Johannes Meyer (actor)

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Johannes Meyer
Born (1884-05-28)28 May 1884
Skodsborg, Denmark
Died 4 November 1972(1972-11-04) (aged 88)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Years active 1905–1967

Johannes Meyer (28 May 1884 – 4 November 1972), was a Danish film actor.

He made his stage debut at the Dagmarteatret in Copenhagen in 1905 and went on to appear in more than 100 movies, making his first film playing the role of Erneste des Tressailles in Viggo Larsen's 'Revolutionsbryllup' at the Nordist Film Co in 1909. He was mostly seen in character or supporting roles in many talkies from 1933 until his last film appearance playing the role of Bilvis in Gabriel Axel's 'Hagbard and Signe' in 1967. He was also active on radio and in T.V. dramas and was stage director of the Fonixteatret and Norrebros Theatre before he was hired by the Royal Theatre in 1941. Died in Denmark in 1972, age 88.



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