Danish movie stars died in 1979

Here are 3 famous actors from Denmark died in 1979:

Gunnar Lemvigh

Gunnar Lemvigh (March 28, 1909 Copenhagen-November 16, 1979 Denmark) was a Danish actor.

He appeared on stage before transitioning to film, and became a popular actor during the 1940s and 1950s. One of his most memorable roles was in the film "Soldier of Denmark" (1949), where he played the lead character, a Danish soldier during World War II. Lemvigh was also known for his work in television, where he appeared on various Danish productions in the 1960s and 1970s. Aside from acting, he also worked as a screenwriter and director. Throughout his career, Lemvigh received critical acclaim and was honored with several awards for his contributions to Danish film and television.

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Poul Müller

Poul Müller (December 31, 1909 Copenhagen-September 15, 1979 Denmark) was a Danish actor.

He made his acting debut on stage in 1935 and then went on to appear in over 70 Danish films between 1937 and 1977, making him one of the most prolific actors in Danish cinema history. He also starred in numerous TV productions and radio plays. Müller was particularly known for his comedic roles, although he was also praised for his dramatic performances. In addition to acting, he was also a well-known dubbing artist, having lent his voice to many foreign films and TV shows that were dubbed into Danish. Throughout his career, Müller received several awards for his contributions to Danish culture, including the prestigious Knight First Class of the Order of the Dannebrog.

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Torkil Lauritzen

Torkil Lauritzen (June 18, 1901 Frederiksberg-June 4, 1979 Denmark) also known as Fritz Torkild 'Torkil' Laursen or Thorkil Lauritzen was a Danish actor.

He began his acting career in the 1920s and went on to become a well-known stage and film actor in Denmark. In addition to his acting work, Lauritzen was also a prolific writer, penning several books and plays throughout his career. One of his most famous roles was in the 1949 Danish film "The Red Meadows," which explored the aftermath of World War II and the Danish resistance. He continued to act in films, television shows, and stage productions well into his later years, earning numerous accolades for his work. Lauritzen remains a beloved figure in Danish performing arts, with his contributions to the country's cultural heritage still celebrated today.

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