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Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands

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List of famous film actors and actresses from Netherlands, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Netherlands has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Dutch screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Netherlands and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

This is a list that includes film actors like Ton Lensink and Ana Popović.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Dutch actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Netherlands?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Netherlands in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Dutch film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Rutger Hauer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Batman Begins, Blade Runner, Sin City
Rutger Oelsen Hauer (January 23, 1944 – July 19, 2019) was a Dutch actor, writer and environmentalist. His career began in 1969 with the title role in the Dutch television series Floris. His ...more
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Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, Roman Holiday
Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as ...more
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Famke Janssen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
X-Men, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2
Famke Beumer Janssen is a Dutch actress, director, screenwriter, and former fashion model. She played Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye, Jean Grey/Phoenix in the X-Men film series, Ava Moore on ...more
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Jan van Dommelen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
War and Peace - 1914, Majoor Frans, De kroon der schande
Jan van Dommelen was a Dutch film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 44 films between 1911 and 1939.
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Angela Schijf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Godforsaken, Down, I Love You Too
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Jeroen Krabbé is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
The Fugitive, Ocean's Twelve, Ever After
Jeroen Aart Krabbé, is a Dutch actor and director, who has appeared in many Dutch and international films.
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Annie Bos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
War and Peace - 1914, Majoor Frans, De kroon der schande
Johanna "Annie" Bos was a Dutch theater and silent film actress, known as Holland's first movie star and diva. Bos started her acting career in Antwerp, but soon returned to the ...more
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Derek de Lint is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Deep Impact, When a Stranger Calls, Three Men and a Baby
Dick Hein de Lint is a Dutch film and television actor. De Lint was born in The Hague. In 1977, he played the character Alex in the film Soldier of Orange, directed by Paul Verhoeven. In 1986 he ...more
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Nina Foch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Spartacus, An American in Paris, The Ten Commandments
Nina Foch was a Dutch-born American actress and leading lady in films from the 1940s to the 1950s as well as a guest star on numerous television shows from the 1950s to 2007. She received an ...more
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Huub van der Lubbe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
The Assault, Han de Wit, R.I.P.
Huub van der Lubbe is an actor, poet and singer
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Carel Struycken is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Men in Black, The Witches of Eastwick, The Addams Family
Carel Struycken is a Dutch film, television, and stage actor. He is best known for playing the Giant in Twin Peaks, Mr. Homn in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Lurch in the films The Addams ...more
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J.H. Speenhoff is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Mottige Janus, Artistenrevue
Koos Speenhoff was an actor, screenwriter and film score composer.
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Paul de Leeuw is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Love is All, Yes Nurse! No Nurse!, Alle tijd
Paul Henri de Leeuw is a Dutch television comedian, singer and actor. De Leeuw gained national fame in the late eighties and early nineties with television shows for broadcasting company VARA. ...more
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Jeroen van Koningsbrugge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
De Vriendschap, Links, Loft
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge is a film and television actor.
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Jan Kooijman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, In love with Ibiza
Jan Kooijman is an actor.
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Georgina Verbaan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Eric in the Land of Insects, Costa!, May 6th
Georgina Carolina Verbaan is a Dutch actress and singer. Verbaan is best known for her recurring role in soap opera Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden. She has also appeared in various Dutch films, ...more
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Yolanthe Cabau van Kasbergen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Pain & Gain, Deadly Game, Turkse chick
Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau is a Spanish-Dutch actress and television host.
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Anne Frank is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Anne Frank Remembered, Anne Frank A Legacy For Our Time, Just a Diary: An Educational Film for Students 13 and Older About the Life and Diary of Anne Frank
Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank was a diarist and writer. She is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her diary The Diary of a Young Girl has been the basis for ...more
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Misha Hulshof is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Bride Flight, Sonny Boy, Doodeind
Micha Hulshof is an actor.
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Sylvia Kristel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Private School, Private Lessons, Lady Chatterley's Lover
Sylvia Maria Kristel was a Dutch actress who performed in over 50 films, and played the lead character in four of the seven Emmanuelle films.
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Willem van der Veer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
War and Peace - 1914, Bulldog Drummond, Majoor Frans
Willem van der Veer was a Dutch film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 32 films between 1913 and 1937.
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Frank Groothof is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Camping
Frank Groothof is an actor.
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Marnix Van Den Broeke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Inkheart, The Deaths of Ian Stone
Marnix van den Broeke is a Dutch actor and stuntman. After an education in dance at the Fontys dance academy in Tilburg, he joined in 1999 the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam, where he has ...more
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Ben Van Os is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
A Strange Love Affair
Ben van Os was a Dutch production designer and art director. He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction.
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Roland Varno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Netherlands
Battleground, The Blue Angel, The Fighting 69th
Roland Varno was a character actor from Utrecht, Netherlands. He appeared in dozens of films in the 1930s and 1940s including the Return of the Vampire, My Name is Julia Ross, Gunga Din, Three ...more