Dutch actresses who were born in 1962

Here are 9 famous actresses from Netherlands were born in 1962:

Maruschka Detmers

Maruschka Detmers (December 16, 1962 Schoonebeek-) is a Dutch actor.

She rose to international fame in the early 1980s for her role in the French film "The Gold Rimmed Glasses" and later received critical acclaim for her performance in the film "Devil in the Flesh". Detmers has also starred in a number of American, Italian, and German film productions. In addition to acting, she has also worked as a model and a singer. Detmers has won several awards throughout her career, including the Best Actress Award at the 1986 São Paulo International Film Festival for her role in "Devil in the Flesh".

Marjolein Keuning

Marjolein Keuning (October 4, 1962 Vlaardingen-) is a Dutch actor. She has two children, Suze Poort and Lana Sophia Poort.

Keuning started her acting career in the early 80s, as a part of a youth theatre group. Her breakthrough performance came in 1986 in the Dutch TV series 'Op hoop van zegen'. She went on to star in many successful Dutch TV shows, including 'Goudkust', 'Goede tijden, slechte tijden', and 'Onderweg naar Morgen'.

In addition to television, Keuning has also acted in several Dutch films, such as 'An Amsterdam Tale' and 'Hans en Grietje: Sprookjesboom de Film'. She has won several awards for her performances, including the prestigious 'John Kraaijkamp Musical Award' for Best Female Lead in a Musical.

Alongside her acting career, Keuning has also worked as a voice actor for many Dutch and foreign animated films and TV series. She is also involved in various charitable causes, including providing support to cancer patients and their families.

Annejet van der Zijl

Annejet van der Zijl (April 6, 1962 Leeuwarden-) also known as Annajetske van der Zijl is a Dutch actor and writer.

She is well-known for her bestselling books and biographies on influential figures mainly in the field of arts and politics. Her most notable works include "Sonny Boy" which tells the story of a forbidden love affair during the Second World War, "The American Princess" which is a biography of Wallis Simpson, the woman who captured the heart of King Edward VIII of England, and "Bernhard: A Hidden Life" which is a biographical account of the political intrigues surrounding the Dutch royal family during World War II. van der Zijl has won several literary awards for her works and has been recognized as one of the most prominent Dutch writers of her generation.

Caroline de Bruijn

Caroline de Bruijn (July 31, 1962 Dordrecht-) a.k.a. Caroline Henriette Leopoldine De Bruijn, Caroline De Bruijn or Caroline de Bruyn is a Dutch actor. Her child is called Solane Victoria de Vogel.

Caroline de Bruijn is best known for her work on television. She played the role of Janine Elschot in the popular Dutch soap opera "Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden" (Good Times, Bad Times) from 1992 to 1995 and then returned to the show in 2005, where she has remained since. She has received critical acclaim for her performance in the series, earning several awards for Best Actress.

In addition to her work on "Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden," de Bruijn has appeared in numerous other television shows in the Netherlands, including "Grijpstra & De Gier," "Keyzer & De Boer Advocaten," and "Baantjer." She has also acted in films, such as "Karakter," which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998.

Outside of acting, de Bruijn is involved in charity work. She has served as an ambassador for the Dutch organization Stichting Kinderpostzegels, which provides aid to children in need around the world.

Marnie Blok

Marnie Blok (May 23, 1962 The Hague-) a.k.a. Marina Ann Catharina Blok or Marina Blok is a Dutch screenwriter and actor.

Blok began her career as an actor in various Dutch television shows and films before transitioning to screenwriting. She is best known for her work on the critically acclaimed films "Antonia's Line" (1995), which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and "The Dress" (1996). Blok has also collaborated on several television series, including "Penoza" and "Overspel". In addition to her writing work, she founded a theater company in Amsterdam in the 1990s and has also directed several plays. Blok has received numerous awards and nominations for her work, including the Golden Calf for Best Screenplay at the Netherlands Film Festival.

Brigitte Kaandorp

Brigitte Kaandorp (March 10, 1962 Haarlem-) also known as Brigitte Allegonda Maria Kaandorp or Kaandorp, Brigitte is a Dutch actor and comedian. She has two children, Jan Jr. Kaandorp and Olga kaandorp.

Kaandorp grew up in Haarlem and showed an early interest in music and theater. She began writing and performing her own comedy acts while still a student, and later went on to study at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Amsterdam. In 1983, she won the Wim Sonneveld Award, a prestigious yearly award given to up-and-coming cabaret talent in the Netherlands.

Over the next several decades, Kaandorp became a well-known figure in Dutch comedy, with numerous successful shows and tours to her name. She is known for her irreverent, energetic style and her ability to find humor in everyday situations. In addition to her comedy work, Kaandorp has also acted in TV shows and films, including the popular Dutch soap opera Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden (Good Times, Bad Times).

Kaandorp has been recognized for her contributions to Dutch culture with several awards throughout her career, including the Poelifinario (the highest honor in Dutch cabaret) in 2011 and an Order of the Crown from the Dutch government in 2017.

Charlotte Besijn

Charlotte Besijn (July 25, 1962 Rotterdam-) a.k.a. Charlotte Gesina Besijn or Charlotte Fontijn is a Dutch actor and television director.

She studied at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam before pursuing a career in acting. Besijn began her career as an actor in the Dutch television series "Goede tijden, slechte tijden" and has since appeared in numerous Dutch films and television shows. In addition to acting, she has also directed several Dutch television programs, including "Rozengeur & Wodka Lime" and "Goudkust". Besijn is known for her versatility as an actress, having played comedic and dramatic roles throughout her career. In her personal life, she is married and has two children.

Ellis Van Maarseveen

Ellis Van Maarseveen (August 29, 1962 Amsterdam-) is a Dutch actor.

He is known for his work in theatre, film, and TV. Van Maarseveen started his acting career in the late 1980s, performing in various Dutch theatre productions. His first significant role in film was in the 1992 drama "De Noorderlingen", directed by Alex van Warmerdam. He has since appeared in over thirty films, including "Turkish Delight" (1973) and "Black Book" (2006).

Apart from acting, Van Maarseveen is also a theatre director and writer. He has directed productions for various theatre companies in the Netherlands and has also adapted several plays for the stage. In addition, he is a lecturer at the Amsterdam School of the Arts, where he teaches acting.

Van Maarseveen has received critical acclaim for his work and has won several awards, including a Golden Calf for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Nynke" (2001). He is considered to be one of the most talented actors of his generation in the Netherlands.

Betty Schuurman

Betty Schuurman (October 31, 1962 Edam, Netherlands-) is a Dutch actor.

She studied at the Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts before starting her career in Dutch theater, television, and film. Schuurman has won several awards for her performances, including the Golden Calf for Best Actress in 1999 for her role in the film "Lek" and the Theo d'Or for Best Actress in 2005 for her performance in the theater play "Hedda Gabler." She is known for her versatile acting range and has played a wide range of characters throughout her career. In addition to her work as an actor, Schuurman also works as a voice-over artist and is involved in various charity projects.

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