Born in September 28th, 1879
From Viborg, Denmark
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Benjamin Christensen (28 September 1879 - 2 April 1959) was a Danish film director, screenwriter and an actor both in film and on the stage. As a director he is most well known for the 1922 film Häxan and as an actor, he is best known for his performance in the film Michael (1924), in which he plays Claude Zoret, the jilted lover of the film's title character. Description above from the Wikipedia article Benjamin Christensen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.