Though the accent rings strange in German ears, the Dutch are well-loved in Germany for their open-mindedness. That love has helped a number of Dutch performers be richly rewarded with celebrity status in Germany.
As Germany and the Netherlands celebrate 65 years of diplomatic ties, we take a look at some of the Dutch celebrities, artists and performers who've shot to fame in Germany.
Childstars, opera singers, TV hosts - you name it, the Dutch have exported a number of famous personalities that have helped shape Germany's cultural landscape. Click through the photo gallery to see if there are any names and faces you recognize.