Octaaf De Bolle
General Information
Gender: Male
Nicknames: Mr. The Raven (by Samson)
De Bolle (by Modest)
Other Information
Occupation: Grocer
Talents: Everything (according to himself)
Family & Friends
Family: Miranda
Jeannine De Bolle
Friends: Samson
Relationships: Unnamed wife
Series Information
First appearance: N/A
Last appearance: N/A

Octaaf De Bolle (September 23, 1952) is a fictional character from the Samson and Gert universe. He is portrayed by Walter Van de Velde. Octaaf first appeared in the thirth season of the show together with his daughter Miranda. They became the new neighbours of Samson and Gert, after Joop Mixingsauce left the show. Miranda was however not a character with a long life in the show, after she left the show, Octaaf was accompanied by his mother Mrs. Jeannine De Bolle.

Originally working in a supermarket, he quitted his job once his mother came in town to run his own grocery together with her.


Octaaf seems to think of himself as the best man in the world, claiming that he is the best in everything. He often fights with Alberto about unimportant things, but still sees him as a friend, expressing his friendship by naming him Alberto just like Albert wants it. Octaaf resembles a bit of Modest his traits, they both think that they are better than the rest, but are both very insecure for one person. In the case of Octaaf, that person is his mother.


  • Just like the other characters, Octaaf has an iconic look, that doesn't change.
    • However, sometimes subtle changes are made.
    • It was revealed that his mother designes his clothes.
  • He is seen to be a huge fan of both 'K3' and 'The Radios'.
  • He used to be a waiter.
  • He is the only main character to be a father.
  • He is divorced or a widower. This was however never mentioned.
  • Instead of Octaaf, Samson pronounces his names as 'De Raaf' which is Dutch for 'The Raven'.
  • He used to play soccer.
  • His birthday is known.