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Jean-Claude Van Damme

Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme
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Full Name: Jean-Claude Camille Fran├žois Van Varenberg
Profession: Actor


Biography: Belgian martial artist, actor, and director best known for his martial arts action films.

Born: October 18, 1960
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Age: 61 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 1994-02-03 Actor Jean-Claude van Damme (32) weds Darcy Lapier (28) in Bangkok
  • 1999-06-25 "Sudden Death" action star Jean-Claude Van Damme (38) weds Gladys Portugues in Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Historical Events

  • 1994-09-06 Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"

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