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Jean Hersholt

Born 12 July 1886 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Died 2 June 1956 in Hollywood, California, USA, of cancer.

Jean Hersholt worked for Goldwyn Pictures Corporation in 1923-1924, and Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation in 1929.

Hersholt won popular fame as the character Dr. Christian in the Golden Era.

His well-known philanthropy led to the establishment of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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