Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

writer, additional crew, soundtrack

Hans Christian Andersen was born on Apr 02, 1805 in Denmark. Hans Christian Andersen's big-screen debut came with The Seven Swans directed by J. Searle Dawley in 1917. Hans Christian Andersen is known for Little Match Girl directed by Björne Larson, Shree Crooks stars as Little Match Girl and Rebecca Ferguson as Mother. The most recent award Hans Christian Andersen achieved is Christopher Awards. The upcoming new movie Hans Christian Andersen plays is The Little Mermaid which will be released on May 26, 2023.

H.C. Andersen was born in 1805. His father (Hans Andersen) was a poor shoemaker and his mother a washerwoman. The family did not have a permanent address until 1807. The family lived for the first time together at Munkemøllestræde. The father worked as an independent shoemaker, with a workshop in the livingroom. In 1816 his father died of illness, and H.C. Andersen got a stepfather who was releated to his mother. In 1828, Andersen passed his examination at Copenhagen University and matriculated there. He took the examination which entitled him to begin his studies (philologicum) and passed his philosophicum examination the following year. After several years of serious illness, HCA died on 4 August 1875 at 'Rolighed', the country seat of the Jewish merchant family Melchior. The Melchiors had taken care of him during the final period of his life.

  • Birthday

    Apr 02, 1805
  • Place of Birth

    Odense, Denmark

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Christopher Awards
Feature Films
Winner - Christopher Award

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