Belgian actors died as a result of Alzheimer's disease

Here are 2 famous actors from Belgium died in Alzheimer's disease:

Senne Rouffaer

Senne Rouffaer (December 19, 1925 Kapellen, Belgium-July 15, 2006 Belgium) also known as Felicien Rouffaer was a Belgian actor, film director, screenwriter and television director. His children are called Peter Rouffaer, Bart Rouffaer, Vincent Rouffaer and Bruno Rouffaer.

Senne Rouffaer started his career as an actor in the 1950s, starring in several successful Belgian and Dutch films. In 1966, he directed his first feature film, "Palaver", which was well received by critics and audiences. He went on to direct several more films, including "Max" and "Het Verloren Paradijs".

Rouffaer was also a prolific television director, working on popular Belgian TV shows such as "Wij, Heren van Zichem" and "Mira". In addition, he wrote screenplays for numerous films and TV shows.

Throughout his career, Rouffaer was recognized for his contributions to Belgian cinema and television. He received several awards, including the Flemish Culture Prize for Film in 1993.

In addition to his work in entertainment, Rouffaer was also an accomplished painter and sculptor. He studied art at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp and held several exhibitions throughout his life.

Julien Schoenaerts

Julien Schoenaerts (August 30, 1925 Bilzen-September 7, 2006 Antwerp) was a Belgian actor. He had one child, Matthias Schoenaerts.

Julien Schoenaerts was a prominent figure in the Belgian and Dutch theater world, known for his exemplary performances both as an actor and a director. His well-known portrayal of King Lear in Shakespeare's play in 1964 earned him national and international recognition. He ventured into films in the 50s and was appreciated for his acting skills in movies like "De Witte" and "Mira". His acting prowess was not limited to the screen and the stage, but he also excelled in voice acting. He was known for his distinctive voice on the Dutch version of the children's television program, "Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends". He trained several young actors at the Studio Herman Teirlinck in Antwerp, who went on to become noteworthy actors in their own right. Even after his demise, Julien Schoenaerts continues to be a beloved figure in the Belgian entertainment industry, who influenced a generation of actors and directors.

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