Thekla Reuten

About Thekla Reuten

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: September 16, 1975
Birth Place:  Bussum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Netherlands
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1996–present
Parent(s): Geert Reuten (father)
Website: www.theklareuten.com

Thekla Reuten

Thekla Reuten was born on September 16, 1975 in  Bussum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Netherlands, is Actress. As a young Dutch actress with numerous internationally acclaimed films under her belt and whose work has been twice Oscar nominated, Thekla Reuten is an undeniable front-runner in the new wave of European actresses lauded on the international stage and screen.Thekla first came to wide international attention with her captivating role of Lotte in the Oscar nominated film Twin Sisters / De Tweeling, which went on to be a hit with critics and film lovers worldwide.Her reputation as one of Europe's hottest properties is being further established by a string of starring roles alongside the coolest young male leads, including Gael Garcia Bernal and Daniel Bruhl.Thekla recently wrapped two major English-language roles set for release in 2006. Early this year she spent two months in the chill of St Petersburg where she filmed In Transit alongside rising German star Daniel Bruhl, the legendary John Malkovich and Hollywood regular Thomas Kretschmann. In the cinematic debut from British director Tom Roberts she plays Russian woman Elena who is caught up in the return of female prisoners and refugees at the end of the Second World War.Immediately prior to that, she was in Lithuania to film the female lead opposite British actor Adrian Paul in Highlander: The Source, directed by Brett Leonard (Lawnmower Man, Virtuosity). This new adventure in the tales of the immortal Scottish swordsman concerns the Immortals' quest to locate their Grail, the Source of Immortality. Twenty years on, the Highlander series is regarded as one of the most successful independent film and television franchises. It returns here in an action packed story of love, kinship... and the quest.Late in 2005, acclaimed Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam signed Thekla to appear in his anticipated movie Ober (Waiter). This is the latest film project from Holland's celebrated movie-making Van Warmerdam brothers: Director and screen-writer Alex (Grimm, The Northerners), producer Marc and composer Vincent. Thekla plays the part of Suzie in the comedy about a 50-year-old waiter called Edgar, who works in a restaurant that has seen better times. Edgar becomes tired of his existence and realises that there must be more from life. He wants a girlfriend, he wants new neighbours; he wants to be happy.Festival audiences worldwide have also been watching Thekla further stretching her boundaries in front of the cameras in British helmer Mike Figgis' experimental documentary about the process of acting, CO/MA.Last summer critics praised Thekla's starring turn opposite Mexican headliner Gael Garcia Bernal in the sell-out run of Lorca's Blood Wedding on the London stage. Reviews uniformly declared Thekla's dramatic lead performance as Gael's forbidden love interest in the Rufus Norris production as a triumph.This acclaim further cemented Thekla's growing credibility with international audiences, building on her various European film awards and the title of 2004 Dutch Shooting Star bestowed on her by the Berlin International Film Festival.In the summer, Thekla was brought to a wider audience in the US/UK with the DVD release of her Oscar-nominated movie Twin Sisters (De Tweeling) (2003), a provocative and critically revered big screen adaptation of the best selling novel from Holland's Tessa De Loo. Cast as Lotte, one of the eponymous sisters, Thekla was applauded for her emotional and heartfelt portrayal of a young woman torn from her twin both physically and emotionally by the wounds of war in Europe and the horrors of the Nazis.Twin Sisters was the second time Thekla's output had been spotlit by the Academy. Previously Everybody's Famous (2000) had received a nomination for Best Foreign Film.Speaking five European languages (Dutch, English, Italian, German and French) and with an Italian mother made her a natural choice for the Italian film Una Bellezza Che Non Lascia Scampo (2000), building on the success of Everybody's Famous to become a hit across Europe. By the time of shooting, her previous film Little Crumb (1999) had brought home more than ten international festival awards.Graduating from Amsterdam's Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1997, Thekla quickly came to the recognition of stage and screen directors to garner roles in significant productions, debuting with leading Dutch TV series Wij Alexander.Thekla Reuten is now firmly established as one of Europe's leading actresses. An actress whose work is without borders.
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Popular As Thekla Reuten
Occupation Actress
Age 45 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 16, 1975 ( Bussum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Netherlands)
Birthday September 16
Town/City  Bussum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Netherlands
Nationality Netherlands

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Thekla Reuten’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

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Thekla Reuten was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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Biography/Timeline

2018

Reuten was born in Bussum, Netherlands, the daughter of a Dutch father, Economist and Politician Geert Reuten, and an Italian mother, who was born in Benabbio near Bagni di Lucca. She studied acting at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam. During the last year of her studies, she assumed leading roles in Dutch film and theatre productions. Early in her career, she won the ‘Shooting Star Award’ of the Berlinale (Berlin Film Festival) for her portrayal of Lotte in the film Twin Sisters, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Subsequent roles included In Bruges with Colin Farrell, Hotel Lux with Bully Herbig, and The American alongside George Clooney, as well as the political thriller Waffenstillstand (‘Ceasefire’). Other films include De Trip van Teetje (Tate's Voyage), Kruimeltje (Little Crumb), Rosenstraße, Una Bellezza Che Non Lascia Scampo (‘An Inescapable Beauty’), and Iedereen beroemd! (Everybody’s Famous!), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

2019

Reuten's television work includes Hidden (BBC, Great Britain), Restless (BBC, Great Britain), and Sleeper Cell (Showtime, USA). She has performed in Johan Simons’ production Fall of the Gods at the Salzburg Festival and the Ruhr Triennial, as well as in Rufus Norris’ Blood Wedding at the Almeida Theatre in London, alongside Gael Garcia Bernal.

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