Hans Boskamp

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Hans Boskamp
Hans Boskamp 1970.jpg
Personal information
Full name Johannes Hendricus Gerardus Hoelscher
Date of birth (1932-05-07)7 May 1932
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 21 March 2011(2011-03-21) (aged 78)
Place of death Dordrecht, Netherlands
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1954 Ajax
1954–1958 BVC Amsterdam
1958–1962 DWS
National team
1952–1954 Netherlands 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Hans Boskamp (7 May 1932 – 21 March 2011) was a Dutch footballer and actor.

Football career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Rotterdam-born Boskamp played his club football in Amsterdam for Ajax, BVC Amsterdam and DWS.[1]

International career[edit]

Boskamp made his debut for the Netherlands in a September 1952 friendly match against Denmark and earned a total of four caps, scoring no goals. His final international was a May 1954 friendly match against Switzerland.[2]

Acting career[edit]

After retiring as a footballer, Boskamp became an actor.[3] He also provided the Dutch dub of Sesame Street's Oscar the Grouch.

Later life and death[edit]

Boskamp died of a stroke on 21 March 2011, at the age of 78.[4]


  1. ^ (Dutch) "Voormalig international Hans Boskamp (78) overleden". Voetbal International. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 
  2. ^ National team stats - Voetbalstats
  3. ^ Hans Boskamp at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ (Dutch) "Ajax staat stil bij overlijden Boskamp". De Telegraaf. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 

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