Johan Heldenbergh

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Johan Heldenbergh
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Born (1967-02-09) 9 February 1967 (age 54)
Alma materStudio Herman Teirlinck
OccupationActor, Playwright, Screenwriter, Theatre director, Film director

Johan Heldenbergh (born 9 February 1967) is a Belgian actor, playwright, screenwriter, theatre director and film director. He gained international fame by starring in films, including A Day in a Life (2007), Moscow, Belgium (2008), The Misfortunates (2009), The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012) and The Zookeeper's Wife (2017).


Personal life

For 19 years he lived together with the Flemish actress Joke Devynck in Hofstade in Aalst, Belgium. On 17 September 2013 it became public that both actors separated. [1] They have three children; [2] two are twins.





Together with Arne Sierens Heldenbergh forms the initiative Compagnie Cecilia (founded in 2006). [3]

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  1. Johan Heldenbergh en Joke Devynck uit elkaar, Het Laatste Nieuws , 17 September 2013
  2. "Acteur - Filmfestival Oostende". December 7, 2013. Archived from the original on December 7, 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. "Producties - Compagnie Cecilia".