was an Danish actor.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Hersholt would become a well-known actor in the United States. He was also a Hans Christian Andersen enthusiast who assembled a large collection of books related to that writer (now in the Library of Congress). His translations of Andersen's Tales are considered the best English version in existence.
He died in Hollywood, California and was interred in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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