Birth Place Matching "Brussels, Belgium" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jean-Claude Van Damme

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 ...

2. Audrey Hepburn

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.

4. Virginie Efira

Actress | Elle

Virginie Efira was born on May 5, 1977 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and writer, known for Elle (2016), In Bed with Victoria (2016) and Second Chance (2011). She was previously married to Patrick Ridremont.

5. Jonas Bloquet

Actor | Elle

Jonas Bloquet was born on July 10, 1992 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and director, known for Elle (2016), The Nun (2018) and 3 Days to Kill (2014).

6. Patrick Bauchau

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 ...

7. Lubna Azabal

Actress | Incendies

Lubna Azabal was born in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Incendies (2010), Coriolanus (2011) and Body of Lies (2008).

8. Chantal Akerman

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.

9. Alexandra Vandernoot

Actress | Highlander

Alexandra Vandernoot was born on September 19, 1965 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and producer, known for Highlander (1992), Le Dîner de Cons (1998) and Gangsters (2002).

10. Pauline Etienne

Actress | La religieuse

Pauline Etienne was born on June 26, 1989 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for The Nun (2013), Silent Voice (2009) and Lost Paradise (2012).

11. Jérémie Renier

Actor | In Bruges

Jérémie Renier was born on January 6, 1981 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and writer, known for In Bruges (2008), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and My Way (2012).

12. Jenna Thiam

Actress | Les Revenants

Jenna Thiam was born on December 19, 1990 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for The Returned (2012), The Black Book (2018) and Next Year (2014).

13. Monique van Vooren

Actress | Wall Street

Monique van Vooren was born on March 23, 1927 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Wall Street (1987), Ça va barder (1955) and Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957).

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 ...

15. Jonathan Zaccaï

Actor | Robin Hood

Jonathan Zaccaï was born on July 22, 1970 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and director, known for Robin Hood (2010), Private Lessons (2008) and Le Bureau des Légendes (2015).

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...

17. Nicolas Gob

Actor | Cannibal

Nicolas Gob was born on October 29, 1982 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Cannibal (2010), Un village français (2009) and Merci, les enfants vont bien! (2005).

18. Anne Coesens

Actress | Illégal

Anne Coesens was born in 1968 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Illégal (2010), All Cats Are Grey (2014) and Pas son genre (2014).

19. Yolande Moreau

Actress | Quand la mer monte...

Yolande Moreau was born on February 27, 1953 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for When the Sea Rises (2004), Séraphine (2008) and Amélie (2001).

20. Diane von Fürstenberg

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 ...

21. Héléna Noguerra

Actress | L'arnacoeur

Héléna Noguerra was born on May 18, 1969 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Heartbreaker (2010), Alléluia (2014) and Girls Can Get Away with Anything (2002).

22. Fabrizio Rongione

Actor | Deux jours, une nuit

Fabrizio Rongione was born on March 3, 1973 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor and producer, known for Two Days, One Night (2014), The Words of My Father (2001) and The Kid with a Bike (2011).

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, ...

24. Kevin Van Doorslaer

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 ...

25. Marianne Basler

Actress | Midnight in Paris

Marianne Basler was born on March 9, 1964 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress and director, known for Midnight in Paris (2011), The Cruel Embrace (1987) and A Soldier's Tale (1989).

26. Julia Koschitz

Actress | Pass gut auf ihn auf

Julia Koschitz was born on December 26, 1974 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Take Good Care of Him (2013), Der letzte schöne Herbsttag (2010) and Tour de Force (2014).

27. Hergé

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 ...

29. Marcus Thomas

Actor | Drowning Mona

Marcus Thomas was born in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor, known for Drowning Mona (2000), You Kill Me (2007) and Kill the Irishman (2011).

30. Vincent Grass

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Vincent Grass was born on January 9, 1949 in Brussels, Belgium. He is an actor, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), Final Fantasy XV (2016) and La trêve (2016).

31. Deborah Rombaut

Actress | Alice in Storageland

Deborah Rombaut was born on September 22, 1983 in Brussels, Belgium. She is known for her work on Alice in Storageland (2004), Save a Shelter Dog! (2012) and InAPPropriate Comedy (2013).

32. Gérard Corbiau

Director | Farinelli

Gérard Corbiau was born on September 19, 1941 in Brussels, Belgium. He is a director and writer, known for Farinelli (1994), The Music Teacher (1988) and The King Is Dancing (2000).

33. Jean-Benoît Ugeux

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 ...

35. Simone Gad

Actress | Speed

Simone Gad was born on April 17, 1947 in Brussels, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Speed (1994), Eating L.A. (1999) and The Great Illusion.

36. Annie Cordy

Actress | Les souvenirs

Annie Cordy was born on June 16, 1928 in Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium as Léonie Cooreman. She is an actress, known for Memories (2014), The Cat (1971) and Boum sur Paris (1953).

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 ...

39. Jean Philippe Susilovic

Self | Hell's Kitchen

Jean Philippe Susilovic was born in Brussels, Belgium.

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.

41. Stéphane De Groodt

Actor | Mes amis, mes amours, mes emmerdes

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 ("...

44. Giles Daoust

Producer | Starry Eyes

Giles Daoust was born on October 17, 1979 in Brussels, Belgium. He is a producer and writer, known for Starry Eyes (2014), Fear, Inc. (2016) and The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot (2018).

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 "...

47. Plastic Bertrand

Soundtrack | Three Kings

Plastic Bertrand was born on February 24, 1954 in Brussels, Belgium as Roger Jouret.

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.

The...

49. Severin Wunderman

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, ...

50. Etienne Périer

Director | Bridge to the Sun

Etienne Périer was born on December 11, 1931 in Brussels, Belgium. He is a director and writer, known for Bridge to the Sun (1961), Meurtre en 45 tours (1960) and Un si joli village... (1979).


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