Dutch actors who were born in 1955

Here are 5 famous actors from Netherlands were born in 1955:

Pierre Bokma

Pierre Bokma (December 20, 1955 Paris-) also known as Pierre Henri Martin Bokma is a Dutch actor. He has one child, Thomas Bokma.

Pierre Bokma is widely regarded as one of the greatest Dutch actors of his generation. He trained at the Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts and started his acting career on stage in the early 1980s. He has since appeared in numerous productions across a variety of genres, including plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Beckett.

In addition to his work in theater, Bokma has also made a name for himself on television and in film. He has won several awards for his performances, including two Golden Calf awards - the Dutch equivalent of the Academy Award - for Best Actor.

Bokma is also known for his voice work, having lent his distinctive voice to numerous documentaries, animated films, and audiobooks.

Outside of acting, Bokma is a passionate supporter of environmental causes and has worked with several organizations to promote sustainability and conservation efforts.

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Heintje Simons

Heintje Simons (August 12, 1955 Kerkrade-) also known as Hein Simons or Heintje is a Dutch singer and actor.

Heintje first gained popularity in the late 1960s with his hit song "Mama" which topped the charts in several countries including the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and Austria. He continued to release successful albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and also embarked on a successful acting career, starring in several Dutch and German films.

In the 1990s, Heintje took a break from music and acting to focus on his personal life, but made a comeback in the early 2000s with a new album and concert tour. He has since continued to perform and record music, and remains a beloved figure in the Dutch and German music scenes. In addition to his music and acting work, Heintje is also known for his philanthropic efforts, supporting various causes including children's charities and animal welfare organizations.

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Hans van Tongeren

Hans van Tongeren (January 18, 1955 Breda-August 25, 1982) was a Dutch actor.

He is best known for his performance as the lead character in the 1982 Paul Verhoeven film "Spetters".

Born in Breda, Netherlands, van Tongeren began acting in the late 1970s. He starred in several Dutch TV shows before landing his breakout role in "Spetters". The film's controversial content and graphic scenes caused a sensation in the Netherlands and helped establish van Tongeren as a rising star.

Tragically, van Tongeren committed suicide just months after the release of "Spetters". He was only 27 years old. His death shocked the Dutch entertainment industry and left many fans mourning the loss of such a promising young talent. Despite his short career, van Tongeren's memorable performances continue to be celebrated by film buffs and critics alike.

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Robert ten Brink

Robert ten Brink (October 20, 1955 Amsterdam-) is a Dutch actor and presenter. He has five children, Nina Ten Brink, Emma Ten Brink, Charlotte Ten Brink, Isabel Ten Brink and Suzanne Ten Brink.

Robert ten Brink is best known for presenting several Dutch television programs such as "All You Need Is Love" and "The Voice of Holland". He began his career as an actor in the 1970s and has appeared in both television and film productions. In addition to his work on screen, he is also a voice actor and has lent his voice to numerous commercials and animations. Over the years, he has received many awards for his contributions to Dutch television and entertainment. Outside of his career, he is actively involved in various philanthropic causes and has worked with organizations such as UNICEF and War Child.

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Pieter Jan Brugge

Pieter Jan Brugge (November 6, 1955 Deventer-) is a Dutch film producer, actor and film director.

Brugge moved to the United States in the early 1980s and started working in the film industry as a producer's assistant. He quickly worked his way up and eventually produced several successful films, including The Insider, Heat, and The Pelican Brief. Besides producing, Brugge has also directed a number of films, including The Clearing and The Kill Team. Throughout his career, Brugge has received numerous awards and nominations, including an Academy Award nomination for The Insider.

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