Carl Theodor Dreyer

Film director

1889 – 1968

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Who was Carl Theodor Dreyer?

Carl Theodor Dreyer, commonly known as Carl Th. Dreyer, was a Danish film director. He is regarded by many critics and filmmakers as one of the greatest directors in cinema. His best known films include The Passion of Joan of Arc, Vampyr, Day of Wrath, Ordet, and Gertrud.

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Born
Feb 3, 1889
Copenhagen
Also known as
  • Carl Dreyer
  • Carl Th. Dreyer
  • Carl Theodor Dreyer, Jr.
  • Carl-Th. Dreyer
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Spouses
Nationality
  • Denmark
Profession
Lived in
  • Copenhagen
Died
Mar 20, 1968
Frederiksberg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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