Dutch actresses who died before turning 40

Here are 2 famous actresses from Netherlands died before 40:

Talitha Getty

Talitha Getty (October 18, 1940 Java-July 14, 1971 Rome) otherwise known as Talitha Pol or Talitha Dina Pol was a Dutch actor. Her child is Tara Gabriel Galaxy Gramophone Getty.

She died as a result of heroin overdose.

Talitha Getty was born in the former Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) to a Dutch father and a British mother. Her family emigrated to England when she was a child, where she later attended a prestigious boarding school. In the 1960s, she became a fashion icon and model, known for her bohemian style and frequent appearances in fashion magazines. She also pursued an acting career, appearing in films such as "Barbarella" and "A Simple Story".

In 1966, Talitha met and married oil heir and art collector John Paul Getty Jr. The couple became renowned for their extravagant lifestyle and jet-setting ways, often entertaining the likes of Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol at their Moroccan villa. However, their marriage was plagued by drug addiction and infidelity, leading to a separation in 1971.

Tragically, Talitha Getty died later that year at the age of 30 from a heroin overdose in her Rome apartment. Her death shocked the fashion and entertainment world, and she has since become a cultural icon and symbol of the hedonism and excess of the 1960s.

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Guusje Nederhorst

Guusje Nederhorst (February 4, 1969 Amsterdam-January 29, 2004 The Hague) also known as Barbara Augustine Nederhorst, Nederhorst, Guusje, Barbara Augustine "Guusje" Woesthoff-Nederhorst or Guusje Barbara Augustine Nederhorst was a Dutch actor.

She was born in Amsterdam and grew up in Bussum. In the 1990s, she rose to fame and became a household name in the Netherlands through her roles in various Dutch TV series such as "Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden." She was also a singer and released several singles.

In 2001, Nederhorst married Dinand Woesthoff, the lead singer of the Dutch rock band Kane. Together, they had a son named Dean.

Tragically, Nederhorst passed away at the age of 34 due to breast cancer. After her death, Woesthoff established the Guusje Nederhorst Foundation, which supports projects that help children deal with loss and grief.

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