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Peter Steen

actor , director , playwright

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