Daan Schuurmans

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Daan Schuurmans
Born (1972-01-24) 24 January 1972 (age 45)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Bracha van Doesburgh
Children 3

Daniël Adrianus Augustinus "Daan" Schuurmans (born 24 January 1972) is a Dutch actor.[1] He is married to Dutch actress Bracha van Doesburgh and they have a daughter named Sophia and twins sons named Kees and Boris.


Schuurmans began his career in 1996, when he got a role in Fort Alpha. After several other roles he landed in Westenwind. After starring in Costa! and the TV series with the same title he became a national star.

After his role in Costa! he got roles in other national successes, including Volle maan, Phileine zegt sorry, Polleke, Pipo en de p-p-Parelridder, Snowfever and Floris.

As of 2006, Schuurmans stars in the TV series Keyzer & De Boer Advocaten.

Since 2014 he's been starring in the TV series Heer en Meester (Lord and Master) as Valentijn Bentinck, a charming millionaire who likes investigating crimes and has a mysterious past.

He is also recently starring in several Dutch theater productions.


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Jewish Boxing Actor Short film
1999 Dropouts Hotel receptionist
The Delivery Man on terrace
2000 Harakiri Operator
2001 Costa! Rens First starring role
2002 Barry H. Barry Short film
Volle maan Ties Full Moon Party (International title)
2003 So Be It Dealer Straight-to-video release
Phileine zegt sorry Dylan
Polleke Spiek
Pipo en de p-p-Parelridder Parelridder Didero van Donderstein
2004 Snowfever Ryan
Floris Van Rossum jr.
2005 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Belgian Gigolo First international movie
Wereld van stilstand Max Short film
Bonkers Cees
2007 Alles is Liefde Kees Tromp
2008 De Brief voor de Koning Gray Knight Bendoe
2010 Bernhard, schavuit van Oranje Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
2011 The Gang of Oss Wachtmeester Roelofse
2013 The Dinner Serge
2016 De Held


  1. ^ "Daan Schuurmans". IMDb. Retrieved 16 December 2010.