas (2006). He was married to Elisabeth Rasmussen and Jane Thomsen. He died on December 12, 2016...

49. Erik Balling

Director | Adam og Eva

Erik Balling was one of the most beloved Danish filmmaker in the 20th century. Balling was a director, a producer and a writer. Erik Balling was mostly famous for creating such TV epics as "Matador" and "Huset På Christianshavn" and the film-series of "Olsen banden". Erik Balling was born the 19th ...

50. Paul Hagen

Actor | Soldaterkammerater

Paul Hagen was one the most famous Danish actors after the Second World War. He was born on 19th of March 1920 in Copenhagen. His father was painter named Åge Falck Rasmussen, his mother was an opera singer named Anna Hagen. Hagen was accepted into Frederiksberg's theatre school in 1944. He ...

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