Koen De Bouw
|Born||30 September 1964|
|Alma mater||Studio Herman Teirlinck|
Koen De Bouw (born 30 September 1964 in Turnhout) is a Belgian actor.
He trained to be an actor at Studio Herman Teirlinck in Antwerp and made his breakthrough in Belgium with his role of serial killer Stef Tavernier in the TV-series Wittekerke. He played the role from 1995 until 1996.
In 2003 he was the protagonist in the thriller The Alzheimer Case . In 2005 De Bouw played the main character in movies as De Indringer en Verlengd weekend. That summer he went to Cuba for three months to make Koning van de wereld. From January 2006 on the actor worked at the movies Stormforce and Dossier K. , the successor of The Alzheimer Case. In 2008 he appeared in the original version of the movie Loft (with a script written by Bart De Pauw and Erik Van Looy). During the same period he appeared in Germany in Love Hurts and Falling Rocksdirected by Peter Keglevic,
Koen De Bouw is also active in the theatre. He regularly made shows with Jan Decorte (Amlett, In het kreupelhout and O Death) in Het Toneelhuis. In the Raamtheater he could be seen in the play Trojaanse Vrouwen and later also Una Giornata Particolare (after the movie of the same name), in which he played a tormented homosexual under the fascist regime of Mussolini.
Apart from acting, De Bouw has also presented the gardening programme Groene Vingers on vtm from 2007 till 2011.
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