Belgian actors who deceased in 1997

Here are 1 famous actors from Belgium died in 1997:

Etienne Samson

Etienne Samson (November 17, 2014 Brussels-December 8, 1997 Brussels) was a Belgian actor.

He began acting in theater, performing with various theater companies in the Brussels area. Samson also appeared in several Belgian films and television shows throughout his career, earning critical acclaim for his performances.

In addition to his acting work, Samson was a well-known voice-over artist, providing the French-speaking voice for many foreign films and television shows. He also served as a mentor to many aspiring actors, passing on his knowledge and experience to the next generation of performers.

Samson was a respected figure in the Belgian cultural community, known for his talent and dedication to the craft of acting. He passed away in 1997, leaving behind a legacy of exceptional performances and a lasting impact on the world of Belgian cinema and theater.

One of Samson's most notable performances was in the 1971 film "The Murderer Weakens" (Le Meurtrier se porte bien), which earned him critical praise and helped establish him as a leading actor in Belgium. He went on to appear in many other films, including "The Kidnapping" (L'Enlèvement) and "Alice or the Last Escapade" (Alice ou la dernière fugue).

Samson was also involved in the creation of the National Theatre of Wallonia-Brussels, and he served as its first director from 1945 to 1947. Throughout his career, he was a strong advocate for promoting the arts in Belgium and supporting young artists.

In recognition of his contributions to Belgian culture, Samson was awarded the Order of the Crown, a national honor bestowed by the Belgian government. Today, he is remembered as one of the most important actors and cultural figures in the country's history.

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