Danish movie stars died at 76

Here are 3 famous actresses from Denmark died at 76:

Inger Stender

Inger Stender (July 7, 1912 Copenhagen-June 26, 1989 Copenhagen) also known as Inger Marguieritha Stender or Inger Margueritha Koefod Stender was a Danish actor.

She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1912 and began her acting career in the late 1930s. She quickly became a prominent figure in Danish film and theater, appearing in over 60 film and stage productions throughout her career. Stender was known for her versatility and range as an actor, and her performances in dramas, comedies, and musicals were widely acclaimed.

Stender's most notable film credits include "Breaking Point" (1941), "Afsporet" (1942), and "Det ville vaere synd for dig" (1950). She also starred in several popular TV shows in the 1960s and 1970s, including "Matador" and "Huset pa Christianshavn."

In addition to her acting work, Stender was a prominent figure in the Danish cultural scene. She was a founding member of the Danish Actors' Association and served as its president from 1963 to 1967. She was also a member of the National Council for the Arts and served on the board of the Royal Danish Theatre.

Stender passed away in 1989 at the age of 76, but her legacy as a pioneering figure in Danish film and theater lives on.

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Hanne Borchsenius

Hanne Borchsenius (November 30, 1935 Frederiksberg-March 19, 2012 Copenhagen) was a Danish actor.

She graduated from the Royal Danish Theatre's drama school in 1958 and became known for her roles in both classical and contemporary theater productions. Borchsenius also worked extensively in film and television, receiving critical acclaim for her performances in the Danish films "Dagens Donna" and "Zappa" among others. In addition to her acting work, she also wrote several books including an autobiography entitled "Hanne", which was published in 1989. Borchsenius was honored with numerous awards throughout her career, including the Reumert Award for Best Actress in 2004.

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Elsa Peterson

Elsa Peterson (December 23, 1897 Denmark-March 11, 1974 Woodland Hills) a.k.a. Elsa Petersen was a Danish actor.

Elsa Peterson started her acting career in Denmark as a stage actress in the 1910s. She appeared in a few Danish films before moving to Hollywood in the 1920s to pursue a career in Hollywood. In Hollywood, she started out as a silent film actress and made her debut in the 1925 film "The Plastic Age."

Throughout the 1920s, Elsa Peterson appeared in supporting roles in a number of popular silent films including "The Temptress" (1926) and "The King of Kings" (1927). As talkies emerged, she transitioned to sound films and continued to play supporting roles in films like "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946), and "Barefoot in the Park" (1967).

Outside of her acting career, Elsa Peterson was known for her charitable work, particularly with the Danish American Club of Southern California, which she helped found in the 1940s. She was also an accomplished painter, sculptor, and jewelry designer.

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