Belgian actors who were born in 1949

Here are 5 famous actors from Belgium were born in 1949:

Vincent Grass

Vincent Grass (January 9, 1949 Brussels-) is a Belgian actor and voice actor.

Born in Brussels, Vincent Grass began his acting career on Belgian television in the 1970s. He later moved to France, where he has become a fixture of the French film and television industry.

Grass has appeared in over 100 films, including the critically acclaimed drama "The Class" (2008), for which he received a César nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He has also acted in several popular television series, such as "Maigret" and "Spiral".

In addition to his on-camera work, Grass is also an accomplished voice actor. He has lent his voice to a variety of animated films and television series, including the French versions of "Finding Nemo" and "The Incredibles".

Despite his success in France, Grass remains strongly connected to his Belgian roots. He is a frequent collaborator with Belgian filmmaker Jean-Pierre Dardenne, having appeared in several of his films, including "Lorna's Silence" (2008) and "The Unknown Girl" (2016).

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Henri Seroka

Henri Seroka (May 9, 1949 Anderlecht-) also known as Seroka is a Belgian composer, singer and actor. He has one child, Julien Seroka.

Henri Seroka was born in Anderlecht, Belgium on May 9, 1949. He started his career in music as a composer and singer during his teenage years. He was a member of several bands before he signed his first recording contract. He released his first album, "Juke Box," in 1972, which included hit songs like "Tu es partie" and "Juke Box."

In addition to his music career, Seroka has also worked as an actor. He appeared in the film "Pot-Bouille" in 1982 and played a role in the television series "Samantha" in 1999. He has also composed music for several films and television shows.

Seroka has been honored with numerous awards throughout his career, including the Grand Prix de la Chanson Belge in 1981 and the Sabam Prize in 2007. He continues to write and perform music, as well as create soundtracks for films and television shows.

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Arno Hintjens

Arno Hintjens (May 21, 1949 Ostend-) also known as Arno Hintjens Hintjens, Arnaud Hintjens or Arnaud Charles Ernest Hintjens is a Belgian singer, film score composer and actor.

He is best known for his work as the lead vocalist of the band TC Matic, which played an important role in the Belgian rock scene in the 1980s. After the band disbanded in 1986, Arno pursued a successful solo career, releasing numerous albums and collaborating with other musicians throughout Europe.

In addition to his music career, Arno has also acted in several films, most notably in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "The City of Lost Children" and "Amélie". He has also composed music for a number of films, including "The Missing Link" and "Nue Propriété".

Arno has been recognized for his contributions to Belgian culture, having been awarded the title of "Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters" by the French Minister of Culture in 2004, and the title of "Officer of the Order of the Crown" by the Belgian Government in 2013. Despite his international success, Arno remains a prominent figure in the Belgian music scene to this day.

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Pol Goossen

Pol Goossen (October 22, 1949 Lier, Belgium-) also known as Pol Goossens is a Belgian actor.

He is popularly known for his long-standing role as Frank Bomans in the Flemish soap opera "Thuis" which he has been playing since 1995. Pol Goossen started his acting career in the 1970s working in theater, film, and television. He has appeared in several Flemish television series such as "De Paradijsvogels" and "Wittekerke" and has acted in numerous Flemish movies as well. Pol Goossen is highly respected in the Belgian acting industry and has won multiple awards for his work as an actor.

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Marc Didden

Marc Didden (July 28, 1949 Hamont-Achel-) is a Belgian film director, actor, screenwriter and journalist.

He studied Philosophy and Germanic Philology at the Catholic University of Leuven before moving to Antwerp where he became a film critic for the daily newspaper De Morgen. In 1981, he made his directorial debut with Brussels by Night, a critically acclaimed film that won several awards at the Cannes Film Festival.

Didden is known for his eclectic filmography that blends social commentary, dark humor, and surrealism. His films often deal with urban alienation, political corruption, and the search for identity in a rapidly changing world. He has also acted in several films, most notably in Manneken Pis (1995) directed by his friend Frank Van Passel.

Besides his work in film, Didden has also worked as a television presenter and written numerous articles and essays on film, music, and culture. In 2005, he published a collection of short stories titled "De Koning Drinkt" (The king drinks) that was well received by critics and readers alike.

Didden continues to be an influential figure in the Belgian film industry and is considered one of the pioneers of Flemish cinema.

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