Roef Ragas

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Rudolphus Henricus Cornelis (Roef) Ragas (25 May 1965 – 30 August 2007) was a Dutch actor from Harderwijk. He was the older brother of Bastiaan Ragas and Jeroen.

From 1984 to 1990 Ragas studied Dutch at the University of Amsterdam. He graduated on the phenomenon of "time" in "De zondvloed" by Jeroen Brouwers. Then he went to the Amsterdam Theatre School, where he graduated in 1994.

He was a founding member of the Association of New Film and Television Makers, NFTVM, and sat on the board of the Dutch Association of Film and Television Makers, NBF, and the Dutch Film Festival.

Ragas had a relationship since 1990 and was married to actress Susan Visser. Together they had two children. On August 30, 2007, Ragas, a heavy smoker, died at the age of 42 during a visit to Harkema restaurant where he had a heart attack.[1] On Thursday, September 6, 2007 he was buried in Zorgvlied Cemetery.



  1. "Roef Ragas overleden (video)". 31 August 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2005.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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