Danish movie stars died in 1998

Here are 4 famous actors from Denmark died in 1998:

Poul Bundgaard

Poul Bundgaard (October 27, 1922 Hellerup-June 3, 1998 Gentofte Municipality) a.k.a. Poul Arne Bundgaard, Paul Bundgaard, Bundgaard, Paul, Poul Bundgård or Poul Bundgard was a Danish actor and opera singer. He had three children, Steen Bundgaard, Helle Bundgaard and Peter Bundgaard.

Bundgaard began his acting career in 1944 at the Aarhus Theatre, and later worked at several other theaters in Denmark. He also appeared in numerous Danish films, including "Far til fire" and "Matador", a popular Danish television series. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Bundgaard was involved in politics and was a member of the Folketing, the national parliament of Denmark, from 1971 to 1973. Bundgaard is best known for his role as the baker, "Egon", in the hit Danish film series "Olsen Banden". He was awarded the prestigious Danish Knighthood in 1985 for his work in the arts. Bundgaard was married twice, first to actress Bodil Udsen and later to Birgitte Federspiel, who also was a Danish actress.

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Ebbe Rode

Ebbe Rode (May 10, 1910 Frederiksberg-May 23, 1998 Copenhagen) was a Danish actor.

Ebbe Rode was born in Frederiksberg, Denmark in 1910. He made his debut as an actor at the Royal Danish Theatre in 1932, and went on to have a successful career both in theatre and film. Throughout his career, he played a range of roles, from romantic heroes to villains.

Rode was particularly known for his performances in films such as "Day of Wrath" (1943), "Gertrud" (1964), and "The Word" (1955), for which he won the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival.

In addition to his work on stage and screen, Rode was also an accomplished director and playwright. He directed several productions for the Royal Danish Theatre and wrote a number of plays that were produced in Denmark.

Rode was a beloved figure in Danish culture and his contributions to film and theatre in Denmark continue to be celebrated today. He passed away in Copenhagen in 1998, at the age of 88.

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Bjørn Watt-Boolsen

Bjørn Watt-Boolsen (June 20, 1923 Rudkøbing-December 28, 1998 Denmark) also known as Bjørn Watt Boolsen was a Danish actor and theatre director.

He began his acting career in the 1940s and became a prominent figure in the Danish theatre scene during the mid-1950s. Watt-Boolsen was a versatile actor, appearing in over 200 stage productions and more than 80 films and television shows. He was also the founder of the Betty Nansen Theatre in Copenhagen, where he served as artistic director from 1967 to 1971. In addition to his work on stage, Watt-Boolsen was known for his supporting roles in a variety of Danish and international films, including "Babette's Feast" and "Out of Africa." He received several awards for his contributions to the Danish theatre, including the Knight's Cross of the Order of Dannebrog, the Danish Theater Critics Award, and the Reumert Prize.

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Poul Clemmensen

Poul Clemmensen (January 6, 1922 Copenhagen-September 16, 1998) also known as Poul Clemensen was a Danish actor.

He began his career in the entertainment industry in the 1940s, making his debut in the film "Solstik" in 1941. Throughout his career, Clemmensen appeared in over 70 films, including "The Olsen Gang" series, which brought him great popularity in Denmark. He was also a well-known stage actor, performing at the Royal Danish Theatre for several years. In addition to his acting work, Clemmensen was also a writer, director, and producer. In 1988, he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog for his contributions to Danish culture. Clemmensen passed away in 1998 at the age of 76.

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