Belgian actors who were born in 1984

Here are 5 famous actors from Belgium were born in 1984:

Gilles De Schryver

Gilles De Schryver (December 12, 1984 Ghent-) also known as Gilles de Schryver or Gilles De Schrijver is a Belgian actor.

De Schryver studied acting in Brussels and made his screen debut in 2009 with the TV series "David". He has since appeared in many popular Flemish TV series and films, including "Clan", "Cordon", "Black", and "The Day".

In addition to acting, De Schryver is also a writer and director. He co-wrote the award-winning short film "Perfect Drug" (2012) and made his directorial debut with the short film "Yummy" (2014).

De Schryver is known for his versatility as an actor, as he has played a wide range of roles, from a detective in the crime drama "The Team" to a terrorist in the thriller "Image". He has received critical acclaim for his performances, including a Best Actor award at the 2018 Ensors (Belgian film awards) for his role in "Cargo".

Aside from his work in films and TV, De Schryver has also appeared in several theater productions, including "Met Man en Macht" and "Bastards". He has been nominated multiple times for his stage performances, including a nomination for Best Actor at the 2016 Theatre Festival Brussels for his role in "Henry V".

De Schryver is also known for his activism work, particularly in raising awareness for mental health issues. In 2018, he participated in a charity bike ride to raise money for a mental health initiative in Belgium.

Despite his success as an actor, writer, and director, De Schryver remains down-to-earth and committed to his craft. He has spoken in interviews about the importance of taking risks and challenging oneself as an artist, and his dedication to his work is evident in his powerful performances on screen and stage.

Steven Boen

Steven Boen (September 1, 1984 Belgium-) is a Belgian actor.

He started his acting career in 2010 in the Belgian television series "Thuis" and has since appeared in various television shows and films, including "Wittekerke", "Vermist", and "The Team". In 2015, Boen won the "Best Belgian Actor" award at the International Film Festival Antwerp for his performance in the film "Image". Besides acting, he is also involved in theater productions and has worked with renowned theater companies throughout Belgium. Boen is known for his versatility as an actor and his ability to portray complex characters with ease. Outside of his acting career, he is a prominent activist for animal rights and is involved in various charities in Belgium.

Boen continued to build his acting repertoire and gained international recognition for his role in the Netflix original series, "Into the Night" (2020), which centers around a group of passengers who are on a flight to escape a global catastrophe. Boen plays the role of Terenzio Matteo, a security guard who becomes caught up in the chaos on the flight. In addition to his television and film work, Boen has also ventured into the world of voice acting, lending his voice to various video games and animated series. Despite his busy schedule, Boen remains committed to his activism work and frequently uses his platform to raise awareness about animal welfare issues.

Thomas Coumans

Thomas Coumans (September 16, 1984 Belgium-) is a Belgian actor.

He was born in Huy, Belgium and began his acting career in 2005 with a small role in the film "Les Diables". He then went on to star in various French and Belgian television series, including "Spiral", "Brussels Nuit Blanche", and "La Trêve". Coumans has also acted in French films such as "Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone" and "The Collection". In 2018, he won the Best Actor award at the Luchon International Film Festival for his role in the Belgian film "Above the Law". In addition to his acting career, Coumans is also a trained classical pianist.

Coumans studied acting at the National School of Performing Arts in Brussels. During his studies, he appeared in several theatrical productions. After graduating in 2008, Coumans appeared in several Belgian films, including "The Day the Ponies Come Back" and "Illegal".

In 2012, he starred in the acclaimed French television series "Spiral", playing the role of Clément Meunier. The show was a hit with audiences and critics alike, and Coumans received praise for his performance. He went on to star in several other French television series, including "Le Bureau des Légendes" and "Baron Noir".

In addition to his work on screen, Coumans has also lent his voice to several audio books and video games, including "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag" and "Ryse: Son of Rome".

With his impressive range and ability to tackle complex characters, Coumans has proven himself to be one of the most talented actors of his generation. His work has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations, and he continues to be in demand in the world of film and television.

Jef Hoogmartens

Jef Hoogmartens (February 2, 1984 Genk-) is a Belgian actor.

He first gained recognition playing the role of Tim Cremers in the Flemish soap opera "Thuis" (Home) from 2008 to 2011. He has since appeared in numerous Belgian television series and films, including "Frits & Franky" and "Red Sonja: Queen of Plagues". In 2015, he played the lead role in the English-language film "Kill Skills". In addition to acting, Hoogmartens is also a dedicated stage actor and has performed in a number of theater productions in Belgium.

Hoogmartens began his acting career at a young age when he was selected to appear in the Flemish family series "W817", which led to his role on "Thuis". He then went on to star in other TV shows such as "Zone Stad", "Familie", and "De Kotmadam". In 2014, he made his film debut in "Frits & Franky", a comedy in which he played the titular character Frits.

In addition to his acting work, Hoogmartens has also been involved in several humanitarian projects in Belgium and abroad. He participated in a project with Plan International to improve access to education for girls in several African countries. Furthermore, he has also worked as a presenter for the Flemish broadcaster VRT's children's program "Ketnet".

Hoogmartens has been recognized for his acting talent, receiving nominations for Best Supporting Actor at the Ensor Awards for his role in "De Infiltrant" and for Best Actor for his role in "Red Sonja: Queen of Plagues". His versatility as an actor has allowed him to work in both comedy and drama, making him one of the most in-demand actors in Belgium today.

Ides Meire

Ides Meire (November 21, 1984 Antwerp-) is a Belgian actor.

He graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp in 2006. Meire started his career in theatre, working with renowned companies such as Het Paleis and Het Toneelhuis. He made his film debut in 2009 in "22 Mei" and has since appeared in several Belgian films and TV series, including "Niet Schieten" and "De Ridder". In addition to his acting work, he is also a voice-over artist and has lent his voice to numerous commercials and documentaries. In his spare time, Meire enjoys practicing martial arts and yoga.

He is also an accomplished musician and plays the guitar and piano. Meire is multilingual and speaks Dutch, English, French, and German fluently. He has received critical acclaim for his performances and has won several awards including Best Actor at the Film Fest Ghent for his role in "Niet Schieten". Despite his success, Meire remains grounded and committed to his craft, constantly exploring new roles and challenging himself as an artist. He is widely regarded as one of Belgium's most talented actors and continues to captivate audiences with his powerful and nuanced performances.

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