Dutch movie stars died in Leukemia

Here are 2 famous actors from Netherlands died in Leukemia:

Wannes Van de Velde

Wannes Van de Velde (April 29, 1937 Antwerp-November 10, 2008 Antwerp) a.k.a. Van de Velde, Wannes or Willy Cecile Johannes Van de Velde was a Dutch singer, actor, composer, musician and poet.

Van de Velde was born in Antwerp, Belgium and was known for his folk and blues-inspired music. He often sang in Antwerp dialect and his songs were deeply rooted in Belgian culture and history. His most popular songs include "Ik Wil Deze Nacht in de Straten Verdwalen," "Mijn Mansarde," and "De Brug van Willebroek."

In addition to his music career, Van de Velde also acted on stage and in film. He starred in several productions of the Royal Flemish Theatre and appeared in the film "Mira" in 1971.

During his lifetime, Van de Velde received many awards for his contributions to Belgian culture, including the Golden Sabam Award and the Grand Prize of the City of Antwerp. He is considered one of the most important figures in Flemish culture and his music continues to be loved by many.

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Bert André

Bert André (August 6, 1941 Maastricht-May 21, 2008 Antwerp) also known as Hubertus Antonius Gerardus Maria André, Marc André or Bert Andre was a Dutch actor. He had one child, Sandrine André.

Bert André was known for his versatile acting skills and appeared in both Dutch and Belgian films, television series, and theatrical productions. He received critical acclaim for his role in the 1978 film "Het verloren paradijs", which earned him a nomination for the Golden Calf Award for Best Actor. André also had a successful career as a stage actor, performing in numerous productions in both the Netherlands and Belgium. Throughout his career, he worked with many renowned directors and actors, cementing his legacy as a respected and influential figure in Dutch and Belgian cinema. Outside of his acting career, Bert André was also an accomplished painter and sculptor. He passed away at the age of 66 in Antwerp, Belgium, leaving behind a lasting impact on the world of Dutch and Belgian entertainment.

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