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List of famous film actors and actresses from Belgium, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Belgium has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Belgian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Belgium and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Examples of film actors on this list include Marc Bober and Jacques Castelot.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Belgian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Belgium?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Belgium in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Belgian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Jean-Claude Van Damme is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Jean-Claude Van Damme The Expendables 2, Bloodsport, Kung Fu Panda 2 Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg, professionally known as Jean-Claude Van Damme and abbreviated as JCVD, is a Belgian martial artist, actor, and director best known for his ...more

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Patrick Bauchau is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Patrick Bauchau Ray, 2012, Panic Room Patrick Nicolas Jean Sixte Ghislain Bauchau is a Belgian actor best known for his role as Scarpine in the 1985 James Bond movie, A View to a Kill, Sydney in the TV series The Pretender and ...more

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Circé Lethem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Circé Lethem Bullhead, All the Fine Promises, Portrait of a Young Girl in the Late ’60s Circé Lethem is an actress.

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Sœur Emmanuelle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Sœur Emmanuelle The Eclipse Madeleine Cinquinn was a nun affiliated with the Notre Dame de Sion religious order.

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Julio Cortázar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Julio Cortázar Blowup Julio Cortázar, born Jules Florencio Cortázar, was an Argentine novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Known as one of the founders of the Latin American Boom, Cortázar ...more

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Céline Buckens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Céline Buckens War Horse Celine Buckens is an actress.

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Maurane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Maurane My Afternoons with Margueritte, Palais royal! Maurane is a film actress.

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Patrick Descamps is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Patrick Descamps A Cat In Paris, Three: After life, Rapt Patrick Descamps is an actor.

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Lucas Belvaux is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Lucas Belvaux Joyeux Noël, Three: After life, Wuthering Heights Lucas Belvaux is a Belgian actor and film director. His directing credits include the Trilogie, consisting of three films with interlocking stories and characters, each of which was filmed in a ...more

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Agnès Varda is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Agnès Varda The Truth About Charlie, Great Directors, Lion’s Love 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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Hergé is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Hergé I, Tintin Georges Prosper Remi, known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian cartoonist. He is best known for The Adventures of Tintin, the series of comic albums which are considered one of the most ...more

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Ronald Guttman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Ronald Guttman August Rush, And the Band Played On, Green Card Ronald Guttman is a Belgian actor, theatrical producer and film producer. Guttman was born in Uccle. He has appeared in TV shows such as Lost, Lipstick Jungle, Heroes, The West Wing, Sex and the ...more

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Lubna Azabal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Lubna Azabal Body of Lies, Coriolanus, Incendies Lubna Azabal is a Belgian actress, born 1973 in Brussels to a Moroccan father and a Spanish mother. After studying at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, she began a theatrical career in ...more

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Django Reinhardt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Django Reinhardt Jazz Hot Jean "Django" Reinhardt was a Belgium-born French guitarist and composer of Romani ethnicity. Reinhardt is regarded as one of the greatest guitar players of all time; he was the first ...more

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Johan Leysen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Johan Leysen The American, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Train of Life Johan Leysen is a Belgian actor. He has appeared in 130 films and television shows since 1977. He starred in the film De grens, which was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1984 ...more

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Jérémie Renier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Jérémie Renier Atonement, In Bruges, Brotherhood of the Wolf Jérémie Renier is a Belgian actor. He lives in Paris, France. His film debut was in the critically praised La Promesse, directed by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. He became better ...more

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Olivier Gourmet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Olivier Gourmet Rosetta, Time of the Wolf, The Child Olivier Gourmet is a Belgian actor. Gourmet was born in Namur. He won the Best Actor award at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival for his role in Le Fils by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. He also ...more

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August Van den Hoeck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
August Van den Hoeck Sheer Bluff, Oranje Hein, The Black Tulip August Van den Hoeck was an actor.

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Jan Decleir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Jan Decleir Character, Antonia's Line, Running Free Jan Decleir is a prolific Belgian movie and stage actor born in Niel, Antwerp. He had his first big role in Fons Rademakers Mira. Since then, he has appeared in countless Flemish and Dutch films ...more

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Fernand Gravey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Fernand Gravey How to Steal a Million, The Great Waltz, Gunman in the Streets 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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Yolande Moreau is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Yolande Moreau Amélie, Vagabond, Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Yolande Moreau is a Belgian comedian, actress, film director and screenwriter.

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Jacques Brel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Jacques Brel L'aventure, c'est l'aventure, Far West Jacques Romain Georges Brel was a Belgian singer-songwriter who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following—initially in Belgium ...more

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Serge Larivière is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Serge Larivière The Chef, Séraphine, The Axe Serge Larivière is an actor.

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Catherine Spaak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Catherine Spaak Take a Hard Ride, The Cat o' Nine Tails, Il Sorpasso Catherine Spaak is a French actress and singer.

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Marcus Thomas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Marcus Thomas Kill the Irishman, Noel, Drowning Mona Marcus Thomas is a Belgian-born American actor.

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Cécile de France is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Cécile de France Around the World in 80 Days, High Tension, Hereafter Cécile de France is a Belgian actress. After achieving success in French cinema hits such as L'Art de la séduction and Irène, she gained international attention for her lead ...more

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Lauritz Falk is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Lauritz Falk Amorosa, Night Games, The Nurtull Gang Lauritz Falk was a Swedish actor, film director, singer and painter. He appeared in about 60 roles in films and TV between 1923 and 1989. He is the cousin of the Swedish artist Bertram

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Bouli Lanners is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Bouli Lanners A Very Long Engagement, A Town Called Panic, Kill Me Please Philippe "Bouli" Lanners is a Belgian actor, author and film director. His film The Giants was nominated for twelve Magritte Awards, winning five, including Best Film and Best

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Tony Parker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Tony Parker Asterix at the Olympic Games, 9 - Un chiffre^! un homme William Anthony "Tony" Parker, Jr. is a French professional basketball player who plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association. The son of a professional ...more

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Chantal Akerman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Chantal Akerman Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles 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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Henri Garcin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Henri Garcin One Hundred and One Nights, A Hundred and One Nights, Paris When It Sizzles Henri Garcin is a Belgian film actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films since 1956.

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Marianne Basler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Marianne Basler Midnight in Paris, Va savoir, Yves Saint Laurent Marianne Basler is an actress.

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Benoît Poelvoorde is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Benoît Poelvoorde Man Bites Dog, A Town Called Panic, Coco Before Chanel Benoît Poelvoorde is a Belgian actor and comedian.

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Déborah François is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Déborah François The Child, Zarafa, The Monk Déborah François is a Belgian actress.

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Eugenie Krix is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Eugenie Krix Nederland en Oranje, Weergevonden, Zijn viool Eugenie Krix was an actress.

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Victor Francen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Victor Francen Hell and High Water, Night and Day, San Antonio Victor Francen, born Victor Franssens, was a Belgian-born actor with a long career in French cinema and in Hollywood.

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Lio is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Lio The Last Mistress, Carnage, Love After Love Lio is a Belgian singer and actress who was a pop icon in France and Belgium during the 1980s.

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Paolo Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Paolo Ferrari Me and the Forty Year Old Man, A Man for Emmanuelle, Lo scippo Paolo Ferrari is an Italian actor. He has appeared in 45 films since 1938.

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Jonathan Zaccaï is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Jonathan Zaccaï Robin Hood, The Beat That My Heart Skipped, They Came Back Jonathan Zaccaï is a Belgian actor, film director and screenwriter. His acting credits include The Beat That My Heart Skipped, Private Lessons, The True Story of My Life in Rouen, The Role ...more

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Lara Fabian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Lara Fabian De-Lovely Lara Crokaert, better known as Lara Fabian, is a Belgian-born Canadian singer. She has sold over 20 million records worldwide and is the best-selling Belgian-born female artist of all time.

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Deborah Rombaut is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Deborah Rombaut Star Trek, Water for Elephants, The Green Hornet Deborah Rombaut is an actress.

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Axelle Carolyn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Axelle Carolyn Doomsday, The Descent Part 2, Centurion Axelle Carolyn is a Belgian filmmaker and former actor and journalist.

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Joris Collet is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Joris Collet Daughters of Darkness, Louisa, Verloren Maandag Joris Coller was an actor.

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Josse De Pauw is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Josse De Pauw Vinyan, The Passion of Darkly Noon, Everybody's Famous! Josse De Pauw, is a versatile Belgian actor, film director, dramatist, author and columnist. He is married to modern dance performer Fumio Ikeda.

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Matthias Schoenaerts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Matthias Schoenaerts Black Book, Blood Ties, Rust and Bone Matthias Schoenaerts is a Belgian actor. He is the son of actor Julien Schoenaerts. He first starred in Daens. He is best known for his roles in Loft, Bullhead and Rust and Bone, the latter for ...more

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Kristopher Van Varenberg is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Kristopher Van Varenberg The Quest, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, The Philly Kid Kristopher Van Varenberg is an American actor who has appeared in such films as The Quest, Derailed and Universal Soldier: Regeneration.

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Diane von Fürstenberg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Diane von Fürstenberg The Intern 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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Natacha Régnier is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Natacha Régnier The Dreamlife of Angels, Mood Indigo, How I Killed My Father Natacha Régnier is a Belgian actress.

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Émilie Dequenne is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Émilie Dequenne Brotherhood of the Wolf, Rosetta, Our Children Émilie Dequenne is a French-speaking Belgian actress.

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Marcelle Corday is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Belgium
Marcelle Corday The Palm Beach Story, The Scarlet Letter, Pagan Love Song Marcelle Corday was a Belgian-born American actress. She mostly played character parts in silent and sound films. Officially, her American film career began in 1925, but it is claimed she played ...more