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


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1. Jean-Claude Van Damme

Actor | Double Team

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 ...

2. Audrey Hepburn

Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was of a Dutch descent, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, and of an English and Austrian ...

3. 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 (...

4. Matthias Schoenaerts

Actor | De rouille et d'os

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 ...

5. Cécile De France

Actress | L'auberge espagnole

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 ...

6. Lubna Azabal

Actress | Incendies

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

7. Johan Heldenbergh

Actor | The Broken Circle Breakdown

Johan Heldenbergh was born on May 11, 1967 in Wilrijk, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012), The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) and Aanrijding in Moscou (2008).

8. 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 Cloclo (2012).

9. Agnès Varda

Director | Sans toit ni loi

Agnès Varda was born on May 30, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium as Arlette Varda. She is a director and writer, known for Vagabond (1985), Le Bonheur (1965) and Les plages d'Agnès (2008). She was previously married to Jacques Demy.

10. Lyne Renee

Actress | Split

Lyne Renee was born on May 17, 1979 in Velzeke, Flanders, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Split (2016), Of Kings and Prophets (2016) and Banshee (2013).

11. Virginie Efira

Actress | Victoria

Virginie Efira was born on May 5, 1977 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and writer, known for Victoria (2016), La chance de ma vie (2011) and Elle (2016). She was previously married to Patrick Ridremont.

12. 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 ...

13. Jan Bijvoet

Actor | Borgman

Jan Bijvoet was born on December 28, 1966 in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and composer, known for Borgman (2013), The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012) and D'Ardennen (2015).

14. Ronald Guttman

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Ronald Guttman was born on August 12, 1952 in Uccle, Belgium. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), Welcome to the Punch (2013) and 27 Dresses (2008).

15. 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 ...

16. Felix van Groeningen

Director | The Broken Circle Breakdown

Felix van Groeningen was born in 1977 in Gent, Flanders, Belgium. He is a director and writer, known for The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012), De helaasheid der dingen (2009) and Belgica (2016).

17. Jaco Van Dormael

Director | Mr. Nobody

Jaco Van Dormael was born on February 9, 1957 in Ixelles, Brabant, Belgium. He is a director and writer, known for Mr. Nobody (2009), Le tout nouveau testament (2015) and Toto le héros (1991).

18. Émilie Dequenne

Actress | Rosetta

Émilie Dequenne was born on August 29, 1981 in Beloeil, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Rosetta (1999), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and À perdre la raison (2012). She has been married to Michel Ferracci since October 11, 2014.

19. François Damiens

Actor | L'arnacoeur

François Damiens was born on January 17, 1973 in Uccle, Belgium as François Georges Henri Marie Ghislain Joseph Damiens. He is an actor and director, known for L'arnacoeur (2010), La délicatesse (2011) and OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006).

20. 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 ...

21. Benoît Poelvoorde

Actor | C'est arrivé près de chez vous

Benoît Poelvoorde was born on September 22, 1964 in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for Man Bites Dog (1992), Les émotifs anonymes (2010) and Podium (2004).

22. Lynn Van Royen

Actress | Spitsbroers

Lynn is a Dutch-speaking Belgian actress, best known for her lead role in Hotel Beau Séjour (2016). 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 ...

23. 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 ...

24. Déborah François

Actress | Populaire

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. Marie Gillain

Actress | Coco avant Chanel

Marie Gillain was born on June 18, 1975 in Liège, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Coco Before Chanel (2009), Mon père, ce héros. (1991) and Elective Affinities (1996).

26. Hanna Verboom

Actress | Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

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 ...

27. Kevin Janssens

Actor | Vermist

Kevin Janssens (°1979) studied at the Studio Herman Teirlinck (Antwerp) and got his first important role in his last year of his studies, when he was asked to play the leading role in a mini TV series about a boxer called KING OF THE WORLD, by Guido Henderickx. Continuously, he performed several ...

28. Lara Fabian

Soundtrack | Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Lara Fabian was born on January 9, 1970 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium as Lara Sophie Katy Crokaert. She is married to Gérard Pullicino.

29. Filip Peeters

Actor | De hel van Tanger

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 ...

30. Jo Willems

Cinematographer | Hard Candy

Jo Willems was born in Belgium. He is known for his work on Hard Candy (2005), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013). He has been married to Karen O'Brien since 2000.

31. Tony Parker

Producer | Nomis

Tony Parker was born on May 17, 1982 in Brugge, Belgium as William Anthony Parker. He is a producer and director, known for Nomis (2018), Escape Plan 3: Devil's Station and Amateur Night (2016). He has been married to Axelle Francine since August 1, 2014. They have one child. He was previously ...

32. Charlotte De Bruyne

Actress | Flying Home

Charlotte De Bruyne was born on September 11, 1990 in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Flying Home (2014), Little Black Spiders (2012) and Calico Skies (2016).

33. 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 Opération Rainbow Warrior (2006).

34. 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 Pass gut auf ihn auf (2013), Hin und weg (2014) and Der letzte schöne Herbsttag (2010).

35. Pauline Etienne

Actress | La religieuse

Pauline Etienne was born on June 26, 1989 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for La religieuse (2013), Qu'un seul tienne et les autres suivront (2009) and Tokyo Fiancée (2014).

36. Chantal Akerman

Director | Un divan à New York

Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, known for Un divan à New York (1996), Je, tu, il, elle (1974) and The Meetings of Anna (1978). She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5, 2015 in Paris,...

37. Stella Maxwell

Actress | Patents: The Toothbrush

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 ...

38. Eric Godon

Actor | In Bruges

Eric Godon was born on February 7, 1959 in Baudour, Belgium. He is known for his work on In Bruges (2008), Pilgrimage (2017) and Legends (2014).

39. Fernand Gravey

Actor | The King and the Chorus Girl

One of director Alfred Machin's favorite actresses was Fernande Dépernay of the Théâtre des Galeries. Dépernay was married to Georges Mertens, another of Machin's regular actors. Their son, Fernand Mertens, born in 1904. He made his acting debut in 'Saïda Makes Off with Manneken Pis' and in 1914 ...

40. 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 wished to further develop her acting skills and attended LAMDA (London Academy of ...

41. Monique van Vooren

Actress | Wall Street

Monique van Vooren was born on March 23, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Wall Street (1987), Ça va barder (1955) and The Decameron (1971).

42. Ingrid Vandebosch

Actress | Taxi

Ingrid Vandebosch was born on November 8, 1970 in Zichen-Zussen-Bolder, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Taxi (2004), Going Greek (2001) and The Insider (2004). She has been married to Jeff Gordon since November 7, 2006. They have two children.

43. Fabrice du Welz

Director | Alléluia

Fabrice du Welz was born on October 21, 1972 in Belgium. He is a director and writer, known for Alléluia (2014), Vinyan (2008) and Calvaire (2004).

44. 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), 3 Days to Kill (2014) and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017).

45. Olivier Gourmet

Actor | L'exercice de l'État

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 ...

46. Axelle Carolyn

Actress | 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...

47. Dimitri Thivaios

Actor | Patser

Electronic music lovers and fans all over the world know Dimitri "Vegas" Thivaios as half of the monolithic brotherly duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike and as ambassador of the worldwide phenomenon, Tomorrowland.

The brothers are superstars in the electronic music scene that earned the adoration of ...

48. Erik Van Looy

Director | De zaak Alzheimer

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 ...

49. 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 JC comme Jésus Christ (2011).

50. Peter Van den Begin

Actor | Vet hard

Peter Van den Begin was born on October 25, 1964 in Berchem, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for Vet hard (2005), Tabula Rasa (2017) and King of the Belgians (2016). He has been married to Tine Reymer since August 20, 2011. They have two children.


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