Danish movie stars died at 64

Here are 4 famous actors from Denmark died at 64:

Carl Brisson

Carl Brisson (December 24, 1893 Copenhagen-September 25, 1958 Copenhagen) a.k.a. Carl Frederik Ejnar Pedersen, Carl Villard or Brisson, Carl was a Danish actor and singer. He had one child, Frederick Brisson.

He died caused by jaundice.

Carl Brisson began his career as a singer in various musical revues in London in the early 1920s. He also appeared in a few silent pictures before landing his breakout role as the lead in the film, "The Ring" (1927). This success led to further film roles for Brisson, including a memorable performance in the musical comedy, "The Love Parade" (1929), opposite Jeanette MacDonald and Maurice Chevalier.

In addition to his film work, Brisson continued to perform on stage, both in London and on Broadway. He also made appearances on radio and television in the 1950s. Known for his charming personality and strong singing voice, Brisson had a devoted fan base during his career.

Despite his success, Brisson often struggled with personal and financial problems. He was married multiple times and had a reputation for being a heavy drinker. In his later years, he returned to Denmark, where he continued to perform occasionally until his death at the age of 64.

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Freddy Koch

Freddy Koch (March 21, 1916 Copenhagen-August 10, 1980 Denmark) was a Danish actor. He had one child, Annegine Federspiel.

Koch began his acting career in the 1930s and appeared in dozens of films throughout his career. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the films "Der var engang en krig" (Once Upon a Time There Was a War) and "Waltzing Regitze." Koch also had a successful career in television, appearing in several popular Danish TV series. In addition to his work as an actor, Koch was also a skilled voice actor and provided the Danish language dubbing for many foreign films. Throughout his career, Koch was recognized for his contributions to Danish cinema and was awarded several honors, including the Knight's Cross of the Dannebrog in 1965.

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Gunnar Strømvad

Gunnar Strømvad (May 12, 1908 Denmark-December 6, 1972 Denmark) also known as Gunnar Halvor Strømvad was a Danish actor.

He started his acting career in the 1930s with the theatre company Det Ny Teater in Copenhagen and went on to appear in numerous Danish films including "Taxa K 1640 efterlyses", "Frøken April", and "Færgekroen". Strømvad was known for his versatility as an actor, playing both comedic and dramatic roles. He was also a popular radio personality and hosted several radio shows in Denmark. In addition to his acting career, Strømvad was a trained carpenter and owned a successful furniture business with his wife. He passed away in 1972 at the age of 64.

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Svend Kornbeck

Svend Kornbeck (July 3, 1869 Copenhagen-October 30, 1933 Helsingør) otherwise known as Svend Kornbech was a Danish actor.

He began his career as an actor in 1890 and went on to become a popular stage actor in Denmark, performing in a variety of plays ranging from dramatic to comedic roles. In 1919, he made his film debut in "Det gælder os alle" and went on to act in over 40 films. Kornbeck was known for his versatile acting skills and his ability to portray complex characters. His most famous role was perhaps in the film "Under forvandlingens lov" where he played the lead character, a man struggling with mental illness. Kornbeck was also a prolific writer, having written several plays and a memoir about his life in the theater. He passed away in 1933 at the age of 64.

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