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Benoît Poelvoorde

Benoît Poelvoorde was born on September 22, 1964 in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for Man Bites Dog (1992), Coco Before Chanel (2009) and The Brand New Testament (2015). See full bio »
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Man Bites Dog
Coco Before Chanel
Coco Before Chanel Étienne Balsan
Romantics Anonymous
Romantics Anonymous Jean-René Van Den Hugde


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 2016 The Jews
 2016 Saint Amour
 2015 Family For Rent
Paul-André Delalande
 2014 Les rayures du zèbre
José Stockman
 2013 La bûche de Noël (Short)
Steven (voice)
 2013 A Place on Earth
Antoine Dumas
 2013 Le grand méchant loup
Philippe Delcroix
 2013 Tied
Le banquier
 2012 Quand je serai petit
Jean Esnart
 2012 Le grand soir
Benoît Bonzini, alias NOT
 2010 Kill Me Please
M. Demanet
 2010 En chantier, monsieur Tanner! (TV Movie)
Jean-César Astor
 2010 Mammuth
Le concurrent
 2010 Dumas
Auguste Maquet
 2009 Park Benches
Le client à la patère
 2009 A Town Called Panic
Steven (voice)
 2009 Coco Before Chanel
Étienne Balsan
 2008 Beauties at War
Franck Chevrel
 2008 Louise-Michel
Guy l'ingénieur
 2007 Les deux mondes
Rémy Bassano
 2007 Cow-Boy
Daniel Piron
 2006 Charlie Says
 2006 Jean-Philippe
Bernard Frédéric (as Bernard Frédéric)
 2006 Du jour au lendemain
François Berthier
 2005 Entre ses mains
Laurent Kessler
 2005 Akoibon
 2004 The Return of James Battle
Allan Chiasse
 2004 Aaltra
L'amateur de moto-cross
 2003 Le pied (Short)
Le pied (voice)
 2003 Laughter and Punishment
Le prof de secourisme
 2002 A Town Called Panic (TV Series short)
Steven (voice, as Benoit Poelvoorde)
 2002 Gouille et Gar (Short)
Gar (voice)
 2002 Dead Weight
Francis Reggio
 2001 Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle
Ghislain Lambert
 2001 Doors of Glory
Régis Demanet
 1999 Les convoyeurs attendent
Roger (father)
 1998 Les Baltus au cirque (Short) (voice)
 1997 Les carnets de monsieur Manatane (TV Series)
Monsieur Manatane
 1997 The Signalman (Short)
The organizer
 1997 Hikers
 1996 Les voleurs de patates (Video) (voice)
 1996 Pour rire!
 1996 Jamais au grand jamais (TV Series short)
Monsieur Manatane
 1990 Génération Raymond (Short)
 1987 Pas de C4 pour Daniel Daniel (Short)
Daniel Daniel / voice over
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Other Works:

Voice in radio commercials for Decathlon (France). See more »

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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bernard Frédéric | Benoit Poelvoorde


6' 0¼" (1.84 m)

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Was a jury member for the Palm d'Or in the 2004 Cannes Film Festival



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