Birth Place Matching "Brussels, Belgium" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Audrey Hepburn

Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Audrey Hepburn was born as Audrey Kathleen Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was a Dutch noblewoman, while her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, to English and Austrian parents.

After her parents' divorce, ...

2. 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 ...

3. Virginie Efira

Actress | Elle

Virginie Efira was born on May 5, 1977 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and writer, known for Elle (2016), Victoria (2016) and Sibyl (2019). She was previously married to Patrick Ridremont.

4. Daphne Patakia

Actress | Benedetta

Daphné Patakia grew up in Belgium and graduated from the Greek National Theatre. In 2016 she was named as one of European films' Shooting Stars by European Film Promotion. She is known for Tony Gatlif's Djam (2017). The film premiered in 2017 Cannes Film Festival. She stars in Yorgos Lanthimos's ...

5. Patrick Bauchau

Actor | Panic Room

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 ...

6. Lubna Azabal

Actress | Incendies

Lubna Azabal was born on August 15, 1973 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Incendies (2010), Coriolanus (2011) and Body of Lies (2008).

7. Marcus Thomas

Actor | Drowning Mona

Marcus Thomas was born in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Drowning Mona (2000), The Ice Road (2021) and You Kill Me (2007).

8. Axelle Carolyn

Director | Tales of Halloween

Axelle Carolyn started out as a freelance reporter for some of the world's most prestigious film magazines and websites. Her non-fiction writing career culminated with the 2009 publication of her book 'Horror Movies In The New Millennium'. After a brief stint in front of the camera (most notably in...

9. Jérémie Renier

Actor | In Bruges

Jérémie Renier was born on January 6, 1981 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for In Bruges (2008), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and My Way (2012).

10. Alexandra Vandernoot

Actress | Highlander

Alexandra Vandernoot was born on September 19, 1965 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and producer, known for Highlander (1992), Le Dîner de Cons (1998) and Ready to Wear (1994).

11. Carole Weyers

Actress | Manhattan

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 attended LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) in a year-long program ...

12. Chantal Akerman

Director | Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, known for Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), Je Tu Il Elle (1974) and The Meetings of Anna (1978). She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on ...

13. Jonas Bloquet

Actor | Elle

Jonas Bloquet was born on July 10, 1992 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and director, known for Elle (2016), The Nun (2018) and 3 Days to Kill (2014).

14. Monique van Vooren

Actress | Wall Street

Monique van Vooren was born on March 25, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium as Monique Bronz. She was an actress, known for Wall Street (1987), Flesh for Frankenstein (1973) and Ça va barder (1955). She was married to Curt H Pfenniger. She died on January 25, 2020 in New York City, New York, USA.

15. Jenna Thiam

Actress | Les choses qu'on dit, les choses qu'on fait

Jenna Thiam was born on December 19, 1990 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for The Things We Say, the Things We Do (2020), Next Year (2014) and The Black Book of Father Dinis (2018).

16. Pauline Etienne

Actress | La religieuse

Pauline Etienne was born on June 26, 1989 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for The Nun (2013), Silent Voice (2009) and Lost Paradise (2012).

17. Stella Maxwell

Actress | Love Advent

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 ...

18. Jonathan Zaccaï

Actor | Robin Hood

Jonathan Zaccaï was born on July 22, 1970 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and director, known for Robin Hood (2010), Private Lessons (2008) and The Bureau (2015).

19. Nicolas Gob

Actor | Cannibal

Nicolas Gob was born on October 29, 1982 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Cannibal (2010), What Love Means (2008) and Merci, les enfants vont bien! (2005).

20. Giorgio Serafini

Director | Senior Moment

Giorgio Serafini worked with actors such as Roy Scheider, Peter Bogdanovich, William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Jean Smart, Esai Morales, Wesley Snipes, Natalia Dyer and Dolph Lundgren. He has directed and/or written for companies such as CBS, Sony, Lionsgate, EOne, Voltage Pictures, Canal+, RAI ...

21. Camille Japy

Actress | Taken

Camille Japy was born on September 7, 1968 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for Taken (2008), Granddaughters (2018) and How I Became a Super Hero (2020).

22. Helene Reynolds

Actress | Heaven Can Wait

Helene Whitney was born in 1914 as Kenyon Fortescue and was the grandniece of Alexander Graham Bell and cousin once removed of President Theodore Roosevelt. She married Julian Louis Reynolds, heir to the R.J. Reynolds tobacco fortune in 1936. But they divorced in 1939 and she started her acting ...

23. Fabrizio Rongione

Actor | Deux jours, une nuit

Fabrizio Rongione was born on March 3, 1973 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and producer, known for Two Days, One Night (2014), The Kid with a Bike (2011) and The Words of My Father (2001).

24. Angèle

Actress | Annette

Angèle was born on December 3, 1995 in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium as Angèle Joséphine Aimée Van Laeken. She is an actress and composer, known for Annette (2021), Angèle feat. Roméo Elvis: Tout Oublier (2018) and Angèle: La Thune (2018).

25. Jennifer Heylen

Actress | H4Z4RD

Jennifer Heylen was born on October 1, 1991 in Brussels, Forest, Belgium. She is an actress, known for H4Z4RD, Glad IJs (2021) and Dealer (2021).

26. Stromae

Actor | Stromae: Alors on danse

Paul Van Haver (born 12 March 1985, Brussels), better known by his stage name Stromae, is a Belgian musician, singer, rapper and songwriter. Stromae was born to a Rwandan father, Pierre Rutare, and a Belgian mother, Miranda Marie Van Haver. He is originally from Laeken, in Brussels. He established ...

27. Natacha Régnier

Actress | Les amants criminels

Natacha Régnier was born on April 11, 1972 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium as Nathalie Régnier. She is an actress, known for Criminal Lovers (1999), The Dreamlife of Angels (1998) and The Benefit of the Doubt (2017).

28. Vincent Grass

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Vincent Grass was born on January 9, 1949 in Brussels, Belgium. Vincent is an actor, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), At Eternity's Gate (2018) and The Break (2016).

29. Yolande Moreau

Actress | Quand la mer monte...

Yolande Moreau was born on February 27, 1953 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for When the Sea Rises (2004), Seraphine (2008) and Amélie (2001).

30. Monia Ayachi

Actress | Wolfboy and the Everything Factory

Monia Ayachi is a multilingual Belgian-Tunisian actress. From a young age, Monia had a passion for the entertainment business. She started taking drama and singing lessons, which landed her a show on Belgian TV" Pour La Gloire". Her charisma, beauty and many talents caught the eye of a Belgian ...

31. Héléna Noguerra

Actress | L'arnacoeur

Héléna Noguerra was born on May 18, 1969 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for Heartbreaker (2010), Alleluia (2014) and Girls Can Get Away with Anything (2002).

32. Lara Fabian

Soundtrack | A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Lara Fabian was born on January 9, 1970 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium as Lara Sophie Katy Crokaert. She is a composer and actress, known for A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) and De-Lovely (2004). She is married to Gérard Pullicino.

33. Marianne Basler

Actress | Midnight in Paris

Marianne Basler was born on March 9, 1964 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for Midnight in Paris (2011), The Cruel Embrace (1987) and A Soldier's Tale (1989).

34. Marcelle Corday

Actress | The Great Ziegfeld

Touted by contemporary studio publicity as a 'native Parisian', Marcelle was in fact born in Brussels on January 8 1890. Her father, who was most definitely French, had her packed off to be educated at private schools in Paris and Geneva. She began her acting career on stage in her home town before...

35. Myriem Akheddiou

Actress | Le gamin au vélo

Myriem Akheddiou was born on September 27, 1978 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for The Kid with a Bike (2011), Titane (2021) and Two Days, One Night (2014).

36. Jeff Marlow

Actor | S.W.A.T.

Jeff Marlow was born in Brussels, Belgium. Jeff is an actor, known for S.W.A.T. (2017), The Duke: Based on the Memoir 'I'm the Duke' by J.P. Duke (2016) and Pushing Daisies (2007).

37. Julia Koschitz

Actress | Pass gut auf ihn auf

Julia Koschitz was born on December 26, 1974 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Take Good Care of Him (2013), Der letzte schöne Herbsttag (2010) and The Scary House (2020).

38. Plastic Bertrand

Soundtrack | Three Kings

Plastic Bertrand was born on February 24, 1954 in Brussels, Belgium as Roger Jouret. He is an actor and composer, known for Three Kings (1999), Ruby Sparks (2012) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).

39. Hergé

Writer | The Adventures of Tintin

Born under the name Georges Remi on May 22, 1907 in Brussels, Belgium. As a child, Herge had a gift for drawing but never had any formal training in the visual arts. He attended both school and the boy scouts during the World War 1 and post-World War 1 Era. After he finished school Herge published ...

40. Anne Coesens

Actress | Illégal

Anne Coesens was born in 1968 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and writer, known for Illégal (2010), All Cats Are Grey (2014) and Mothers' Instinct (2018).

41. Jérémy Gillet

Actor | La Révolution

Jérémy Gillet was born on August 5, 2000 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor, known for La Révolution (2020), Une nuit, à travers champs (2020) and Papa ou Maman (2018).

42. Stéphane De Groodt

Actor | Tout nous sourit

Stéphane De Groodt was born in Brussels, Belgium on March 3, 1966. He was a professional racing driver before starting his acting career. He was a contestant at numerous races of the Spa 24 Hours such as Formule Renault, Formula 3000 and Porsche Supercup. He also received the title of Champion of ...

43. Stéphanie Crayencour

Actress | Les Mythos

Stéphanie Crayencour was born on December 2, 1983 in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium as Stéphanie Rittweger de Moor. She is an actress, known for Les Mythos (2011), Emma Peeters (2018) and The African Doctor (2016).

44. Jacques Brel

Composer | Le Far-West

One of the most popular singers of French songs. After a childhood full of boredom and normality, Brel started to work in his father's cardboard factory. But he wanted a different kind of life. He had been writing songs all his life and in the early 1950s he went to Paris. After a few years he ...

45. Mourade Zeguendi

Actor | JCVD

Mourade Zeguendi was born on October 30, 1980 in Saint-Josse-Ten-Noode, Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor, known for JCVD (2008), Taxi 4 (2007) and Offline (2012).

46. Diane von Fürstenberg

Producer | American Masters

Diane von Furstenberg first entered the fashion world in 1970 with a suitcase full of jersey dresses. Four years later, she created the wrap dress, which came to symbolize power and independence for an entire generation of women. By 1976, she had sold over a million of the dresses and was featured ...

47. Joffrey Verbruggen

Actor | Pourris gâtés

Joffrey Verbruggen was born on February 7, 1989 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for Spoiled Brats (2021), Champion (2018) and Trader Games (2010).

48. Annie Fargue

Actress | Je t'aime, je t'aime

Annie Fargue was born on April 15, 1934 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium as Henriette Goldfarb. She was an actress and producer, known for I Love You, I Love You (1968), Victory (1981) and Angel (1960). She was married to Dirk Sanders. She died on March 4, 2011 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, ...

49. Raymond Rouleau

Director | Les amants de Teruel

Raymond Rouleau was born on June 14, 1904 in Brussels, Belgium. He was an actor and director, known for Les amants de Teruel (1962), The Crucible (1957) and The Messenger (1937). He was married to Françoise Rouleau, Françoise Lugagne and Tania Balachova. He died on December 11, 1981 in Paris, ...

50. Deborah Rombaut

Actress | Vampire Secrets

Deborah Rombaut was born on September 22, 1983 in Brussels, Belgium. She is known for her work on Vampire Secrets (2006), 1000 Ways to Die (2008) and Unusual Suspects (2010).


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