Vera Gebuhr

Vera Margrethe Gebuhr (15 May 1916 – 22 December 2014) was a Danish film, television and stage actress. Gebuhr was most noted for her portrayal of the snobbish neurotic head saleswoman Miss Jørgensen in the popular television series Matador. She trained at the Royal Danish Theatre school from 1937 to 1939 and debuted at the Folketeatret, working there until 1964. She played her first lead film role as the scheming maid in the 1943 melodrama Møllen. Gebuhr appeared in 65 films between 1937 and 2005, as well as made numerous appearances on Danish television series.[1][2]

Vera Gebuhr
Born(1916-05-15)15 May 1916
Odense, Denmark
Died22 December 2014(2014-12-22) (aged 98)
Gentofte, Denmark
Years active1937–2005

Gebuhr married twice: to journalist Pallet Fønss and civil engineer Thomas Purl. In 1999, she received the Preben Neergaard honorary award. She died in her home at the age of 98 on 22 December 2014.[3]



  1. ^ "Vera Gebuhr". Film Database (in Danish). Danish Film Institute. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  2. ^ Morten Piil (2006). Danske filmskuespillere (in Danish). Copenhagen, Denmark: Gyldendal. p. 121-. ISBN 978-87-02-02104-2.
  3. ^ "Matadors Frøken Jørgensen er død". BT (in Danish). Retrieved 22 December 2014.

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