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Sylvia Hoeks (born 1 June 1983) is a Dutch actress.

Sylvia Hoeks
Born Sylvia Gertrudis Martyna Hoeks
(1983-06-01) 1 June 1983 (age 34)
Maarheeze, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Other names Sylvia Hoecks, Sylvia Hoek
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2005–present


During high school she was scouted by Elite models, and she started travelling as a model all around Europe for a couple of years. After finishing high school she attended the Maastricht Theatre Academy.

Right after graduation she made her national breakthrough with the Jos Stelling film Duska (2007). She won a Golden Calf (the Dutch equivalent of the Oscars) at the annual Netherlands Film Festival.

In 2011, Sylvia was presented at the Berlinale as Shooting Star, a unique Pan European initiative which puts a spotlight on Europe’s best actors.

Her international breakthrough in 2013 was after working with the Oscar-winning director Giuseppe Tornatore in his film The Best Offer starring opposite Geoffrey Rush.

She has recently been cast in Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve.


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