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Jean Pierre Carl Buron (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956), known professionally as Jean Hersholt, was a Danish-American actor. He is best known for starring on the radio series Dr. Christian (1937–1954) and in the film Heidi (1937).2

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  • Born: Jean Pierre Carl Buron112 July 1886Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Died: 2 June 1956 (aged 69)Hollywood, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • Other names: Jean Pierre Hersholt Jean Buron Hersholt
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1906–1955
  • Spouse(s): Via Hersholtm. 1914
  • Children: 2 sons

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