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Jean Hersholt

Jean HersholtBorn: 12-Jul-1886
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 2-Jun-1956
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder, Motion Picture Relief Fund

Namesake of the Motion Picture Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

Wife: Via Andersen (m. 1914, one son)
Son: Allan

    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President (1945-49)
    Oscar (honorary) 1940 (shared)
    Oscar (honorary) 1950
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6501 Hollywood Blvd.

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Run for Cover (29-Apr-1955) · Swenson
    Dancing in the Dark (2-Dec-1949)
    Stage Door Canteen (24-Jun-1943) · Himself
    Melody for Three (1941)
    Mr. Moto in Danger Island (7-Apr-1939)
    Alexander's Ragtime Band (24-May-1938)
    Happy Landing (23-Jan-1938)
    Heidi (15-Oct-1937) · Adolph Kramer
    Seventh Heaven (25-Mar-1937)
    One in a Million (31-Dec-1936)
    His Brother's Wife (7-Aug-1936) · Prof. Fahrenheim
    The Country Doctor (12-Mar-1936)
    Tough Guy (24-Jan-1936) · Doctor
    Murder in the Fleet (27-May-1935) · Victor Hanson
    Break of Hearts (16-May-1935) · Prof. Thalma
    Mark of the Vampire (28-Mar-1935) · Baron Otto
    The Painted Veil (23-Nov-1934) · Herr Koerber
    The Fountain (23-Aug-1934)
    Men in White (28-Mar-1934) · Dr. Hochberg
    The Cat and the Fiddle (16-Feb-1934) · Prof. Bertier
    Dinner at Eight (29-Aug-1933) · Jo Stengel
    Flesh (8-Dec-1932) · Mr. Herman
    The Mask of Fu Manchu (5-Nov-1932) · Von Berg
    Skyscraper Souls (16-Jul-1932) · Jake
    Unashamed (2-Jul-1932)
    New Morals for Old (4-Jun-1932) · Hallett
    Night Court (23-Apr-1932) · Janitor
    Grand Hotel (12-Apr-1932) · Senf, the Porter
    Are You Listening? (26-Mar-1932)
    The Beast of the City (13-Feb-1932)
    Emma (2-Jan-1932)
    Private Lives (12-Dec-1931) · Oscar
    The Sin of Madelon Claudet (23-Oct-1931)
    Susan Lenox (Her Rise and Fall) (10-Oct-1931) · Ohlin
    The Phantom of Paris (12-Sep-1931)
    Daybreak (2-May-1931) · Herr Schnabel
    Hell Harbor (15-Mar-1930)
    The Younger Generation (4-Mar-1929)
    The Battle of the Sexes (12-Oct-1928) · The Father
    The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (21-Sep-1927) · Dr. Jüttner
    Stella Dallas (16-Nov-1925)
    Don Q, Son of Zorro (15-Jun-1925)
    Greed (4-Dec-1924) · Marcus
    Her Night of Romance (Oct-1924) · Joseph Diamond
    Souls for Sale (27-Mar-1923) · Himself
    Tess of the Storm Country (12-Nov-1922)
    '49-'17 (15-Oct-1917)


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