Jaap Spijkers (1958) graduated in 1988 from the School of Drama in Arnhem after which he worked with theatre group De Trust/Theatercompagnie. He also acted in several films and television series. Nowadays he works as an actor and director with the Nationaal Toneel. He was awarded with a Golden Calf for Best Actor for 1000 Rosen and the Special Jury Award for Cloaca.
Beste Acteur (1994) 1000 Rosen
Speciale Juryprijs (2003) Cloaca
Beste Acteur (1998) De Poolse bruid
Beste Mannelijke Bijrol (2010) De gelukkige huisvrouw
Beste Mannelijke Bijrol (2006) Ober
Beste Mannelijke Bijrol (2011) De bende van Oss