Indonesian movie actors born in the year 1942

Here are 11 famous actors from Indonesia were born in 1942:

Latief Sitepu

Latief Sitepu (May 10, 1942 Binjai-) is an Indonesian actor.

He began his career in the entertainment industry in the early 1960s, when he was discovered by renowned director Usmar Ismail. He is best known for his roles in classic Indonesian films such as "Gadis Pantai" (The Girl from the Coast) and "Tjoet Nja' Dhien", where he portrayed the husband of Tjoet Nja' Dhien, a legendary Acehnese freedom fighter. Sitepu's talent and dedication to his craft has earned him numerous accolades throughout his career, including the prestigious Citra Award for Best Actor at the Indonesian Film Festival. In addition to acting, he has also served as a member of the Indonesian House of Representatives from 1999 to 2004, representing North Sumatra province.

Kaharudin Syah

Kaharudin Syah (April 3, 1942 Tebing Tinggi-March 12, 2012 Jakarta) also known as Kaharuddin Sjah or Kaharuddin Syah was an Indonesian actor. His children are called Ilham Iranda and Donni Driandi Mirza Mahendra.

Kaharudin Syah was known for his work in Indonesian cinema during the 1970s and 80s. He began his acting career as a stage actor and later transitioned to film. He was often cast in action and drama films, and became known for his strong and compelling performances. Some of his most memorable roles include his appearance in the 1974 film "Pengantin Remaja" and the 1979 film "Arisan". Throughout his career, he appeared in over 50 films.

Aside from his acting work, Kaharudin was also a screenwriter and director. He wrote the screenplay and directed the film "Arisan" in 1979, for which he received critical acclaim.

Kaharudin Syah was married to actress Netty Herawati, who also appeared in many Indonesian films during the same era. He passed away in 2012 in Jakarta, Indonesia, at the age of 69.

Dasri Yacob

Dasri Yacob (October 5, 1942 Payakumbuh-) otherwise known as Dasri Jacob is an Indonesian actor and film director.

He started his career in the film industry in the 1960s and has since appeared in over 50 films, including such notable titles as "Dan Bunga di Atas Batu" and "Pengantin Remaja". In addition to his work as an actor, Dasri Jacob has also directed several films, such as "Cucu Menantu" and "Marah Bumi". He has been awarded numerous honors for his work, including the prestigious Citra Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2011. Outside of his film career, Dasri Jacob is also known for his involvement in the Indonesian cultural scene, having served as the Chairman of the Indonesian Film Appreciation Foundation and as a board member of the Jakarta Arts Council.

Eddy Hansudi

Eddy Hansudi (January 11, 1942 Magelang-) also known as Hansudi is an Indonesian actor and stunt performer.

He started his career as a stuntman in martial arts films during the 1960s and 1970s. He later transitioned into acting and has appeared in numerous films and TV series. Some of his notable roles include playing the villain in the film "The Warrior" and a supporting role in the horror film "Satan's Slave." Hansudi is also a trained judo practitioner and has represented Indonesia in international competitions. Outside of his acting career, he has also worked as a professional make-up artist and set builder for various film productions.

Ketut Suwita

Ketut Suwita (January 27, 1942 Singaraja-) is an Indonesian actor.

He has acted in many films, including "Pulau Cinta" (Love Island), "Saur Sepuh" (The Warrior), and "Bila Hati Berbicara" (When the Heart Speaks). Suwita began his acting career in the 1970s and has since become a well-known figure in Indonesian cinema. Aside from his work in film, he has also appeared in numerous television dramas and commercials. In addition to his acting career, Suwita has also been involved in social and humanitarian causes, and is known for his work with charities and non-profit organizations. He has received several awards and accolades for his contributions to the arts and entertainment industry in Indonesia.

Sellen Fernandez

Sellen Fernandez (November 8, 1942-) is an Indonesian actor.

Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sellen Fernandez started his career in acting in the 1960s, appearing in several Indonesian films. He gained recognition for his performances in drama and action films. In the 1980s, Fernandez took a break from acting and pursued a career in politics, serving as a member of the Jakarta Provincial Council.

In the 1990s, Fernandez returned to acting and became a prolific character actor, appearing in various television series and films. He is known for his versatility and ability to portray various roles. Some of his notable works include his performances in the TV series "Tersanjung" and in the films "Juragan Haji" and "Pengantin Remaja".

Aside from acting, Fernandez is also a philanthropist and has been involved in various charity works in his community. He has been recognized for his contributions to Indonesian society, receiving several awards throughout his career.

Ratno Timoer

Ratno Timoer (March 8, 1942 Surabaya-December 22, 2002 Jakarta) also known as Ahmad Suratno or Ratno Timur was an Indonesian actor, film producer and film director.

Ratno Timoer began his career in the film industry in the early 1960s and quickly became one of Indonesia's most renowned actors. He acted in over 100 films throughout his career, including popular titles such as "Si Buta Lawan Jaka Sembung" and "Malam Jumat Kliwon". Along with acting, Ratno Timoer also ventured into film production and direction, and his directing debut "Pengabdi Setan" (The Devil's Servant) is considered a classic of Indonesian horror cinema. Apart from his work in film, Ratno Timoer was also an accomplished stage actor and singer. He received numerous awards throughout his career, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1985 Indonesian Film Festival. Despite his passing in 2002, Ratno Timoer's contributions to Indonesian film and culture continue to be celebrated today.

Pong Harjatmo

Pong Harjatmo (September 13, 1942 Surakarta-) otherwise known as Pong Hardjatmo is an Indonesian actor.

He began his acting career in the 1970s and has appeared in a number of films and television series. He is best known for his roles in films such as "Darah dan Doa" (1980) and "Tjoet Nja' Dhien" (1988). In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Harjatmo has also been involved in politics, serving as a member of the People's Representative Council of Indonesia from 1987 to 1992. He remains a prominent figure in Indonesian popular culture, and his contributions to film and television have been recognized by awards such as the Citra Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Bram Adrianto

Bram Adrianto (February 11, 1942 Yogyakarta-) is an Indonesian actor, painter and entrepreneur.

He started his career in the entertainment industry during the 1970s and has since appeared in numerous television shows, films, and stage productions. Some of his notable performances include his role in the film "Arisan!" and the television series "Si Doel Anak Sekolahan".

Apart from acting, Bram Adrianto is also an accomplished painter who has exhibited his works in galleries both in Indonesia and overseas. His paintings often depict the beauty of Indonesian landscapes and traditional cultures.

In addition to his artistic endeavors, Bram is also a successful entrepreneur who owns and manages several businesses, including a printing company and a natural cosmetic brand. He is highly regarded in the Indonesian business community for his innovative approach and entrepreneurial spirit.

Amak Baldjun

Amak Baldjun (July 12, 1942 Surabaya-January 5, 2011 Jakarta) was an Indonesian actor.

He started his career in the entertainment industry in the 1960s and acted in over 50 films. Baldjun was known for his versatile acting skills and played a range of characters, from comedic to dramatic roles. In addition to films, he also acted in television dramas and starred in several theater productions. Baldjun was awarded the Citra Award for Best Supporting Actor at the 1985 Indonesian Film Festival for his performance in the film "Arok Dedes". Aside from his acting career, Baldjun was also a painter and exhibited his works in several art galleries in Indonesia.


Ateng (August 8, 1942 Bogor-May 6, 2003 Jakarta) also known as Andreas Leo Ateng Suripto or Kho Tjeng Lie was an Indonesian actor and comedian. His children are called Antonius Aryo Gede Suripto and Alexander Agung Suripto.

Ateng began his career in entertainment in the 1960s, performing with legendary comedian Bing Slamet. He later starred in numerous films and television series, cementing his status as a household name in Indonesia. Ateng was known for his comedic timing and ability to make audiences laugh with his witty jokes and physical humor. He also had a talent for impersonating famous Indonesian figures, which added to his popularity. In addition to acting, Ateng was also a skilled songwriter and singer, having recorded several albums throughout his career. Despite his success in entertainment, Ateng maintained a humble demeanor and was well-liked by his colleagues and fans. He passed away in 2003 at the age of 60, leaving behind a legacy as one of Indonesia's most beloved comedians.

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