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Peter Steen

Peter Steen, Danish actor, director, playwright. member jury National Theatre Academy, 1986-1987, 89, 92, 96-97; Served with infantry Danish Army, 1954-1955. Grantee in field.; Member Danish Actors Association, Danish Playwrights Association, Danish Stage Directors Association, Danish Film Workers Association, Association for Danish Theatre History.

Background

  • Steen, Peter was born on January 22, 1936 in Randers, Denmark. Son of Thorkild and Bodil Agnete (Holleufer) Steen.

  • Education

    • Student University Copenhagen, 1955-1956, Actors School, Royal Theatre, Copenhagen, 1960-1963.

    Career

    • Debut, Royal Theatre, 1963, appeared in numerous principal roles, 1963-1974. Also principal roles in private theatre, television, films. Director Royal Theatre, private theatres, television.

      Debut as playwright at Royal Theatre, 1970, with play Jo Mere vi er Sammen, also director. Member jury National Theatre Academy, 1986-1987, 89, 92, 96-97. Active Danish Film Council, 1968-1972, Danish Theatre Council, 91-95.

      Teacher National Theatre Academy, since 1991.

    Works

    • Author: (television plays) Fra Fem Til Syv, 1970, En Aegtemand, 1973, (with Peter Ronild) The Troubadour 1974, Bertel, 1986.

    Membership

    Member jury National Theatre Academy, 1986-1987, 89, 92, 96-97. Served with infantry Danish Army, 1954-1955. Grantee in field.; Member Danish Actors Association, Danish Playwrights Association, Danish Stage Directors Association, Danish Film Workers Association, Association for Danish Theatre History.

    Connections

    • Children by previous marriage– Morten, Rasmus.
    • father: Thorkild Steen
    • mother: Bodil Agnete (Holleufer) Steen
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