Appeared in TV commercial for Coors Light beer (2011)
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Jean-Claude | Jean Claude Van Damme | Jean-Claude Van Varenbergh | Jean-Claude Vandam | Jean-Claude Vandamme | J. Claude van Damme
5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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[on rejecting Sylvester Stallone
's offer of a part in The Expendables
(2010)] Stallone gave me a part in his next movie, but I ask him about the subject, about the story. He said, 'You're gonna make lots of money.' I don't want to hear that, I want to hear what was my character. He was unable to tell what it's going to be. [Stallone said:] 'You know, uh, well, the fighting will be good.' [So I ...
He was the inspiration for the character Johnny Cage from Mortal Kombat. Mortal Kombat was initially envisioned as a gaming vehicle for Van Damme, but he and Midway could not come to terms on the costs for using his likeness.
One of Johnny Cage's special moves is doing a split while punching his opponent in the groin, as seen when Van Damme's character, Frank Dux
, punches his large sumo opponent ...
Muscles from Brussels