Piet Hesse (26 December 1872 – 4 March 1936) was a Dutch comedian of the late 19th and early 20th century.

Piet Hesse
Piet Hesse on the right
Piet Hesse (r)
Born
Pieter Hesse

(1872-12-26)26 December 1872
Died4 March 1936(1936-03-04) (aged 63)
OccupationActor, comedian

He collaborated with Lion Solser.[1] Together they featured in the 1896 comedy film Gestoorde hengelaar by M.H. Laddé, which was the first Dutch fictional film. Later they featured again in the 1900 and 1906 comedy films both titled Solser en Hesse.[2][3]

Hesse was born in Amsterdam as the son of Jacques Hesse and Antonia Elisabeth Schmand.[4] He was married to Anna Hesse-Slauderhof and worked together with her.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ van Rhijn, J. (1970). Rotterdam van A tot Z: over personen, gebeurtenissen en instellingen van toen en nu in woord en beeld (in Dutch). Kruseman. p. 218. OCLC 13134935.
  2. ^ "Solser en Hesse, 1900". EYE Film Institute Netherlands. Archived from the original on October 28, 2011. Retrieved November 17, 2011.
  3. ^ "Solser en Hesse, 1906". EYE Film Institute Netherlands. Archived from the original on November 17, 2011. Retrieved November 17, 2011.
  4. ^ Death certificate at the Noord-Hollands Archief
  5. ^ (in Dutch) 100 jaar amusement in Nederland, Jacques Klöters, Staatsuitgeverij, 1987

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