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Karl Dane (Rasmus Carl Therkelsen Gottlieb)

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Biography

Copenhagen, Denmark
Born Rasmus Karl Therkelsen Gottlieb in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 12, 1886 the future Karl Dane had a rough childhood. His father was an alcoholic and spendthrift. At a young age his parents divorced. To escape his unhappy home he took a great interest in the arts, particularly puppeteering (something popular in Denmark at the time). Dane apprenticed as a machinist during his teenage years.

In 1910 he met and fell in love with Carla Dagmar Hagen. They had two children together: Ejlert Carl and Ingeborg Helene. Dane was restless all his life. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - at Banquet

Show People 1928

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Character: Sven Swanson

Navy Blues 1929

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Character: Barney, Duke's Chauffeur

The Duke Steps Out 1929

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Character: Karl Dane - Actor in Cave Scene

Free and Easy 1930

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Character: Himself

The March of Time 1930

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Character: Sharkey Nye in 'China Bound'

The Big Parade of Comedy 1964

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