Biography (Nederlands)

bioSince graduating from the Amsterdamse Toneelschool & Kleinkunstacademie in Amsterdam (The Amsterdam School for Drama and Contemporary Music Theatre), Lieke played in numerous and varied productions.

Her career started in the theatre, where she performed in lots of productions and well-know plays, including the hit musical Hair and the show How do I survive my first kiss?, based on the famous children’s book by Holland’s ‘JK Rowling’ Francine Oomen. This show got nominated for a “Gouden Krekel” (an award voted for by the public). She also played a leading role in the Bacchanten, a play written by Euripides, a greek tragedy. After that she played a leading
role in The Last Wish, a musical theatre show at the M-Lab in Amsterdam.

Lieke played Babs in the hit musical Hij Gelooft in Mij (He Believes in Me), a theatre show about the life of André Hazes (a famous dutch singer), in the DeLaMar Theatre in Amsterdam. The show sold out for two years.

On television, Lieke started at Koppensnellers (Hollands version of Saturday Night Live) where she was the impersanation of Esmée Denters (the youtube hitwonder, signed by Justin Timberlake). Her performance got millions of hits on Esmée’s website.
She also played in the action tv series Spoorloos Verdwenen (Missing without a trace) and Flikken Maastricht (a series like CSI).
With friends she made the tv series de Meisjes van Thijs (the Girls of Thijs), which was sold to Comedy Central. After that Lieke played a role in a tv series called Divorce.
A new tv series with Lieke was broadcasted last year, De Deal. A political drama series for tv network VARA.

Next year (2019), the short movie Won’t forget you will be released. Starring famous Dutch actors Nelly Frijda & Frits Lambrechts and Lieke.

She is a well demanded voice-over. Her voice is used in numerous games, tv and radio commercials and lots of animation movies.

Lieke is the owner & founder of the succesful travel & food blog Little Wanderbook: www.littlewanderbook.com. Little Wanderbook has over 53K+ followers on Facebook and 14,6K+ followers on Instagram.