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Director | Ordet
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 ...
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.
3. Bille August
Director | The House of the Spirits
Bille August was born on November 9, 1948 in Brede, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for The House of the Spirits (1993), Pelle the Conqueror (1987) and Honning måne (1978). He is married to Sara-Marie Maltha. He was previously married to Pernilla August, Annie Munksgaard and Masja...
Writer | Dancer in the Dark
Probably the most ambitious and visually distinctive filmmaker to emerge from Denmark since Carl Theodor Dreyer over 60 years earlier, Lars von Trier studied film at the Danish Film School and attracted international attention with his very first feature, The Element of Crime (1984). A highly ...
6. Ole Olsen
Producer | Himmelskibet
Ole Olsen was born on May 5, 1863 in Tangemose, Starreklinte, Denmark. He was a producer and director, known for A Trip to Mars (1918), The End of the World (1916) and Isbjørnejagten (1907). He was married to Anna Hendriksen. He died on October 4, 1943 in Hellerup, Denmark.
10. Alfred Lind
Director | Il circo della morte
Alfred Lind was born on March 27, 1879 in Helsingør, Denmark as Sören Estrup Alfred Lind. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Circus of Death (1916), The Flying Circus (1912) and Alkohol (1920). He died on April 29, 1959 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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 ...
14. A.W. Sandberg
Director | Manden med de ni Fingre V
A.W. Sandberg was born on May 22, 1887 in Viborg, Denmark as Anders Wilhelm Sandberg. He was a director and writer, known for Manden med de ni Fingre V (1917), Manden med de ni Fingre III (1916) and Manden med de ni Fingre II (1915). He was married to Else Frölich, Karen Caspersen and Ruth Jacobsen...
Director | Det unge Blod
Holger-Madsen made his acting debut on the stage in 1896. He was a touring actor until 1905. Played at Casino 1905-12 an Dagmarteatret 1912-14. He never quite abandoned the stage and would return between film jobs. Acting debut on film in 1908. In 1912 he wrote, directed and starred in "Kun en ...
18. Svend Gade
Writer | Balletten danser
A former stage actor and director in his native Denmark, Sven Gade began making films there in 1916. He traveled to Germany a few years later to direct a film version of Hamlet (Hamlet (1921)), then journeyed to Hollywood the next year. He designed sets for other directors' films and directed ...
19. Lau Lauritzen
Director | Harestegen
Lau Lauritzen was born on March 13, 1878 in Silkeborg, Denmark as Lauritz Lauritzen Sr. He was a director and writer, known for Harestegen (1921), Manden der gøer (1919) and Kan Kærlighed kureres? (1923). He was married to Ulla Poulsen and Hulda Christensen. He died on July 2, 1938 in ...
Director | Eskimo
George Schnéevoigt was born on December 23, 1893 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Fritz Ernst George Fischer. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Eskimo (1930), Laila (1929) and Kleiner Svend und seine Mutter (1913). He was married to Tilly von Kaulbach and Elisabeth Schnéevoigt. He died on ...
Director | Vinterbørn
Astrid Henning-Jensen was born on December 10, 1914 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Astrid Smahl. She was a director and writer, known for Winterborn (1978), The Moment (1980) and Boy of Two Worlds (1959). She was married to Bjarne Henning-Jensen. She died on January 5, 2002 in Copenhagen.
Director | Hvor bjergene sejler
Bjarne Henning-Jensen was born on October 6, 1908 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a director and writer, known for Where Mountains Float (1955), Ditte, Child of Man (1946) and Those Damned Kids (1947). He was married to Astrid Henning-Jensen. He died on February 21, 1995 in Copenhagen.
23. Bodil Ipsen
Director | Det sande ansigt
Bodil Ipsen was born on August 30, 1889 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Bodil Louise Jensen Ipsen. She was an actress and director, known for The Face of Truth (1951), Red Meadows (1945) and The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman (1948). She was married to Ejnar Black, Emanuel Gregers, Helmuth Heinrich ...
24. Lau Lauritzen
Director | Det sande ansigt
Lau Lauritzen was born on June 26, 1910 in Vejle, Denmark. He was a director and actor, known for The Face of Truth (1951), Farlig ungdom (1953) and The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman (1948). He was married to Lisbeth Movin. He died on May 12, 1977 in Denmark.
25. Jørgen Roos
Director | Ellehammer-filmen
Jørgen Roos was born on August 14, 1922 in Gilleleje, Denmark. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Ellehammer-filmen (1957), Knud (1966) and De unge gamle (1984). He was married to Noemi Roos and Edith Toft Madsen. He died on September 13, 1998 in Denmark.
31. Nils Malmros
Director | At kende sandheden
One of the most important Danish directors of the last three decades and one of Danish cinema's few acknowledged auteurs, Malmros took his inspiration from the french new wave and Truffaut in particular. He started as a self taught director and debuted with En mærkelig kærlighed (1968) ...
33. 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.
34. Max von Sydow
Actor | Flash Gordon
Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ...
35. Liv Ullmann
Actress | Viskningar och rop
Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...
Director | Jagten
With Last Round (1993) (Last Round), his graduation short from The National Film School of Denmark, he got an early taste of critical success. He received the Jury's and Producers' Awards at the International Student Film Fest in Munich and won the 1st Prize at the Tel Aviv Film Fest. Popular ...
Writer | Mifunes sidste sang
Søren Kragh-Jacobsen was born on 2 March 1947 in Copenhagen, Denmark and is one of the country's most respected directors and co-inventor of the "dogme95" project. After becoming a popular musician, he attended film school in Prague and returned to his home country where he made his first feature ...
38. Kristian Levring
Director | The Salvation
Danish Film Director Kristian Levring has produced a distinct body of work. With films ranging from thriller, through period drama, Shakespearean re-imagining and a Western, Levring has crafted an expression that is as visually stunning and unique as it is eclectic.
Born in 1957 in Copenhagen, ...
39. Lone Scherfig
Director | An Education
Writer/director Lone Scherfig graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 1984. Her first feature film, THE BIRTHDAY TRIP (1990), was selected for Panorama in Berlin, the New Directors section at MOMA in New York and won the Grand Jury Prix in Rouen. Her next film, ON OUR OWN (1998), ...
40. Per Fly
Director | Bænken
Per Fly was accepted to the Danish Film School in 1989. He completed his education in 1993 with the graduation film Room 17. In the following years Per Fly directed, among other films, the short films Sofaholdet (1994), Calling Katherine (1994) and The Little Knight (1997). In 1998, he directed the...
Writer | The Neon Demon
Writer, director, and producer Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1970, to Anders Refn, a film director and editor, and Vibeke Winding (née Tuxen), a cinematographer. Just before he turned 11, in 1981, he moved to New York with his parents, where he lived out his teen years. ...