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


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1. 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...

2. Michiel Huisman

Actor | The Age of Adaline

Michiel Huisman boasts an extensive career on both the small and large screen. He is currently shooting a lead role in Zack Snyder's film Rebel Moon for Netflix. He will next be seen as "Prince" in the Apple TV series Echo 3 opposite Luke Evans and created by Mark Boal. Most recently, he was seen ...

3. Sylvia Hoeks

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

Sylvia Hoeks has been living and working in the US for the past 6 years. Born in the Netherlands, she was scouted by Elite Models at age 14 and traveled the world to model. After doing this, she finished high school and attended the Maastricht Theatre Academy.

After graduation, she made her national...

4. 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...

5. Rutger Hauer

Actor | Hobo with a Shotgun

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 ...

6. 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 ...

7. Bregje Heinen

Actress | Babylon

Bregje Heinen was born on March 5, 1993 in Borculo, Gelderland, Netherlands. Bregje is an actor and producer, known for Babylon (2022), Solar Boom and The Assistant (2019).

8. Paul Verhoeven

Director | RoboCop

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 ...

9. Carel Struycken

Actor | Men in Black

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. 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 ...

11. 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 ...

12. 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 ...

13. 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...

14. 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 ...

15. 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...

16. Elise Schaap

Actress | Undercover

After great successes such as Undercover and My father is an airplane Elise is now one of the most celebrated actresses in the Netherlands.

The success of the series Undercover on Netflix was followed by the film Ferry, and most recently the spin-off, Ferry series, about the popular character ...

17. 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 ...

18. Halina Reijn

Writer | 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 ...

19. 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 ...

20. 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 ...

21. 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 ...

22. Funda Eryigit

Actress | Aden

She is originally from Samsun Bafra. She is of Circassian and Georgian origin. After graduating from Kadir Has Anatolian High School, she graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, International Relations Department, and then Istanbul University State Conservatory Theater ...

23. Sallie Harmsen

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

Sallie Harmsen is a Dutch actress known for her role as Simone in In Real Life. In 2015 it was announced that Harmsen would be co-starring with Robert DE Hoog in a television series based on the American outlaws Bonnie and Clyde. Harmsen portrayed the female replicate that was 'born' in the 2017 ...

24. Anneliese van der Pol

Actress | Raven's Home

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 ...

25. 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 ...

26. Karina Smulders

Actress | Keizersvrouwen

Karina Smulders (Utrecht, 1980) was cast for the popular daytime 'Onderweg naar Morgen' when she was sixteen years old. After two years, she left the show and was admitted to the Academy of Performing Arts in Amsterdam where she graduated with honor in 2002 A year earlier, as an apprentice, she ...

27. Ghislaine Pierie

Actress | Diepe gronden

Ghislaine Pierie was born on September 13, 1969 in Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands. She was an actress and director, known for Diepe gronden (2022), Rozengeur & wodka lime (2001) and Flikken Maastricht (2007). She was previously married to Patrick Neumann. She died on January 27, 2023 in Amsterdam...

28. Anton Corbijn

Director | Control

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

29. Meeno Peluce

Actor | Voyagers!

After his career as a child actor, Meeno moved into photography, and has shot covers for major recording artists and ad campaigns for national brands. He's assisted by his wife and they travel with their two daughters, who he calls "his muses". He's also worked with politicians and, as he says, "...

30. Melisa Pamuk

Actress | Kara Sevda

Melisa Asli Pamuk is a Dutch citizen. Her family is from antique multicultural city Iskenderun, Hatay, Turkey. 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 2010 beauty ...

31. Arie Luyendyk Jr.

Self | The Traitors

Arie Jr. is an auto-racing driver who competes in the IZOD IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500. He was the first runner-up during the eighth season of ABC's The Bachelorette. Arie Jr. is son of 2-time Indianapolis 500 winner and Indianapolis Motor Speedway speed record holder Arie Luyendyk. Arie Jr...

32. 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 2 (Full Sequence) (2011).

33. Gijs Blom

Actor | The Letter for the King

Gijs Blom is one of the most promising young actors in The Netherlands. At the age of 17, he played the lead role in the critically acclaimed film Boys, directed by Mischa Kamp. The film was shown at multiple international film festivals and was eventually bought by Netflix. For his role in Boys, ...

34. Derek de Lint

Actor | Soldaat van Oranje

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

35. Raymond Thiry

Actor | The Paradise Suite

Raymond Thiry is a European actor. He started out in theatre in 1987 with his theatre group Alex d'Electrique, a well known group with success in the Netherlands as well as in Germany.

After starring in several prime time TV series, he takes up the lead in 2006 in the art house film Langer Licht by ...

36. 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 ...

37. Edward Van Halen

Soundtrack | Twister

Edward Van Halen was a musician who along with his brother Alex Van Halen, and Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth, formed the band Van Halen in the early '70s, with Eddie on guitar, Alex on drums, Michael on bass and David on vocals. The band had different members over the years, but the core (...

38. Monique van de Ven

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.

39. 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.

40. Frank Lammers

Actor | D-Railed

Frank Lammers is a Dutch actor and director. He was born in Mierlo in the south of Holland. After graduating drama academy in Amsterdam in 1995, he started his career as a theatre actor. First at Toneelgroep Amsterdam, followed by 2 years in the ensemble of the RO theater, in Rotterdam and 3 years ...

41. 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 ...

42. 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 and writer, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), The Resurrection of a Bastard (2013) and The Judgement (2021).

43. 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 ...

44. Martijn Lakemeier

Actor | Oorlogswinter

Martijn Lakemeier (1993) first came to the scene at age of 14, when he made his acting debut in WINTER IN WARTIME, the Dutch Oscar submission in 2010. For his magnificent portrayal of a young boy coming of age during World War II, he won the prestigious Dutch film award the Golden Calf for Best ...

45. Renée Soutendijk

Actress | Suspiria

Renée Soutendijk was born on May 21, 1957 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Suspiria (2018), Eve of Destruction (1991) and Moordvrouw (2012). She is married to Thed Lenssen. They have two children.

46. Loes Haverkort

Actress | Celblok H

Loes Haverkort was born on January 19, 1981 in Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Celblok H (2014), Juliana, prinses van Oranje (2006) and De jacht (2016).

47. Martyn LeNoble

Soundtrack | The Faculty

Martyn LeNoble was born on April 14, 1969 in Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He is a composer, known for The Faculty (1998), Dark Blue (2002) and Punk: Attitude (2005). He has been married to Christina Applegate since February 23, 2013. They have one child.

48. Willeke van Ammelrooy

Actress | The Lake House

Willeke van Ammelrooy was born on April 5, 1944 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress and director, known for The Lake House (2006), Antonia's Line (1995) and 't Schaep Met De 5 Pooten (1969). She has been married to Marco Bakker since November 20, 1989.

49. Philip Dorn

Actor | I Remember Mama

A former matinee idol in Holland and Germany, he fled to America before WWII and portrayed anti-Nazi patriots and continental romancers in Hollywood. Forced to retire after suffering an injury while on stage in Holland 1955, he lived out the rest of his life in relative seclusion. Dogged by ill ...

50. Robert Wolders

Actor | Beau Geste

Robert Wolders was born on September 28, 1936 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He was an actor, known for Beau Geste (1966), Daniel Boone (1964) and Laredo (1965). He was previously married to Merle Oberon. He died on July 12, 2018.


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