Born: Apr 18, 1918 AD
Currently alive, at 97 years of age.
1918 - Born in Arhus, Denmark on the 18th of April.
1967 - His credits including his film, The Red Mantle .
1967 - Received the Grand Prix de la Technique at the Cannes Film Festival.
- Axel returned to France where he directed several large projects for television, which brought him a number of distinguished honours.
1987 - Oscar winning Danish director, actor, writer, and producer, best known for writing the screenplay for and directing Babette's Feast.
1988 - Gabriel Axel won an Academy Award for his Danish feature film Babette's Feast, an adaptation of Isak Dinesen's novel of the same name.
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