Jean Hersholt

Born in July 12th, 1886

From Copenhagen, Denmark

Jean Hersholt Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jean Pierre Hersholt (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian and for playing Shirley Temple's grandfather in Heidi. Asked how to pronounce his name, he told The Literary Digest, "In English, her'sholt; in Danish, hairs'hult.

" Of his total credits, 75 were silent films and 65 were sound films. He appeared in 140 films and directed four.

Jean Hersholt Filmography

Complicated Women Poster
May 6, 2003
Run for Cover Poster
April 29, 1955
Stage Door Canteen Poster
June 24, 1943
Heidi Poster
October 15, 1937
Seventh Heaven Poster
March 25, 1937