Dutch actor wins Emmy Award

Heijmans (31), earlier won the top Dutch acting award, the Gouden Kalf, for his portrayal of the singer and the series itself won the Prix Europa for the best mini-series of the year.

Shaffy was born near Paris in 1933. His Egyptian diplomat father and Polish noble mother separated before he was born and he was adopted by a Dutch family at a young age. He became one of Hollands most famous artists.