pierre van pletzen
Pierre van Pletzen has been in the Entertainment Industry since he finished his BA-degree in 1972. From 1973 he has been a professional Actor, Director, Writer, Administrator, Artistic Director, Voice-artist, Copywriter and Translator. During the last 43 years he has acted in over 110 Theatre Productions, including ±35 leading roles, receiving numerous awards and nominations as Best Actor. Furthermore, he directed over 50 plays and musicals, writing/translating more than 25 of them. He directed numerous TV ads, Commercials and Music Videos, and wrote on various TV-series, i.e. Fishy Fêshions. Pierre became a well-known film and television actor in projects like The Gods must be Crazy II; Sterk Skemer; Orkney Snork Nie; The Hiding of Black Bill; Taxi to Soweto; Panic Mechanic and 7de Laan, where he is currently employed as director (over 600 episodes) and actor “Oubaas”.