Here are 11 famous actors from Belgium were born in 1963:
Olivier Gourmet (July 22, 1963 Namur, Belgium-) is a Belgian actor. His children are called Louis Gourmet and Juliette Gourmet.
Olivier Gourmet began his career in theatre in the 1980s, before transitioning to film and television in the 1990s. He has acted in over 80 films and TV series, and has received critical acclaim for many of his performances. He is a regular collaborator with the Dardenne brothers, and has appeared in several of their films, including "The Son" and "The Kid with a Bike". In 2002, he won the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance in "The Son". Additionally, he has won several awards at the Magritte Awards (Belgium's equivalent to the Oscars), including Best Actor for "The Minister" and Best Supporting Actor for "Two Days, One Night". Olivier Gourmet is considered to be one of Belgium's most talented actors.
Georges Siatidis (March 7, 1963 Brussels-) also known as Christophe Siatidis is a Belgian actor.
Georges Siatidis began his acting career in the late 1980s, appearing in various theater productions in Belgium. He later branched out into television and film, receiving critical acclaim for his performances in films such as "Love Is a Dog from Hell" (1993), "Les Convoyeurs Attendent" (1999), and "The Son" (2002).
In addition to his acting work, Siatidis has also directed and produced several short films, including "La Morsure" (1997) and "Partir" (2009). He has also lent his voice to various animated series and films, including the French version of "Alice in Wonderland" (2010) and "The Secret of Kells" (2009).
Siatidis continues to work in film and television and is highly regarded for his versatility as an actor. He has won several awards throughout his career, including the Best Actor award at the Namur International French-Language Film Festival for his role in "Les Convoyeurs Attendent".
David Bursztein (May 8, 1963 Brussels-) is a Belgian actor, comedian, theatre director and singer-songwriter.
He spent his formative years in Brussels and began his career in the late 1980s as a comedian and actor in the local theatre scene. Bursztein quickly gained recognition for his talent and versatility, and soon began performing in TV shows and films as well.
As a theatre director, Bursztein has staged numerous productions both in Belgium and internationally. He is known for his innovative and daring approach to theatre, often incorporating elements of multimedia and technology into his performances.
In addition to his work in theatre and film, Bursztein is also an accomplished singer-songwriter. He has released several albums and is known for his unique and eclectic musical style, which blends elements of rock, pop, and folk.
Throughout his career, Bursztein has received numerous awards and accolades for his work in the arts. He continues to be a prominent figure in the Belgian cultural scene, both as a performer and as a director.
Rudy Morren (July 30, 1963 Flanders-) is a Belgian actor and screenwriter.
Morren began his acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in several Belgian films and television series such as "Witse," "Flikken," and "Rupel." He has also acted in international productions, including the 2009 film "The Boat That Rocked," directed by Richard Curtis. In addition to acting, Morren has worked as a screenwriter, writing scripts for films such as "Stormforce" and "The White Queen."
Morren is also known for his work on stage, having acted in several theater productions in Belgium and the Netherlands. He has won multiple awards for his performances in both film and theater, including the Best Supporting Actor award at the Flemish Film Awards in 2013.
Outside of his work in the entertainment industry, Morren is an advocate for cycling and has participated in several cycling events and races. He is also a supporter of several charities and non-profit organizations.
Herman Verbruggen (January 25, 1963-) is a Belgian actor. His children are called Roos Verbruggen and Billie Verbruggen.
Herman Verbruggen is best known for his role as "Markske" in the Flemish TV series "FC De Kampioenen" which ran for over 21 seasons from 1990 to 2011. He also appeared in several Flemish movies including "Dagen Zonder Lief" and "Koning Van De Wereld." In addition to his acting career, Verbruggen is also a talented musician and has released several albums showcasing his skills on the guitar and vocals. He received the title of Knight in the Order of Leopold II for his contributions to Belgian culture in 2019.
Walter Michiels (July 6, 1963 Turnhout-) is a Belgian actor.
He is best known for his role as Pico Coppens in the popular Belgian television series "FC De Kampioenen". Michiels started his acting career in the 1980s and has since appeared in numerous television series, films, and theater productions in Belgium and the Netherlands. In addition to acting, Michiels has also tried his hand at directing and has worked behind the scenes on several television shows. Having struggled with alcohol and drug addiction in the past, Michiels is now sober and has become an advocate for addiction recovery and mental health awareness.
Jan Verheyen (March 18, 1963 Temse-) is a Belgian film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and television director. He has one child, Anna Verheyen.
Verheyen graduated from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1984 with a degree in Romance Philology. After working as a film journalist and critic for several years, he began his career as a filmmaker in 1991 with the release of his first feature film, "Het Vonnis". He has since directed numerous successful films, including "Alles Moet Weg", "Team Spirit", and "Dossier K.". Verheyen has also worked extensively in television, directing episodes of popular Belgian TV shows such as "Flikken" and "Aspe". He is known for his ability to blend genres and has explored a wide range of themes throughout his career, including crime, sports, and comedy. In addition to his work as a filmmaker, Verheyen has served as a member of the Belgian Film Commission and as the president of the Flemish Audiovisual Fund.
Erik Burke (January 19, 1963 Ostend-) is a Belgian actor.
He is best known for his role as Frank Bomans in the Belgian soap opera "Thuis". Burke started his acting career in the late 1980s, primarily appearing in Flemish theatre productions. In the 1990s, he transitioned to television and film, and has since appeared in numerous Belgian productions. Burke has also lent his voice to dubbing for Hollywood films and television shows, including "Friends" and "The Simpsons". In addition to his acting work, he has hosted several television programs in Belgium. Burke is considered one of the most recognizable actors in Flemish television and film.
Renaud Rutten (August 4, 1963 Liège-) is a Belgian actor.
Rutten is best known for his work in the French-speaking entertainment industry, having appeared in numerous films, television series, and theater productions. He began his acting career in the late 1980s and quickly rose to fame thanks to his comedic timing and on-screen presence. Some of his most notable performances include his roles in "Camping Cosmos," "Un Crime au Paradis," and "Les Snuls." In addition to acting, Rutten is also a writer and has penned several successful books in Belgium. He continues to work on various film and television projects, and is widely regarded as one of the most talented actors in his country.
Wim Vandekeybus (June 30, 1963 Herenthout-) is a Belgian choreographer, dancer, film director, actor and screenwriter. He has two children, Fernando Vandekeybus and Iago Vandekeybus.
Vandekeybus is the founder of the dance company Ultima Vez, which he established in 1986. He has created more than 30 productions with the company, which have been performed in theaters and festivals around the world. In addition to his work with Ultima Vez, Vandekeybus has collaborated with musicians, filmmakers, and visual artists on various projects.
As a filmmaker, Vandekeybus has directed several films including "Blush" (2005), "Here After" (2007), and "Booty Looting" (2013), which have been screened at various film festivals. He has also acted in several films, such as "Any Way the Wind Blows" (2003) and "Ex-Drummer" (2007).
Vandekeybus has received numerous awards for his work, including the Flemish Culture Prize for Performing Arts in 2000, and he was named a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in France in 2007. He continues to be a prolific artist, creating bold and innovative works that push the boundaries of dance and performance.
Guy van Sande (May 9, 1963 Herentals-) is a Belgian actor. His children are called Max van Sande and Vincent van Sande.
Guy van Sande began his acting career in the late 1980s and achieved his breakthrough role in the popular Belgian TV series "Wittekerke". He has since starred in several successful television shows and films in Belgium, including "Flikken", "Spoed", and "Zone Stad". In addition to his acting career, van Sande has also worked as a television presenter and served as a member of the Belgian federal parliament from 2007 to 2009. However, in 2016 he was accused of being involved in a child pornography case and was subsequently convicted in 2019. As a result of the conviction, van Sande's career in the entertainment industry has been put on hold.