Belgian actors who were born in 1964

Here are 5 famous actors from Belgium were born in 1964:

Benoît Poelvoorde

Benoît Poelvoorde (September 22, 1964 Namur, Belgium-) also known as Bernard Frédéric, Ben or Benoit Poelvoorde is a Belgian actor, screenwriter, comedian, singer, voice actor and film director.

He began his career as a comedy actor, performing on stage and television shows in Belgium. Poelvoorde gained international recognition for his performance in the 1992 mockumentary film "Man Bites Dog", which he co-wrote and co-directed. He has since appeared in several French and Belgian films, including "C'est arrivé près de chez vous", "Mauvaise passe", and "Le Grand Bain". In addition to his acting career, Poelvoorde has released several albums as a singer and has lent his voice to various animated films. He is known for his offbeat sense of humor and his ability to blend comedy and drama in his performances. Poelvoorde has won several awards throughout his career, including a César Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in "Le Tout Nouveau Testament" in 2015.

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Nic Balthazar

Nic Balthazar (July 24, 1964 Ghent-) is a Belgian film director, screenwriter and actor.

He began his career as an actor in theatre productions before transitioning into filmmaking. Balthazar gained international recognition for his 2007 film "Ben X," which won numerous awards including the Panorama Audience Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. In addition to his work in film, Balthazar is also a well-known television personality in Belgium and has hosted several popular shows. He is known for his socially conscious themes in his films and has been an ambassador for various organizations promoting awareness on topics such as mental health and climate change.

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Peter Van den Begin

Peter Van den Begin (October 25, 1964 Berchem-) also known as Peter Alfons Christiaan Van Den Begin or peter Van den Begin is a Belgian actor, screenwriter and film director. His children are called Charlie Van den Begin and Thelma Van den Begin.

Van den Begin graduated from Studio Herman Teirlinck in Antwerp and began his acting career in Flemish theatre. He gained popularity through his performances in comedic roles in the television series "Van vlees en bloed" and "Matroesjka's". He has appeared in several Belgian films such as "Manneken Pis", "Any Way the Wind Blows" and "De Zaak Alzheimer".

Van den Begin has also worked as a screenwriter and director. He co-wrote and directed the award-winning film "Café Derby" and also directed the film "King of the Belgians". In addition to his work in film and television, Van den Begin is also involved in theater production and has worked as a director for the Antwerp-based theatre company Het Toneelhuis.

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Koen De Bouw

Koen De Bouw (September 30, 1964 Antwerp-) is a Belgian actor.

He is best known for his leading roles in several Belgian and international TV series, including "Witse", "Salamander", and "The Team". De Bouw began his acting career in the late 1980s in theater productions and gradually moved into film and television. He has received numerous awards for his performances, including a Best Actor award at the Festival de la Fiction TV in La Rochelle for his role in "The Team". Aside from acting, De Bouw is also a producer and director, and has worked on several film and television projects in Belgium and the Netherlands. He has become a prominent figure in the Flemish entertainment industry and is regarded as one of Belgium's most talented actors.

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Stéphane Aubier

Stéphane Aubier (October 8, 1964 Verviers-) is a Belgian film director, screenwriter, actor, animator and voice actor.

He is best known for co-creating the stop-motion animated TV series "Panique au Village" (A Town Called Panic) with Vincent Patar. Aubier and Patar started working together since the 1980s on various animation projects while they were studying at La Cambre, an art school in Belgium. They later created "Panique au Village" in 2002 for the promotion of a festival. The series features the adventures of plastic toy figures Cowboy, Indian and Horse, living together in a town where chaos and absurdity reign. "A Town Called Panic" has since become a cult classic and has been adapted into a feature film and a theatrical tour. Aubier and Patar have also collaborated on the 2014 film "La Région sauvage" and the 2019 animated film "The County of Saint Louis".

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