Joosten, Astrid

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Joosten, Astrid Gender: F
Astrid Maria Bernadette Joosten
born on 22 March 1958 at 10:30 (= 10:30 AM )
Place Beverwijk, Netherlands, 52n29, 4e40
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Schepel
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 01°15' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 22°44 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 00°51'

Astrid Joosten
photo: Beeld en Geluid, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Dutch television host, writer and actress.

Her father and other family members were truckers. As the first and only family member, she studied Spanish at the University of Amsterdam.

She started as host of the socialistic VARA broadcasting company. In 1991 she went to the TROS. In 1990 she went back to the VARA.

In 2003 Joosten became ambassador of the Epilepsy Fund. Meanwhile, she is also a certified sommelier. With Thérèse Boer of restaurant De Librije in Zwolle, she wrote two books about wines.


Joosten was married several years to writer and television director Jack Gadellaa (7 Augustus 1942, Utrecht). From 2000 until his death from pancreatic cancer, she was married to former Solution - pianist and composer Willem Ennes (23 October 1947, Groningen – 6 September 2012, Amsterdam).

Link to Dutch Wikipedia


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2002 (Verboden Liefdes)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2007 (Gek Op Wijn)

Source Notes

Selma Schepel quotes her, quoting her mother: "mijn moeder zegt altijd: rond half elf, koffietijd" in Sterrentijd 46 of 1 January 1994.

Astrid Joosten - Beeld en Geluid wiki


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Alcohol business (sommelier)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (on wine's)