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Jean Hersholt in the 1930 Census…

Monday, December 1st, 2008


Jean Hersholt


Film actor

Dr. Friedrich Juttner in The Student Prince (1927)





 602 North Rodeo Drive

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California


 Owned, $40,000


Census taken on April 9, 1930




  1. Jean Hersholt (head), 44 / Denmark (1914) / Actor / Motion pictures.
  2. Via Hersholt (wife), 37 / Denmark (1914) / None.
  3. Allan Hersholt (son), 15 / California / None.
  4. Hattie R. Bachers (servant), 44 / widowed / Maid / Private family.


NOTE: Jean Hersholt is the namesake for the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award given to qualified recipients by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Hersholt is also the uncle of actor Leslie Nielson.




* Information includes relationship to head of household, age / place of birth (year of arrival in this country, if applicable) / occupation / industry.


The preceeding text is taken from my recent book, Celebrities in the 1930 Census (McFarland & Co., Inc., 2008). This directory provides an extensive listing of household information collected for over 2,265 famous or notorious individuals who were alive during the 1930 United States Census. Please note: The above photographs do not appear in the book.