Danish movie stars died at 78

Here are 4 famous actors from Denmark died at 78:

Jens Østerholm

Jens Østerholm (April 25, 1928 Denmark-November 13, 2006) was a Danish actor.

He started his acting career in the 1950s and appeared in a number of successful Danish films and television productions throughout his career. Some of his notable film credits include "Adam and Eve" (1953), "The Girls Are Willing" (1958), and "The Last Winter" (1960). He also appeared in popular Danish TV series such as "Matador" (1978-1982) and "The Korsbæk Gazette" (1992-1993). In addition to his work in acting, Østerholm was also a writer and director, contributing to a number of theater productions in Denmark. He was known for his ability to bring humor and charm to his performances, and his contributions to Danish entertainment are still celebrated today.

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Preben Lerdorff Rye

Preben Lerdorff Rye (May 23, 1917 Denmark-June 15, 1995 Denmark) also known as Preben Leerdorff-Rye was a Danish actor.

He began his career on stage in 1940 and later moved on to film and television. He appeared in over 70 films and TV series during his career, including the 1962 film "Ditte Menneskebarn," which won the Best Foreign Language Film at the 35th Academy Awards. In addition to acting, Rye was also a director and screenwriter. He directed seven films between 1952 and 1969, and wrote the screenplays for several of them. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Dannebrog in 1980 for his contributions to Danish culture.

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Emil Hass Christensen

Emil Hass Christensen (January 23, 1903 Frederiksberg-January 12, 1982 Denmark) was a Danish actor.

He began his acting career in 1926 in the silent film "The Vicar of Vejlby". Throughout his career, he acted in over 180 Danish films, making him one of Denmark's most prolific actors. He was also known for his work in theater and radio. Christensen's versatility as an actor allowed him to play a wide range of roles, from light comedy to serious drama. He received numerous awards and honors for his contributions to Danish cinema, including the Order of the Dannebrog in 1953. In addition to his work as an actor, Christensen also wrote several plays and screenplays.

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Axel Frische

Axel Frische (March 15, 1877 Tjele Municipality-February 2, 1956 Denmark) was a Danish screenwriter, film director and actor. He had one child, Grete Frische.

Frische began his career in the Danish silent film industry in 1910. He became known for his works such as "The Lion Hunt" and "The King's Game", both of which he wrote and directed. Frische acted in several films as well, including "The Witch" (1914) and "The Viking's Wife" (1916).

In the 1930s, Frische worked as a film censor for the Danish government. He was a strict enforcer of censorship laws and drew criticism from the film industry for removing scenes deemed offensive or explicit. Despite this, Frische continued to work in the film industry and wrote several film reviews for newspapers in Denmark.

Frische remained active in the film industry until his death in 1956 at the age of 78. He is remembered as a pioneering figure in Danish cinema and a leading voice in the country's film industry.

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