Dutch actor and translator Bernard Eric Schneider dies, aged 87 |  right Now

Dutch actor and translator Bernard Eric Schneider dies, aged 87 | right Now

Dutch actor and director Eric Schneider died Monday at the age of 87 after a fall, his family said. AP

Schneider was married to actress Will van Kralingen, who died in 2012. They have two children, including Beau (1988). He is also active as a (theatrical) actor.

He became widely known in the 1969-1970 television season as Paul van Lowe in the hit NCRV series based on Little Souls Books by Louis Cooper.

Since his debut in 1960, Schneider has played nearly 150 leading roles on the stage, making him one of the greatest actors of his time. He won, among others, the Louis d’Or, the most important theater award, for his role in the play village. He also played the role of Prince Bernard in the TV series Bernard, Villain Orange He appeared in films and series such as cloaca, Everything is love And Stellenbosch

In 2000 he bid farewell to the subsidized theater and the actor was appointed a Knight of the Order of the Dutch Lion. After nine years he came by piece Nocture, bitter comedyas he looked back at his time on stage.

With his son Bo in 2017.


With his son Bo in 2017.

With his son Bo in 2017.

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He can also be seen in a piece with the son of Beau

Schneider and his son Beau also took to the stage together. In 2013, father and son appeared in theater for life, Quote from David Mamet’s piece. Schneider’s last stage performance was soliloquy india, with Willem Neigault, Yvonne Kells, Adrian Van Dys and others. He made his last show in 2019.

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In the summer of 2021, Schneider published another collection of poetry, which was his debut as a poet. Schneider, born in Batavia (now Jakarta), has previously written a number of plays and radio plays, and among others, two new novels that appeared in 2013 under the title tropical memory

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