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Erik Bruhn

1928 - 1986

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Erik Belton Evers Bruhn (3 October 1928 – 1 April 1986) was a Danish danseur, choreographer, artistic director, actor, and author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erik Bruhn has received more than 763,842 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Erik Bruhn is the 722nd most popular actor (down from 602nd in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Denmark (down from 110th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Danish Actor.

Erik Bruhn is most famous for his work as a ballet dancer. He was a principal dancer for the Royal Danish Ballet from 1954 to 1991, and he was a guest artist with the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre.

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  • 31

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  • 5.28

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  • 2.66

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Among actors, Erik Bruhn ranks 722 out of 9,996Before him are Ron Howard, Claudia Mori, Andy Serkis, Holland Taylor, Sondra Locke, and Oskar Werner. After him are Ben Stiller, Mark Strong, Emma Watson, Viola Davis, Adolfo Celi, and Susan Hayward.

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Among people born in 1928, Erik Bruhn ranks 73Before him are János Kornai, Zhu Rongji, James Garner, James Randi, Tony Richardson, and Carl Woese. After him are Borisav Jović, Eugene Merle Shoemaker, Colin Chapman, Sara Montiel, Gustav Leonhardt, and Elias James Corey. Among people deceased in 1986, Erik Bruhn ranks 43Before him are James Cagney, Robert S. Mulliken, Vincente Minnelli, Otto Preminger, Dean Reed, and Michel de Certeau. After him are Adolfo Celi, Serge Lifar, Raymond Loewy, Ye Jianying, Coluche, and Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Erik Bruhn ranks 123 out of 893Before him are Gudfred (800), Eric III of Denmark (1100), Bjarne Stroustrup (1950), Haakon III of Norway (1182), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), and Sveinn Björnsson (1881). After him are Louis Hjelmslev (1899), Guthrum (830), Wilhelm Johannsen (1857), Tove Ditlevsen (1917), Princess Charlotte of Denmark (1789), and Anna Ancher (1859).

Among ACTORS In Denmark

Among actors born in Denmark, Erik Bruhn ranks 4Before him are Anna Karina (1940), Mads Mikkelsen (1965), and Asta Nielsen (1881). After him are Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Jesper Christensen (1948), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (1970), Connie Nielsen (1965), Sidse Babett Knudsen (1968), Annette Stroyberg (1936), Lars Mikkelsen (1964), and Ulrich Thomsen (1963).

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