Since Pierre Bokma left the Toneelschool Maastricht in 1982, Pierre (Paris, 1955) has amazed and seduced audiences with a dizzying array of very different roles. His absolute empathy was and is always paramount. Pierre has appeared on stage with Globe, Het Publiekstheater, Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Orkater, De Mexicaanse Hond, the Nationaal Toneel, free productions with Hummelinck Stuurman and Bos Theaterproducties, among others, and foreign companies such as NTGent in Belgium as well as the Münchner Kammerspiele and Schauspielhaus Bochum in Germany.
He received the most prestigious awards; in 1993 the Albert van Dalsum ring, in 1994 his first Louis d'Or (Richard III), in 2002 the Paul Steenbergen medal and in 2004 the Arlecchino (Rouw siert Elektra). In 2013, there was another Louis d'Or for his role in 'De Verleiders'. He was awarded the Johan Kaart Prize in 2019 for his roles in '#Niksteverbergen' and 'Een Man Een Man'.
Bokma could be seen in the improv program 'De Vloer Op', with satirical sketches in 'Kanniewaarzijn' and popular TV series such as ''t Schaep' (Beeld en Geluid Award for Best Actor), Bloedverwanten', 'De Prooi' (TV Beeld Beste Hoofdrol), 'Rundfunk', the 'Welkom-series' of Niek Barendsen, 'Mocro Maffia' and in international TV series such as 'Tatort' (Germany) and 'Dalziel & Pascoe' (UK).
Pierre also voiced many film productions, documentaries and radio plays, such as that of the Genie in the Disney production 'Aladdin and the Revenge of Jafar'.
In addition, Pierre has a considerable track record as a film actor. 'Leedvermaak' (1989) was the first time Pierre took on a leading role. He would subsequently play the character of Nico two more times for director Frans Weisz, in Qui Vive! and 'Happy End'. Also in his filmography are many well-known directors: Fons Rademakers (De Aanslag), Alex van Warmerdam (Ober, Borgman, Schneider vs. Bax, Nr.10 ), Orlow Seunke (Gordel van Smaragd), Theo van Gogh (Interview), Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen (Cloaca), Dick Maas (Moordwijven, Quiz), Paula van der Oest (Tonio), Maurice Trouwborst (Captain Nova), Antoinette Beumer (Mijn vader is een vliegtuig) and the Belgian Tim Mielants (De Patrick). His first foreign starring role was in Ulrich Köhler's film "Schlafkrankheit" (2011).
Pierre won an International Emmy Award for his portrayal of a believing entrepreneur in ‘De Uitverkorene’ (2006). Golden Calves were there for his role of banker Rijkman Groening in Theu Boermans' television drama 'De Prooi' (2013). It was his fourth Calf: 'Leedvermaak', 'Cloaca' and 'De Belager' were previous Golden Awards.
Nowadays, Pierre plays at Schauspielhaus Bochum in Germany in addition to various film-TV and theater productions in the Netherlands.