Belgian actresses who deceased in 2012

Here are 3 famous actresses from Belgium died in 2012:

Jacqueline Harpman

Jacqueline Harpman (July 5, 1929 Etterbeek-May 24, 2012 Brussels) was a Belgian writer, actor and psychoanalyst.

She was born into a Jewish family and spent part of World War II in hiding. Harpman studied Germanic philology in Brussels and later went on to earn a Doctorate Degree in Psychoanalysis from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She was a practicing psychoanalyst for several years while also pursuing a successful writing career.

Harpman wrote over a dozen novels, several plays, and essays on literature and psychoanalysis. Her work frequently explored themes of identity, gender, and sexuality. She was awarded numerous literary prizes, including the Prix Médicis in 1996 for her novel "Orlanda". Harpman was also a professor of French literature at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and later a visiting professor at several universities in the U.S. and Canada.

In addition to her writing and academic work, Harpman was a successful actress, appearing in films and theater productions throughout her career. She was also an active feminist and advocate for women's rights.

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Martine Franck

Martine Franck (April 2, 1938 Antwerp-August 16, 2012 Paris) was a Belgian photographer and actor.

She was born to a family of art collectors, which inspired her to pursue a career in the arts. She studied art history at the École du Louvre in Paris and later became involved with photography, focusing primarily on portraits and documentary work. Franck worked as a photographer for numerous magazines including Life, Vogue, and The New Yorker. She was also a co-founder of the photo agency, Viva, and later became a member of Magnum Photos, a renowned photography cooperative. In addition to her photography work, Franck was also an actress, appearing in several French films in the 1960s. Throughout her career, Franck received numerous awards and accolades for her work as a photographer and her contributions to the art world.

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Maïté Nahyr

Maïté Nahyr (October 25, 1947 Wilrijk-August 19, 2012 Marseille) also known as Nahyr Noemi Marguerit Meerbergen was a Belgian actor.

She was born in Wilrijk, Belgium and began her acting career in the early 1970s. Nahyr appeared in a number of films and television series throughout her career, both in Belgium and France. She was particularly known for her work in French cinema, where she appeared in films such as "Le Khédive" and "Légitime Violence". In addition to her acting career, Nahyr was also an accomplished painter and exhibited her work in galleries throughout Europe. She passed away on August 19th, 2012 in Marseille, France at the age of 64.

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