Jean Hersholt

Jean Hersholt
1886 - 1956
Jean Hersholt  Danish Actor

Jean Hersholt dating history


Jean Hersholt was previously married to Via Anderson (1914 - 1956).


Danish Actor Jean Hersholt was born Jean Pierre Hersholt on 12th July, 1886 in Copenhagen, Denmark and passed away on 2nd Jun 1956 Hollywood, California aged 69. He is most remembered for Founder, Motion Picture Relief Fund. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Jean Hersholt is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, Cecil B. DeMille Award Golden Globe winners and Cancer deaths in California.


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Married1 43 years, 5 months - -
Total1 43 years, 5 months - -


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
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Danish
University The Copenhagen Art School
Occupation Text Actor, Director, SoundtrackActor, Director, Soundtrack, Actor, Director, SoundtrackActor, Director, Soundtrack
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Founder, Motion Picture Relief Fund
Year(s) Active 1906–1955
Father Henry Hersholt
Mother Claire Petersen

Jean Pierre Carl Buron (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956), known professionally as Jean Hersholt, was a Danish-American actor. He is best known for starring on the radio series Dr. Christian (1937–1954) and in the film Heidi (1937). Asked how to pronounce his name, he told The Literary Digest, "In English, her'sholt; in Danish, hairs'hult." Of his total credits, 75 were silent films and 65 were sound films (140 total); he directed four.

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Jean Hersholt69 CancerActor
Via Anderson90 VirgoActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JeanMaleVia Anderson
AllenMale4th December, 1914107 years oldVia Anderson


Dr. Christian1956Dr. Paul ChristianTV Show
Run for Cover1955Mr. SwensonMovie
Dancing in the Dark1949Jean HersholtMovie
Stage Door Canteen1943Jean HersholtMovie
To the People of the United States1943Colonel Jensen - Medical Corps.Movie
Melody for Three1941Dr. Paul ChristianMovie
They Meet Again1941Dr. Paul ChristianMovie
Dr. Christian Meets the Women1940Dr. Paul ChristianMovie
The Courageous Dr. Christian1940Dr. Paul ChristianMovie
Remedy for Riches1940Dr. Paul ChristianMovie
Mr. Moto in Danger Island1939SutterMovie
Meet Dr. Christian1939Dr. ChristianMovie
Alexander's Ragtime Band1938Professor HeinrichMovie
Five of a Kind1938Dr. John LukeMovie
Happy Landing1938Herr Lars EricksenMovie
I'll Give a Million1938VictorMovie
Heidi1937Adolph Kramer, GrandfatherMovie
Seventh Heaven1937Father ChevillonMovie
His Brother's Wife1936Professor FahrenheimMovie
One in a Million1936Heinrich MullerMovie
Reunion1936Dr. John LukeMovie
The Country Doctor1936Dr. John LukeMovie
Tough Guy1936Dr. Mulback - VeterinarianMovie
Sins of Man1936Christopher FreymanMovie
Break of Hearts1935Professor ThalmaMovie
Mark of the Vampire1935Baron OttoMovie
Murder in the Fleet1935Victor HansonMovie
Men in White1934Dr. 'Hockie' HochbergMovie
The Cat and the Fiddle1934ProfessorMovie
The Fountain1934Baron Van LeydenMovie
The Painted Veil1934Herr KoerberMovie
Dinner at Eight1933Jo StengelMovie
Christopher Bean1933RosenMovie
Song of the Eagle1933Otto HoffmanMovie
The Crime of the Century1933Dr. Emil BrandtMovie
Emma1932Frederick SmithMovie
Flesh1932Mr. HermanMovie
Grand Hotel1932SenfMovie
Night Court1932Herman - the JanitorMovie
Skyscraper Souls1932Jake SorensonMovie
The Beast of the City1932Sam BelmonteMovie
The Mask of Fu Manchu1932Von BergMovie
Are You Listening? (film)1932George WagnerMovie
Unashamed1932Heinrich SchmidtMovie
Hearts of Humanity1932Sol BloomMovie
New Morals for Old1932James HallettMovie
Private Lives1931OscarMovie
Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise>1931Karl OhlinMovie
The Phantom of Paris1931HermanMovie
The Sin of Madelon Claudet1931Dr. DulacMovie
Transatlantic1931Rudolph aka Jed KramerMovie
Daybreak1931Herr SchnabelMovie
The Voice of Hollywood No. 7 (Second Series)1931Short Film
The Cat Creeps1930Dr. PattersonMovie
A Soldier's Plaything1930Grandfather Rittner (uncredited)Movie
East Is West1930ManMovie
Hell Harbor1930Joseph HorngoldMovie
Mamba1930August Bolte (Mamba)Movie
The Case of Sergeant Grischa1930PosnanskiMovie
Viennese Nights1930Herr Hofner - Elsa's FatherMovie
The Climax1930Luigi GolfantiMovie
The Third Alarm1930Frank 'Dad' MortonMovie
The Younger Generation1929Julius Goldfish - PaMovie
Girl on the Barge1929McCaddenMovie
Modern Love1929François RenaultMovie
Abie's Irish Rose1928Solomon LevyMovie
The Battle of the Sexes1928William JudsonMovie
13 Washington Square1928'Deacon' PyecroftMovie
Give and Take1928John Bauer - Factory OwnerMovie
Jazz Mad1928Franz HausmannMovie
The Secret Hour1928TonyMovie
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg1927Dr. JüttnerMovie
Wrong Mr. Wright, The1927Seymour WhiteMovie
Alias the Deacon1927George Caswell aka The DeaconMovie
The Greater Glory1926Gustav SchmidtMovie
It Must Be Love1926Pop SchmidtMovie
The Old Soak1926Clement Hawley, Sr.Movie
Flames1926Ole BergsonMovie
My Old Dutch1926'Erb 'UgginsMovie
Don Q Son of Zorro1925Don FabriqueMovie
Stella Dallas1925Ed MunnMovie
Dangerous Innocence1925GilchristMovie
Fifth Avenue Models1925Mr. Jones - a CrookMovie
If Marriage Fails1925Dr. MalliniMovie
A Woman's Faith1925Jules ClunyMovie
Sinners in Silk1924Dr. EustaceMovie
The Goldfish1924Herman KraussMovie
Her Night of Romance1924Joe DiamondMovie
So Big1924Aug HempelMovie
The Woman on the Jury1924Jury ForemanMovie
Cheap Kisses1924Gustaf BorgstromMovie
Souls for Sale1923Jean HersholtMovie
Jazzmania1923Prince Otto of ComoMovie
Quicksands1923Ring MemberMovie
Red Lights1923Ezra CarsonMovie
Tess of the Storm Country1922Ben LettsMovie
The Strangers' Banquet1922FiendMovie
When Romance Rides1922Joel CreechMovie
Heart's Haven1922Henry BirdMovie
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse1921Professor von Hartrott (uncredited)Movie
The Servant in the House1921Manson, The Servant in the HouseMovie
Man of the Forest1921Lem BeasleyMovie
A Certain Rich Man1921Adrian BrownwellMovie
Merely Mary Ann1920StrangerMovie
Red Lane, The1920Vetal BeaulieuMovie
Deceiver, The1920Movie
Golden Trail, The1920Harry TealMovie
In the Land of the Setting Sun1919Short Film
Love's Prisoner1919Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Whom the Gods Would Destroy1919Movie
The Answer1918ShepardMovie
Madame Spy1918Count Von OrnstorffMovie
Little Red Decides1918Sour MilkMovie
'49-'171917'Gentleman Jim' RaynorMovie
Black Orchids1917Movie
Fighting for Love1917FerdinandMovie
Greater Law, The1917Basil PellyMovie
Love Aflame1917ReginaldMovie
Princess Virtue1917Emile CarreMovie
Saintly Sinner, The1917Undetermined RoleMovie
The Show Down1917ParkesMovie
The Soul Herder1917The ParsonShort Film
Southern Justice1917Caleb TalbotMovie
A Stormy Knight1917Dr. FraserMovie
The Terror1917Jimm, the DopeMovie
Her Primitive Man1917RanceShort Film
Townsend Divorce Case, The1917Mr. TownsendShort Film
Gunman's Gospel, The1917The MayorShort Film
The Clash of Steel1917Prince FeodorShort Film
Perils of the Secret Service1917Prince Feodor (Episode #2)Short Film
Hell's Hinges1916Bartender (uncredited)Movie
The Aryan1916Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Bullets and Brown Eyes1916Movie
Kinkaid, Gambler1916Undetermined RoleMovie
As the Candle Burned1916John AyresShort Film
It's All Wrong1916The MinisterShort Film
Scratched1916Paul BrantShort Film
Some Medicine Man1916GrouchShort Film
The Desert1916Movie
The Disciple1915Mob Member (uncredited)Movie
Never Again1915Movie
Konfirmanden1906Short Film
Opløb på Frederiksberg1906Short Film
Ny hat til Madammen, En1906Short Film
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