Dutch actors who were born in 1962

Here are 10 famous actors from Netherlands were born in 1962:

Victor Löw

Victor Löw (August 25, 1962 Amsterdam-) also known as Victor Low, Victor Löwenstein or Victor Arthur Löw is a Dutch actor.

He began his acting career in the 1980s, appearing on television shows and in films such as "De Kassière" and "Goede tijden, slechte tijden". Löw soon became a well-known figure in the Dutch acting scene and went on to perform in a wide range of productions. He has received critical acclaim for his work on stage, including his performances in Shakespearean plays and contemporary dramas.

In addition to his acting work, Löw is an accomplished voice actor, lending his voice to various films, animations, and commercials. He is also a regular presence on Dutch television, hosting talk shows and appearing as a guest on various programs.

Löw has been awarded several accolades throughout his career, most notably a Golden Calf for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in the film "Langer Licht". He is also a member of the Order of Orange-Nassau, a prestigious honor given to individuals who have made significant contributions to Dutch society.

Jeroen Willems

Jeroen Willems (November 15, 1962 Maastricht-December 3, 2012 Amsterdam) was a Dutch actor and singer.

He began his acting career in theater productions, where his performances were critically acclaimed. Willems later transitioned to film and television, appearing in numerous Dutch productions such as "Ocean's Twelve" and "The Dinner." He won several awards for his acting, including a Golden Calf at the Netherlands Film Festival. Alongside his acting career, Willems was also a talented singer, performing in musicals and releasing his own albums. Despite his success, Willems was known for his humility and dedication to his craft. He is remembered as one of the most talented and versatile actors of his generation.

Paul de Leeuw

Paul de Leeuw (March 26, 1962 Rotterdam-) otherwise known as Paul de Leeuw met Bassie en Adriaan, Bob de Rooij, Paul Henri de Leeuw, Rooij, de, Annie or Rooij, de, Bob is a Dutch actor, singer, presenter, comedian, television producer and screenwriter. He has two children, Kas and Tobey.

De Leeuw began his career in the 1980s as a comedian and singer, and quickly rose to fame with his irreverent humor and flamboyant stage presence. He became a well-known television personality in the Netherlands, hosting a number of popular shows including the Paul de Leeuw Show and De Kwis.

In addition to his work as a comedian and television personality, De Leeuw has also acted in a number of films and television shows, including the Dutch version of Sesame Street. He has released several albums as a singer, and has won numerous awards for his work in entertainment.

De Leeuw is known for his outspokenness on a wide range of social and political issues, and has been involved in a number of controversies over the years. Despite this, he remains a beloved figure in Dutch popular culture, and continues to be a major force in entertainment in the Netherlands and beyond.

Martin Schwab

Martin Schwab (March 29, 1962 The Hague-) is a Dutch actor and television director.

He graduated from the Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1987 and began his acting career in theater performances. Schwab has performed in a variety of Dutch TV shows and films, including "Penoza" and "Flikken Maastricht" and has won multiple awards for his acting roles. In addition to acting, Schwab has also directed several TV shows including "Flikken Rotterdam" and "Baantjer het Begin". He is known for his versatile acting skills and ability to portray complex characters.

Chris Tates

Chris Tates (February 3, 1962 Zaandam-) is a Dutch actor.

With over three decades of experience in the industry, Chris Tates is one of the most acclaimed actors in Dutch cinema and theatre. He started his acting career in the 1980s, performing in various plays and television programs in the Netherlands.

Tates is best known for his roles in popular Dutch movies such as "The Heineken Kidnapping" (2011) and "The Hell of '63" (2009). He has also worked on several international productions, including the British television series "Holby City" and the movie "Saints and Soldiers" (2003).

In addition to acting, Tates has also worked as a director and writer. He wrote several plays and directed numerous theatre productions in the Netherlands. He received a Golden Calf Award for Best Actor in a Television Drama for his role in the television series "Keyzer & De Boer Advocaten" in 2006.

Throughout his career, Tates has been recognized for his outstanding performances and contributions to the Dutch entertainment industry.

Erik de Bruyn

Erik de Bruyn (October 27, 1962 Terneuzen-) is a Dutch actor and film director.

De Bruyn initially trained and worked as an actor, appearing in several Dutch television shows and films in the 1980s and 1990s. He eventually turned his focus to directing, and gained critical acclaim for his 2001 debut feature film "Wilde Mossels" (Wild Mussels), which premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. He went on to direct several other feature films, including "Nadine" (2007), "The President" (2011), and "Jongens" (Boys, 2014). In addition to his work in film, de Bruyn is a prominent figure in Dutch politics, having been a member of the Socialist Party and a candidate for the party leadership in 2017.

Viggo Waas

Viggo Waas (April 18, 1962 Amsterdam-) also known as Waas, Viggo is a Dutch actor, writer, singer, comedian and tv program creator. He has one child, Tara Waas.

Viggo Waas started his career in the early 90s as a member of the comedy group "Van Houts en de Ket". Together they performed in several theater shows, television programs and even released a successful music album. Later on, Waas ventured into solo projects, predominantly as a theater actor and comedian.

Apart from his work in the entertainment industry, Viggo Waas is also known for his activism. He is a dedicated supporter of Greenpeace and has even participated in several of their campaigns. Moreover, he has been a vocal advocate for animal rights and has used his public platform to speak out against animal cruelty.

As a writer, Waas has published several books, including children's books and a novel. In 2016 he was commissioned to write the annual King's speech during King's Day, where he received widespread acclaim for his eloquent and humorous writing style.

In recent years, Viggo Waas has become a popular television presenter and creator of tv programs. In 2017 he co-produced and starred in "Het Instituut", a reality show where contestants were subjected to various psychological experiments. The program was a commercial success and led to several new opportunities for Waas in the television industry.

Steven de Jong

Steven de Jong (June 26, 1962 Scharsterbrug-) a.k.a. Steve de Jong is a Dutch film director, film producer, actor, screenwriter and television director.

He studied at the Dutch Film and Television Academy in Amsterdam and began his career directing music videos for Dutch artists. He gained recognition for his films "De Kameleon" (2003) and "De Scheepsjongens van Bontekoe" (2007). He has also directed several popular Dutch television series such as "Baantjer" and "Flikken Maastricht". De Jong has received multiple awards for his work in film and television, including a Golden Calf for Best Feature Film and several Rembrandt Awards for Best Dutch Film. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, de Jong is also a passionate sailor and has competed in numerous sailing races.

Paul Römer

Paul Römer (December 13, 1962 Amsterdam-) also known as Paulus Römer is a Dutch actor and television producer. His children are called Jessica Römer and Daniël Römer.

Paul Römer grew up in Amsterdam and started his acting career at a young age, appearing in various Dutch television shows and movies. He is particularly known for his leading roles in the Dutch soap opera "Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden" and the drama series "Pleidooi". In addition to his successful acting career, Römer is also a talented television producer and has worked on shows such as "Big Brother" and "The Voice". He co-founded the Dutch production company Talpa Media with John de Mol, which was later sold to ITV. Römer continues to work in the entertainment industry and is an important figure in Dutch television.

Rogier Schippers

Rogier Schippers (June 28, 1962 Vrouwenpolder-) is a Dutch actor.

After studying at the Amsterdam Theatre School, Rogier Schippers began his career in theater, performing in numerous plays including "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet" and "Antigone" among others. In the 1990s, he started appearing on television and in films such as "All Stars," "Jiskefet" and "Baantjer." He is also a voice-over artist and has worked on several documentaries and commercials. In addition to his acting career, Schippers is also a writer and has had several of his plays produced. He continues to work in a variety of mediums and is considered one of the most talented actors of his generation.

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