Famous Dutch Actors

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Michiel Huisman
(Dutch Actor Known for His Role as 'Daario Naharis' on HBO’s Fantasy Series 'Game of Thrones')
Michiel Huisman
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Birthdate: July 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amstelveen, Netherlands

Michiel Huisman is a Dutch musician and actor who achieved international fame after taking over the role of Daario Naharis in the popular HBO series Game of Thrones in 2014. Michiel Huisman is also known for his association with the band Fontane, which was later renamed Michiel Huisman.

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Rutger Hauer
(Dutch Actor Known for His Films: 'Turkish Delight', 'Nighthawks' and 'Blade Runner')
Rutger Hauer
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Birthdate: January 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Breukelen, Netherlands
Died: July 19, 2019

Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, tagged as the Best Dutch Actor of the Century by the Dutch public, gained spotlight with his debut film, Turkish Delight, the most successful film in the history of Dutch cinema. Moving on, he gained international recognition with other Dutch films like Spetters, and etched his name in Hollywood with films like Nighthawks and Blade Runner.   

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Marwan Kenzari
(Dutch Actor Known His Role in the 2013 Film 'Wolf')
Marwan Kenzari
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Birthdate: January 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherland

Marwan Kenzari is a Tunisian Dutch actor who achieved popularity in 2013 when he won the Golden Calf, the Dutch equivalent of the Oscars, for Best Actor for his portrayal of Majid in the action drama-martial arts film, Wolf. Kenzari went on to achieve international recognition for his portrayal of Joe in the 2020 American superhero film The Old Guard.  

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Robert Wolders
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Birthdate: September 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: July 12, 2018

Robert Wolders was a Dutch actor best known for his portrayal of Erik Hunter in the Western television series, Laredo. Known for his exotic accent and good looks, Wolders' personal life largely overshadowed his professional life. His marriage with Merle Oberon and relationship with Audrey Hepburn kept him in the spotlight throughout his life.

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Carel Struycken
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Birthdate: July 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Dutch actor Carel Struycken is best known as Lurch from The Addams Family film franchise, Mr. Homn from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the Giant/Fireman from Twin Peaks. His extraordinary 7-foot frame and distinctive features are due to acromegaly. A skilled photographer, he also manages a photography site.
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Bas Rutten
(Actor, Former Mixed Martial Artist, Kickboxer and Professional Wrestler)
Bas Rutten
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Birthdate: February 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tilburg, Netherlands

Bas Rutten is a Dutch–American actor, former kickboxer, mixed martial artist, and professional wrestler. A former UFC Heavyweight Champion and a King of Pancrase world champion, Rutten finished his career on a high as he remained unbeaten for the last 22 fights of his career. In 2015, Bas Rutten was made an inductee of the UFC Hall of Fame.

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Jeroen Krabbe
(Actor, Director)
Jeroen Krabbe
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Birthdate: December 5, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Jeroen Krabbe is a Dutch actor, illustrator, painter, and film director. He is best known for playing negative roles in popular films like the 15th James Bond movie The Living Daylights. His contributions to film and theatre were honored with the Top Naeff prize in 1965. In 2014, he was awarded the Frans Banninck Cocqpenning for his services to Amsterdam.

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Marcus Schenkenberg
(Swedish Model and Actor Best Known for His ‘Calvin Klein’ Advertisement)
Marcus Schenkenberg
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Birthdate: August 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden

Marcus Schenkenberg is a Swedish actor, television personality, model, and singer. Although he is best known for appearing in Calvin Klein advertisements, Schenkenberg is also famous for modeling for designers like Giorgio Armani, Versace, and Donna Karan. Schenkenberg is also a writer; he released a book titled Marcus Schenkenberg: New Rules in 1997.

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Erland Van Lidth De Jeude
(Actor, Wrestler)
Erland Van Lidth De Jeude
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Birthdate: June 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hilversum, Netherlands
Died: September 23, 1987

Erland Van Lidth De Jeude was a Dutch-American actor, amateur wrestler, and opera singer. While pursuing his wrestling career, he was given an opportunity to portray the role of the fearsome Terror in the 1979 American comedy-drama film The Wanderers. He then landed a couple of other roles, including his role as Dynamo in the 1987 film The Running Man.

Yorick van Wageningen
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Birthdate: April 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baarn, Netherlands

Dutch actor Yorick van Wageningen is best known for his performances in films like The Chronicles of Riddick and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). He missed working in Steven Spielberg's sci-fi film Minority Report as he didn’t get a work permit, but later managed a breakthrough in Hollywood with David Twohy’s sci-fi action film The Chronicles of Riddick.

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Bas van Toor
(Actor, Singer)
Bas van Toor
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Birthdate: September 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maassluis, Netherlands

Bas van Toor is a Dutch recording artist and entertainer best known for being one-half of the popular duo Bassie en Adriaan along with his brother Aad van Toor. Bas portrayed a crook named Vlugge Japie as part of the act and then played Japie in a TV series. He is also credited with co-founding the children's channel Pebble TV.

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Aad van Toor
(Actor, Singer)
Aad van Toor
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Birthdate: October 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maassluis, Netherlands

Aad van Toor is a Dutch recording artist, acrobat, director, actor, and lyricist. He is known for his work with his brother Bas with whom he created popular acts, namely Bassie en Adriaan and The Crocksons. Bassie en Adriaan, which featured acrobatic acts of the duo, was televised from 1978 to 1996. Van Toor also established a couple of companies.

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Anthony Ingruber
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Birthdate: February 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philippines

Dutch-Australian actor and impressionist Anthony Ingruber gained international attention on the internet uploading videos on his YouTube channel of impressions. He has given voice over and acted in industrial, independent, and feature films, and is best-known for his performances in the video games Batman: The Telltale Series and Batman: The Enemy Within and in the film The Age of Adaline.

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Barry Atsma
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Birthdate: December 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bromley, England
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Gijs Blom
(Actor)
Gijs Blom
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Birthdate: January 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Marco Borsato
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Birthdate: December 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alkmaar, Netherlands
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Mark Vanderloo
(Dutch Model and Actor Known for His Work with 'Hugo Boss')
Mark Vanderloo
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Birthdate: April 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waddinxveen, Netherlands

Dutch supermodel of the 1990s, Mark Vanderloo is best known as the face of Hugo Boss. Initially a bartender, he was later signed on to Wilhelmina Models. He won honors such as VH1’s Male Model of the Year and became the first male model to be featured on the cover of Marie Claire.

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Heintje Simons
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Birthdate: August 12, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kerkrade, Netherlands
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Charly Luske
(Singer)
Charly Luske
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Birthdate: September 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Hans Teeuwen
(Comedian, Musician)
Hans Teeuwen
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Birthdate: March 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budel, Netherlands
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Johannes Heesters
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Birthdate: December 5, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: December 24, 2011

Johannes Heesters was a Dutch actor who was active in theater plays, television, and cinema. He was also a vocalist and a concert performer. Born in Netherlands, he moved to Germany as a young man and established himself as a singer and actor. He enjoyed an incredibly long career that spanned nine decades. He died at the age of 108. 

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Derek de Lint
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Birthdate: July 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
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Frank Lammers
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Birthdate: April 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mierlo, Netherlands
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Philip Dorn
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Birthdate: September 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scheveningen, Netherlands
Died: May 9, 1975
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Erik Meijer
(computer scientist)
Erik Meijer
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Birthdate: April 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Netherlands
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Ron Smoorenburg
(Actor, Martial artist)
Ron Smoorenburg
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Birthdate: April 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
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Philip Van Zandt
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Birthdate: October 4, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: February 15, 1958
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Rudi Carrell
(Entertainer)
Rudi Carrell
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Birthdate: December 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alkmaar, Netherlands
Died: July 7, 2006
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Johnny de Mol
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Birthdate: January 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Laren, Netherlands
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Hans Klok
(Magician, Actor)
Hans Klok
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Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Purmerend, Netherlands
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John van Dreelen
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Birthdate: May 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: September 4, 1992
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Paul de Leeuw
(Comedian, Actor)
Paul de Leeuw
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Birthdate: March 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Henk Poort
(Actor)
Henk Poort
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Birthdate: January 20, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Raymond Thiry
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Birthdate: September 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Jon Bluming
(Martial artist, Actor)
Jon Bluming
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Birthdate: February 6, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: December 17, 2018
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Lars Oostveen
(Actor, Tv Presenter)
Lars Oostveen
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Birthdate: September 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heiloo, Netherlands
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Tygo Gernandt
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Birthdate: April 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Antonie Kamerling
(Actor, Singer)
Antonie Kamerling
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Birthdate: August 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arnhem, Netherlands
Died: October 6, 2010
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Huub Stapel
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Birthdate: December 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tegelen, Netherlands
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Bram van der Vlugt
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Birthdate: May 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: December 19, 2020
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Benja Bruijning
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Birthdate: October 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Roberto Vander
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Birthdate: September 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laren, North Holland, Netherlands
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Rob de Nijs
(Singer, Actor)
Rob de Nijs
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Birthdate: December 26, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Fons Rademakers
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Birthdate: September 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roosendaal, Netherlands
Died: February 22, 2007
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Robert Jensen
(Television presenter, Film critic, Actor)
Robert Jensen
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Birthdate: April 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Voorburg, Netherlands
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Youssef Idilbi
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Birthdate: May 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Drachten, Netherlands
Died: May 15, 2008
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Max Rhyser
(Model)
Max Rhyser
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Birthdate: July 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Born to an American-Israeli mother and a Danish father in the Netherlands, Max Rhyser grew up in places such as France and Denmark. He began a career in commercials and theater during her teens. He has also been part of movies such as Homeland and the web series In Between Men.

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Daan Creyghton
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Birthdate: September 21, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam
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Dolf de Vries
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Birthdate: July 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: December 5, 2020