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1. Jean-Claude Van Damme Jean-Claude Van Damme Actor, Double Impact Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was physically weak...
2. Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Actress, Breakfast at Tiffany's Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Hepburn-Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Ella van Heemstra, was a Dutch baroness; Audrey's father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian descent, and worked in business...
3. Matthias Schoenaerts Matthias Schoenaerts Actor, Rust and Bone 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, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film...
4. Johnny Galecki Johnny Galecki Actor, The Big Bang Theory John Mark Galecki was born in Bree, Belgium, to American parents; his father was stationed there while serving in the U.S. Air Force. When he was three years old, his family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he grew up with his parents, Mary Lou and Richard Galecki, and siblings, sister Allison (1980) and brother Nick (1982)...
5. Cécile De France Cécile De France Actress, Hereafter Cecile de France was born in Namur in Belgium in 1975 and discovered her vocation at the early age of six. As soon as she was seventeen, she was off to Paris with the ambition of beginning a career on the stage. She studied drama with Jean-Paul Denizon, actor and assistant to Peter Brook, before being admitted to the Ecole National Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre...
6. Ronald Guttman Ronald Guttman Actor, The Hunt for Red October
7. Fabrice du Welz Fabrice du Welz Director, Calvaire
8. Johan Heldenbergh Johan Heldenbergh Actor, The Broken Circle Breakdown
9. Charlotte De Bruyne Charlotte De Bruyne Actress, Little Black Spiders
10. Jérémie Renier Jérémie Renier Actor, Brotherhood of the Wolf
11. Patrick Bauchau Patrick Bauchau Actor, The Pretender Patrick Nicolas Jean Sixte Ghislain Bauchau was born in Brussels, Belgium. His father, Henry Bauchau, is a noted author, psychoanalyst, and philosopher, while his mother was an educator who also helped operate a publishing company. Coming from an intellectual family, it's not surprising that Bauchau won an academic scholarship to Oxford University...
12. Virginie Efira Virginie Efira Actress, Elle
13. Lyne Renee Lyne Renee Actress, Split
14. Koen De Bouw Koen De Bouw Actor, The Last Tycoon Award-winning Koen De Bouw (1964) is one of the leading actors in Belgium. He studied theatre at the prestigious Antwerp Studio Herman Teirlinck, and made his film debut in 1988 upon graduation. Since then he played leading parts in more than 30 Belgian and international films as well as a similar number of television series...
15. Émilie Dequenne Émilie Dequenne Actress, Brotherhood of the Wolf
16. Hanna Verboom Hanna Verboom Actress, De co-assistent Hanna Verboom made her motion picture debut in 2004 playing the female lead in the Dutch film "Snowfever", directed by Pim van Hoeve. She has hosted the Dutch National TV channel BNN's weekly music show "Top of the Pops". Born in Belgium, Verboom spent her early childhood in the African nations of Kenya...
17. Veerle Baetens Veerle Baetens Actress, The Broken Circle Breakdown Veerle Baetens studied Musical Theatre at the "Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts" in Brussels. After this she had roles in theatre and then started her TV career for VTM. In 2005 she won the "John Kraaijkamp Musical Award" for her role in the theatre version of Pippi Longstocking. And in 2008 she won awards for her performance of "Sara" (the Flemish version of the TV show Ugly Betty)...
18. Jean-Pierre Dardenne Jean-Pierre Dardenne Producer, Deux jours, une nuit After studying drama in the arts institute, Jean Pierre Dardenne and his brother Luc made some videos about the rough life in blue-collar small towns in the Wallonie. After their meeting with filmmaker Armad Gatti and cinematographer Ned Burgess, they decided to enter in the movie business. In 1978 they shot their first documentary...
19. Lubna Azabal Lubna Azabal Actress, Paradise Now
20. Jaco Van Dormael Jaco Van Dormael Director, Mr. Nobody
21. Agnès Varda Agnès Varda Director, Les plages d'Agnès
22. Jan Bijvoet Jan Bijvoet Actor, Borgman
23. Benoît Poelvoorde Benoît Poelvoorde Actor, Man Bites Dog
24. Déborah François Déborah François Actress, L'enfant The daughter of a police officer and a social worker and the middle of three siblings, Déborah François was cast by the Dardenne brothers in L'enfant in 2005 while she was in high school. Between the ages of 10 to 16 François had taken acting classes but she did not expect to make acting her career...
25. Maxime Alexandre Maxime Alexandre Cinematographer, High Tension Maxime Alexandre was born in Renaix, Belgium, 1971. At five years old he moved with his mother, sisters and brother to Rome, Italy. His stepfather, Inigo Lezzi (during that period A.D. for Marco Bellocchio, Gianni Amelio, and Nanni Moretti) let Maxime discover one by one the Italian cinema sets. Maxime...
26. Stella Maxwell Stella Maxwell Self, Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Stella Maxwell is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in the Victoria's Secret Fashion shows in 2014 and 2015 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in April 2015. She was born on May 15, 1990 in Belgium to Northern Irish parents. Maxwell's father was a diplomat...
27. Marie Gillain Marie Gillain Actress, Coco Before Chanel
28. Jonas Bloquet Jonas Bloquet Actor, Elle
29. Lynn Van Royen Lynn Van Royen Actress, De Ridder Lynn is a Dutch-speaking Belgian actress, best known for her lead role in Hotel Beau Séjour. While studying acting at the Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound in Brussels, Lynn showcased her talent in a number of shorts. Quickly thereafter, she emerged on the Belgian acting scene by securing roles (guest and recurring) in some of Belgium's best known television series...
30. Alexandra Vandernoot Alexandra Vandernoot Actress, The Dinner Game
31. Olivier Gourmet Olivier Gourmet Actor, Le fils Grandson of a carpenter, Olivier Gourmet grew up in Mirwart, a Belgian village where his father was a cattle dealer and mother the manager of a family hotel-restaurant. At 13, he was sent to boarding school, which was an unhappy experience that led him to "be closed in on myself". It was at this school that he began acting when he replaced a classmate at short notice in the school play...
32. François Damiens François Damiens Actor, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies
33. Chantal Akerman Chantal Akerman Director, Un divan à New York
34. Filip Peeters Filip Peeters Actor, Recht op recht Filip Peeters was born on December 2, 1962 in Anderlecht, Belgium. Filip has been working in the theatre since 1987, but his roles in film and television have really brought him into the spotlight. Being fluent in German, he has been expanding his career in Germany since 2000, where his popularity rivals that in his native Belgium...
35. Tony Parker Tony Parker Self, Kobe Doin' Work
36. Eric Godon Eric Godon Actor, In Bruges
37. Yolande Moreau Yolande Moreau Actress, Amélie
38. Felix van Groeningen Felix van Groeningen Director, The Broken Circle Breakdown
39. Gene Bervoets Gene Bervoets Actor, Spoorloos Gene Bervoets (Eugène Joanna Alfons Bervoets) is a Belgian actor. He was born in Antwerp on the 26th of March, 1956. Gene studied at Studio Herman Teirlinck in. He graduated in 1980. Bervoets played in more than 50 films. In 2015 he received the Ensor for Best Actor. He was nominated for the Golden Calf in 2009 in the category of Best Actor...
40. Pauline Etienne Pauline Etienne Actress, La religieuse
41. Carole Weyers Carole Weyers Actress, The Fault in Our Stars Carole Weyers was born in Anderlecht, Belgium. She began her acting career in Belgium, where she received her training from the well-respected drama school IAD (Institut des Arts de Diffusion). Upon graduation, she wished to further develop her acting skills and attended LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) in a classical acting course...
42. Jan Decleir Jan Decleir Actor, Karakter
43. Barbara Sarafian Barbara Sarafian Actress, Rundskop Barbara Sarafian was born on april 16, 1968 in Ghent, Belgium. Her father was half Armenian and a painter. Her mother was a painter and teacher at the school of fine-arts in Ghent. She was raised bilingual French and Flemish/Dutch. She studied at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Antwerp and at Paralax in Brussels...
44. Kevin Janssens Kevin Janssens Actor, D'Ardennen
45. Erik Van Looy Erik Van Looy Writer, De slimste mens ter wereld Erik Van Looy was born on April 26, 1962 in Deurne, Flanders, Belgium as Erik Ludovicus Maria Van Looy. He is a Director and a Writer, known for the classic Belgian films, De Zaak Alzheimer/The Memory of a Killer (2003) and Loft (2008). He's also directed the US-remake of The Loft (2014). Between writing and directing movies...
46. Héléna Noguerra Héléna Noguerra Actress, L'arnacoeur
47. Marcus Thomas Marcus Thomas Actor, You Kill Me
48. Monique van Vooren Monique van Vooren Actress, Wall Street
49. Ingrid Vandebosch Ingrid Vandebosch Actress, Taxi
50. Ulu Grosbard Ulu Grosbard Director, The Deep End of the Ocean A former diamond cutter in his native Belgium, Ulu Grosbard was educated at the University of Chicago, then attended the Yale Drama School. Becoming a stage director in 1957, Grosbard directed many successful Broadway shows. In the early '60s Grosbard journeyed to Hollywood, where he was hired as an assistant director on several productions...
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