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Famous Film Actors From Brussels

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Brussels, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Brussels, as in some cases Brussels may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Brussels then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Brussels, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Items here include everything from Jean-Claude Van Damme to Diane von Fürstenberg.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Brussels?" and "Which famous actors were born in Brussels?"
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Agnès Varda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 91
Agnès Varda is a French film director and professor at the European Graduate School. Her films, photographs, and art installations focus on documentary realism, feminist issues, and ...more
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Albert Cavens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Dec. at 79 (1906-1985)
Albert Cavens was a Belgian-born American silent film child actor.
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Alberto Rey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 53
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Alexandra Vandernoot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 54
Alexandra Vandernoot is a Belgian actress. While having starred in a number of French films, her best-known role internationally is as Tessa Noël, Duncan MacLeod's girlfriend, in the ...more
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Ankur Tewari is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 42
Ankur Tewari is a director, writer and musician. Born into a family of engineers and teachers, Ankur Tewari decided to do hotel management and graduated from IHM Bhopal. Almost immediately, he ...more
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Anne Campion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 90
Anne Campion is an actress.
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Anne Coesens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 51
Anne Coesens is a Belgian actress. Her acting credits include Illegal, Ma vie en rose, Private Lessons, Tomorrow We Move, and Diamant 13. She received the Magritte Award for Best Actress for
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Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Dec. at 64 (1929-1993)
Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as ...more
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Annette Wademant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 91
Annette Wademant is a screenwriter.
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Annie Cordy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 91
Baroness Léonie Cooreman, known under the stage name Annie Cordy, is a Belgian film actress and singer. She has appeared in 50 films since 1954. She has staged many memorable appearances ...more
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Arthur Devère is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Dec. at 78 (1883-1961)
Arthur Devère was a Belgian film actor. He appeared in 59 films between 1913 and 1956.
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August Van den Hoeck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Dec. at 79 (1863-1942)
August Van den Hoeck was an actor.
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Axelle Carolyn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 40
Axelle Carolyn is a Belgian filmmaker and former actor and journalist.
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Betty van Es is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Betty van Es Dec. at 55 (1900-1955)
Betty van Es was an actor.
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Boris Van Gils is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 46
Boris Van Gils is an actor and film producer.
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Fernand Gravey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Dec. at 65 (1905-1970)
Fernand Gravey, also known as Fernand Gravet in America, was the son of actors Georges Mertens and Fernande Depernay, who appeared in silent films produced by pioneer "Belge Cinéma
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Carole Weyers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 35
Carole Weyers is an actress.
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Chantal Akerman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 69
Chantal Anne Akerman is a Belgian film director, artist, and professor of film at the City College of New York. Her best-known film is Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles. ...more
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Christelle Cornil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 42
Christelle Cornil is a Belgian actress. Her acting credits include Soeur Sourire, Illegal, Mr. Average, Beauties at War, Julie & Julia, OSS 117: Lost in Rio, My Queen Karo, The Round Up. She ...more
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Claude Laydu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Claude Laydu Dec. at 84 (1927-2011)
Claude Laydu was Belgian-born French actor on stage and in films. He was renowned for his performance in his film debut in the role of the young priest in Robert Bresson's Diary of a Country ...more
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Corentin Lobet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 40
Corentin Lobet is an actor.
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David Bursztein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 56
David Bursztein is an actor, a comedian, a singer-song writer and a theatre director.
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Deborah Rombaut is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
Deborah Rombaut is an actress.
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Diane von Fürstenberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 73
Diane von Furstenberg, formerly Princess Diane of Fürstenberg is a Belgian-born American fashion designer best known for her iconic wrap dress. She initially rose to prominence when she ...more
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Eric de Kuyper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brussels
age 77
Eric de Kuyper is a Flemish-Belgian and Dutch writer, semiologist, art critic, and experimental film director. Fictionalized autobiographical novels, written in the 3rd-person, account for most ...more