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Fons Rademakers (1920–2007)

Fons Rademakers was born on 5 September 1920 in Roosendaal, Netherlands. he began his career as an actor and theater director. His film directorial debut, Village by the River (1958), was also the first Dutch movie ever nominated for an Academy award (Oscar). In 1986 Rademakers won the Foreign Language Oscar for The Assault (1986), after a novel by... See full bio »


(age 86) in Geneva, Switzerland

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The Assault
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 1980 Vrijdag
Chef van Jules
 1978 Mysteries
Chief Constable
 1975 Lifespan
Prof. van Arp
 1975 Katie Tippel
 1972 Markant: Elise Hoomans (TV Movie)
 1971 Arsène Lupin (TV Series)
- La chaîne brisée (1971) ... Mullen
 1971 Mira
 1970 't Schaep Met De 5 Pooten (TV Series)
De Heer Lakenhal
- Kontract is kontract (1970) ... De Heer Lakenhal
 1969 Obsessions
Raoul Orlov
 1968 The Enemies
Duitse Willy
 1966 De dans van de reiger
Stem van Edouard (uncredited)
 1965 Aah... Tamara (Short)
 1955 Secret File, U.S.A. (TV Series)
 1951 A Story of Achievement (Documentary)
Jacob van den Bergh
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He was the first Dutch filmmaker to be nominated for an Academy Award, for his debut feature film Village by the River (1958) ("Village on the River"). See more »

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