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Born in Brussels, Belgium
Died in Bavaria, Germany
Birth NameLudovica Ghijs
Nickname Wiske
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Louisa "Wiske" Ghijs (aka Wiesje Ghijs) was born in Brussel on March 19, 1902. She had a career as a stage actress which stopped after she met Dutch-German actor Johannes Heesters in 1928. They married in 1930 and had two daughter (1931 & 1937). She died in 1985 in Bavaria, Germany and was survived by two daughters, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren at the time of her death.

Suzy from the Belgian comic series "Spike & Suzy" was based on Wiske Ghijs; Willy Vandersteen's mother was a fan of her work.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: S.J.

Spouse (1)

Johannes Heesters (1930 - 18 July 1985) ( her death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (2)

Daughter Nicole Heesters is also actress and daughter Wiesje Heesters piano player.
Suzy from the Belgian comic series "Spike & Suzy" was based on Wiske Ghijs; Willy Vandersteen's mother was a fan of her work. In Dutch, the series is known as "Suske and Wiske", Wiske being Ghijs' nickname.

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