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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What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real.
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