Nils Asther, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nils Asther


Date of Birth: 17-Jan-1897

Place of Birth: Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

Date of Death: 19-Oct-1981

Profession: stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: Sweden, Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Nils Asther

  • Nils Anton Alfhild Asther (17 January 1897 – 19 October 1981) was a Swedish actor active in Hollywood from 1926 to the mid-1950s, known for his beautiful face and often called "the male Greta Garbo".
  • Between 1916 and 1963 he appeared in over 70 feature films, 16 of which were produced in the silent era.
  • He is mainly remembered today for two silent films he made with his fellow Swede, Greta Garbo, and the pre-Code interracial love affair in The Bitter Tea of General Yen.

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