Renée Soutendijk receives Belgian prize

Renée Soutendijk receives Belgian prize

Photo: Hollandse Hoogte

The Dutch actress Renée Soutendijk has Friday night at the film Festival of Ostend, a Lifetime Achievement Award. It has the price received for its large and important contribution to the Dutch culture. That report Belgian media.

This Ensor, such as the price officially called, is also known as the Flemish Oscar called. The figurine is not often to foreigners. The only other Dutch oeuvre Ensor in the closet, Willeke van Ammelrooy and Bassie & Adriaan.

The 59-year-old Soutendijk made her film debut at the age of twenty in Pastorale 1943 Wim Verstappen and played then in two famous films of Paul Verhoeven: Spatter (1980) and The Fourth Man (1983).

Also she played in two major Dutch war films of the eighties: The girl with the red hair (on member of the resistance Hannie Schaft) and The ice cream parlor by Dimitri Frenkel Frank. That last role earned her a Golden Calf.


The Dutch actress attracted attention abroad, and played in the nineties in many German and American productions. Also here she was often asked for stories about the Second world War. So she Soutendijk including Eva Braun, and the wife of Simon Wiesenthal.

He also made it in Hollywood the movie Eve of Destruction. Soutendijk focused the past years more on television and theatre in the Netherlands. So, she has had lead roles in The Girls of the White and Moordvrouw. On the scene was the actress recently seen in the hitvoorstelling Guarantors of the Noord Nederlands Toneel (NNT).

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular