Danish movie stars died in 2012

Here are 2 famous actors from Denmark died in 2012:

Henning Moritzen

Henning Moritzen (August 3, 1928 Taarbæk-August 11, 2012 Frederiksberg) also known as Henning Bolvig Moritzen was a Danish actor and film director. He had two children, Michael Moritzen and Marianne Moritzen.

Moritzen began his acting career in the 1950s with the Danish Royal Theatre and went on to appear in over 80 films and TV shows. He was particularly known for his collaborations with director Lars von Trier, appearing in several of his films including "Breaking the Waves" and "The Idiots".

In addition to his acting work, Moritzen also directed several films and TV shows, including the 1970 comedy "Here's to Your Health, The Godforsaken" and the 1980 television adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank". Moritzen was a respected figure in Danish theatre and cinema and received numerous awards throughout his career, including the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog in 1997.

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Gyrd Løfquist

Gyrd Løfquist (June 2, 1921 Copenhagen-May 1, 2012 Copenhagen) also known as Gyrd Lofqvist, Gyrd Løfgvist or Gyrd Løfqvist was a Danish actor.

He made his stage debut in 1943 at the Danish Royal Theatre and went on to become a prominent figure in Danish theatre and cinema. Løfquist starred in over 60 films and TV shows and received multiple awards for his performances, including a Bodil Award for Best Actor in the drama "Farlige kys" (1950). He was also a respected theatre director and taught acting at the Danish National School of Theatre. Additionally, Løfquist was a published author, writing about his experiences as an actor and director in his autobiography, "A Life in Theatre" (1995).

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