Daphne Deckers Biography
As an actress, Daphne Deckers became active in some roles for TV and film, including the American miniseries Remember, which was based on a book written by Barbara Taylor Bradford. Daphne Deckers surprisingly worked with another Dutchman, Derek de Lint. Afterwards, she starred in the Dutch film All Stars, as well as the comedy Bed and Breakfast. Daphne Deckers as well bagged a minor role as a reporter in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, which starred Pierce Brosnan and Teri Hatcher. She then became the host of the popular reality show Big Brother, Reisgids, TV Woonmagazine and 101 Vrouwen.
Daphne Deckers began writing for the Veronicablad, wherein she was asked to do a weekly column for Dagblad De Limburger. By 1994 she started writing for another publication named Viva, where she maintained a weekly column until 1999. She then collected her writings for both columns and compiled them in her book De Echte Deckers, which was published in the same year.
This former model and actress explored more of her writing prowess in De Telegraaf, in which she had two columns, Opwaartse drukte in 2002 and Decksels in 2005. Until now Daphne Deckers still writes for the said publication, this time in her Saturday column, TV Weekend. While as a columnist she as well took on scriptwriting, as she wrote some of the episodes of the VARA sitcom Oppassen!! She also translated the American show The Momologues into Dutch, under the title Mama, een komedie over het moedershap in 2006. The following year, Daphne Deckers translated this time the movie Steel Magnolias.
Daphne Deckers has been the host of Hollands Next Top Model in 2007. She also continues to write books for children and some of them are being edited to be childrens plays.
She married Richard Krajicek, a former tennis player, in 1999. They have two children, Emma and Alec.