best dutch actors/actressby ltg-kerkhof | created - 19 Jun 2011 | updated - 18 Jan 2012 | Public
Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Audrey Hepburn was born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was a Dutch noblewoman, while her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, to English and Austrian parents.
After her parents' divorce, ...
2. Rutger Hauer
Actor | Blade Runner
Blond, blue-eyed, tall and handsome Dutch actor Rutger Hauer enjoyed an international reputation for playing everything from romantic leads to action heroes to sinister villains. Hauer was born in Breukelen, a Dutch town and former municipality in the province of Utrecht.
He was the son of Teunke ...
Actress | X-Men: The Last Stand
Famke Janssen was born November 5, 1964, in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, and has two other siblings. Moving to America in the 1980s, she modeled for Chanel in New York. Later, taking a break from modeling, she attended Columbia University, majoring in literature.
This model-turned-actress broke into...
Actor | The Fugitive
Jeroen Krabbe was born in Amsterdam to a family of painters. His grandfather was a famous impressionist, his father a talented artist and his mother a qualified interpreter responsible for translating Dutch films into English. He was destined to be a painter but after high school and a year of ...
Actress | Game of Thrones
One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known as 'Melisandre' in the iconic TV show Game of Thrones, a performance for which she has been recognized with an Emmy Award nomination in 2019. Other projects include Paul Verhoeven's award-winning Black Book and Bryan...
Actress | In Bruges
As a young Dutch actress with numerous internationally acclaimed films under her belt and whose work has been twice Oscar nominated, Thekla Reuten is an undeniable front-runner in the new wave of European actresses lauded on the international stage and screen.
Thekla first came to wide international...
8. Huub Stapel
Actor | Amsterdamned
Huub Stapel was born on December 2, 1954 in Tegelen, Limburg, Netherlands. He is an actor, known for Amsterdamned (1988), De Partizanen (1995) and Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997). He has been married to Resie Jansen since December 2, 2004. They have two children.
Actor | Exorcist: The Beginning
Antonie Kamerling was born on August 25, 1966 in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands. He is known for Exorcist: The Beginning (2004), Dominion (2005) and Goede tijden, slechte tijden (1990). He was married to Isa Hoes. He died on October 6, 2010 in Zevenhoven, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
11. Thomas Acda
Actor | De zevende hemel
Thomas Acda became popular with a large Dutch audience through his cooperation with Paul de Munnik. As Acda & De Munnik they toured for 20 years with a repertoire of their own melodious and touching songs.
After they split up, Thomas branched out into various disciplines: acting in tv, film and ...
13. Thom Hoffman
Actor | Zwartboek
In his early career he often played tormented/troubled characters such as in De Witte Waan, as a death-seeking junkie (1984), and in Zoeken Naar Eileen (1987) as a desperately in love, and in De Avonden (1989) playing Frits van Egters. An often quoted phrase of Hoffman is "I have a dark look on ...
Actor | Sint
Egbert Jan was born in Groningen in 1981. He went to the Theatre School in Groningen for four years. When he was 18 years, he made his debut in "Uitgesloten", a TV production about a boy who is "excluded" from the Jehovah's Witness' parish. Egbert Jan was nominated for a Golden Calf for his role as...
18. Robert de Hoog
Actor | National Theatre Live: Obsession
Next to his Emmy Award Nomination for Best Actor in SKIN, Robert de Hoog is one of the youngest winners of the Dutch film award, the Golden Calf. After drama school he worked with Ivo van Hove on plays such as Obsession, Othello, Fountainhead and Kings of War. In 2013 he played in LOVE ETERNAL, ...
Actress | Romeo
Monique van de Ven was born on July 28, 1952 in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. She is an actress and director, known for Romeo (1990), Ademloos (1982) and Amsterdamned (1988). She has been married to Edwin de Vries since 1991. They have two children. She was previously married to Jan de Bont.