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


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1. Carice van Houten

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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. Famke Janssen

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 ...

5. Marwan Kenzari

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 ...

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...

7. 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 ...

8. Carel Struycken

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. 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 ...

10. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

13. 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 ...

14. 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 ...

15. 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 ...

16. 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...

17. 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.

18. 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 ...

19. 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;...

20. 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 Afscheid van de Maan (2014).

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. 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 ...

23. 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 ...

24. 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), De wederopstanding van een klootzak (2013) and The Way (2010).

25. 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), De geheimen van Barslet (2011) and Lucia de B. (2014).

26. 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).

27. 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 TV7 (2002). She has been married to Michiel Huisman since February 2008. They have one child.

28. 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 ...

29. Junkie XL

Composer | Mad Max: Fury Road

Junkie XL was born on December 8, 1967 in Lichtenvoorde, Gelderland, Netherlands as Antonius B. Holkenborg.

30. 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 ...

31. 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 ...

32. 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 ...

33. 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 ...

34. 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.

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. Lisa Smit

Actress | TBS

Lisa Smit first came to the public's attention as the female star of the children's horror film De griezelbus (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 starred ...

37. 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).

38. 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.

39. Gijs Blom

Actor | Jongens

Gijs Blom was born on January 2, 1997 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is known for his work on Jongens (2014), Pijnstillers (2014) and La Famiglia (2016).

40. Jennifer Hoffman

Actress | Dummie de Mummie

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 de Mummie (2014), Dummie de Mummie en de tombe van Achnetoet (2017) and Dummie de Mummie en de Sfinx van Shakaba (2015).

41. 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 ...

42. 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.

43. Frank Lammers

Director | Of ik gek ben

Frank Lammers was born on April 10, 1972 in Mierlo, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. He is an actor and director, known for Of ik gek ben (2016), Nachtrit (2006) and Black Book (2006).

44. Gijs Naber

Actor | Aanmodderfakker

Gijs Naber was born in 1980 in Vinkeveen, Utrecht, Netherlands. He is an actor, known for Aanmodderfakker (2014), Black Book (2006) and Lang & gelukkig (2010).

45. Dieter Jansen

Actor | The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show

Dieter Jansen was born on September 17, 1969 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is an actor and director, known for The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (2015), 30 Milligram (2014) and Love, Death & Robots (2019).

46. 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) ...

47. 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...

48. Bracha van Doesburgh

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.

49. Brett Gentile

Actor | Captain America: Civil War

Brett Gentile was born on September 15, 1973 in Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands. He is an actor and writer, known for Captain America: Civil War (2016), We're the Millers (2013) and The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014).

50. 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 ...


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