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Jean Pierre Hersholt (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian and for playing Shirley Temple's grandfather in Heidi. Asked how to pronounce his name, he told The Literary Digest, "In English, her'sholt; in Danish, hairs'hult." Of his total credits, 75 were silent films and 65 were sound films. He appeared in 140 films and directed four.
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|Hell Harbor||Joseph Horngold||1930|
|Susan Lenox: Her Fall And Rise||Karl Ohlin||1931|
|Grand Hotel||Senf - the Porter||1932|
|The Mask of Fu Manchu||von Berg||1932|
|Men In White||Dr. Hochberg||1934|
|Mark of the Vampire||Baron Otto Von Zinden||1935|
|Tough Guy||Dr. Mulback||1936|
|One in a Million||Heinrich Muller||1936|
|They Meet Again||Dr. Paul Christian||1941|