Gijs Scholten van Aschat
Gijs Scholten van Aschat (1959) joined the ensemble of Toneelgroep Amsterdam in 2008 and has since then appeared in Kinderen van de Zon, Nooit van elkaar, In ongenade, De Russen!, for which he was nominated for the Arlecchino 2012, and Kat op een heet zinken dak by Tennessee Williams (director Jacob Derwig). In 12|13, in addition to Na de repetitie / Persona, he can also be seen in repeat performances of De Russen!, Romeinse tragedies, In ongenade and Kinderen van de zon.
Scholten van Aschat played with companies such as het Nationale Toneel, Orkater, Het Toneel Speelt and ZT Hollandia. He became known to a wider audience with the play Cloaca by Maria Goos, his roles in the films Tirza (nominated for a Gouden Kalf and Gouden Film) after the book by Arnon Grunberg and Doodslag (2012) with Theo Maassen. In 2012 Scholten van Aschat made his debut as a literary author with his novella Beretta Bobcat, of which the personally narrated audio book was a gift during the Week of the Audio Book 2012. Scholten van Aschat was nominated for the Louis d'Or in 2011 for his role in Richard III (Orkater) and received the Esta Audio Book Award 2012 for best narrator. In 1993 he received the Louis d'Or for his role in Decadence. For his role in the television series Oud Geld he received a Gouden Kalf in 1998. In 2001 he received the Johan Kaart Prijs and he is the current bearer of the Albert van Dalsum ring, which he received in 2004 from the hands of Pierre Bokma.