Here are 2 famous actresses from Belgium died in 2000:
Nicole Van Goethem (May 31, 1941 Antwerp-March 3, 2000 Antwerp) also known as Nicole Vangoethem was a Belgian actor, film director, background artist, screenwriter, cartoonist and animator.
Nicole Van Goethem is best known for her work in animation, particularly her Oscar-winning short film "A Greek Tragedy" (1985). She began her career as a background artist for the Belgian comic book series "Tintin" before transitioning to animation. In addition to her work in animation, Van Goethem also acted in several Belgian films and television shows. She was a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and served as a jury member at several international film festivals. Van Goethem was posthumously inducted into the Belgian Comic Strip Center Hall of Fame in 2010.
After her success with "A Greek Tragedy", Nicole Van Goethem directed and animated many other projects, such as the short animation "Eurydice" (1987) and "La Déesse Africaine" (1991). She also served as a professor of animation at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Some of her notable contributions to the world of animation include her unique blend of styles, which incorporated both traditional hand-drawn animation and experimental techniques such as cut-out animation. In addition to her artistic achievements, Van Goethem was known for her activism and advocacy for animal rights. She passed away in 2000 at the age of 58, but her legacy as an accomplished animator and artist continues to live on through her work and the impact she had on the animation industry.
Mart Gevers (July 29, 1932 Antwerp-November 5, 2000 Amsterdam) also known as Martine Gevers was a Belgian actor.
Gevers began his career in the late 1950s, appearing in a number of films and stage productions in Belgium. He gained recognition for his versatile acting skills and ability to portray complex characters. In the 1960s, he moved to the Netherlands, where he continued to act in both film and theater.
Gevers was known for his collaborations with Dutch filmmaker Fons Rademakers, appearing in several of his films including "The Knife" and "Because of the Cats". He also worked with other notable directors such as Paul Verhoeven and Jean-Pierre Devillers.
In addition to his acting career, Gevers was also a respected acting teacher, teaching at various drama schools in Belgium and the Netherlands. He passed away in Amsterdam in 2000 at the age of 68.
Gevers had a successful career in both Belgium and the Netherlands, winning critical acclaim for his performances in numerous plays and movies. He was particularly praised for his portrayal of complex characters which earned him a reputation as one of the best actors of his generation. Gevers' talent also extended to television, where he appeared in many popular series throughout the 70s and 80s.
Aside from his work as an actor and teacher, Gevers was also a passionate writer. He published several books, including a memoir about his life as an actor titled "Ik, Martine Gevers" (I, Martine Gevers). In this book, he shared his experiences working in the entertainment industry, his personal struggles and successes, and his outlook on life.
Throughout his career, Gevers was recognized for his contributions to the arts. In 1997, he was awarded the Order of the Crown of Belgium by King Albert II for his services to the country's culture.
Gevers' legacy continues to inspire actors and theater enthusiasts today, as his passion and dedication to his craft remains an inspiration to those in the industry.