Ramsey Nasr

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Ramsey Nasr
Ramsey Nasr, Nederlands dichter.jpg
Born (1974-01-28)28 January 1974
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Occupation Writer, poet. actor
Nationality Dutch
Period 1995–present

Ramsey Nasr (born 28 January 1974, Rotterdam) is a Dutch author and actor of mixed descent, half Palestinian, half Dutch.[1][2][3]

He was Dichter des Vaderlands (Poet Laureate) between January 2009 and January 2013.

In June 2014, an adaptation for the stage (in Dutch) of Ayn Rand's novel The Fountainhead was presented at the Holland Festival, directed by Ivo van Hove, with Ramsey Nasr as Howard Roark.[4]



  1. ^ Letterenfonds.nl
  2. ^ Banipal.co.uk
  3. ^ Tga.nl
  4. ^ "The Fountainhead: World Premier". Holland Festival. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 

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Preceded by
Driek van Wissen
Dutch Poet Laureate
"Dichter des Vaderlands"

2009 – 2013
Succeeded by
Anne Vegter