Death Place Matching "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. 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 ...
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...
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 ...
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,...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...