Birth Place Matching "Netherlands" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Game of Thrones
One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known for her lead roles in Paul Verhoeven's award-winning Black Book, Bryan Singer's Valkyrie opposite Tom Cruise and as Melisandre on Game of Thrones.
Her Dutch-language feature Love Life, gained her further critical ...
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 ...
Actress | X-Men: The Last Stand
Famke was born in the Netherlands, where she began her professional career as a model. She later moved to the United States, where she has made her home since 1984. Initially settling in New York, she majored in writing and literature at Columbia University and studied acting with Harold Guskin. ...
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 ...
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 ...
6. Rutger Hauer
Actor | Blade Runner
Blond, blue-eyed, tall and handsome Dutch actor Rutger Hauer has an international reputation for playing everything from romantic leads to action heroes to sinister villains. Hauer was born in Breukelen, a town in the province of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is the son of Teunke (Mellema) and Arend...
Actor | What Happened to Monday
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 ...
Actor | The Addams Family
Carel Struyken 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 country, where he finished high school. He graduated from the directing program at the film school in Amsterdam, following ...
9. Gaite Jansen
Actress | In therapie
Gaite Jansen (1991) is considered one of the most promising young talents of her acting generation. In 2008 she was awarded the Best Actress Award for Luwte at the 48 Hour Film Project in Amsterdam and she was recently nominated for the Golden Calf for Best Actress (170 HZ).
Gaite was uniquely ...
10. Katja Herbers
Actress | Manhattan
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 ...
11. 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 ...
12. 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 ...
13. 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 ...
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. Jeroen Krabbé
Actor | The Fugitive
Jeroen Krabbé was born on December 5, 1944 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Jeroen Aart Krabbé. He is an actor and director, known for The Fugitive (1993), The Living Daylights (1987) and The Punisher (1989). He has been married to Herma van Geemert since 1964. They have three children.
17. 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 ...
19. 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).
20. 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...
21. Anna Drijver
Actress | Loft
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 ...
22. 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 ...
23. Melisa Pamuk
Actress | Çarpisma
Melisa Asli Pamuk is a Turkish 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 pageant titleholder. She enrolled on a Psychology degree at University of Amsterdam but ...
24. 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 ...
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 ...
26. Ron Smoorenburg
Actor | Ngo si seoi
Ron Smoorenburg (44) holds the world record record highest kick (11 feet) is mainly known for the end fight in Jackie Chan's 'Who am I?' (1998) which got a Hong Kong Oscar for the best action scene of the year.
Over the last 20 years Ron worked with a lot of well known martial art action stars like;...
29. Tygo Gernandt
Actor | Black Death
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' made him famous in the Netherlands. After that, many guest appearances followed, as well as leading parts in television ...
32. Halina Reijn
Actress | Valkyrie
Halina Reijn was 6 when she decided to become an actress. She grew up in Groningen, a small city in the Netherlands. When she was 20 years old she was accepted by three theatre schools in the Netherlands. She choose to go to the Maastricht theatre academy. In her second year of training, Job ...
33. 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 ...
35. 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 ...
36. 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 ...
38. Abbey Hoes
Actress | Petticoat
Emily Abigail Ashley Hoes was born on May 20th, 1994 in the city of Rotterdam. At the age of 10 she started taking singing, dancing and acting lessons at the Hofplein Children's theatre. After a couple of auditions for musical-theater she discovered that acting instead of singing was where her ...
41. 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: The Championship (1984), Lady Gaga: G.U.Y. (2014) and Model Moms. She was previously married to David Foster and Mohamed Hadid.
42. Edward Van Halen
Soundtrack | Twister
Edward Van Halen is a musician who along with his brother, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth formed the band Van Halen in the early 70's, with Eddie Van Halen on Guitar, Alex Van Halen on drums, Michael Anthony on Bass and David Lee Roth on Vocals. The band is still together today ...
43. Lisa Smit
Actress | TBS
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 ...
44. Jennifer Hoffman
Jennifer Hoffman was born on December 23, 1980 in Gouda, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Jennifer Mary Hoffman. She is known for her work on Dummie the Mummy and the Tomb of Achnetut (2017), Dummie the Mummy and the Golden Scarabee (2014) and Dummie the Mummy and the Sphinx of Shakaba (2015).
Actress | Hartenstraat
During her last year at the Amsterdam University of the Arts, she was cast for her first two leading roles - both Het Schnitzelparadiijs and Vet Hard went on to become box-office hits and her career took off. Bracha is one of the Netherlands most sought-after leading ladies.
47. Renée Soutendijk
Actress | Suspiria
Renée Soutendijk was born on May 21, 1957 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Renette Pauline Soutendijk. She is an actress, known for Suspiria (2018), Eve of Destruction (1991) and Private Resistance (1985). She is married to Thed Lenssen. They have two children.
48. 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.
49. Roel Reiné
Director | Michiel de Ruyter
Roel Reine was born in The Netherlands, and with his first theatrical feature 'The Delivery' he won The Golden Calf for Best Director (the Dutch equivalent to an Academy Award). In 2005 Roel Reine has moved to Los Angeles and has directed now an impressive slate of 16 feature films for studios like...