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Actor Nils Asther

Nils Asther

  • Birth name:

    Nils Anton Alfhild Asther

  • Date of Birth:

    Hellerup, Denmark

  • Height:

    6' 0½" (1.84 m)


Nils Asther was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1897 and raised in Malmö, Sweden, by his wealthy Swedish parents. After attending the Royal Dramatic Theater School in Stockholm, he began his stage career in Copenhagen. His film debut came in 1916 when the director Mauritz Stiller cast him in the lead role (as an aspiring actor, appropriately enough) in the Swedish film Vingarne (1916). After working with Victor Sjöström in Sweden and Michael Curtiz in Germany, Asther moved to Hollywood in 1927, where... more

Nils Asther Filmography

Aсtor (3)



Movie Submarine Alert Submarine Alert

as Dr. Arthur Huneker

Movie Bombshell Bombshell

as Undetermined Role (scenes deleted)

Movie Laugh, Clown, Laugh Laugh, Clown, Laugh

as Luigi