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Lauritz Melchior (1890–1973)


Lauritz Melchior was born on March 20, 1890 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior. He was an actor, known for The Lost City of Z (2016), Two Sisters from Boston (1946) and Thrill of a Romance (1945). He was married to Mary Markham, Maria Hacker and Inger Nathanson. He died on March 18, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Lost City of Z Soundtrack
(2016)
(1946)
Thrill of a Romance Mr. Nils Knudsen
(1945)
Luxury Liner Olaf Eriksen
(1948)

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 1963 Here's Edie (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1963)
 1959 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
Otto Nielsen
- Shirley Jones Makes Good (1959) ... Otto Nielsen
 1953 The Stars Are Singing
Jan Poldi
 1948 Luxury Liner
Olaf Eriksen
 1947 This Time for Keeps
Richard Herald
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston
Olstrom
 1945 Thrill of a Romance
Mr. Nils Knudsen
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Other Works:

In 1959, he starred in an unsold pilot for a sitcom about a retired singer entitled "The Great Dane".

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1 Print Biography | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Although an acclaimed tenor in his later professional career, he made his debut at the Royal Opera House in Copenhagen as a baritone in "Pagliacci". See more »

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Pisces

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