Biography

Born in Odense, Denmark on December 9th, 1934, Morten Grunwald is "World famous in Denmark" for several popular film roles. Most famous, however, will always be his Benny in all of the "Olsen Banden" films, where he starred alongside Ove Sprogøe and Poul Bundgaard.

He attended Odense Theatrical School in 1958 and graduated from The Royal Theater of Denmark's Theatrical School in 1962. Since 1971, he has been the director of several theatres in Copenhagen: Bristol Teatret (1971-1980), Betty Nansen Teatret (1980-1992), Østre Gasværk (1992-1998).

Born in Odense, Denmark on December 9th, 1934, Morten Grunwald is "World famous in Denmark" for several popular film roles. Most famous, however, will always be his Benny in all of the "Olsen Banden" films, where he starred alongside Ove Sprogøe and Poul Bundgaard.

He attended Odense Theatrical School in 1958 and graduated from The Royal Theater of Denmark's Theatrical School in 1962. Since 1971, he has been the director of several theatres in Copenhagen: Bristol Teatret (1971-1980), Betty Nansen Teatret (1980-1992), Østre Gasværk (1992-1998).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1934-12-09

Place of Birth Odense, Denmark

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Also Known As

  • Walter Morten Grunwald

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Olsen Banden For Altid as Benny Frandsen
2018 Vitello as Gud (voice)
2015 Historien om Olsen Banden
2014 Silent Heart as Poul
2010 The Experiment
2007 White Night as Jacob Nymann
2007 A Man Comes Home
2007 The Black Madonna as Kurt
1998 The Olsen Gang's Last Trick as Benny Frandsen
1988 Murder in Paradise
1987 Hip hip hurra! as Michael Ancher
1986 Jul på Slottet (24 episodes) as Kongen
1986 Ballerup Boulevard as Ralf, Pinkys far
1986 Murder in the Dark
1986 The Wolf at the Door as Durand-Ruel
1981 The Olsen Gang Long Gone as Benny Frandsen
1981 The Olsen Gang Jumps the Fence as Benny Frandsen
1979 The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders as Benny Frandsen
1978 The Olsen Gang Goes to War as Benny Frandsen
1977 The Olsen Gang Outta Sight as Benny Frandsen
1976 The Olsen Gang Sees Red as Benny Frandsen
1976 Kassen stemmer
1976 Den dobbelte mand
1976 Hjerter er trumf
1975 The Olsen Gang on the Track as Benny Frandsen
1975 Kun sandheden
1974 The Last Exploits of the Olsen Gang as Benny Frandsen
1973 The Olsen Gang Goes Crazy as Benny Frandsen
1972 The Olsen Gang's Big Score as Benny Frandsen
1971 The Olsen Gang in Jutland as Benny Frandsen
1971 I morgen, min elskede
1970 Amour as Brandmajoren
1969 The Olsen Gang in a Fix as Benny Frandsen
1969 The Egborg Girl as Fuldmægtig hos Mikkelsen
1969 Along Came a Soldier
1968 The Olsen Gang as Benny Frandsen
1968 Soldaterkammerater på bjørnetjeneste as Læge
1968 Det var en lørdag aften as Hans
1968 I den grønne skov
1967 Far Laver Sovsen as Herbert Nielsen
1967 Martha as Knud Hansen
1967 Pretty-Arne and Rosa as Arne Herluf Jensen
1967 Det er ikke appelsiner - det er heste
1966 Nu stiger den as Pehtersen - hans assistent
1966 Relax Freddy as Frede Hansen
1966 Dyden går amok as Niels, fisker
1965 Strike First Freddy as Frede Hansen
1965 Een pige og 39 sømænd as Peter Eberhardt
1965 Landmandsliv as Frits Triddlefitz - Marias tilbeder
1965 En ven i bolignøden as Harry Olsen
1964 Five men and Rosa as 'Smukke-Arne' Arne Herluf Jensen
1964 Death Comes at High Noon as Bertel Lindberg
1964 Selvmordsskolen as Søn
1963 Hvad med os? as Iwan
1961 Jetpiloter
1961 Løgn og løvebrøl

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