The Dirty Lines cast features Joy Delima, Minne Koole and Chris Peters. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Pieter Bart Korthuis’ Netflix series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Dirty Lines follows a college student named Marly in 1989 Amsterdam. She hopes to become a therapist but spends most of her time working as a “sexpert” for a new sex line company. The Netflix series explores the personal and professional lives of several protagonists as the phone sex industry explodes in the Netherlands. Here’s every main performer and character in Dirty Lines.
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Dirty Lines Cast: Joy Delima as Marly Solomon
Character Profile: A college student in Amsterdam. She hopes to become a therapist and wants to be more easy-going. Marly narrates the series and explains how she became the top “sexpert” for a phone sex company.
Delima’s Resume: Robin Garcia/Charlie Oostzaan in Flikken Rotterdam (2018-19), Nika in Toen wij de tijd hadden (2020), Patricia in Meskina (2021)
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Dirty Lines Cast: Minne Koole as Frank
Character Profile: The founder of TeleDutch, a sex line company. He’s a marketing guru and likes to spend money. Frank’s marriage crumbles after the birth of his son.
Koole’s Resume: Philip in Open Seas (2018), Willem Holleeder in Judas (2019), Henry Zwanenburg in Ares (2020), Benja Manupassa in Doodstil (2021), Olivier Hessels in Thuisfront (2021)
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Dirty Lines Cast: Chris Peters as Ramon Stigter
Character Profile: Frank’s brother, the co-founder of TeleDutch. He’s a closeted gay man who hooks up with a male colleague. Ramon lives a double life while his wife has an affair with Frank.
Peters’ Resume: Milan’t Hof in Moordvrouw (2015), Jorday in Dames 4 (2015), Tonio in Tonio (2016), Davy Vos in Penoza (2017), Jacob in Open Seas (2018)
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Dirty Lines Cast: Julia Akkermans as Janna Van Raalte
Character Profile: Marly’s best friend. She dates a DJ and enjoys the Amsterdam nightlife. Janna inspires Marly to loosen up.
Akkermans’ Resume: Huisgenote van Evelyn in Flikken Maastricht (2014), Lisa in Papadag (2017-20), Elisabeth in Open Seas (2018), Piet in Sinterklaasjournaal (2020-21), Christy in Everything of Value (2021)
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Dirty Lines Cast: Charlie Chan Dagelet as Natasja Stigter
Character Profile: Ramon’s wife. She surprises TeleDutch employees with her phone sex techiques. Natasja has an affair with her ex-boyfriend/brother-in-law, Frank.
Dagelet’s Resume: Linda Fenneker in Loft (2010), Verslaggeefster/Pietje Puk in Sinterklaasjournaal (2014-17), Kyra in Hold On (2016), Yasmine Amani in Hotel Beau Séjour (2021), Celine in Mocro Maffia (2018-)
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Dirty Lines Cast: Benja Bruijning as Leon
Character Profile: Marly’s college professor. He’s a married man who enjoys his reputation as a sex-positive academic. Leon begins a sexual relationship with Marly and displays patronizing behavior.
Bruijning’s Resume: Vince Batte in Bellicher (2010-13), Charlie de Roover in Family Way (20120, Tom in Pak Van Mijn Hart (2014), Joeri Vonk in Zwarte tulp (2015-16), Abraham van Helsing in Heirs of the Night (2019-20)
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Dirty Lines Cast: Abbey Hoes as Anouk Stigter
Character Profile: Frank’s wife. She initially gets angry about an “orgy line.” Anouk looks after her son while contemplating her future with Frank.
Hoes’ Resume: Ibi in Tirza (2010), Roosmarijn in Furious (2011), Nena in Nena (2014), Flower Stall Clerk in The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017), Astrid Hoogsteder in Lost Luggage (2022)
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Dirty Lines Cast: Joes Brauers as Mischa Brandt
Character Profile: Janna’s boyfriend, a DJ. He correctly predicts that house music will be big in the future. Mischa flirts with Marly.
Brauers’ Resume: Lambert in Secrets of War (2014), Boudwijn in Quo Vadis, Aida? (2020), Herman Keizer in The East (2020), Nero van Loen in All Stars & Zonen (2020), Erik in Do Not Hesitate (2021)
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The Dirty Lines cast also includes Michael Muller (170 Hz, The Male Gaze: Three’s Company), Benja Bruijning (Bellicher, Zwarte tulp), Eric van Sauers (Bureau Kruislaan, De 12 van Oldenheim), Pip Lieke Lucas (TV debut), Andre Dongelmans (The Dinner, De luizenmoeder)and Nick Golterman (All in Kitchen, Wacht FF).
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