Svend Methling

Svend Methling (1 October 1891 – 4 June 1977) was a Danish actor and film director.

Svend Methling
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Born(1891-10-01)1 October 1891
Died4 June 1977(1977-06-04) (aged 85)
Years active1924–1962

He was a director for Dansk Skolescene 1924-1929, for Folkescenen 1925 and for Komediehuset 1929-1930. He also worked as a director at the Det Ny Teater between 1926-1929. From 1932 to 1962 he worked as an actor in numerous films often family musical oriented films. During this time he also directed several films but the bulk of his director work on film was in the 1940s. In 1946 he directed The Tinderbox, the first Danish animated feature film, animated by Børge Ring.[1]

Selected filmography as an actorEdit


  1. ^ From the Tinder Box to the Ugly Duckling, Danish Film Institute, archived from the original on 2008-01-31, retrieved 2009-02-05

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