Dutch actors who were born in 1927

Here are 6 famous actors from Netherlands were born in 1927:

Henk van Ulsen

Henk van Ulsen (May 8, 1927 Kampen, Overijssel-August 28, 2009 Bussum) a.k.a. Hendrik van Ulsen was a Dutch actor and voice actor.

He began his career in 1951 as a stage actor and later became a well-known television and film actor. He played a variety of roles in TV series such as "Pension Hommeles" and "Oud Geld" and in films such as "Soldier of Orange" and "The Lift". Van Ulsen was also a prolific voice actor, providing the Dutch voice for characters in several popular films including "The Lion King", "Mary Poppins" and "The Jungle Book". He was known for his powerful voice and his ability to bring characters to life, whether on stage or on screen. Despite suffering from Parkinson's disease later in life, Van Ulsen continued to act until his death at the age of 82.

Van Ulsen's acting career spanned over six decades, during which he won numerous awards for his work. He was awarded the Order of the Netherlands Lion in 1991 for his contributions to Dutch culture. In addition to his work as an actor, Van Ulsen was also a translator, translating several classic works of literature into Dutch. He was a passionate art collector and a founding member of the Dutch Art Dealers Association. Van Ulsen's legacy as one of the greatest Dutch actors of his generation lives on, with his powerful performances continuing to captivate audiences today.

Tabe Bas

Tabe Bas (February 18, 1927 Amsterdam-January 29, 2009 Amsterdam) was a Dutch actor.

He was acclaimed for his work in both theater and television, and was a prominent figure in Dutch entertainment industry during the 1950s and 1960s. Tabe Bas began his acting career in the early 1950s and appeared in a number of notable Dutch films such as "Ciske de Rat", "Makkers Staakt uw Wild Geraas" and "Het Dwaallicht". He was also a regular performer in popular Dutch TV programs including the satirical show "Zo is het toevallig ook nog eens een keer". With his iconic voice and charisma, Tabe Bas was regarded as a beloved and versatile performer by both his peers and the audience.

In addition to his acting career, Tabe Bas was also a successful voice actor. He lent his voice to numerous Dutch dubbed versions of foreign films and TV series, including the voice of the character Roo in the Dutch version of "Winnie the Pooh". Later in his career, he also became a respected director and acting coach, working with young actors at various theater schools in the Netherlands. Tabe Bas received several awards for his contributions to Dutch theater and film, including the prestigious Order of Orange-Nassau in 1995. He remained active in the entertainment industry until his death in 2009 at the age of 81.

Leen Jongewaard

Leen Jongewaard (March 30, 1927 Amsterdam-June 4, 1996 Nice) also known as Leendert Jongewaard was a Dutch singer and actor.

Leen Jongewaard was a well-known Dutch actor, known for his appearances in various musicals and films. He started his career as a singer in the late 1950s and soon became a popular performer in the Netherlands. He gained particular fame for his role as Tevye in the Dutch production of Fiddler on the Roof.

Along with acting, Jongewaard was also a talented songwriter, performer, and comedian, and released several albums throughout his career. In addition to his work in theatre, he appeared in several Dutch films, including In for Treatment and Turkish Delight. His charismatic personality and distinctive voice made him one of the most beloved performers in the Netherlands.

Jongewaard also received several accolades for his work, including the Order of the Netherlands Lion and the Golden Harp. Despite his success, he remained humble and dedicated to his craft, and continued to perform until his death in 1996 at the age of 69.

Jongewaard was born in Amsterdam in 1927, and grew up in a working-class family. After finishing school, he worked as a furniture maker and a salesman, but he always had a passion for music and entertainment. He started his career as a singer at the age of 30, and initially performed in various small venues in Amsterdam.

Jongewaard's breakthrough came in 1966, when he was cast as the lead in the Dutch production of Fiddler on the Roof. His performance as Tevye was widely praised, and he became a household name in the Netherlands. He continued to work in theatre throughout his career, and appeared in several other musicals, including My Fair Lady and The Baker's Wife.

In addition to his stage work, Jongewaard also had a successful career in film and television. He appeared in several Dutch TV shows and films, including the popular series De Kleine Waarheid. He also wrote and performed in several one-man shows, which showcased his talent for comedy and storytelling.

Jongewaard was widely respected by his peers and fans, and remained an active performer until his death in 1996. He was known for his warm personality, his love of music and theatre, and his dedication to his craft. Today, he is remembered as one of the greatest performers in Dutch entertainment history.

Pieter Lutz

Pieter Lutz (August 13, 1927 Delft-August 20, 2009 Rotterdam) also known as Petrus Gerardus Lutz was a Dutch actor. He had three children, Leontine Lutz, Dorine Lutz and Victorine Lutz.

Pieter Lutz was best known for his long career in Dutch television and film. He appeared in numerous TV series and movies including "Dagboek van een Herdershond" and "Als de Dijken Breken". He also worked in theater, performing in plays like "De Man van La Mancha". Lutz was highly regarded for his versatile acting skills, portraying a range of characters in his career. He received a Golden Calf award for Best Actor in a TV Drama for his role in "De Weg". Lutz passed away at the age of 82 after a long and successful career in Dutch entertainment.

Pieter Lutz came from a family of theater professionals, with both his parents being actors. He began his career on stage, and later transitioned to television and film. Despite his success on screen, Lutz never lost his love for theater and continued acting in stage productions throughout his life. Alongside his acting career, Lutz was also involved in founding the Dutch theater company De Appel, which would go on to become one of the most prominent theater companies in the Netherlands. Lutz was considered a consummate professional by his colleagues and was known for his dedication and discipline on set. He was also known for his passion for cooking and wrote a cookbook towards the end of his life. Despite his passing, Pieter Lutz's contributions to Dutch entertainment continue to be celebrated and remembered.

Will Spoor

Will Spoor (December 3, 1927 The Hague-) is a Dutch actor.

Spoor began his acting career in the Dutch theater in the 1950s and went on to appear in numerous Dutch television shows and films throughout the 1960s and 1970s. He is particularly well-known for his roles in Dutch films such as "Blue Movie" (1971) and "Keetje Tippel" (1975), as well as his performance in the popular Dutch crime series "Baantjer" (1995-2006). In addition to his acting work, Spoor has also worked as a radio DJ and director. He was awarded the Order of Orange-Nassau in 2000 for his contributions to Dutch culture.

Will Spoor was born on December 3, 1927, in The Hague, Netherlands. He showed an early interest in acting and pursued it by attending a theater school in Amsterdam. After completing his education, he started his acting career in the 1950s by performing in various plays in theaters across the Netherlands.

Spoor's breakthrough role came in 1971 when he starred in the controversial Dutch film "Blue Movie". The film tackled taboo subjects such as sex, nudity, and the changing cultural norms in the Netherlands. It caused a massive uproar among Dutch audiences but also brought Spoor much acclaim.

He continued to appear in various movies, TV shows, and theater plays throughout the 1970s and 1980s. However, it was his role as Commissioner Peters in the popular Dutch crime series "Baantjer" that brought him nationwide recognition in the 1990s. The show revolved around the work of detectives in Amsterdam and aired for over ten years.

Apart from his acting work, Spoor was also a talented radio DJ and director. He directed a number of theater plays and TV dramas in the 1970s and 1980s. In addition, he worked as a radio DJ at the national Dutch radio station, NOS, for a few years.

Spoor was awarded the Order of Orange-Nassau, one of the highest honors given to a Dutch citizen, in 2000 for his contributions to Dutch culture. Now retired, he remains highly respected in the Dutch entertainment industry for his versatile acting, directing, and radio work.

Andre van den Heuvel

Andre van den Heuvel (June 4, 1927 Tegelen-) also known as Heuvel, van den, André or Andreas Petrus Gerardus van den Heuvel is a Dutch actor and television director.

He began his acting career with the theater company of comedian Wim Kan and later moved on to perform with the Nederlandse Comedie. In the late 1950s, he started performing in television dramas and became a recognized face on Dutch television. Apart from acting, van den Heuvel also directed several television programs including the popular Dutch comedy series, 'Oppassen!!!' in the 1990s. He was honored with several awards for his contributions to Dutch theater and television including the Theo d'Or award for best actor in 1964. Despite his retirement in 1994, he remained a respected figure in the Dutch entertainment industry until his passing in 2016 at the age of 88.

Van den Heuvel was born in Tegelen, a small town in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands, on June 4, 1927. He grew up in a family of actors and performers and started acting at a young age. After his early career with Wim Kan's theater company and the Nederlandse Comedie, he continued to act in various stage productions, including the premiere of "De Storm" by Shakespeare at the Holland Festival in 1986.

In addition to his career in theater and television, van den Heuvel was also an accomplished voice actor. He provided the Dutch voiceover for several movies and TV shows, including Disney's "Robin Hood" and "The Jungle Book."

Van den Heuvel was dedicated to promoting the Dutch artistic community and was involved in several cultural organizations, including the Dutch Association of Stage Artists and the Dutch Culture Council.

Throughout his career, van den Heuvel remained humble and committed to his craft, even after achieving widespread fame in the Netherlands. His legacy as a talented actor and director continues to inspire aspiring artists in the Dutch entertainment industry.

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