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Willeke van Ammelrooy

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Nationality  Dutch
Children  Denise Janzee
Spouse  Marco Bakker (m. 1989)
Role  Actress
Name  Willeke Ammelrooy

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Born  5 April 1944 (age 79) (1944-04-05) Amsterdam, Netherlands
TV shows  Beatrix, Oranje onder vuur, Herenstraat 10, Het glazen huis, Ciske de Rat
Awards  Golden Calf Culture Prize, Golden Calf for Best Actress
Movies  Antonia's Line, The Lake House, Mira, In love with Ibiza, De Lift
Similar People  Marco Bakker, Marleen Gorris, Jean‑Marie Pallardy, Monique van de Ven, Jan Decleir

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Willy Geertje van Ammelrooij (born 5 April 1944), known as Willeke van Ammelrooy, is a Dutch actress and director.


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Life and career

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Willeke van Ammelrooy was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. She attended drama school in Amsterdam.

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Van Ammelrooy has acted on stage as well as in films. She participated in 27 movies. Her first film was Mira in 1971.

Success with Antonia's Line

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She later starred in the award-winning feminist film Antonia's Line, which tells the story of an independent woman who, after returning to the anonymous Dutch village of her birth, establishes and nurtures a close-knit matriarchal community.

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She received positive reviews and the Golden Calf for Best Actress for her performance and the film enjoyed critical success, including the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 68th Academy Awards. Emanuel Levy, writing for The Advocate, wrote "It's easy to see why" the film was winning awards in festivals, calling it "an enchanting fairy tale that maintains a consistently warm, lighthearted feel," and Willeke van Ammelrooy wonderful. Janet Maslin of The New York Times called it "a work of magical feminism." The film also screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it won the People's Choice Award.

According to Box Office Mojo, the film completed its run grossing $4,228,275 in North America, 1,660,901 admissions in the European Union, and $21,046 in South Korea.

Personal life

Van Ammelrooy is married to the Dutch opera singer Marco Bakker.


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