Johannes Heesters

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Johannes Heesters
Johannes Heesters in 1964
BornJohan Marius Nicolaas Heesters
5 December 1903(1903-12-05)
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Dee'd24 December 2011(2011-12-24) (aged 108)
Starnberg, Germany
Cause o daith
ResidenceStarnberg, Germany
  • Actor
  • singer
Years active1921–2011
Hicht1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
  • Louisa Ghijs
    (m. 1930–1985; her daith)
  • Simone Rethel
    (m. 1992–2011; his daith)
  • Jacobus Heesters
  • Geertruida Jacoba van den Heuvel

Johan Marius Nicolaas "Johannes" Heesters (5 December 1903 – 24 December 2011) wis a Dutch-born actor o stage, telly an film as well as a vocalist o numerous recordins an performer on the concert stage, wi a career dating back tae 1921. Active awmaist exclusively in the German-speakin warld frae the mid-1930s, he wis a controversial feegur for his actions during the Seicont Warld War an his success in Nazi Germany.[1] Heesters wirked as an actor till his daith an is ane o the auldest performin stage performers in history.

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