Famous Screenwriters from the Netherlands

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

List people range from Paul Verhoeven to André van Duin.

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

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  • A. Viruly
    Dec. at 81 (1905-1986)
    • Birthplace: Breda, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    A. Viruly was a screenwriter.
    • Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
    Albert Van Helden is a screenwriter.
  • Alex Benno
    Dec. at 79 (1872-1952)
    • Birthplace: Oberhausen, Germany
    Alex Benno (2 November 1873 – 2 April 1952) was a Dutch film actor, screenwriter and director of the silent era. He appeared in 15 films between 1913 and 1920.
    • Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
    Alex van Warmerdam (born 14 August 1952) is a Dutch screenwriter, film director, and actor. He is also a painter.
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Adrianus Marinus Kyvon (born Adrianus Marinus Kloot; 20 February 1947), known by his stage name André van Duin, is a Dutch comedian, actor, singer-songwriter, author, television presenter, television ...more
  • Ate de Jong

    Ate de Jong

    Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Aardenburg, Netherlands
    Ate de Jong (born 1953 in Aardenburg, Zeeland, Netherlands) is a Dutch film director. He is best known as the producer of The Discovery of Heaven (2001), nominated for a Golden Calf award, and Het ...more