Laurens de Groot



Known for: De Onderkoning, The Ressurection of a Bastard
Languages: Dutch, English, (German)

Laurens was born in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. When he was nine his family moved to Zoetermeer, where he still lives. He first started acting in the theater, landing his first leading role in 1996. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 2002, he got a job as a director, teacher and playwright at a company that worked with actors and creatives with various intellectual disabilities. He continued to work as an actor and created much of his own work through various companies. His first appearance on Dutch television was in the daytime soap ONM in 2009, and since 2012, television and film have become a larger part of his career. He has had his own theater company since 2015. Laurens is married and has two children.

Laurens de Groot - Dutch story - De man met de leren jas