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Ove Sprogøe (Ove Wendelboe Sprogøe Petersen)

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Biography

Odense, Denmark
Ove Sprogøe was one of Denmark's finest and most treasured actors. Born in 1919 in Odense, where he also grew up, his parents were Arthur and Inger Sprogøe. He married his wife Eva in 1945, the same year as his stage debut at Folketeatret in Copenhagen.

Through a long career in film, television and theatre, his most famous role was as Egon Olsen in the film series "Olsenbanden". The characters and the 14 films are common ground for all Danes and also became popular in Germany as well as in Norway and Sweden where local versions were produced. Read more...

Actor

Character: Bager Høst

Far til fire 1953

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Character: Vognstyrer Iversen

Ved Kongelunden... 1953

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Character: Jens Rasmussen - rekrut 65

I kongens klæ'r 1954

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Character: Poul Jensen, musiker

Det var paa Rundetaarn 1955

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Character: Lars Tofte

Færgekroen 1956

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Character: Knud Tofte

Tag til marked i Fjordby 1957

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Character: Vik

Bussen 1963

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Character: Ferdinand Piper

Frøken Nitouche 1963

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Character: Bådsmand Andersen

Een pige og 39 sømænd 1965

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Character: Hovmester Watson

Martha 1967

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Character: Direktør Schwartz

Onkel Joakims hemmelighed 1967

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Character: Værgen

Jeg er sgu min egen 1967

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Character: Dr. Louis Hansen

Dyrlægens plejebørn 1968

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Character: Politiassistent Møller

Min søsters børn vælter byen 1968

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Character: Kurt Mikkelsen

Pigen fra Egborg 1969

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Character: Himself

Go' aften Danmark 2002

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Character: Engelsk lærere

Carmen & Babyface 1995

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Character: Spøgelset

Det skaldede spøgelse 1992

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Character: Susans far

Midt om natten 1984

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Character: Bonatzi

Hip hip hurra! 1987

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Character: Teodor Amsted

Den forsvundne fuldmægtig 1971

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Character: Himself

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