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 663,705 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Erik Bruhn is the 602nd most popular actor (up from 822nd in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 149th in 2019) and the 3rd 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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Among actors, Erik Bruhn ranks 602 out of 10,030Before him are Idina Menzel, Jacques Perrin, Pat Hitchcock, Eleonora Duse, Uma Thurman, and Powers Boothe. After him are Bruce Dern, Jane Seymour, Emma Watson, Terry Jones, Jennifer Connelly, and George Takei.

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Among people born in 1928, Erik Bruhn ranks 62Before him are Adam West, Arnold Rüütel, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Ida Haendel, Pat Hitchcock, and Marco Ferreri. After him are Patrick McGoohan, James Earl Ray, Joe Jackson, Colin Chapman, Carl Woese, and Hardy Krüger. Among people deceased in 1986, Erik Bruhn ranks 39Before him are Raymond Loewy, James Cagney, Lê Duẩn, Ray Milland, Edward Adelbert Doisy, and Stanley Rous. After him are Robert S. Mulliken, Dean Reed, Minoru Yamasaki, Nikolay Semyonov, Donna Reed, and J. Allen Hynek.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Erik Bruhn ranks 110 out of 783Before him are Eric II of Denmark (1090), Harald Bohr (1887), Maximilian von Spee (1861), Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853), Hastein (810), and Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark (1968). After him are Ejnar Hertzsprung (1873), Prince George of Denmark (1653), Bille August (1948), Gudfred (800), Ole Kirk Christiansen (1891), and Peter Schmeichel (1963).

Among ACTORS In Denmark

Among actors born in Denmark, Erik Bruhn ranks 3Before him are Anna Karina (1940) and Asta Nielsen (1881). After him are Mads Mikkelsen (1965), Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Connie Nielsen (1965), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (1970), Jesper Christensen (1948), Ghita Nørby (1935), Viggo Larsen (1880), Ulrich Thomsen (1963), and Lars Mikkelsen (1964).

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