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Monique van de Ven

Biography

Initially well-known for her role mainly because Olga Stapels within the Oscar-nominated film Turkish Delight, this Dutch screen actress later on played two roles within the Academy Award-winning film The Assault. Like a movie director, she done the 2008 film Zomerhitte. She was raised in Zeeland, North Brabant, Netherlands. Furthermore to Turkish Pleasure, her early film credits consist of Dakota and Katie Tippel. She performed the title part within the 1979 film A FEMALE Like Eve. Through the 1970s and 1980s, she was wedded to movie director and cinematographer Jan de Bont. She later on wedded article writer and fellow acting professional Edwin de Vries. She made an appearance with Michael York within the 1991 film Eline Vere.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth July 28, 1952
Place Of Birth Netherlands
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality Dutch
Spouse Edwin de Vries, Jan de Bont
Children Sammy de Vries, Nino Paolo de Vries
Siblings Joke van de Ven
Awards Golden Calf for Best Actress
Movies Turkish Delight, Keetje Tippel, Amsterdamned, A Woman Like Eve, Brandende liefde, Summer Heat, The Assault, Eline Vere, The Johnsons, A month later, Long Live the Queen, Lily Was Here, Daylight, Iris, Romeo, Dakota, Amazons, Dixie Changing Habits, De Overkant, The Last Train, Verloren Maandag, The Scorpion
TV Shows Spangen, Dokter Deen, Sil de strandjutter, Beroemde Ouders, Iris
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1 Ex-sister-in-law of 'Peter de Bont'.
2 Unicef ambassador.
3 Sister, called Joke.
4 Was the guest of honour at the Dutch Film Festival 1997. She was there decorated by the Queen of the Netherlands.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dokter Deen 2012-2016 TV Series Maria Deen
De Overkant 2015 Short Moeder Freek (voice)
Doris 2013 TV Series Leoni Dorenbos
Daglicht 2013 Ageeth
U & Eye 2011 Short Upholsterer
Isabelle 2011 Moeder Isabelle
Zadelpijn 2007 TV Movie An
Spangen 1999-2006 TV Series Sylvia Richter
Divina Gloria 2006 TV Movie
Amazones 2004 Kers
The Discovery of Heaven 2001 Ada's Nurse
De bovenman 2001 Short Iet
Zeeuws meisje 1998 TV Mini-Series Augurken-commercial-dame
Windkracht 10 1997 TV Series Frederica 'Fred' Beekman (1997)
Eine kleine Nachtmerrie 1996 TV Series
Lang leve de koningin 1995 White Queen
Iris 1992 TV Series Iris
The Johnsons 1992 Victoria Lucas
The Diamond Brothers 1991 TV Series Charon / Charlotte
Eline Vere 1991 Betsy van Raat
The Man Inside 1990 Tina Wallraff (as Monique Van De Ven)
Romeo 1990 Anne Herden
De kassière 1989 Vroedvrouw Conny
Paint It Black 1989 Kyla Leif
Amsterdamned 1988 Laura
Een maand later 1987 Monika
Iris 1987 Iris
Tonight's the Night 1987 TV Movie Donna (as Monique Van De Ven)
The Assault 1986 Saskia de Graaff / Truus Coster
De schorpioen 1984 Anna
Remington Steele 1983 TV Series Mary Howell Dannon
Brandende liefde 1983 Anna
Wizards and Warriors 1983 TV Series Talia
Voyagers! 1983 TV Series Dr. Erika Schumann
Dixie: Changing Habits 1983 TV Movie Sherry Bouvais (as Monique Van de Ven)
Breach of Contract 1982
Ademloos 1982 Anneke
Hoge hakken, echte liefde 1981 Jenny Vreugdehil
Uit elkaar 1979 Linda
Een vrouw als Eva 1979 Eve
Starsky and Hutch 1978 TV Series Anna Akhanatova
Dag Dokter 1978 Ingrid Sanders
Doctor Vlimmen 1977 Leonieke
Sil de strandjutter 1976 TV Mini-Series Lobke
Anita Drögemöller und die Ruhe an der Ruhr 1976 Anita Drogemöller
De laatste trein 1975 Loesje
Katie Tippel 1975 Keetje Tippel
De wolvenman 1974 TV Mini-Series Gerrie de Haas
Verloren maandag 1974 Linda
Dakota 1974 Claudia
Turkish Delight 1973 Olga Stapels

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zomerhitte 2008
Mama's Proefkonijn 1996 Short
Recht voor z'n Raab 1993 TV Series 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Max Havelaar 1976 script supervisor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
De nieuwste show 2008 TV Series Herself
De wereld draait door 2008 TV Series Herself
Allemaal film 2007 TV Series documentary Herself
RTL Boulevard 2007 TV Series Herself / Olga Stapels
Sylvia Kristel: Nu 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself - Actrice
Be a Moviestar 2005 TV Series Herself
Barend en Van Dorp 2001-2004 TV Series Herself - Actrice / Herself
Kopspijkers 2004 TV Series Herself
TROS TV Show 2003-2004 TV Series documentary Herself
Pulse 2004 TV Series documentary Herself - Interviewee
Nederland komt thuis 2003 TV Movie Herself
Stunt Rock 1980 Herself
New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands 2016 TV Mini-Series Herself - Narrator
Eva Jinek op zondag 2012-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - Actrice
RTL Late Night 2013 TV Series Herself
Pauw & Witteman 2006-2012 TV Series Herself
Pau!l 2012 TV Series Herself
Ik hou van Holland 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Candidate / Herself - Guest Panelist
50 Jaar Filmacademie 2008 TV Short Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 Grolsch Film Boulevard Nederlands Film Festival
1990 Golden Calf Nederlands Film Festival Best Actress (Beste Actrice) Romeo (1990)
1984 Golden Calf Nederlands Film Festival Best Actress (Beste Actrice) De schorpioen (1984)
1983 Bronze Mask Taormina International Film Festival Ademloos (1982)


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