Nils Asther

Nils Asther
1897 - 1981

Nils Asther  Swedish Actor


Nils Anton Alfhild Asther (17 January 1897 – 19 October 1981) was a Swedish actor active in Hollywood from 1926 to the mid-1950s, known for his beautiful face and often called "the male Greta Garbo". Between 1916 and 1963 he appeared in ove...

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First Name Nils
Last Name Asther
Full Name at Birth Nils Anton Alfhild Asther
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th January, 1897
Birthplace Copenhagen, Denmark
Died 13th October, 1981
Place of Death Stockholm, Sweden
Height 6' 0½" (184 cm)
Build Athletic
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Bisexual
Ethnicity White
Nationality Swedish
University Royal Dramatic Theater School, Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Text Painter
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Wild Orchids
Year(s) Active 1916–1963
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Suddenly, a Woman!1963 Londonchefen Movie
Lady in White1962 Simon Ek Movie
Svenska Floyd1961 Vincent Mitella Movie
När mörkret faller1960 Tord Ekstedt, Vicar Movie
That Man from Tangier1953 Henri Movie
Ponds Theater1953 Kurt von Obersdorf TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950 Baron Hauser, Norstad TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950 TV Show
The Adventures of Ellery Queen1950 TV Show
Starlight Theatre1950 Jack Corvello TV Show
Samson and Delilah1949 Prince (uncredited) Movie
The Feathered Serpent1948 Prof. Paul Evans Movie
Studio One in Hollywood1948 TV Show
Son of Lassie1945 Olav Movie
Jealousy1945 Peter Urban Movie
Love, Honor and Goodbye1945 Tony Linnard Movie
The Man in Half Moon Street1945 Dr. Julian Karell Movie
Bluebeard1944 Inspector Jacques Lefevre Movie
The Hour Before the Dawn1944 Kurt van der Breughel Movie
Alaska1944 Thomas Leroux Movie
Submarine Alert1943 Dr. Arthur Huneker Movie
Mystery Broadcast1943 Ricky Moreno Movie
Night Monster1942 Agor Singh Movie
Sweater Girl1942 Prof. Henri Menard Movie
The Night Before the Divorce1942 Victor Roselle Movie
Night of January 16th1941 Bjorn Faulkner Movie
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day1941 Constanzo Labardi Movie
Flying Blind1941 Eric Karolek Movie
The Man Who Lost Himself1941 Peter Ransome Movie
Forced Landing1941 Colonel Jan Golas Movie
Hate in Paradise1938 Tony Drake Movie
Make-Up1937 Bux Movie
Guilty Melody1936 Galloni Movie
The Prisoner of Corbal1936 Varennes Movie
Abdul the Damned1935 Chief of Police Kadar-Pasha Movie
Madame Spy1934 Capt. Franck Movie
The Love Captive1934 Dr. Alexis Collender Movie
The Crime Doctor1934 Gary Patten Movie
Love Time1934 Franz Schubert Movie
Bombshell1933 Undetermined Role (scenes deleted) Movie
Storm at Daybreak1933 Capt. Geza Petery Movie
The Bitter Tea of General Yen1933 Gen. Yen Movie
By Candlelight1933 Prince Alfred von Rommer Movie
If I Were Free1933 Tono Casanove Movie
The Right to Romance1933 Dr. Helmuth Heppling Movie
Letty Lynton1932 Emile Renaul Movie
-But the Flesh Is Weak1932 Prince Paul Movie
The Washington Masquerade1932 Brenner Movie
The Sea Bat1930 Carl Movie
The Single Standard1929 Packy Cannon Movie
Wild Orchids1929 Prince De Gace Movie
Laugh, Clown, Laugh1928 Luigi Movie
Our Dancing Daughters1928 Norman Movie
The Cardboard Lover1928 Andre Movie
Dream of Love1928 Prince Maurice de Saxe Movie
The Cossacks1928 Prince Olenin Stieshneff Movie
The Blue Danube1928 Erich von Statzen Movie
Loves of an Actress1928 Raoul Movie
Sorrell and Son1927 Christopher 'Kit' Sorrell Movie
Topsy and Eva1927 George Shelby Movie
Der Mann mit der falschen Banknote1927 Movie
Gauner im Frack1927 George Valeska Movie
Hotelratten1927 Fürst Ladrone Movie
Adventure Mad1926 Reginald Ellis Movie
The Golden Butterfly1926 Andy, sein Sohn Movie
Das süße Mädel1926 The Prince's Son Movie
Wrath of the Seas1926 Tropedooffizier Günther Adenried Movie
Der Mann seiner Frau1926 Movie
Briefe, die ihn nicht erreichten1925 Georg von Arnim Movie
Finale der Liebe1925 Dr. Gaston Lasar Movie
Wienerbarnet1924 Charles Dupont Movie
Carl XII:s kurir1924 Stanislaus Movie
Geheimnis der Herzogin, Das1923 Movie
The Nurtull Gang1923 Baby's Fiancé Movie
Vem dömer1922 Apprentice Movie
Gyurkovicsarna1920 Bandi Gyurkovics Movie
Himmelskibet1918 Wounded Martian Citizen (uncredited) Movie
Solen der dræbte1918 Jan Movie
Retten sejrer1918 Movie
Hittebarnet1917 Kurt Movie
Vingarne1916 Aspiring actor Movie
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