Victor Borge

Comedian, Musician, Actor
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" ... Read more »
Born: 01/03/1909 in Denmark

Filmography

Actor (23)

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Victor Borge: Then & Now III 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Ed Sullivan All-Star Comedy Special 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Victor Borge -- Then & Now II 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

More of the Best of the Hollywood Palace 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The LP Show With Victor Borge 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Victor Borge: Then & Now 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Mozart By the Masters 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Bernstein at 70 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Remembering Bing 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops (08/17/86) 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The King of Comedy 1983 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Carpenters 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

The Perry Como Special 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

Actor

The All-Star Revue 1950 - 1953 (TV Show)

Actor

Higher and Higher (Movie)

Sir Victor Fitzroy Victor (Actor)

Biography

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.

Relationships

Frederikke Borge

Daughter

Janet Crowle

Daughter

Sanna Feirstein

Daughter

Ronald Borge

Son

Victor Borge

Son

Elsie Borge

Wife
American married in 1933 divorced mother of Borge's two older children

Sanna Borge

Wife
married from 1953 until her death in September 2000

EDUCATION

studied under Frederic Lamond and Egon Petri

Milestones

1993

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

1993

Conducted the Royal Danish Opera orchestra for Mozart's "The Magic Flute"

1940

Immigrated to America

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