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Yorick van Wageningen (born 16 April 1964 in Baarn) is a Dutch actor.

After acting in several Dutch plays, movies, and television series, van Wageningen was asked to come to Hollywood to appear in Steven Spielberg's Minority Report. Due to problems with his visa, he was unable to work on that movie in the United States. However, he has been acting in American movies ever since. His breakthrough hit was with his role in The Chronicles of Riddick, which earned him much praise by lead actor Vin Diesel. He has starred opposite Amanda Burton, Vin Diesel, Angelina Jolie, Judi Dench, Colin Farrell, Christian Bale, Christopher Plummer and Clive Owen.

After he went to the United States he did not appear in any Dutch film until his return in 2008, starring in Oorlogswinter (Winter in Wartime), based on a famous Dutch children's book about World War II.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Yorick van Wageningen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Yorick van Wageningen (born 16 April 1964 in Baarn) is a Dutch actor.

After acting in several Dutch plays, movies, and television series, van Wageningen was asked to come to Hollywood to appear in Steven Spielberg's Minority Report. Due to problems with his visa, he was unable to work on that movie in the United States. However, he has been acting in American movies ever since. His breakthrough hit was with his role in The Chronicles of Riddick, which earned him much praise by lead actor Vin Diesel. He has starred opposite Amanda Burton, Vin Diesel, Angelina Jolie, Judi Dench, Colin Farrell, Christian Bale, Christopher Plummer and Clive Owen.

After he went to the United States he did not appear in any Dutch film until his return in 2008, starring in Oorlogswinter (Winter in Wartime), based on a famous Dutch children's book about World War II.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Yorick van Wageningen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1964-04-16

Place of Birth Baarn, Utrecht, Netherlands

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Escape Room as Games Master WooTan Yu
2017 Papillon as Warden Barrot
2017 Storm - Letter of Fire as Klaas Voeten
2015 Broker as Our Man
2015 Blackhat as Sadak
2014 Last Summer
2013 47 Ronin as Kapitan
2013 The Resurrection of a Bastard as Ronnie
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Nils Bjurman
2010 The Way as Joost
2010 De Troon (6 episodes)
2008 Winter in Wartime as Uncle Ben
2008 Kunststof TV (1 episode)
2005 The New World as Captain Argall
2005 A Life in Suitcases as Lephrenic
2004 The Chronicles of Riddick as The Guv
2003 Beyond Borders as Steiger
2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases: Antwerp
2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story as Julian Lephrenic
2003 The Commander (2 episodes)
2002 Deserter as Schreiber
2001 Me and Morrison as Jan

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