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Bram van der Vlugt (86) died from the effects of corona virus

Actor Bram van der Vlugt has passed away at the age of 86. Van der Vlugt, best known for his role as Sinterklaas, died in his sleep from the effects of the corona virus, his management announced on Saturday.

Van der Vlugt first played Sinterklaas in Zutphen during the entry of 1986. In 2010 he passed the baton to Stefan de Walle. He has also had roles in, among others, Memorandum of a Doctor, Medical Center West, Unit 13, Keyser and de Boer, Koefnoen and Moordvrouw. He was also active as a stage actor. In 1970 he founded his own theater group ‘Sater’.

Van der Vlugt already stopped with theater shows

Recently, Van der Vlugt announced that he would no longer do major theater shows. He would play his last two major touring performances next season. He wanted to continue to play for at least another ten years: “I can still talk, think, walk and remember quite well and then you can act”, the actor said.

Van der Vlugt won several awards for his acting. For example, in 2000 he won the prestigious Louis d’Or prize for his role as the well-known physicist Niels Bohr in the play Copenhagen.

The actor leaves behind his wife, five children and three grandchildren.

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