Belgian actors who died before turning 40

Here are 2 famous actors from Belgium died before 40:

Rémy Belvaux

Rémy Belvaux (November 10, 1966 Namur, Belgium-September 4, 2006 Orry-la-Ville) a.k.a. Remy Belvaux or Rémy Nicolas Lucien Belvaux was a Belgian film producer, film director, actor, screenwriter and film editor.

He died in suicide.

Belvaux was best known for his work on the mockumentary film "Man Bites Dog" (1992), which he co-wrote, directed, and starred in. The film follows a team of documentary filmmakers who follow a charismatic and charming serial killer as he goes about his daily life of murder and mayhem. It was a critical success and gained a cult following.

In addition to "Man Bites Dog," Belvaux also directed and acted in the films "The Right of the Weakest" (1999) and "La Raison du Plus Faible" (2006), which were both well received by critics.

Belvaux's suicide was a shock to the Belgian film industry and his fans. His death was attributed to depression and other personal issues. He is remembered as a talented filmmaker who pushed the boundaries of cinema, and his work continues to be celebrated and studied by film scholars and fans around the world.

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Eugene Deckers

Eugene Deckers (April 5, 2015 France-April 5, 1977) otherwise known as Eugène Deckers, G. Deckers, Deckers or E. Deckers was a Belgian actor.

Deckers started his acting career in the 1940s and appeared in over 100 films throughout his career. He was known for his versatile acting skills and often played supporting or character roles. Some of his notable film credits include "The Wages of Fear" (1953), "Rififi" (1955), "Bonjour Tristesse" (1958), and "The Day of the Jackal" (1973). Deckers was also a prolific television actor and appeared in several popular TV shows in the 1960s and 1970s. He was awarded the prestigious title of Chevalier (Knight) of the Order of Leopold II in 1975 for his contributions to Belgian cinema. Deckers passed away in 1977 at the age of 62 from a heart attack.

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