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Matthias Schoenaerts


Matthias Schoenaerts was born on December 8, 1977 in Antwerp, Belgium. His parents are Dominique Wiche and actor Julien Schoenaerts. He made his acting debut at age 15 alongside his father in the Belgian film Daens (1992), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Schoenaerts enrolled in film school but was expelled ... See full bio »
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 2016 Lewis and Clark (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
William Clark (2016)
 2013/I Blood Ties
Scarfo
 2011 De president
Boyko
 2010 Injury Time (Short)
Van Dessel
 2010 The Pack
Le Gothique en toc
 2009 Afterday (Short)
Jef
 2008/I Loft
Filip Willems
 2008 Tunnelrat (Short)
John Atkins
 2008 Left Bank
Bob
 2007 Nadine
Cornee
 2007 The Muse
 2006 Black Book
Joop
 2005 The End of the Ride (Short)
Samuel
 2005/II Exit (Short)
Anthony
 2005 Daughter (Short)
Mattias
 2005/I Another Day (Short)
 2004 Gender (Short)
 2004 Ellektra
DJ Cosmonaut X
 2004 A Message from Outer Space (Short)
Frits
 2003 Any Way the Wind Blows
Chouki
 2003 Zien (Short)
Man
 2002 De blauwe roos (Short)
Minnaar
 2002 Girl
Oscar
 2002 Stille waters (TV Series)
Rechercheur
- Episode #1.8 (2002) ... Rechercheur
 2002 Waternimf (Short)
 2001 Flikken (TV Series)
Jens Goossens
- Corrupt (2001) ... Jens Goossens
 1999 Tobias and His Lion (Dutch version, voice)
 1992 Daens
Wannes Scholliers
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5 Interviews | 12 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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I boxed a little when I was a teenager in Belgium, but I was pretty bad. I got punched a lot. For Rust and Bone (2012), I hit the boxing gym for five months on a daily basis. I just wanted to be believable. Yes, I did break my nose-but that's from something else. A friend kicked me in the face when we were teenagers. Twenty years later, I'm making a documentary about him-which proves that ... See more »

Trivia:

Filmed four movies in 2013: The Drop (2014), A Little Chaos (2014), Suite française (2014) and Far from the Madding Crowd (2015). See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Michaël R. Roskam See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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