Tom Blom

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Tom Blom
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Blom in April 2011
Born(1946-09-25)25 September 1946
The Hague, Netherlands
Died3 July 2017(2017-07-03) (aged 70)
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands [1]
Nationality Dutch
OccupationAnnouncer and presenter
Years active1975-2017
Known forTer land, ter zee en in de lucht
Langs de Lijn

Tom Blom (25 September 1946 3 July 2017) was a Dutch television and radio presenter.


In 1975, Blom made his television debut as an announcer at The Johnny Kraaijkamp Show . Later, he was a presenter of the record program De Eerste de Beste (together with Walter Tiemessen). From 1983, Blom was a commentator and co-presenter at Te land, ter zee en in de lucht , together with Tom Mulder and Jack van Gelder. [2]

In 1989, he halted these activities after switching to Joop van den Ende's television channel TV10, which eventually ceased to exist due to poor ratings. In 2000, Blom returned as a commentator at Te land, ter zee en in de lucht until the show's ultimate cancellation in 2011.

Blom died on 3 July 2017 at the age of 70. [3]

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  1. "Hij kwam wel in beeld, maar hij voelde zich toch het gelukkigst op de achtergrond". Volkskrant. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  2. "Presentator Tom Blom (70) overleden" (in Dutch). 3 July 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  3. "Oud-Langs de Lijn-presentator Blom overleden" (in Dutch). NOS. 3 July 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2017.