Dutch actors who deceased at age 50

Here are 2 famous actors from Netherlands died at 50:

Cornelis Vreeswijk

Cornelis Vreeswijk (August 8, 1937 IJmuiden-November 12, 1987 Södermalm) also known as Cornelius Vreswijk, Cornelius Vreeswijk, Cornelis Vreswijk, Cornelis Freeswijk or Cornelis Wreeswijk was a Dutch musician, songwriter, singer, poet, actor and author. His child is Jack Vreeswijk.

He died as a result of liver cancer.

Cornelis Vreeswijk was born in the Netherlands but moved to Sweden in the early 1960s where he became a popular figure in the Swedish music scene. He wrote and performed songs in both Dutch and Swedish, often blending styles such as folk and jazz. Vreeswijk's lyrics often tackled social and political issues such as poverty and discrimination, as well as personal experiences such as the ups and downs of relationships. His work has since been recognized as having a significant impact on Swedish culture and he is seen as a pioneering force in the country's singer-songwriter scene. In addition to music, Vreeswijk also wrote several books and starred in films and television shows.

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Jeroen Willems

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

He died in cardiac arrest.

Jeroen Willems was a well-known Dutch actor and singer. He started his career in theater and later moved to films and television. He appeared in numerous Dutch and international productions, including the popular TV series, Penoza. Willems won several awards for his work, including the prestigious Dutch acting award, the Theo d'Or, in 2010.

In addition to his acting career, Willems was also a talented singer. He released several albums, including a tribute album to French singer-songwriter Jacques Brel. His musical abilities were showcased in his performances of Brel's songs, which were often described as powerful and emotional.

Sadly, Jeroen Willems passed away in December 2012 at the age of 50. His sudden death came as a shock to the entertainment industry and his fans, who mourned his loss. Despite his untimely passing, Willems' legacy lives on through his memorable performances and contributions to Dutch theater, film, and music.

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