Top 50 : Best Flemish Actors of our time

by dierickx-johan | created - 20 May 2012 | updated - 10 Nov 2014 | Public

1. Tom Van Dyck

Actor | Met Man en Macht

Tom Van Dyck is a Belgian actor, born in 1972 in Herentals, Belgium. He is married to AliceReijs and they have two kids together. He is most known from tv-show'in de gloria' and 'het eiland. He has a nephew, Lucas, who plays bass guitar in the Belgian band 'Buck Fuddie'. He went to school at the ...

2. Jan Decleir

Actor | Karakter

Jan Decleir was born on February 14, 1946 in Niel, Flanders, Belgium as Jan Amanda Gustaaf Decleir. He is known for his work on Character (1997), The Memory of a Killer (2003) and Daens (1992). He has been married to Brechtje Louwaard since April 1, 2006. He was previously married to Caroline van ...

3. Matthias Schoenaerts

Actor | De rouille et d'os

Matthias Schoenaerts was born on December 8, 1977 in Antwerp, Belgium. His mother, Dominique Wiche, was a costume designer, translator and French teacher, and his father was actor Julien Schoenaerts. He made his film debut at the age of 13, alongside his father in the Belgian film Daens (1992), ...

4. Frank Aendenboom

Actor | Crimi Clowns

Frank Aendenboom was born on October 24, 1941 in Antwerp, Belgium. He was an actor, known for Crimi Clowns (2012), Ramona (1991) and Blueberry Hill (1989). He was married to Rosemarie Bergmans. He died on March 31, 2018 in Belgium.

5. Peter Van den Begin

Actor | Tabula Rasa

Peter Van den Begin is a Belgian actor and writer whose career spans over almost 4 decades. He is known for his versatility, delivering award-winning performances both in drama and comedy as well as theater. Most recently he received international acclaim for his role in festival favorite King of ...

6. Tom Dewispelaere

Actor | Callboys

Tom Dewispelaere was born on October 10, 1976 in Lier, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Callboys (2016), Left Bank (2008) and Sedes & Belli (2002).

7. Wim Opbrouck

Actor | Café Derby

Wim Opbrouck was born on February 5, 1969 in Bavikhove, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for Café Derby (2015), Cobain (2018) and Windkracht 10 (1997).

8. Wim Willaert

Actor | Quand la mer monte...

Wim Willaert was born on March 19, 1967 in Nieuwpoort, Flanders, Belgium. He is known for his work on When the Sea Rises (2004), Offline (2012) and Cargo (2017).

9. Josse De Pauw

Actor | Iedereen beroemd!

Josse De Pauw was born on March 15, 1952 in Asse, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for Everybody's Famous! (2000), Crazy Love (1987) and Just Friends (1993).

10. Herwig Ilegems

Actor | Professor T.

Herwig Ilegems was born on August 4, 1962 in Turnhout, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and director, known for Professor T. (2015), Clinch (2016) and Vriendinnen (2014).

11. Damiaan De Schrijver

Actor | De Ronde

Damiaan De Schrijver was born in January 1958 in Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for De Ronde (2011), Recht op recht (1998) and Terug naar Oosterdonk (1997).

12. Dirk Roofthooft

Actor | De bossen van Vlaanderen

Dirk Roofthooft was born in 1959 in Antwerp, Belgium. He is an actor, known for De bossen van Vlaanderen (1991), Don't Cry Germaine (2000) and De Partizanen (1995).

13. Filip Peeters

Actor | De hel van Tanger

Filip Peeters was born on December 2, 1962 in Anderlecht, Belgium. Filip has been working in the theatre since 1987, but his roles in film and television have really brought him into the spotlight. Being fluent in German, he has been expanding his career in Germany since 2000, where his popularity ...

14. Frank Vercruyssen

Actor | Manneken Pis

Frank Vercruyssen was born on August 19, 1965 in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Manneken Pis (1995), Rosie (1998) and Koning van de wereld (2006).

15. Koen De Graeve

Actor | Loft

Koen De Graeve is an actor, known for Loft (2008), The Misfortunates (2009) and Time of My Life (2012).

16. Vic de Wachter

Actor | Windkracht 10

Vic de Wachter was born on August 7, 1951 in Belgium. He is an actor, known for Windkracht 10 (1997), The Emperor of Taste (2008) and Salamander (2012).

17. Jaak Van Assche

Actor | Alfa Papa Tango

Jaak Van Assche was born on July 13, 1940 in Londerzeel, Belgium as Jacques Van Assche. He is an actor and director, known for Alfa Papa Tango (1990), De collega's (1978) and De Ronde (2011).

18. Johan Heldenbergh

Actor | The Broken Circle Breakdown

Johan Heldenbergh was born on May 11, 1967 in Wilrijk, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012), The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) and The Brand New Testament (2015).

19. Robrecht Vanden Thoren

Actor | Thuis

Robrecht Vanden Thoren is an actor, known for Thuis (1995), The Over the Hill Band (2009) and Flikken (1999).

20. Ben Segers

Actor | De zonen van Van As

Ben Segers is a Flemish speaking Belgian actor, born in Arendonk, Belgium. He received his acting training at the renowned Herman Teirlinck Studio in Antwerpen, Belgium.

He is most famous for his TV-roles as one of the four central characters in Biker Boys and Safety First. Following the latter ...

21. Manou Kersting

Actor | Zuidflank

Manou Kersting was born in 1962. He is an actor and director, known for Zuidflank (2013), Crimi Clowns: De Movie (2013) and Slot Marsepeinstein (2009).

22. Geert Van Rampelberg

Actor | The Broken Circle Breakdown

Geert Van Rampelberg graduated from the prestigious Belgian acting studio Studio Herman Teirlinck in 1998. Upon graduating he started theater company Olympique Dramatique with a couple of his class mates, widely popular and well-respected to this day. He made his television debut in 1997 and hasn't...

23. Michel van Dousselaere

Actor | Aspe

Michel van Dousselaere was born in 1948 in Gent, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Aspe (2004), Vriendinnen (2014) and Ons geluk (1995).

24. Bert Haelvoet

Actor | De Dag

Bert Haelvoet (15 July 1978) is a Belgian actor, whose work includes The Misfortunates (2009), What If? (2011) and Spitsbroers (2015). He studied Drama at the famous Studio Herman Teirlink in Antwerp (Belgium). Bert is probably best known for his comedic skills but he's just as well-versed in drama...

25. Jurgen Delnaet

Actor | Marsman

Jurgen Delnaet is an actor, known for Marsman (2014), Moscow, Belgium (2008) and Dubbelleven (2010).

26. Dirk van Dijck

Actor | No Trains No Planes

Dirk van Dijck is an actor, known for No Trains No Planes (1999), Rang 1 (2011) and The Emperor of Taste (2008).

27. Johan Leysen

Actor | The American

Johan Leysen was born on February 19, 1950 in Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium. He is known for his work on The American (2010), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and Felice... Felice... (1998).

28. Koen De Bouw

Actor | The Last Tycoon

Award-winning Koen De Bouw (1964) is one of the leading actors in Belgium. He studied theatre at the prestigious Antwerp Studio Herman Teirlinck, and made his film debut in 1988 upon graduation. Since then he played leading parts in more than 30 Belgian and international films as well as a similar ...

29. Bruno Vanden Broecke

Actor | Loft

Bruno Vanden Broecke was born in 1974 in Belgium. He is an actor and director, known for Loft (2008), Trio (2019) and De Ronde (2011).

30. Daan Hugaert

Actor | Witse

Daan Hugaert was born on September 15, 1949 in Gent, Flanders, Belgium as Daniël Hugaert. He is an actor, known for Witse (2004), Thuis (1995) and Recht op recht (1998). He is married to Lut Vermeulen.

31. Jan Bijvoet

Actor | Peaky Blinders

Jan Bijvoet was born on December 28, 1966 in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and composer, known for Peaky Blinders (2013), Embrace of the Serpent (2015) and The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012).

32. Tuur De Weert

Actor | Veel geluk, professor!

Tuur De Weert was born on October 10, 1943 in Mechelen, Flanders, Belgium as Arthur De Weert. He is an actor, known for Veel geluk, professor! (2001), De collega's (1978) and F.C. De Kampioenen (1990).

33. Lucas Van den Eynde

Actor | De bossen van Vlaanderen

Lucas Van den Eynde was born on February 23, 1959. He is an actor, known for De bossen van Vlaanderen (1991), Les Steenfort, maîtres de l'orge (1996) and Het park (1993). He has been married to Sofie since 2004. They have two children.

34. Marc Van Eeghem

Actor | Windkracht 10

Marc Van Eeghem was born on September 14, 1960 in Brugge, Flanders, Belgium. He was an actor, known for Windkracht 10 (1997), In Vlaamse Velden (2014) and Het eiland (2004). He died on December 14, 2017 in Antwerp, Belgium.

35. Stijn Van Opstal

Actor | Tabula Rasa

Stijn Van Opstal was born in 1976. He is an actor, known for Tabula Rasa (2017), De parelvissers (2006) and Met Man en Macht (2013).

36. Nico Sturm

Actor | De smaak van De Keyser

Nico Sturm is an actor, known for The Emperor of Taste (2008), Team Kwistenbiebel (2010) and Clan (2012).

37. Oscar Van Rompay

Actor | Win/Win

Oscar Van Rompay is an actor, known for Win/Win (2010), Vermist (2008) and Waldstille (2016).

38. Robbie Cleiren

Actor | The Broken Circle Breakdown

Robbie Cleiren was born on June 13, 1971 in Wilrijk, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor, known for The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012), Wat nu weer!? (1995) and Cordon (2014).

39. Frank Focketyn

Actor | De Ronde

Frank Focketyn is an actor, known for De Ronde (2011), Clan (2012) and Booh! (2005).

40. Pieter Embrechts

Actor | De Rodenburgs

Pieter Embrechts is an actor and composer, known for De Rodenburgs (2009), Hij komt, hij komt... De intrede van de Sint (2003) and Wolven (2012).

41. Luk Wyns

Actor | Crimi Clowns

Luk Wyns was born on January 23, 1959 as Luc Caroline Arthur Wyns. He is an actor and director, known for Crimi Clowns (2012), Familie Backeljau (1994) and Crimi Clowns: De Movie (2013). He is married to Eleni. They have two children. He was previously married to Mitta Van der Maat.

42. Stany Crets

Actor | Alles moet weg

Stany Crets was born on December 11, 1964 in Turnhout, Belgium as Stany Hubertus Maria Crets. He is an actor and director, known for Everything Must Go (1996), "De Raf & Ronny Show" (1998) and Raf en Ronny II (1999). He has been married to Haydee Nackaerts since August 2006. They have...

43. Mathias Sercu

Actor | Marsman

Mathias was born in 1970 in Ardooie. He went to the Conservatory in Brussels to get professional actor's training. For the moment, he lives in Ghent, he is married and has 2 kids. Most people know him from the series _"Buiten de Zone" (1995)_ , in which he played Ubi Stevens. Besides playing in ...

44. Gilles De Schryver

Producer | The Hunter's Son

Gilles De Schryver is a Belgian film & theatre actor, writer and producer.

His remarkable continuous activity throughout all these facets make him one of the most broad-scoped talents of his generation. De Schryver started on the stage where, as an actor and playwright, he quickly became artistic ...

45. Stef Aerts

Actor | Callboys

Stef Aerts is an actor, known for Callboys (2016), Oxygen (2010) and Belgica (2016).

46. Norman Baert

Actor | #YouToo

Norman Baert was born on January 26, 1968 in Ekeren, Belgium. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for #YouToo (2019), Spoed (2000) and Oud België (2010).

47. Peter Van den Eede

Actor | Amateurs

Peter Van den Eede is an actor and writer, known for Amateurs (2014), The Emperor of Taste (2008) and Red Sonja (2011).

48. Axel Daeseleire

Actor | Vermist

Axel Daeseleire was born on October 26, 1968 in Gent, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Vermist (2008), Wolf (2010) and Team Spirit (2000).

49. Titus De Voogdt

Actor | Steve + Sky

Titus De Voogdt was born on July 4, 1979 in Ghent, Belgium. He is known for his work on Steve + Sky (2004), The Missing (2014) and Cub (2014).

50. Jan Hammenecker

Actor | Mr. Nobody

Jan Hammenecker was born on January 24, 1968 in Oostende, Flanders, Belgium. He is an actor and producer, known for Mr. Nobody (2009), The Family (2013) and The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012).



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