Birth Place Matching "Brussels, Belgium" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Double Impact
Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was ...
Actress | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Baroness Ella Van Heemstra, was of a Dutch descent, and her father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, and of an English and Austrian ...
3. Agnès Varda
Director | Sans toit ni loi
Agnès Varda was born on May 30, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium as Arlette Varda. She was a director and writer, known for Vagabond (1985), Faces Places (2017) and Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962). She was married to Jacques Demy. She died on March 29, 2019 in Paris, France.
Actor | Panic Room
Patrick Nicolas Jean Sixte Ghislain Bauchau was born in Brussels, Belgium. His father, Henry Bauchau, is a noted author, psychoanalyst, and philosopher, while his mother was an educator who also helped operate a publishing company. Coming from an intellectual family, it's not surprising that ...
Director | Je, tu, il, elle
Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, known for Je Tu Il Elle (1974), The Meetings of Anna (1978) and A Couch in New York (1996). She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5, 2015 in Paris, France.
14. Carole Weyers
Actress | Manhattan
Carole Weyers was born in Anderlecht, Belgium.
She began her acting career in Belgium, where she received her training from the well-respected drama school IAD (Institut des Arts de Diffusion). Upon graduation, she attended LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) in a year-long program ...
16. Axelle Carolyn
Actress | Tales of Halloween
Axelle Carolyn started out as a freelance reporter for some of the world's most prestigious film magazines and websites. Her non-fiction writing career culminated with the 2009 publication of her book 'Horror Movies In The New Millennium'. After a brief stint in front of the camera (most notably in...
Producer | American Masters
Diane von Furstenberg first entered the fashion world in 1970 with a suitcase full of jersey dresses. Four years later, she created the wrap dress, which came to symbolize power and independence for an entire generation of women. By 1976, she had sold over a million of the dresses and was featured ...
23. Annie Fargue
Actress | Je t'aime, je t'aime
Annie Fargue was born on April 15, 1934 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium as Henriette Goldfarb. She was an actress and producer, known for Je t'aime, je t'aime (1968), Victory (1981) and Angel (1960). She was married to Dirk Sanders. She died on March 4, 2011 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, ...
Actor | Rendez-vous mè Dieu
Kevin Van Doorslaer was born and raised in a family of carnies that goes back many generations.
At the age of 20, he broke all family traditions and moved to New York to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse, Stella Adler Studio and Circle in the Square Theatre.
Kevin has been working in Theatre, T.V ...
Writer | The Adventures of Tintin
Born under the name Georges Remi on May 22, 1907 in Brussels, Belgium. As a child, Herge had a gift for drawing but never had any formal training in the visual arts. He attended both school and the boy scouts during the World War 1 and post-World War 1 Era. After he finished school Herge published ...
28. Giorgio Serafini
Director | Senior Moment
Giorgio Serafini worked with actors such as Roy Scheider, William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Vinnie Jones, Jean Smart, Esai Morales. He has directed and/or written for companies such as CBS, Sony, Voltage Pictures, Lionsgate.
He was born in Brussels, Belgium from ...
Actor | Le film de l'été
Jean-Benoit Ugeux is a Belgian actor, director and screenwriter living in Brussels but very often on travel. He works mainly in broken and/or improvised films. He loves Johann Sebastian Bach a lot, eating pizzas and walking in the deeps woods. He often wears a beautiful mustache. What more can be ...
34. Jacques Brel
Composer | Le Far-West
One of the most popular singers of French songs. After a childhood full of boredom and normality, Brel started to work in his father's cardboard factory. But he wanted a different kind of life. He had been writing songs all his life and in the early 1950s he went to Paris. After a few years he ...
37. Lara Fabian
Soundtrack | Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
Lara Fabian was born on January 9, 1970 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium as Lara Sophie Katy Crokaert. She is a composer, known for Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) and De-Lovely (2004). She is married to Gérard Pullicino.
38. Helene Reynolds
Actress | Heaven Can Wait
Helene Whitney was born in 1914 as Kenyon Fortescue and was the grandniece of Alexander Graham Bell and cousin once removed of President Theodore Roosevelt. She married Julian Louis Reynolds, heir to the R.J. Reynolds tobacco fortune in 1936. But they divorced in 1939 and she started her acting ...
40. Natacha Amal
Actress | Napoléon
Natacha Amal was born on September 4, 1968 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Napoléon (2002), Gialloparma (1999) and Dans la cour des grands (1995). She has been married to Jacques Stival since September 18, 2015. She was previously married to Claude Rappe.
Stéphane De Groodt was born in Brussels, Belgium on March 3, 1966. He was a professional racing driver before starting his acting career. He was a contestant at numerous races of the Spa 24 Hours such as Formule Renault, Formula 3000 and Porsche Supercup. He also received the title of Champion of ...
42. Neil Hallett
Actor | The Adventures of Ben Gunn
Neil Hallett was born on June 30, 1924 in Brussels, Belgium as John W. H. Neil. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Ben Gunn (1958), Out of the Unknown (1965) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Tracy Reed. He died on December 5, 2004 in Spain.
43. Stephan Streker
Director | Noces
Born in Brussels, Stephan Streker started his career as a journalist. He used to work as a movie critic and sport reporter (essentially soccer and boxing) in various Belgian and French newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio. He wrote an essay on major French artist Serge Gainsbourg. This book ("...
45. Monia Ayachi
Actress | Music Academy (Sizzle Reel)
Monia Ayachi was born and raised in Belgium, from a Tunisian father and a Belgian mother. From a young age, Monia had a passion for the entertainment business. She started taking drama and singing lessons, which landed her a show on Belgian TV at the age of 10 called " Pour La Gloire". Her charisma...
46. Julio Cortázar
Writer | Blowup
One of the most important Argentinian writers of all time, Julio Cortazar was born in Belgium. When he was a child he went with his parents to Argentina. She stayed in Buenos Aires until 1951, when he went to Paris and he stayed in France until his death. His first book of short stories was "...
48. Alain Berliner
Director | Ma vie en rose
Born in Brussels, director and producer Alain Berliner is the founder and manager of WFE (Writing For Entertainment) Production, a Belgian production company based in Wallonia and Brussels, producing mostly feature films in cooperation with France, Luxembourg, England, Italy and other countries.
Actor | Minority Report
Severin Wunderman was born on November 19, 1938 in Brussels, Belgium as Severin Sam Wunderman. He was an actor, known for Minority Report (2002). He was married to Jacqueline Ann Pitcher, Gail O'Grady, Lydia Mendoza, Denise Wizman and Gigi Gaston America. He died on June 25, 2008 in Nice, ...