Appeared in TV commercial for Virgin Mobile "No Limit" phones, France (2007).
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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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My dreams came true in America. It's not possible in Belgium. I grew up sadly. Skinny kid. Big, thick glasses. Everything I've done is a miracle.
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 ...
Frequently performs splits in his movies
Muscles from Brussels