Lineke Rijxman graduated from the Theatre School in Amsterdam and joined the ensemble for thirteen years. In 2004 Rijxman left the company to continue as a freelance actress. She joined Mugmetdegoudentand in 2009, where she is part of the artistic team.
Rijxman won the Colombina (best supporting actress) for her role in Quality Time and the Theo d’Or (best actress) for her role in Hannah and Martin. In addition to her theatre work, Rijxman can be seen in numerous Dutch films and TV series.