Famous People From Denmark

List of famous people from Denmark, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Denmark, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Denmark you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Denmark, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People on this list include Vibeke Windeløv and Kenzie Dalton.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Denmark?" or "Which celebrities were born in Denmark?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lykke May Andersen (born 16 June 1982), known as May Andersen, is a Danish model. She is best known for her work with Victoria's Secret and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was once ...more
  • Anine Bing
    Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Denmark
    Anine Bing is a women's fashion brand. The brand is based out of Los Angeles, CA. The founder, Anine Bing, is also a blogger as well as a former model and singer.
    • Birthplace: Denmark
    Anna Karina (22 September 1940 - 14 December 2019) was a Danish-French film actress, director, writer, and singer. She rose to prominence as French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's muse in the ...more
  • Max Heindel
    Dec. at 53 (1865-1919)
    • Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
    Max Heindel (born Carl Louis von Grasshoff, July 23, 1865 – January 6, 1919) was a Danish-American Christian occultist, astrologer, and mystic.
  • Victor Borge
    Dec. at 91 (1909-2000)
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
    Børge Rosenbaum (3 January 1909 – 23 December 2000), known professionally as Victor Borge ( BOR-gə), was a Danish comedian, conductor, and pianist who achieved great popularity in radio and ...more
  • Nils Asther

    Nils Asther

    Dec. at 84 (1897-1981)
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark, Hellerup
    Nils Anton Alfhild Asther (17 January 1897 – 19 October 1981) was a Swedish actor active in Hollywood from 1926 to the mid-1950s, known for his beautiful face and often called "the male Greta Garbo". ...more