Belgian actresses who were born in 1958

Here are 5 famous actresses from Belgium were born in 1958:

Hilde Van Mieghem

Hilde Van Mieghem (April 14, 1958 Antwerp-) also known as Hilde van Mieghem or Hilde Van Meighem is a Belgian actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer. She has one child, Marie Vinck.

Van Mieghem started her career as a stage actress in the early 1980s, performing in various plays at the Royal Flemish Theatre in Brussels. In 1986, she made her film debut in the movie "De Leeuw van Vlaanderen" (The Lion of Flanders). She then went on to act in several films and television series, including "Koko Flanel" (Cocoa Flannel), "Zware Jongens" (Heavy Guys), and "De Kotmadam" (The Landlady).

Besides acting, Van Mieghem also ventured into filmmaking. She wrote and directed her first feature film "De Kus" (The Kiss) in 2004, which was selected for the Cannes Film Festival. She continued to write and direct various films, such as "Smoorverliefd" (Madly in Love), "Brasserie Romantiek" (Brasserie Romantic), and "Sprakeloos" (Speechless). Her films often deal with themes such as love, family, and relationships.

In addition to her work in film and theater, Van Mieghem is also a prominent advocate for victims of sexual abuse. She has spoken openly about her own experience of sexual abuse as a child and has been vocal about the need for improved support and awareness for survivors. She also serves as an ambassador for the Belgian organization Child Focus, which helps missing and sexually exploited children.

Greet Rouffaer

Greet Rouffaer (December 8, 1958 Kapellen, Belgium-) also known as Greet De Bondt-Rouffaer is a Belgian actor.

He graduated from the drama department at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and began his acting career in theater. Rouffaer has performed in numerous productions in Belgium and the Netherlands. In addition to his work in theater, he has appeared in several Belgian television series and films such as "Witse" and "Salamander". He is known for his dramatic roles and his ability to portray complex characters. Rouffaer is also an experienced voice actor and has lent his voice to several animated films and TV shows. Outside of acting, he is also a writer and has published several books. Rouffaer is regarded as one of Belgium's finest actors and has received several awards for his work in the entertainment industry.

Mitta Van der Maat

Mitta Van der Maat (June 14, 1958 Mortsel-) a.k.a. Anna Maria Johannes Van Der Maat, Anna Maria Johanna Carolina Van der Maat or Mitta is a Belgian actor, film director and singer. She has one child, Jonas Wyns.

Mitta Van der Maat started her career as an actor in various television series such as "Wittekerke" and "Flikken". She gained recognition for her role in the Flemish soap opera "Thuis", where she played the character of Jenny Verbeeck for several years. Later on, she transitioned to film and starred in movies such as "Eline Vere", "Team Spirit" and "De Hel van Tanger".

Apart from acting, Mitta Van der Maat is also a film director. She made her directorial debut with the film "Buiten Adem" (Out of Breath) in 2016. The film revolves around a young woman who runs away from her life and goes on a journey to discover herself.

Mitta Van der Maat is also a singer and released her first album "In the Name of Love" in 2012. She has performed in various venues across Belgium and the Netherlands, showcasing her jazz and soul-inspired music.

In addition to her artistic pursuits, Mitta Van der Maat also advocates for animal welfare and supports various animal rescue organizations.

Marijke Pinoy

Marijke Pinoy (August 19, 1958 Menen-) is a Belgian actor. Her child is called Lotte Pinoy.

Marijke Pinoy started her acting career in the late 1970s as a member of the experimental theater scene in Ghent. She went on to become a prominent figure in the Flemish theater world, starring in productions by notable directors such as Luk Perceval and Guy Cassiers.

Pinoy also appeared in numerous films and television shows in Belgium and abroad, showcasing her versatility as an actor. Some of her most acclaimed performances include her role in the film "The Eighth Day" (1996), which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and her appearance in the renowned television series "Flikken" ("Cops"), which aired on Belgian television for over a decade.

Throughout her extensive career, Pinoy has received several awards and accolades for her acting, including the Flemish Culture Award for Performing Arts in 2010.

Marleen Merckx

Marleen Merckx (April 11, 1958 Leuven-) is a Belgian actor. She has one child, Britt Das.

Marleen Merckx is best known for her role in the popular Belgian soap opera, "Thuis," where she played the role of Simonne Backx for over 25 years since the show's inception in 1995. Merckx has also acted in several movies and TV series, including "Sedes & Belli," "Flikken," and "Wittekerke." Merckx has received several awards for her acting, including the Golden Ticket Award for Best Actress in a TV Series in 2009 and the Flemish Culture Award for Performing Arts in 2012. In addition to her acting career, Merckx is also involved in charity work and has worked as an ambassador for the non-profit organization, SOS Children's Villages.

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