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Willeke van Ammelrooy

Willeke van Ammelrooy was born on April 5, 1944 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Willy Geertje van Ammelrooij. She is an actress and director, known for The Lake House (2006), Antonia's Line (1995) and The Lift (1983). She has been married to Marco Bakker since November 20, 1989. See full bio »
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 2014 Goede tijden, slechte tijden (TV Series)
Paula Muller
- Aflevering 4946 (2014) ... Paula Muller
- Aflevering 4945 (2014) ... Paula Muller
- Aflevering 4944 (2014) ... Paula Muller
- Aflevering 4941 (2014) ... Paula Muller
- Aflevering 4938 (2014) ... Paula Muller
 2013 Verliefd op Ibiza (TV Series)
Omi Karla
- Sunshine Reggae (2013) ... Omi Karla
- Oost west, thuis best (2013) ... Omi Karla
- You Never Walk Alone (2013) ... Omi Karla
- Brandend zand (2013) ... Omi Karla (credit only)
- Niets dan de waarheid (2013) ... Omi Karla
 2013 Emmenez-Moi (Short)
 2013 Verliefd op Ibiza
Omi Karla
 2012 Beatrix, Oranje onder Vuur (TV Mini-Series)
- De Troon (2012) ... Beatrix
- De Wending (2012) ... Beatrix
- De Prijs (2012) ... Beatrix
- De Roeping (2012) ... Beatrix
 2009 The Hell of '63
Moeder Will
 2008 Bride Flight
Old Esther
 2007 Dennis P.
Moeder Dennis
 2005 Lulu (Video)
Gabriella (as Willeke van Ammelrooij)
 2004-2005 Het glazen huis (TV Series)
Patricia Westhof
- Consequenties (2005) ... Patricia Westhof
- ...In de val (2005) ... Patricia Westhof
- Als een rat... (2005) ... Patricia Westhof
- Ik hield van hem (2005) ... Patricia Westhof (credit only)
- Duistere verleiding (2005) ... Patricia Westhof (credit only)
 2004 The Dark Diamond
 2003 De schippers van de Kameleon
Mevrouw Bleeker
 2001 De verlossing
 2000 De omweg
Joanna's mother
 2000 Mariken
 2000 Lijmen/Het been
Madam Lauwereyssen
 2000 In de praktijk (TV Series)
- Hilde (2000) ... Hilde
 1998 De panter en de pissebed (TV Movie)
 1996 Eine kleine Nachtmerrie (TV Series)
 1995 Antonia's Line
 1992 A Lonely Race (TV Movie)
 1991 In de vlaamsche pot (TV Series)
Willeke van Ammelrooy
- Meneer Marco Bakker (1991) ... Willeke van Ammelrooy
 1990 Mag het iets meer zijn? (TV Series)
Judith Bouwhuis
 1990 Koko Flanel
Madame Germaine
 1988 Hoogtevrees (TV Movie)
 1987 Moordspel (TV Series)
Penny Veenstra
- Flitsend en fataal (1987) ... Penny Veenstra
 1986 Op hoop van zegen
Mathilde Bos
 1985 André schafft sie alle
 1985 Twee handen op een buik (TV Movie)
 1984 Haute Mer
 1984 Zoals u wenst, mevrouw (TV Series)
 1983-1984 Herenstraat 10 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1984) ... Leonie
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Leonie
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Leonie
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Leonie
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Leonie
 1983 The Lift
Mieke de Beer
 1983 Tony (TV Movie)
 1982 Maya (TV Movie)
 1982 On Top of the Whale
 1981 Mensen zoals jij en ik (TV Series)
Marisca Mooi
 1981 Een vlucht regenwulpen
 1979 Goed volk (TV Series)
 1979 Grijpstra & De Gier
Constanze Verboom
 1978 Doodzonde
Marcels moeder
 1978 Paradise Lost
 1978 De mantel der Liefde
 1976 The Arrival of Joachim Stiller
Lily van de Kastelen
 1976 It's Me
 1976 La donneuse
Sylvia van Loy
 1976 One People
 1975 Hot Acts of Love
 1974 Gunfight at OQ Corral
 1974 Alicia
Alicia Nijhof
 1974 Dakota
 1974 Erotic Diary
 1973 The Trap
 1973 The Family
 1973 Frank en Eva
 1973 Waaldrecht (TV Series)
Agnes Barnhoorn
- Taxi Meneer? ... Agnes Barnhoorn
 1972 Voorlopig vonnis (TV Movie)
 1972 The Burglar
 1972 De Fred Haché Show (TV Series)
Anita Curalda
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Anita Curalda
 1971 Porselein (Short)
 1971 Mira
 1970 Een winterliefde (Short)
 1970 Joop slaat weer toe (Short)
 1967 De sprakelozen (TV Movie)
 1966 De knecht van twee meesters (TV Movie)
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Book: Acte de presence - Mijn leven en werk. Published by: Uitgeverij Veen. See more »

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I feel at least as much director as actress. Directors often are more closely committed to their films than actors, who just are hired to do something and then go on to the next project. As a director, one has to fight for one's film, it is one's child after all.


Willeke van Ammelrooy met Christopher Lee when both were jury members at a film festival in Chicago. She introduced him to her husband, opera singer Marco Bakker and the two hit it off, since Lee is a renowned opera lover. Because of the similar look of the two men (tall, gray haired), Willeke thought it would be funny if Lee played Bakker's father in a picture. Vlemish writer/director 'Frank van... See more »

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