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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Belgium, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Belgium and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Belgium. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Belgian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Belgium is included when available.

Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chantal Akerman are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This historic screenwriters from Belgium list can help answer the questions "Who are some Belgian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Belgium?" These prominent screenwriters of Belgium may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Belgian screenwriters.

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Agnès Varda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Belgium
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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 social commentary — with a distinct experimental style. ...more

Age: 88

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor, + more

Credits: Last Tango in Paris, Cleo from 5 to 7, Vagabond, The Truth About Charlie, The Gleaners and I, + more

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#93 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

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Alain Berliner is a Belgian director best known for the 1997 film Ma vie en rose, which won the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 55th Golden Globe Awards in 1998. Ma vie en rose is also used as film in England, to teach children about cross-dressing and is a very valuable ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: My Life in Pink, Passion of Mind, The Wall: 2000 Seen By..., Casino, Wide Awake, + more

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Albert Valentin was a screenwriter and film director. ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1902-1968)

Birthplace: La Louvière, Belgium

Profession: Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: The Female, 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman, The Strange Madame X, The Woman Who Dared, Nana, + more

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André Cauvin was a Belgian documentary film director. He directed five films between 1939 and 1955. His 1952 film Bongolo was entered into the 1953 Cannes Film Festival. ...more

Age: Died at 97 (1907-2004)

Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium

Profession: Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Bongolo

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