Carry Tefsen is working on her memoirs. The actress is this year eighty and to celebrate this, the pen is taken in hand. The intention is that her book, Sixty years in the spotlight in October is released, reports the publishing house Unieboek / Spectrum.
The actress approached the publisher with the idea. “She turns out to be a great writer,” asserts a spokesperson of the publishing house. “You should hear her really talk if you like her stories to read.” In the book sketches Tefsen a “vivid image” of her experience of six decades of Dutch theatre – and television history.
Tefsen began in the sixties as a revuedanseres and then grew to become a celebrated theatre-, musical – and movie star. The actress was seen in such film classics as Blue Movie, Keetje great location and What see I? and played in great televisiehits if to Say ’ns Aa and ’t Schaep with Five Ports. In the theatre, she made headlines at the ABC cabaret of Wim kan, in the André van Duin-revue Day day delicious smile, in a number of comic plays of John Lanting and in the musicals De Jantjes and Oh Johnny.
Her last musicalrol was that of grandma in the musical Billy Elliot. In 2012, it was Tefsen for her great contribution to the Dutch culture appointed Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
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