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Ellen Gottschalch

Ellen Gottschalch
Born(1894-05-02)2 May 1894
Died17 February 1981(1981-02-17) (aged 86)
Years active1932–1972

Ellen Sofie Kathrine Gottschalch (2 May 1894 – 17 February 1981), was a Danish stage and film actress.[1]

She worked in the Arhus Theatre in 1911 then the Det Ny Theater in Copenhagen from 1912 to 1928.[2] She entered film in 1938. She was employed at the Royal Danish Theatre from 1941 to 1961 where she among roles played in Death of a Salesman and Mor Karen in Elverhøj by Johan Ludvig Heiberg.[3]

She was married to Christian Viggo Gottschalch 1915–1930 and later lived with the composer Kai Normann Andersen from 1932 to 1967.[2] She died in 1981 and was buried at the Frederiksberg Ældre Kirkegård.




  1. ^ Morten Piil (2006). Danske filmskuespillere (in Danish). Copenhagen, Denmark: Gyldendal. p. 125-. ISBN 978-87-02-02104-2.
  2. ^ a b Ellen Gottschalch (1894–1981) Dansk kvindebiografisk leksikon, retrieved 13 April 2013 (in Danish)
  3. ^ a b c Ellen Gottschalch Gyldendals Teaterleksikon, via Den Store Danske, retrieved 13 April 2013 (in Danish)
  4. ^ 1948 Archived 2013-10-30 at the Wayback Machine, retrieved 13 April 2013

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