Danish movie stars died in Pneumonia

Here are 4 famous actors from Denmark died in Pneumonia:

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Carl Theodor Dreyer (February 3, 1889 Copenhagen-March 20, 1968 Frederiksberg) also known as Carl Dreyer, Carl Th. Dreyer, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jr. or Carl-Th. Dreyer was a Danish film director, film editor, screenwriter, film art director, film producer, actor and journalist.

Considered one of the greatest and most influential directors in the history of cinema, Carl Theodor Dreyer's career spanned over several decades and included groundbreaking films such as "The Passion of Joan of Arc" (1928), "Vampyr" (1932), "Day of Wrath" (1943), and "Ordet" (1955). He was known for his meticulous attention to detail, unconventional storytelling techniques, and often bleak and haunting imagery that explored human psychology and spiritualism. Despite his acclaim as a director, Dreyer's career was often marked by financial struggles and censorship battles. However, his work has left an indelible mark on the art of filmmaking, inspiring generations of filmmakers around the world.

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Ib Schønberg

Ib Schønberg (October 23, 1902 Copenhagen-September 24, 1955 Copenhagen) also known as Ib Christian Albert von Cotta Schønberg, Ib Schönberg, Ib Schoenberg or Schønberg, Ib was a Danish actor.

Schønberg was born into a family of actors and made his stage debut at the age of 16. He became a popular leading actor in Danish theater before transitioning to film in the 1930s. He appeared in several notable Danish films, including "Kampen om Næsbygaard" and "Mød mig paa Cassiopeia," which became one of Denmark's most beloved comedies.

Despite his success as an actor, Schønberg was also known for his political activism. He was a member of the Danish Communist Party and used his platform as an actor to advocate for workers' rights and social justice. He was imprisoned briefly during World War II for his anti-Nazi activities.

In addition to his acting and activism, Schønberg was also a talented painter and sculptor. He designed numerous sets and costumes for the theater, and his artwork was featured in several exhibitions in Copenhagen.

Schønberg died in 1955 at the age of 52 from a heart attack. He is remembered as one of Denmark's most versatile and talented actors, artists, and activists.

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Karl Stegger

Karl Stegger (January 11, 1913 Aarhus-April 13, 1980 Frederiksberg) a.k.a. Carl Johan Stegger Sørensen or Karl Johan Stegger Sørensen was a Danish actor.

He began his acting career in the 1930s and went on to appear in over 170 films during his lifetime. Stegger was known for playing comedic roles and was popular among Danish audiences for his wit and humorous performances. Outside of film, he also acted in theater productions and on radio. Stegger was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog in 1972 for his contributions to the arts. He passed away in 1980 at the age of 67.

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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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