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


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dokter Deen2012-2016TV SeriesMaria Deen
De Overkant2015ShortMoeder Freek (voice)
Doris2013TV SeriesLeoni Dorenbos
Daglicht2013Ageeth
U & Eye2011ShortUpholsterer
Isabelle2011Moeder Isabelle
Zadelpijn2007TV MovieAn
Spangen1999-2006TV SeriesSylvia Richter
Divina Gloria2006TV Movie
Amazones2004Kers
The Discovery of Heaven2001Ada's Nurse
De bovenman2001ShortIet
Zeeuws meisje1998TV Mini-SeriesAugurken-commercial-dame
Windkracht 101997TV SeriesFrederica 'Fred' Beekman (1997)
Eine kleine Nachtmerrie1996TV Series
Lang leve de koningin1995White Queen
Iris1992TV SeriesIris
The Johnsons1992Victoria Lucas
The Diamond Brothers1991TV SeriesCharon / Charlotte
Eline Vere1991Betsy van Raat
The Man Inside1990Tina Wallraff (as Monique Van De Ven)
Romeo1990Anne Herden
De kassière1989Vroedvrouw Conny
Paint It Black1989Kyla Leif
Amsterdamned1988Laura
Een maand later1987Monika
Iris1987Iris
Tonight's the Night1987TV MovieDonna (as Monique Van De Ven)
The Assault1986Saskia de Graaff / Truus Coster
De schorpioen1984Anna
Remington Steele1983TV SeriesMary Howell Dannon
Brandende liefde1983Anna
Wizards and Warriors1983TV SeriesTalia
Voyagers!1983TV SeriesDr. Erika Schumann
Dixie: Changing Habits1983TV MovieSherry Bouvais (as Monique Van de Ven)
Breach of Contract1982
Ademloos1982Anneke
Hoge hakken, echte liefde1981Jenny Vreugdehil
Uit elkaar1979Linda
Een vrouw als Eva1979Eve
Starsky and Hutch1978TV SeriesAnna Akhanatova
Dag Dokter1978Ingrid Sanders
Doctor Vlimmen1977Leonieke
Sil de strandjutter1976TV Mini-SeriesLobke
Anita Drögemöller und die Ruhe an der Ruhr1976Anita Drogemöller
De laatste trein1975Loesje
Katie Tippel1975Keetje Tippel
De wolvenman1974TV Mini-SeriesGerrie de Haas
Verloren maandag1974Linda
Dakota1974Claudia
Turkish Delight1973Olga Stapels

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zomerhitte2008
Mama's Proefkonijn1996Short
Recht voor z'n Raab1993TV Series 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Max Havelaar1976script supervisor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
De nieuwste show2008TV SeriesHerself
De wereld draait door2008TV SeriesHerself
Allemaal film2007TV Series documentaryHerself
RTL Boulevard2007TV SeriesHerself / Olga Stapels
Sylvia Kristel: Nu2007TV Movie documentaryHerself - Actrice
Be a Moviestar2005TV SeriesHerself
Barend en Van Dorp2001-2004TV SeriesHerself - Actrice / Herself
Kopspijkers2004TV SeriesHerself
TROS TV Show2003-2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Pulse2004TV Series documentaryHerself - Interviewee
Nederland komt thuis2003TV MovieHerself
Stunt Rock1980Herself
New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands2016TV Mini-SeriesHerself - Narrator
Eva Jinek op zondag2012-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Actrice
RTL Late Night2013TV SeriesHerself
Pauw & Witteman2006-2012TV SeriesHerself
Pau!l2012TV SeriesHerself
Ik hou van Holland2008-2011TV SeriesHimself - Candidate / Herself - Guest Panelist
50 Jaar Filmacademie2008TV ShortHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000Grolsch Film BoulevardNederlands Film Festival
1990Golden CalfNederlands Film FestivalBest Actress (Beste Actrice)Romeo (1990)
1984Golden CalfNederlands Film FestivalBest Actress (Beste Actrice)De schorpioen (1984)
1983Bronze MaskTaormina International Film FestivalAdemloos (1982)


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