Paul Leyssac

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Paul Leyssac
Born 21 June 1881
Copenhagen, Denmark
Died 20 August 1946 (aged 65)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Occupation Actor, writer
Years active 1937–43 (film)

Paul Andri Jurgensen Leyssac (June 21, 1881 – August 20, 1946) was a Danish writer, and stage and film actor. He played Abraham Lincoln in the 1937 British film Victoria the Great.[1] He also was a translator of the works of Hans Christian Andersen.[2]

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  1. ^ Reinhart p.209
  2. ^ Andersen, Hans Christian (1938-03-01). It's Perfectly True: And Other Stories (y First ed.). Harcourt. ISBN 9780152393434. 


  • Mark S. Reinhart. Abraham Lincoln on Screen: Fictional and Documentary Portrayals on Film and Television. McFarland, 2009.

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