Benoît Poelvoorde

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Benoît Poelvoorde was born on September 22, 1964 in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for Man Bites Dog (1992), The Brand New Testament (2015) and Romantics Anonymous (2010). See full bio »

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Known For

Romantics Anonymous Jean-René Van Den Hugde
Coco Before Chanel Étienne Balsan


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  Normale (post-production)
 2022 Les volets verts
 2022 Smoking Causes Coughing
 2021 Adieu Paris
 2021 Inexorable
Marcel Bellmer
 2021 Les Grandes Vacances (Short)
Steven (voice)
 2021 Do You Do You Saint-Tropez
Le baron Claude Tranchant
 2020 How I Became a Super Hero
Monté Carlo
 2020 My Father's Stories
André Choulans
 2020 Delete History
Le livreur Alimazone
 2019 Adoration
 2019 The County Fair (Short)
Steven (voice)
 2019 Venise n'est pas en Italie
Bernard Chamodot
 2019 White as Snow
 2019 Ce soir, c'est Palmashow (TV Movie)
 2018 Father and Sons
Joseph Zuccarelli
 2018 Raoul Taburin
Raoul Taburin
 2018 Keep an Eye Out
Le commissaire Buron
 2018 Sink or Swim
 2017 7 jours pas plus
 2016 Back to School Panic! (Short)
Steven (voice)
 2016 The Jews
 2016 Saint Amour
 2015 Family For Rent
Paul-André Delalande
 2014 3 Hearts
Marc Beaulieu
 2014 The Price of Fame
Eddy Ricaart
 2014 Les rayures du zèbre
José Stockman
 2013 A Christmas Panic! (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
 2011 My Worst Nightmare
Patrick Demeuleu
 2010 Rien à déclarer
Ruben Vandevoorde
 2010 Romantics Anonymous
Jean-René Van Den Hugde
 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 Selon Charlie
 2006 Jean-Philippe
Bernard Frédéric (as Bernard Frédéric)
 2006 Du jour au lendemain
François Berthier
 2005 In His Hands
Laurent Kessler
 2005 Akoibon
 2004 Narco
Lenny Bar
 2004 The Return of James Battle
Allan Chiasse
 2004 Podium
Bernard Frédéric
 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 Baltus au cirque (Short) (voice)
 1999 Les convoyeurs attendent
Roger Closset - le père
 1997 The Signalman (Short)
The organizer
 1997 Hikers
 1997 Les carnets de monsieur Manatane (TV Series)
Monsieur Manatane
- Episode dated 20 January 1997 (1997) ... Monsieur Manatane
 1996 Les voleurs de patates (Video) (voice)
 1996 Just for Laughs!
 1996 Jamais au grand jamais (TV Series short)
Monsieur Manatane
 1992 Film belge (TV Movie)
chanteur au Fufuc
 1992 Man Bites Dog
 1990 Génération Raymond (Short)
 1987 Pas de C4 pour Daniel Daniel (Short)
Daniel Daniel / voice over
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Other Works:

"Les Carnets de Monsieur MANATANE" in "Nulle Part Ailleurs" on French TV Canal + See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Official Site [France]

Alternate Names:

Bernard Frédéric | Benoit Poelvoorde


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