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Matthias Schoenaerts


Matthias Schoenaerts was born on December 8, 1977 in Antwerp, Belgium. His mother, Dominique Wiche, was a costume designer, translator and French teacher, his father is actor Julien Schoenaerts. He made his film debut at the age of 13, alongside his father in the Belgian film Daens (1992), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rust and Bone
Rust and Bone Alain van Versch
(2012)
The Drop
The Drop Eric Deeds
(2014)
Rundskop
Rundskop Jacky Vanmarsenille
(2011)
Far from the Madding Crowd
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Kursk (post-production)
Mikhail Kalekov
 2018 Mustang (pre-production)
Roman Coleman
 2017 Radegund (post-production)
Herder
 2015 Maryland
Vincent
 2013/I Blood Ties
Scarfo
 2011 De president
Boyko
 2010 Injury Time (Short)
Van Dessel
 2010 La meute
Le Gothique en toc
 2009 Afterday (Short)
Jef
 2008/I Loft
Filip Willems
 2008 Tunnelrat (Short)
John Atkins
 2008 Linkeroever
Bob
 2007 Nadine
Cornee
 2007 De muze
 2006 Black Book
Joop
 2006 Retour (Short)
Maxime
 2005 Het einde van de rit (Short)
Samuel
 2005/II Exit (Short)
Anthony
 2005 Daughter (Short)
Mattias
 2005/I Another Day (Short)
Man
 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 Meisje
Oskar
 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 Totz und sein Löwe (Dutch version, voice)
 1992 Daens
Wannes Scholliers
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Little Prince - played the title character, directed by his father, Julien Schoenaerts (who also played The Aviator), in Belgium. See more »

Publicity Listings:

18 Interviews | 22 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 38 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his ideal woman] I need someone with a real passion for life; a person who's on a quest for truthfulness. I find that incredibly attractive. They also need to be pretty independent, like a cat. If I could be any animal, I'd be a cat. They don't rely on anyone. In a relationship you have to trust each other - becoming dependent on one another isn't healthy. Also, cats don't 'have' to do ... See more »

Trivia:

Was set to star in D'Ardennen (2015) but dropped out and was replaced by Kevin Janssens. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Michaël R. Roskam See more »

Nickname:

Matti See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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