Jean Hersholt

Jean Hersholt
1886 - 1956

Jean Hersholt  Danish Actor


Jean Pierre Hersholt (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian and for playing Shirley Temple's gr...

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Longest Relationship43 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship43 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length43 yrs, 5 mths
First Name Jean
Middle Name Pierre
Last Name Hersholt
Full Name at Birth Jean Pierre Hersholt
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th July, 1886
Birthplace Copenhagen, Denmark
Died 2nd June, 1956
Place of Death Hollywood, California
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Large
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Danish
University The Copenhagen Art School
Occupation Text Actor, Director, Soundtrack, Actor, Director, Soundtrack
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Founder, Motion Picture Relief Fund
Year(s) Active 1906–1955
Father Henry Hersholt
Mother Claire Petersen
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Via Anderson90 VirgoActress


Male4th December, 1914101 years old


Dr. Christian1956 Dr. Paul Christian TV Show
Run for Cover1955 Mr. Swenson Movie
It's a Big Country1951 Undetermined role, deleted episode (scenes deleted) Movie
Dancing in the Dark1949 Jean Hersholt Movie
Stage Door Canteen1943 Jean Hersholt Movie
To the People of the United States1943 Colonel Jensen - Medical Corps. Short Film
Melody for Three1941 Dr. Paul Christian Movie
They Meet Again1941 Dr. Paul Christian Movie
Dr. Christian Meets the Women1940 Dr. Paul Christian Movie
The Courageous Dr. Christian1940 Dr. Paul Christian Movie
Remedy for Riches1940 Dr. Paul Christian Movie
Mr. Moto in Danger Island1939 Sutter Movie
Meet Dr. Christian1939 Dr. Christian Movie
Alexander's Ragtime Band1938 Professor Heinrich Movie
Five of a Kind1938 Dr. John Luke Movie
Happy Landing1938 Lars Ericksen Movie
I'll Give a Million1938 Victor Movie
Heidi1937 Adolph Kramer Movie
Seventh Heaven1937 Father Chevillon Movie
His Brother's Wife1936 Professor Fahrenheim Movie
One in a Million1936 Heinrich Muller Movie
Reunion1936 Dr. John Luke Movie
The Country Doctor1936 Dr. John Luke Movie
Tough Guy1936 Dr. Mulback - Veterinarian Movie
Sins of Man1936 Christopher Freyman Movie
Break of Hearts1935 Professor Thalma Movie
Mark of the Vampire1935 Baron Otto Movie
Murder in the Fleet1935 Victor Hanson Movie
Men in White1934 Dr. Hochberg Movie
The Cat and the Fiddle1934 Professor Movie
The Fountain1934 Baron Van Leyden Movie
The Painted Veil1934 Herr Koerber Movie
Dinner at Eight1933 Jo Stengel Movie
Christopher Bean1933 Rosen Movie
Song of the Eagle1933 Otto Hoffman Movie
The Crime of the Century1933 Dr. Emil Brandt Movie
Emma1932 Mr. Smith Movie
Flesh1932 Mr. Herman Movie
Grand Hotel1932 Senf - the Porter Movie
Night Court1932 Janitor Movie
Skyscraper Souls1932 Jake Movie
The Beast of the City1932 Sam Belmonte Movie
The Mask of Fu Manchu1932 Von Berg Movie
Are You Listening? (film)1932 George Wagner Movie
Unashamed1932 Heinrich Schmidt Movie
Hearts of Humanity1932 Sol Bloom Movie
New Morals for Old1932 James Hallett Movie
Private Lives1931 Oscar Movie
Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise>1931 Karl Ohlin Movie
The Phantom of Paris1931 Herman Movie
The Sin of Madelon Claudet1931 Dr. Dulac Movie
Transatlantic1931 Rudolph aka Jed Kramer Movie
Daybreak1931 Herr Schnabel Movie
The Voice of Hollywood No. 7 (Second Series)1931 Short Film
The Cat Creeps1930 Dr. Patterson Movie
A Soldier's Plaything1930 Grandfather Rittner (uncredited) Movie
East Is West1930 Man Movie
Hell Harbor1930 Joseph Horngold Movie
Mamba1930 August Bolte (Mamba) Movie
The Case of Sergeant Grischa1930 Posnanski Movie
Viennese Nights1930 Herr Hofner, Elsa's Father Movie
The Climax1930 Luigi Golfanti Movie
The Third Alarm1930 Frank 'Dad' Morton Movie
The Younger Generation1929 Julius Goldfish - Pa Movie
Girl on the Barge1929 McCadden Movie
Modern Love1929 François Renault Movie
Abie's Irish Rose1928 Solomon Levy Movie
The Battle of the Sexes1928 The Father Movie
13 Washington Square1928 'Deacon' Pyecroft Movie
Give and Take1928 John Bauer - Factory Owner Movie
Jazz Mad1928 Franz Hausmann Movie
The Secret Hour1928 Tony Movie
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg1927 Dr. Jüttner Movie
Wrong Mr. Wright, The1927 Seymour White Movie
Alias the Deacon1927 George Caswell aka The Deacon Movie
The Greater Glory1926 Gustav Schmidt Movie
It Must Be Love1926 Pop Schmidt Movie
The Old Soak1926 Clement Hawley, Sr. Movie
Flames1926 Ole Bergson Movie
My Old Dutch1926 'Erb 'Uggins Movie
Don Q Son of Zorro1925 Don Fabrique Movie
Stella Dallas1925 Ed Munn Movie
Dangerous Innocence1925 Gilchrist Movie
Fifth Avenue Models1925 Mr. Jones - a Crook Movie
If Marriage Fails1925 Dr. Mallini Movie
A Woman's Faith1925 Jules Cluny Movie
Greed1924 Marcus Movie
Sinners in Silk1924 Dr. Eustace Movie
The Goldfish1924 Herman Krauss Movie
Her Night of Romance1924 Joe Diamond Movie
So Big1924 Aug Hempel Movie
Torment1924 Boris Movie
The Woman on the Jury1924 Juror Movie
Cheap Kisses1924 Gustaf Borgstrom Movie
Jazzmania1923 Prince Otto of Como Movie
Quicksands1923 Ring Member Movie
Red Lights1923 Ezra Carson Movie
Tess of the Storm Country1922 Ben Letts Movie
The Strangers' Banquet1922 Fiend Movie
When Romance Rides1922 Joel Creech Movie
Heart's Haven1922 Henry Bird Movie
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse1921 Prof. von Hartrott Movie
The Servant in the House1921 Manson, The Servant in the House Movie
Man of the Forest1921 Lem Beasley Movie
A Certain Rich Man1921 Adrian Brownwell Movie
Merely Mary Ann1920 Stranger Movie
Red Lane, The1920 Vetal Beaulieu Movie
Deceiver, The1920 Movie
Golden Trail, The1920 Harry Teal Movie
In the Land of the Setting Sun1919 Short Film
Love's Prisoner1919 Party Guest (uncredited) Movie
Whom the Gods Would Destroy1919 Movie
The Answer1918 Shepard Movie
Madame Spy1918 Count Von Ornstorff Movie
'49-'171917 'Gentleman Jim' Raynor Movie
Black Orchids1917 Movie
Fighting for Love1917 Ferdinand Movie
Greater Law, The1917 Basil Pelly Movie
Love Aflame1917 Reginald Movie
Princess Virtue1917 Emile Carre Movie
Saintly Sinner, The1917 Undetermined Role Movie
The Show Down1917 Parkes Movie
The Soul Herder1917 The Parson Short Film
Southern Justice1917 Caleb Talbot Movie
A Stormy Knight1917 Dr. Fraser Movie
The Terror1917 Jimm, the Dope Movie
Her Primitive Man1917 Rance Movie
Townsend Divorce Case, The1917 Mr. Townsend Movie
Gunman's Gospel, The1917 The Mayor Movie
The Clash of Steel1917 Prince Feodor Short Film
Perils of the Secret Service1917 Prince Feodor (Episode #2) Short Film
Hell's Hinges1916 Bartender (uncredited) Movie
The Aryan1916 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
Apostle of Vengeance, The1916 Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited) Movie
Bullets and Brown Eyes1916 Movie
Kinkaid, Gambler1916 Undetermined Role Movie
As the Candle Burned1916 John Ayres Movie
It's All Wrong1916 The Minister Movie
Scratched1916 Paul Brant Short Film
Some Medicine Man1916 Grouch Movie
The Desert1916 Movie
The Disciple1915 Mob Member (uncredited) Movie
Never Again1915 Movie
Konfirmanden1906 Short Film
Opløb på Frederiksberg1906 Movie
Ny hat til Madammen, En1906 Movie
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