|Siblings Joke van de Ven|
|Name Monique de|
Years active 1973 - present
|Born 28 July 1952 (age 63) (1952-07-28) Netherlands|
Spouse Edwin de Vries (m. 1991), Jan de Bont (m. 1973–1988)
Children Sammy de Vries, Nino Paolo de Vries
TV shows Spangen, Sil de strandjutter, Iris, Dokter Deen, Beroemde Ouders
Movies Turkish Delight, Brandende liefde, Keetje Tippel, Amsterdamned, Summer Heat
Similar People Edwin de Vries, Jan de Bont, Dick Maas, Paul Verhoeven, Waldemar Torenstra
Occupation Actress, film director
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Monica Maria Theresia "Monique" van de Ven ( [moˈnik fɑn də ˈvɛn]; born 28 July 1952) is a Dutch actress and director.
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- Life and career
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Life and career
From 1973 until 1988 she was married to Dutch cinematographer and director Jan de Bont, with whom she lived in Los Angeles for a number of years. She is now married to actor and writer Edwin de Vries.
Her film debut as an actress was in Turkish Delight in 1973. This film was an immediate breakthrough for her acting career. The Paul Verhoeven film was nominated for an Academy Award and was chosen as the best Dutch film of the century. Thirteen years later she played in the Oscar-winning film The Assault.
Apart from acting in feature films she also performs in Dutch television series and commercials.
In 1996 she directed the short film Mama's Proefkonijn (English translation: 'Mama's Guinea Pig'); her first feature film as a director Summer Heat (Zomerhitte) was released 2008.