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Also Known As: Boerge Rosenbaum Died: December 23, 2000
Born: January 3, 1909 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Denmark Profession: comedian, musician, actor

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As a well-versed Danish entertainer, Victor Borge had a diverse career in the entertainment business. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Perry Como Special" (1964-65) and "The Carpenters" (1976-77). He also acted in various film roles at the time, appearing in the Michèle Morgan adaptation "Higher and Higher" (1943) and the dramatic comedy "The King of Comedy" (1983) with Robert De Niro. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre" (1985-86), "Evening at Pops (08/17/86)" (1985-86) and "Remembering Bing" (1987-88). He also appeared in "Bernstein at 70" (1988-89). He also appeared at "The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards" (1994-95). Borge last appeared in "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" (1999-2000). Borge was married to Elsie Borge and had five children. Victor Borge passed away in December 2000 at the age of 91.

As a well-versed Danish entertainer, Victor Borge had a diverse career in the entertainment business. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Perry Como Special" (1964-65) and "The Carpenters" (1976-77). He also acted in various film roles at the time, appearing in the Michèle Morgan adaptation "Higher and Higher" (1943) and the dramatic comedy "The King of Comedy" (1983) with Robert De Niro. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre" (1985-86), "Evening at Pops (08/17/86)" (1985-86) and "Remembering Bing" (1987-88). He also appeared in "Bernstein at 70" (1988-89). He also appeared at "The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards" (1994-95). Borge last appeared in "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" (1999-2000). Borge was married to Elsie Borge and had five children. Victor Borge passed away in December 2000 at the age of 91.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The King Of Comedy (1983) Himself
2.
 The Daydreamer (1966) Tailors
4.
 Higher and Higher (1943) Sir Victor Fitzroy Victor, also known as Joe Brown
7.
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1940:
Immigrated to America
1993:
Conducted the Royal Danish Opera orchestra for Mozart's "the Magic Flute"
1993:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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wife:
Elsie Borge. American; married in 1933; divorced; mother of Borge's two older children.
wife:
Sanna Borge. Manager. Married from 1953 until her death in September 2000.

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son:
Ronald Borge.
son:
Victor Borge.
daughter:
Sanna Feirstein.
daughter:
Janet Crowle.
daughter:
Frederikke Borge.
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