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José van Dam

José van Dam was born on August 25, 1940 in Brussels, Belgium as Joseph van Damme. He is an actor, known for Babel opéra, ou la répétition de Don Juan de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1985), Don Giovanni (1979) and Otello (1974). See full bio »

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Known For

Don Giovanni Leporello
Otello Lodovico
The Music Teacher Joachim Dallayrac


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 2013 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Flûte enchantée/The Magic Flute (TV Movie)
Narrateur / Narrator
 2011 Ariane et Barbe-bleue (Video)
Barbe Bleue
 2010 Don Quichotte (TV Movie)
Don Quichotte
 2005 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie)
Hans Sachs
 2000/I Hamlet (TV Movie)
 2000 Les contes d'Hoffmann (TV Movie)
Lindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / ...
 1996 Don Carlos (TV Movie)
Philippe II
 1993 Some Tales of Hoffmann (TV Movie)
Lindorf / Coppélius / Miracle / ...
 1988 The Music Teacher
Joachim Dallayrac
 1987 Falstaff (TV Movie)
Sir John Falstaff
 1987 Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie)
 1983 Emmenez-moi au théâtre (TV Series)
Saint François
- Saint François d'Assise (1983) ... Saint François
 1981 Dardanus (TV Movie)
 1981 Le vaisseau fantôme (TV Movie)
Le Hollandais
 1980/II Les noces de Figaro (TV Movie)
 1979 Don Giovanni
 1978 Il trovatore (TV Movie)
 1978 Les contes d'Hoffmann (TV Movie)
Coppelius / Dapertutto / Miracle
 1974 Otello
 1971 Rappresentatione Di Anima E Di Corpo (Das Spiel von Seele und Körper) (TV Movie)
Tempo e Mondo (Zeit und Welt)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred as Don Quixote and Cervantes in the 1998 Belgian production of "Man of La Mancha". He has also recorded and sung the title role in Massenet's opera "Don Quichotte".

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Opera singer (bass-baritone).

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