Here are 9 famous actors from Belgium were born in 1979:
Stan Van Samang (March 19, 1979 Leuven-) also known as Van Samang, Stan is a Belgian singer and actor.
He first gained attention as a singer when he competed in the first season of the Flemish version of "Idols" in 2003. Since then, he has released several chart-topping albums and singles, including "Scars", "Goeiemorgend, Goeiendag", and "Een Ster".
In addition to his music career, Van Samang is also a successful actor. He made his debut in the film world in 2007 with the title role in the movie "Windkracht 10: Koksijde Rescue". He has since appeared in several other films, TV series, and theatre productions.
Van Samang has won several awards throughout his career, including Best Actor at the Film Festival of Oostende in 2015 for his performance in the film "Black". He is known for his powerful voice, emotional performances, and dedication to his craft.
Titus De Voogdt (October 22, 1979 Ghent-) is a Belgian actor. His child is called Jeanne De Voogdt.
Titus De Voogdt studied acting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent, Belgium. He began his acting career in the early 2000s, and has since appeared in a number of notable film and television productions. Some of his most notable roles include the lead role in the television series "Salamander," and supporting roles in the films "Steve + Sky" and "The Broken Circle Breakdown."
In addition to his acting work, De Voogdt is also a writer and collaborates regularly with theatre companies in Belgium. He has co-written several plays for the avant-garde theatre company Ontroerend Goed, including "Internal" and "A History of Everything."
De Voogdt is known for his versatility as an actor, and has been praised for his ability to inhabit a wide range of characters with depth and nuance. He is considered one of the leading actors of his generation in Belgium, and continues to work in both film and theatre.
Gert Winckelmans (March 15, 1979 Antwerp-) otherwise known as Abusive Drunk is a Belgian actor.
He studied drama at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp and began his acting career on stage before transitioning to film and television. Winckelmans is best known for his roles in the Belgian TV series "Salamander" and "De Ridder". He has also appeared in several Belgian films, including "Adem" and "Le Ciel Flamand". In addition to his work as an actor, Winckelmans is also a writer and director, having written and directed several short films including "Tic Tac Toe" and "Vlees". Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Winckelmans has faced personal struggles with addiction and has been open about his journey to recovery.
Bruno Bruni Jr. (March 19, 1979-) also known as Bruno Bruni is a Belgian actor and martial artist.
Born and raised in Brussels, Bruni started his career as a martial artist and achieved great success in various international tournaments. He won several championships and earned gold medals in judo, karate, and taekwondo. Bruni then shifted his focus to acting and made his debut on television in a popular Belgian crime drama series.
After gaining recognition for his acting skills, Bruni appeared in several movies and TV shows in Belgium and France. He has also worked as a stuntman and fight coordinator for various productions. Bruni is known for his versatility as an actor and has garnered critical acclaim for his performances in both dramatic and comedic roles.
In addition to his career in the entertainment industry, Bruni is also a dedicated philanthropist and supports various charities in Belgium and Africa. He has been appointed as a United Nations ambassador for peace and has worked to promote education and health care in underprivileged communities.
Bruni continues to pursue his passion for acting and martial arts, and is considered one of the most talented and acclaimed performers in Belgium.
Kevin Janssens (August 21, 1979 Antwerp-) is a Belgian actor.
He began his acting career in theater, and later transitioned to film and television. Janssens has starred in several successful Belgian and Dutch films, including "The Ardennes" (2015) and "D'Ardennen" (2016), both directed by Robin Pront. He also starred in the Dutch-Belgian action thriller "The Bouncer" (2018), directed by Julien Leclercq.
In addition to his film work, Janssens is known for his role as Patrick in the Belgian drama series "Tytgat Chocolat" (2017) and as Steven in the Dutch-Belgian crime series "Undercover" (2019). Janssens has won several awards for his acting, including the Ensor for Best Actor for his performance in "The Ardennes" and the Golden Calf for Best Actor for his role in "The Bouncer".
Benjamin Ramon (March 8, 1979 Schaerbeek-) is a Belgian actor.
He trained at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and began his acting career on stage, performing in numerous plays in Belgium and France. Ramon then transitioned to film and television, gaining critical acclaim for his performances in several Belgian productions. He is best known for his work in the films "The Broken Circle Breakdown" (2012) and "Girl" (2018), which were both nominated for Academy Awards. Ramon has also appeared in international films such as "The Fifth Estate" (2013) and "The Adventurers" (2017), and has won several awards for his acting, including the Magritte Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Vincenzo De Jonghe (August 22, 1979 Belgium-) is a Belgian actor.
He is best known for his performances in Flemish TV shows such as "Thuis" and "Witse." De Jonghe started his acting career at a young age and has since appeared in numerous television series, films, and stage productions. He has won critical acclaim for his nuanced performances, and his popularity in Belgium continues to grow. In addition to his acting career, De Jonghe is also involved in various charitable organizations and advocates for causes such as mental health awareness and environmental conservation.
James Deano (November 6, 1979 Braine-l'Alleud, Brabant, Belgium-) a.k.a. Deano, James or Olivier Nardin is a Belgian actor, rapper and comedian.
He is best known for his humorous and satirical style of rapping, which often touches on political and social issues. He began his music career in 2006 with the release of his debut album "Le Fils du Commissaire". He also gained popularity for his appearances on various French-language television programs and films. In addition to his music and acting career, Deano is also a well-known stand-up comedian, performing on various stages across Belgium and France. He has released several albums to critical acclaim and has won numerous awards for his work. Outside of his artistic pursuits, Deano is also an activist and advocate for various causes, including animal rights and environmentalism.
Greg Timmermans (March 17, 1979 Antwerp-) is a Belgian actor.
He is best known for his lead role as Gunther in the critically acclaimed Belgian film "Ben X" in 2007, which won several awards at international film festivals. Timmermans also starred in several other Belgian films such as "Smoorverliefd" in 2010, "Zot van A." in 2010, and "The Broken Circle Breakdown" in 2012. In addition to acting, Timmermans also works as a voice actor and has dubbed various films and television shows.