Ten fun facts about Jan Decleir


Fact 1
He was born in Niel, Antwerp (Flanders, Belgium).

Fact 2
He had his first big role in Fons Rademakers’ “Mira” (1971).

Fact 3
He has since then appeared in countless Flemish and Dutch films and TV productions.


Fact 4
He starred in Academy Award winning movies as Karakter and Antonia and the Oscar-nominated social drama Daens.

Fact 5
He turned down roles in Eyes Wide Shut (1999) and The World Is Not Enough (1999).

Fact 6
He speaks Dutch, his mother tongue.

Fact 7
He is also fluent in French.

Fact 8
In 2003, he had the starring role in the critically acclaimed thriller The Memory of a Killer (The Alzheimer Case).

Fact 9
For his role in The Barons, he received the Magritte Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Fact 10
He is the brother of actress Reinhilde Decleir.


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