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Johannes Heesters
Johannes Heesters
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Born:
December 05, 1903
Died:
December 24, 2011
Age:
108
Birth Name:
Johan Marius Nicolaas Heesters
Nickname:
Grandseigneur Heesters
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Awards:
14 wins & 1 nomination.
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Some Facts
He entered the Guinness Book of Records in 1997 as the world's oldest stage actor.
In December 2010, the 107-year old Heesters announced that he had quit smoking for his then 61-year-old wife: "She should have me as long as possible".
Claims to have had an encounter with Princess Juliana of the Netherlands (now the late Queen Juliana of the Netherlands) when he was a youth.
He was the second oldest men living in Germany.
His best-known role, as Count Danilo in Franz Lehar's operetta "The Merry Widow", he played 1,600 times; the Honore in the musical "Gigi", 750 times.
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My secret to a long, healthy life is to always keep working. It keeps me busy and happy, and gives me a reason to stay alive.
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