Birth Place Matching "Netherlands" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Michiel Huisman

Actor | The Age of Adaline

Huisman was born on July 18, 1981 in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, which is near Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Before Game of Thrones (2011), Huisman had a role in Paul Verhoeven's acclaimed Black Book (2006), and he played Rudolf Nureyev in the BBC TV movie Margot (2009) about prima ballerina Margot ...

2. Famke Janssen

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...

3. Marwan Kenzari

Actor | Aladdin

Marwan Kenzari is an award-winning Dutch actor. He received critical acclaim for his powerful and brooding performance in the Dutch crime drama Wolf, in which he plays a recently paroled Moroccan immigrant struggling to toe the line between promising boxer and rising criminal enforcer. His ...

4. Sylvia Hoeks

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

Sylvia Hoeks was born in Maarheeze, a southern town of the Netherlands. At age 14, she was scouted by Elite Models and traveled to many European countries to model. After doing this, she finished high school and attended the Maastricht Theatre Academy.

After graduation, she made her national ...

5. Carice van Houten

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...

6. 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 (...

7. Paul Verhoeven

Director | Zwartboek

Paul Verhoeven graduated from the University of Leiden, with a degree in math and physics. He entered the Royal Netherlands Navy, where he began his film career by making documentaries for the Navy and later for TV. In 1969, he directed the popular Dutch TV series, Floris (1969), about a medieval ...

8. Lotte Verbeek

Actress | The Fault in Our Stars

Lotte Verbeek is an award-winning Dutch actress, dancer and model. Lotte was born in Venlo, Netherlands. She was educated at Gymnasium Collegium Marianum in Venlo and graduated in 2008 at the Theaterschool in Amsterdam. From 1999, Verbeek attended the Dance Academy in Arnhem and the Amsterdam ...

9. Carel Struycken

Actor | The Addams Family

Carel Struycken was born in the Hague, The Netherlands. When he was four years old his family moved to Curacao, an island in the Caribbean. At age sixteen, he returned to his home country, where he finished high school. He graduated from the directing program at the film school in Amsterdam, ...

10. Thekla Reuten

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...

11. Hannah Hoekstra

Actress | Hemel

Hannah Hoekstra is a very talented actress. In 2012 she received a Gouden Kalf for her role in Hemel. She appeared on screen in the film APP and the television series Volgens Robert. In Ireland she appeared the film The Canalin 2013. Hannah has been engaged with the National Theatre since the ...

12. Katja Herbers

Actress | Westworld

Katja Herbers is the daughter of violinist Vera Beths and oboist Werner Herbers. Growing up she spent time in America, accompanying her mother on tour with the chamber music group L'Archibudelli. Her mother remarried cellist Anner Bylsma and her father remarried costume designer Leonie Polak, who ...

13. Gaite Jansen

Actress | Jett

Gaite Jansen is considered one of the most promising Dutch young acting talents of her generation. She can be seen on the HBO/ Cinemax show Jett (2019), opposite Carla Gugino, directed by Sebastian Gutierrez. Prior to this, she played recurring roles on BBC's Peaky Blinders (2013) Season 3 and Line...

14. Sylvia Kristel

Actress | The Concorde... Airport '79

Sylvia Kristel was born on September 28, 1952 in Utrecht, Netherlands. She first came to international attention in the early 1970s with Emmanuelle (1974) for director Just Jaeckin. Then two more sequels followed in which she also starred. Included in her credits are a long list of European films ...

15. Nina Foch

Actress | An American in Paris

A leading lady of the 1940s, the tall and blonde Foch usually played cool, aloof and often foreign, women of sophistication. As film roles became harder to find, Foch proved to be versatile in many areas. She was a panelist on several TV quiz shows, worked as George Stevens' assistant director for ...

16. Jeroen Krabbé

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 ...

17. Anneliese van der Pol

Actress | Vampires Suck

Anneliese van der Pol was born on September 23, 1984 in Naaldwijk, Netherlands, to Dyan Ross and Willem van der Pol. She moved to the United States when she was a young child. Her American-born mother named her after Holocaust victim Anne Frank. A graduate of the Musical Theater Program at The ...

18. Jan de Bont

Director | Speed

Jan de Bont was born in the Netherlands to a Roman Catholic Dutch family on the 22 of October 1943. He has always had a creative mind and good mentality for camera techniques and soon got into film as a popular cinematographer. He worked on a huge number of films before finding himself on the ...

19. Anna Drijver

Actress | Bellicher

From the age of 6, she practiced classical ballet. Anna started her career as a model at age 15 (1998). During her secondary school she traveled for her work as a model. After she starred in a TV series she studied at the Amsterdam Drama School. In the final year of this Academy she filmed Bride ...

20. Bas Rutten

Actor | Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Bas Rutten is a world-renowned mixed martial artist who has also made a name for himself outside the ring as an actor, host, and television personality.

As an actor Rutten can be seen co-starring in the Kevin James feature film Here Comes the Boom (2012) for Columbia Pictures. Rutten previously ...

21. Erland van Lidth

Actor | The Running Man

Born in the Netherlands, he came to the United States as a child in the late 1950s. Erland grew up in Orange, New Jersey; Ridgefield, Connecticut; and Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he distinguished himself as a member of the wrestling team ...

22. Doutzen Kroes

Actress | Wonder Woman

Doutzen Kroes is a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in eight Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2005 through 2014 and served as a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2008 to 2014. Kroes has been a brand ambassador for Miu Miu since 2013, L'Oreal ...

23. Milan van Weelden

Actor | Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Giant Dutch actor Milan van Weelden was born on the 12th of December, 1980 in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands.

After seeing The Phantom of the Opera on stage in 1994 he knew he wanted to be an actor. After performing in school productions (and after many singing lessons) he was admitted to the ...

24. Gijs Blom

Actor | The Letter for the King

Gijs Blom was born on January 2, 1997 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is known for his work on The Letter for the King (2020), Boys (2014) and The Forgotten Battle (2021).

25. Tara Elders

Actress | Interview

Tara Elders was born on January 17, 1980 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Interview (2007), Sextet (2007) and May 6th (2004). She has been married to Michiel Huisman since February 2008. They have one child.

26. Sallie Harmsen

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

Sallie Harmsen was born on May 2, 1989 in Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Accused (2014) and De geheimen van Barslet (2011).

27. Melisa Pamuk

Actress | Çarpisma

Melisa Asli Pamuk is a Dutch citizen. Her family is from Iskenderun, Hatay, Turkey. In some sources, She is of Arab descent. She is beauty pageant titleholder, actress and model who won the title of Miss Turkey 2011 on Thursday 2 June 2011. Pamuk accepted the crown from Gizem Memic, Miss Turkey ...

28. Elise Schaap

Actress | Familie Kruys

Elise Schaap was born on September 21, 1982 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Familie Kruys (2015), Bride Flight (2008) and Farewell to the Moon (2014).

29. Yolanda Hadid

Actress | 1st & Ten

Yolanda Hadid was born on January 11, 1964 in Papendrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Yolanda van den Herik. She is a producer and actress, known for 1st & Ten (1984), Lady Gaga: G.U.Y. (2014) and Model Moms (2020). She was previously married to David Foster and Mohamed Hadid.

30. Maryam Hassouni

Actress | Offers

Maryam Hassouni was born on September 21, 1985 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Sacrified (2005), Flikken Rotterdam (2016) and Voetbalmaffia (2017).

31. Tom Six

Director | The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

Tom Six was born on August 29, 1973 in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is a director and writer, known for The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009), The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015) and The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011).

32. Stefanie Joosten

Actress | Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Born and raised in the Netherlands, Stefanie Joosten moved to Japan as a student in Japanese studies. She found a modeling agency that hires western models. She is a fan of anime and video games who unknowingly got to audition for the new "Metal Gear", Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (2015) ...

33. Yorick van Wageningen

Actor | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Yorick van Wageningen was born on April 16, 1964 in Baarn, Utrecht, Netherlands. He is an actor, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), The Resurrection of a Bastard (2013) and The Way (2010).

34. Tygo Gernandt

Actor | Brimstone

At the age of twelve, Tygo was seen on television for the first time in a promotion video to get the Olympic Games to the Netherlands. His role in the youth series Fort Alpha (1996) made him famous in the Netherlands. After that, many guest appearances followed, as well as leading parts in ...

35. Anton Corbijn

Director | Control

Anton Corbijn was born on May 20, 1955 in Strijen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard. He is a director and actor, known for Control (2007), A Most Wanted Man (2014) and The American (2010).

36. Huub Stapel

Actor | Wet & Waan

Huub Stapel was born on December 2, 1954 in Tegelen, Limburg, Netherlands as Hubertus Wijnandus Jozef Marie Stapel. He is an actor, known for Wet & Waan (2000), Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997) and De Partizanen (1995). He has been married to Resie Jansen since December 2, 2004. They have two ...

37. Bregje Heinen

Actress | The Assistant

Bregje Heinen was born on March 5, 1993 in Borculo, Gelderland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for The Assistant (2019), Billions (2016) and Maroon 5 Feat. Wiz Khalifa: Payphone (2012).

38. Meeno Peluce

Actor | Voyagers!

Meeno Peluce was born on February 26, 1970 in Amsterdam, Netherlands as Miro Fiore Peluce. He is known for his work on Voyagers! (1982), The Amityville Horror (1979) and Wild Horses (1998). He is married to Ilse Ackerman. They have two children.

39. Frank Lammers

Actor | D-Railed

Frank Lammers was born on April 10, 1972 in Mierlo, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. He is an actor and director, known for D-Railed (2018), As If I'm Crazy (2016) and Night Run (2006).

40. Derek de Lint

Actor | Soldaat van Oranje

Derek de Lint was born on July 17, 1950 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Dick Hein de Lint. He is an actor and director, known for Soldier of Orange (1977). He has been married to Dorith Jessurun since 1979. They have three children.

41. Martyn LeNoble

Soundtrack | The Faculty

Martyn LeNoble was born on April 14, 1969 in Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He is known for his work on The Faculty (1998), Dark Blue (2002) and Tony Hawk's Underground (2003). He has been married to Christina Applegate since February 23, 2013. They have one child.

42. Sigrid ten Napel

Actress | Penoza

Sigrid ten Napel was born on February 19, 1993 in Lekkerkerk, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Black Widow (2010), The Adulterer (2011) and Summer (2014).

43. Fedja van Huêt

Actor | Karakter

Fedja van Huêt is one of the most diverse and celebrated stage and screen actors of his generation in the Netherlands. Before graduating from the Maastricht Theatre Academy, Mike van Diem cast him to play the lead in his Oscar winning film 'Character' (Best Foreign Language Film, 1998). Fedja was ...

44. Johanna ter Steege

Actress | Spoorloos

From 1979 to 1984 Johanna ter Steege studied at the academy of dramatic art in Kampen to become a drama teacher. Her initial desire to develop theatre for and with children prompted her to seek a career as an actress and a teacher. From 1984 to 1988 she attended the school of acting at Arnhem to ...

45. Lisa Smit

Actress | Lili

Lisa Smit first came to the public's attention as the female star of the children's horror film Gruesome School Trip (2005) which was a national box office hit and went on to win awards in both the United States and Great-Britain.

After starring in the acclaimed youth series Willemspark (2007) Lisa ...

46. Daniella Van Graas

Actress | Maid in Manhattan

Daniella Van Graas was born on August 4, 1975 in Tuitjenhorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Maid in Manhattan (2002), Perfect Stranger (2007) and Something's Gotta Give (2003).

47. Adrian Bol

Director | Legacy of Lies

Adrian Bol is an award-winning Dutch director/screenwriter. "I love doing work that connects with our humanity, inspires visually, and stirs emotionally, finding the cues that make us feel, trust and believe in something that we know is make-believe. I try to find the realness in things, allowing ...

48. Noortje Herlaar

Actress | The Hitman's Bodyguard

Noortje Herlaar was born on April 22, 1985 in Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), De 12 van Oldenheim (2017) and Moeder, ik wil bij de revue (2012).

49. Halina Reijn

Producer | Instinct

Halina Reijn is a renowned director, actress, author and producer. She is the winner of multiple awards, including the Dutch film Award, the Golden Calf for Best Actress , the Dutch theater awards Theo D'Or and Colombina, as well as the Courbois pearl, an oeuvre award which honours an actress who ...

50. Saskia Mulder

Actress | The Descent

Saskia Mulder was born on May 18, 1973 in Holland, Netherlands. She is a talent agent and actress.


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