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Famous Comedians from the Netherlands

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List of notable or famous comedians from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in the Netherlands and even some popular comedians who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These comedians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known comedian from the Netherlands is included when available.

Examples include Rijk de Gooyer and Plien van Bennekom.

This historic comedians from the Netherlands list can help answer the questions "Who are some Dutch comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from the Netherlands?" These prominent comedians of the Netherlands may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Dutch comedians.

Use this list of renowned Dutch comedians to discover some new comedians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
  • Hermenegildus Felix Victor Maria "Herman" Finkers [ɦɛrmeːnə'ɣɪɫdəs 'feːlɪks 'vɪktɔr ma'riaː "'ɦɛrmɑn" 'fɪŋkərs] (born December 9, 1954 in Almelo, Overijssel) is a Dutch comedian, who is well known in the Netherlands for his friendly, dry-witted humour and his ambiguous style of storytelling. In his way of telling a story the moral should never be in the way of a good joke or pun. His humour is never at the expense of others, except his brother Wilfried Finkers, who is frequently the target of jokes. Wilfried Finkers co-wrote material and occasionally appeared in his brother's shows. Herman Finkers temporarily stopped performing in 2000, and soon afterwards he was diagnosed with a form of...  more
    • Jan Hendrik Kraaijkamp, Sr. was a Dutch Golden Calf and Louis d'Or winning actor, comedian and singer. For years, he formed a comedy team with Rijk de Gooyer. One of The Netherlands' most popular comedians, praised for his perfect timing, he also played in more serious plays, including the title role in King Lear and in the Academy Award winning WOII drama film The Assault. From 1993 until 2003, he starred in the successful sitcom "Het Zonnetje in Huis" along his son John Kraaijkamp, Jr....  more
      • Karin Bloemen is a comedian, singer and actress....  more
        • Cornelis Reinier "Kees" van Kooten (Dutch pronunciation: [kɔrˈneːləs rɛiˈniːr keːs fɑŋ ˈkoːtə(n)]) (born 10 August 1941) is a Dutch comedian, television actor, and writer. He formed the duo Van Kooten & De Bie with Wim de Bie from 1972 to 1998....  more