The Dutch tv-legend Mies Bouwman (88) has died. Reports that RTL Boulevard.
Bouwman was the presenter of the first Dutch televisieavond, in 1951. Until the early eighties, she presented various programmes, including the Mies en scène, Telebingo and In the lead role.
She was especially known by the first live marathon broadcast from the Dutch tv-history, The Village, in 1962. Then gave them all quickly its good name to the public at large by taking part in the controversial program As it also happens, not even once. It was a huge rel.
In 1993 she stopped with her television work.
From Mies and scene:
Mies Bouwman interview with Willy Vandersteen in the starring role: