Jack van Gelder

Jack van Gelder (born 27 December 1950) is a Dutch sport commentator and television presenter. He presented many sports television programs of the broadcasting organization NOS, including NOS Studio Sportzomer, NOS Studio Voetbal and NOS Langs de Lijn, for forty years.[1]

Jack van Gelder
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Born (1950-12-27) 27 December 1950 (age 69)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Van Gelder and Richard Krajicek (2004).

He is also known for presenting Te land, ter zee en in de lucht. In 2009 he presented the Nationaal Songfestival, an annual competition held almost every year between 1956 and 2012 to select the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2014 he won the Theo Koomen Award, an annual award for best sports reporting or commentary.[2]

He played the role of Pontius Pilate in the 2014 edition of The Passion.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jack van Gelder mist spotlights NOS niet". NU.nl (in Dutch). 5 August 2017. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Jack van Gelder wint Theo Koomen Award 2014". NU.nl (in Dutch). 20 December 2014. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Jack van Gelder speelt Pilatus in The Passion". NU.nl (in Dutch). 15 March 2014. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Retrieved 2 November 2019.

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