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Yorick van Wageningen
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Yorick van Wageningen

Yorick van Wageningen most recently starred opposite Angelina Jolie and Clive Owen in Beyond Borders, his U.S. feature film debut. Van Wageningen was born in Baarn, Holland, and still resides in the Netherlands. With an acting career that spans over 20 years in theater and film, van Wageningen has a growing list of credits.

In 2001, the American Film Institute brought the actor to the Santa Barbara Film Festival for the feature Total Loss, which was in competition. More recently, he starred in Peter Greenaway's trilogy The Tulse Luper Suitcases, which was at the Cannes Film Festival and netted director Greenaway a Golden Palm nomination.

The recipient of the Prix Jean Marais Award at the National French Theatre for his role in Les Trois Moosquetaries, van Wageningen has a successful stage career in the Netherlands and continues to appear in numerous films both abroad and in the United States. In the Netherlands and Europe, van Wageningen starred in the TV series Goede tijden, slechte tijden and 20 Plus, and the features Soul Assassin, Me and Morrison and Simon: An English Legionnaire.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Yorick van Wageningen Facts

BirthplaceBaarn, Netherlands

Selected Filmography

Not available.