Bram van der Vlugt

Bram van der Vlugt (28 May 1934 – 19 December 2020) was a Dutch actor. He is known for playing the role of Sinterklaas for over two decades. He died on 19 December 2020, at the age of 86, after contracting COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands.

He is known for playing the role of Sinterklaas between 1986 and 2010, most notably the annual arrival of Sinterklaas in the Netherlands as well as in the television series De Club van Sinterklaas. He also made many appearances as Sinterklaas in many other television shows, such as Goede tijden, slechte tijden (2006), Life & Cooking (2004 and 2006), De Wereld Draait Door (2008 and 2010), MaDiWoDoVrijdagShow (2010) and Sint & De Leeuw (2005 – 2011, 2018). As of 2011, Stefan de Walle is his successor to play the role of Sinterklaas. Van der Vlugt did appear as Sinterklaas on several occasions after that, most notably in the 2019 film De Brief voor Sinterklaas and the 2020 film De Grote Sinterklaasfilm, which premiered two months before his death. The film became the tenth highest-grossing Dutch film of 2020. Both films were directed by Lucio Messercola. In the 2021 film De Grote Sinterklaasfilm: Trammelant in Spanje, also directed by Messercola, the role of Sinterklaas is played by Robert ten Brink.

Between 1963 and 1965 he played the role of Dr. Finlay in Memorandum van een dokter.

Between 2005 and 2008 he played the role of attorney Marius de Boer in the television series Keyzer & De Boer Advocaten. Between 2013 and 2014 he played the role of Onno Kremer in the television series Moordvrouw.

Van der Vlugt was born in The Hague, Netherlands, the son of Ellen (Stokvis) and Abraham Rutger van der Vlugt. His mother was Jewish, and was killed in the Holocaust.

Van der Vlugt was the father of musician and former model Marijne van der Vlugt.


Vornamen:Abraham Rutger
Geburtsdatum:28.05.1934 (♊ Zwillinge)
Geburtsort:Den Haag
Nationalität:Königreich der Niederlande
Berufe:Schauspieler, Fernsehschauspieler,


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