Birth Place Matching "Brussels, Belgium" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Actress | Le dîner de cons
Alexandra Vandernoot is a Belgian actress of Yugoslavian descent. To English-speaking audiences she is primarily known for portraying Tessa Noël, the first lover and confidant of immortal protagonist Duncan MacLeod in the fantasy series "Highlander: The Series" (1992-1998). Vandernoot was a regular...
11. 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 ...
13. Carole Weyers
Actress | Braqueurs
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 ...
15. Chantal Akerman
Director | Je tu il elle
Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a director and writer, known for Je Tu Il Elle (1974), Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) and No Home Movie (2015). She was previously married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5, 2015 in ...
16. Axelle Carolyn
Actress | Doomsday
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...
19. Annie Fargue
Producer | Victory
Annie Fargue was born on April 15, 1934 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium. She was an actress and producer, known for Victory (1981), I Love You, I Love You (1968) and Angel (1960). She was previously married to Dirk Sanders. She died on March 4, 2011 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
21. Monia Ayachi
Actress | Sugar
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 ...
Actress | Wall Street
Monique van Vooren was born on March 25, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium. She was an actress, known for Wall Street (1987), Ça va barder (1955) and Flesh for Frankenstein (1973). She was previously married to Curt H Pfenniger. She died on January 25, 2020 in New York City, New York, USA.
25. 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, Dolph Lundgren, Billy Zane and Sean Patrick Flanery. He has directed and/or written for companies such as CBS, Sony, Lionsgate, ...
33. Lara Fabian
Soundtrack | A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Lara Fabian was born on January 9, 1970 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium. She is a composer and actress, known for A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) and De-Lovely (2004). She has been married to Gabriel di Giorgio since June 27, 2013.
34. Jeff Marlow
Actor | S.W.A.T.
Jeff Marlow was born in Brussels, Belgium. He is 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).
Actor | Rendez-vous mè Dieu
Kevin Van Doorslaer was born and raised in a family of carnies that goes back many generations.
At the age of 20, he broke all family traditions and moved to New York to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse, Stella Adler Studio and Circle in the Square Theatre.
Kevin has been working in Theatre, T.V ...
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. 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 ...
45. Neil Hallett
Actor | The Adventures of Ben Gunn
Neil, whose real name was John N. Neill, was born in Brussels where his father was the continental traffic manager for the London North Eastern Railway. His original ambition was to be a sheep farmer in South Africa and for a tine he was a farmer in England. On deciding to be an actor he changed ...
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 ...
48. 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 ...
Actor | Stromae: Fils de joie
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 ...
50. Annie Cordy
Actress | Les souvenirs
Annie Cordy was born on June 16, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium. She was an actress, known for Memories (2014), Le Chat (1971) and Les galets d'Étretat (1972). She was previously married to Henri Bruno. She died on September 4, 2020 in Vallauris, Alpes-Maritimes, France.