RESUME 

(SH = short film / FT = feature film)

For a complete list of awards won by AMARU click on this link
Click here to access AMARU's acting reel

FILM:

2019: Das Dritte Auge (FT)
2006: Tyr's Hand (SH)
2006: Pull (SH)
2006: De Opnamen Van Het Schaduwloze Wezen (FT)
2005: On The Edge Of Light (SH)
2005: The Niggaz Of La Rouge (FT)
2004: Raam 4 (SH)
2004: Have You Seen This Man (SH)
2004: Not Alone (SH)
1996: Intolerance (FT)


TELEVISION:

2009: Ik Weet Wat Jij Deed (TV Show)
2006: €100 A Second (Game Show Pilot)
2005: You Are What You Win (Game Show Pilot)
2004: Carlo & Irene Show (Talent Show)
2004: Opgelicht (Re-enactment)
2004: Kees & Co (Sitcom)
2003: De Alkmaarse Portiermoord (Re-enactment)
2003: Opgelicht (Re-enactment)
2001: Dok 12 (Police Series - Season 01, EP. 13)
2001: Veronica TV Talent Show
1996: GTST (Soap Opera)
1996: Now Or Never (Game Show Intro)


COMMERCIALS / PRINT:

2020: Talpa "Kijk" (TV commercial)
2016: Jumbo Supermarkten ('Jaaraanbiedingen')
2014: Belastingdienst ('Is dit OK? JA/NEE')
2013: Media Markt ('De Mania Weken')
2009: Stichting Wakker Dier ('Levend Strippen')
2007: OHRA Insurance Company ('Theo')
2007: KPN ('Draadloos Zaken Doen')
2006: NIVRA Accountancy Brochure
2006: Staff Planning Internet Campaign
2006: Amsterdam Police Academy Photo Shoot
2005: Senter Novem Brochure
2005: RVS Insurances ('Levensloop & Pensioenen')
2005: Mc. Donald's USA ('My First Team')
2005: Imagining Being There: Paradise
2004: Postbank ('Hypotheken Q1')
2004: Casting Consultants Flyer
2004: Amstel Beer ('Truck')
2003: TPG Post ('Mannetjes')
2002: Xi Beverages ('Bad Day In Amsterdam')
2000: Amsterdam City Security Clothing Brochure
1998: Cerveza (Costa Rican Infomercial)
1998: Grolsch Beer ('The Monkey Wedding')
1997: NUON Utilities ('Water')
1997: MTV Europe ('World Laughter Monument')
1996: PTT Telecom ('Triptych')


MUSIC VIDEOS:

2021: Pa' Mi Gente by AMARU
2020: Tell Me by AMARU
2020: Never by AMARU
2019: Keurig by Bastet Black featuring Rae Skrilla
2019: Joystick by AMARU
2019: That's The Way I Like It by AMARU
2018: Champagne Attitude (Rap-Titude Mix) by AMARU
2018: Low On The Dough by AMARU
2016: Independence Day by AMARU
2015: The One by AMARU
2015: I'm The One You Need by AMARU
2008: Put Your Hands Up by AMARU
2005: Na Mangueria by Zuco 103
2005: The Hero by Jarko
2004: Strik Je Veters by Kubus feat. Rico & Stikz


INDUSTRIALS:

2021: Rabobank E-learning (Beyond The Money, Episode 6)
2018: Rechtbank Rotterdam (De Beste Overheidsorganisatie 2018)
2012: Politie Flevoland (Police Dramatization Film)
2005: Infosecure Audiovisueel (IFS)
2004: OHRA Insurance Company
1999: Introducing: EURO
1999: Philips Electronics


ANIMATION & VOICE ACTING:

2006: Be Aware, Take Care
2005: The Real Action Heroes
2004: Be HIV Free: The Story Of Bobo


DIRECTED BY AMARU:

2021: Pa' Mi Gente (Music Video)
2020: Tell Me (Music Video)
2020: Never (Music Video)
2019: Joystick (Music Video)
2019: That's The Way I Like It (Music Video)
2018: Champagne Attitude (Rap-Titude Mix) (Music Video)
2018: Low On The Dough (Music Video)
2016: Independence Day (Music Video)
2015: The One (Music Video)
2015: I'm The One You Need (Music Video)
2012: Rechtbank Rotterdam (Short - Afscheid President)
2008: Put Your Hands Up (Music Video)


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2020: AMARU COOKS - A Touch Of Suriname Through Food & Anecdotes
1985: Wereld Poëziedag Van Het Kind


OFFICIALLY PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHY BY AMARU:

2020: AMARU COOKS - A Touch Of Suriname Through Food & Anecdotes
2011: Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas



2010: Schmap (Mobile Travel App)
2010: Schmap (Mobile Travel App)

ROLE:

John Michaels (Supporting)
Fenrir (Lead)
Psychopath (Lead)
Police Officer (Supporting)
Giorgio (Co-Star)
Elroy (Lead)
Private Investigator (Co-star)
Mr. Hudson (Co-star)
Ben (Lead)
Tourist (Featured)



Menno (Lead)
Actor / Contestant
Actor / Contestant
Contestant & Winner (Self)
Swindler (Co-star)
Hairstylist (Featured)
Suspect (Co-star)
Victim (Lead)
Police Officer (Featured)
Contestant & Winner
Male Nurse (Supporting)
Luciano Pavarotti (Supporting)



TV Viewer (Featured)
Shopper (Featured)
Vendor (Lead)
Employee (Featured)
Man In Crowd (Featured)
Latin Customs Officer (Co-star)
Prospective Client (Lead)
Restaurant Owner (Print)
Recruitment Agent (Co-star)
Model (Print)
Business Man (Print)
Young Husband (Co-star)
Judge (Co-star)
Artist (Self)
Waiter (Featured)
Model (Co-star)
Guest (Featured)
Postal Clerk (Co-star)
Police Officer (Co-star)
Model (Print)
Latino (Co-star)
Wedding Guest (Featured)
Customer (Supporting)
Latino (Co-star)
Mexican Guy (Featured)



Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
School Principal (Co-star)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Self (Lead)
Brazilian Stylist (Co-star)
John Shaft (Lead)
Preacher (Co-star)



CEO Nick P. (co-star)
Employee (Co-star)
Suspect (Co-star)
Business Man (Lead)
Client (Co-star)
Shopper (Featured)
Supervisor (Co-star)



Bobo (Lead)
Pilot & Sergeant (Lead)
Bobo (Lead)


















Cookbook, link to file
Published Poem "Wat Ons Bezig Houdt"



Link to file

Link to file

DIRECTED/PRODUCED BY:

Dir. Bernd Schneider for Cine Coblenz Film- und Theaterproduktion
Dir. Mark Wallaard for Zimati Productions
Dir. Mark van Hugten for Zezzezoon Productions
Dir. Veysi Yildirim for Exploring Movies
Dir. Gabriel Scharis for Forward Film
Dir. Robert van Laar for Chubby Produkties
Dir. Ruben Bults for Active Pictures
Dir. Edvard Jarasi
Dir. Matt Bish for Bish Productions
Dir. Diego Pos for EGRI Films



Produced by Eyeworks TV for TROS TV Productions
Endemol UK TV Productions
Endemol UK TV Productions
Endemol TV Productions
Dir. Robert Jansen for RENE STOKVIS Productions
Dir. Robert Schuurman for Endemol TV Productions
Produced by: Politie Noord Nederland Noord
Dir. Robert Jansen for RENE STOKVIS Productions
Dir. Bart Oudshoorn for Endemol TV Productions
Produced by: Headman Productions for Veronica BV
Endemol TV Productions
Endemol TV Productions



Dir. Jos van Meerveld for TALPA
Dir. Hans Jonkers for Jonkers Hofstee Film
Dir. Herman Poppelaars for First On Mars
Dir. Joris Dommels for WILL Producties
Dir. Shariff Nasr for Revolver Films
Dir. Manu Coeman for Doom & Dickson
Dir. Cindy Vermeulen for Media Republic
Photographer: Joris van Egmond for Francable (Tilburg) & Keesie (Schiedam)
Dir. Wilbert Hoeks for Frontaal (www.frontaal.nl)
Photographer: Marius Van Dalen for Jutten Visualizations
Photographer: Rob Becker
Dir. Roel Welling for CCCP.NL
Dir. Albert Watson for Cyclops Productions (New York, USA)
Produced by: Martin Riebeek for www.martinriebeek.nl
Dir. Bart Kuijpers for Leukwerkt Worldwide
Produced by: Casting Consultants
Dir. Jonathan Herman for Doom & Dickson/Bonkers
Dir. Unknown
Dir. Arthur Mebius
Photographer: Emiel van Lint
Dir. Patricia Howell
Dir. Simon Cheek for Movie Ventures
Dir. Lara Shapiro
Dir. Godelieve Smulders for www.laughterlab.com
Dir. Unknown



Dir. & Produced by AMARU & Blissful Mess for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU & Blissful Mess for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU & Blissful Mess for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. Maverick for Goddess Of The Mic
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. AMARU & Mark Wallaard for ZIMATI Film / AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. Nick Arnold for Revolver Films
Dir. Jarko Romanesko
Dir. Tjeerd Oosterhuis for Komt Dat Zien Productions



Dir. Rafael ter Maat for Frisse Blikken & KLCK Film
Dir. Michiel van Rut for Visuallstars.nl
Dir. Bas de Vetter for Politie Flevoland
Dir. Hans Padding for IFS Audiovisueel
Dir. Jan Jaap in der Maur for Publicis Van Sluis Consultancy
Dir. Barth van Doorn for DialogKHY BV
Dir. Unknown



Produced by: The Web Foundation
Produced by: Zimati Productions
Produced by: The Web Foundation



Dir. & Produced by AMARU & Blissful Mess for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU & Blissful Mess for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU & Blissful Mess for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions
Dir. & Produced by AMARU for AMARU Music & AMARU Productions



Written by AMARU, published via Lulu.com by URAMA BOOKS (ISBN: 9-781716-511394)
Written by AMARU, published by Drukkerij De Boer (Paramaribo, Suriname)



Written by AMARU, published via Lulu.com by URAMA BOOKS (ISBN: 9-781716-511394)
Written by John H. Stubbs with Emily G. Makaš, published by Wiley (www.wiley.com)
ISBN-13: 978-0470603857, ISBN-10: 0470603852


Chicago Guide (Tenth Edition)
Las Vegas Guide (Tenth Edition)

TRAINING:
- Acting training 'The Actor's Edge' with Rande Scott (USA)- Acting training by Eric Stone at The Hollywood Actor Studio (USA)
- Acting training 'The Acting Workshop' with Frank Cavestani (USA)
- Margie Haber's Audition Techniques Seminar (The Netherlands)
- Acting training 'Acteren voor de camera 1, 2 & 3' ('Camera Acting 1, 2 & 3') with Ronald Beer at Open Studio (The Netherlands)
- Acting training 'Spelen met de camera' ('Playing with the camera') with Joep Sertons at 'De Trap' (The Netherlands)
- Sjouerman Casting Acting Masterclass by Andre Sjouerman & Rozanne van Boxtel (The Netherlands)

SPECIAL ABILITIES:
- Singer / Songwriter, Performances of and on since 1993
- Various accents (Caucasian-American, African-American (Ebonics), Caribbean, Russian, Indian)
- Fluent in (American) English, Dutch, good in Spanish, some Portuguese, some Italian, some Hebrew

MISCELLANEOUS:
- Height: 6'1 / 1.85 m
- Shoes: 12 / 46-
Eyes: brown

- Hair: black
- Age range: 38-48
 

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