Koen De Bouw

Last updated

Koen De Bouw
Koen de bouw-1549791366.jpg
Portrait
Born (1964-09-30) 30 September 1964 (age 57)
Turnhout, Belgium [1]
Alma mater Studio Herman Teirlinck
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Chantal Leyers [1]
Children 2 [1]

Koen De Bouw (born 30 September 1964 in Turnhout) is a Belgian actor. [1]

Contents

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 Rocks  [ de ] directed 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. [2]

Filmography

TV series

Guest roles

Theatre

Related Research Articles

Jan Decleir Belgian actor

Jan Decleir is a prolific Belgian movie and stage actor born in Niel, Antwerp.

Stef Bos Dutch singer

Steven "Stef" Bos is a Dutch singer who has been living in Cape Town, South Africa. He sings in Dutch, and has been successful in Belgium, the Netherlands and South Africa ever since his breakthrough single "Papa" (Daddy) came out in 1990.

Bertus Aafjes Dutch poet and writer

Lambertus Jacobus Johannes "Bertus" Aafjes was a Dutch poet noteworthy for his poems about resistance to German occupation during World War II.

<i>The Alzheimer Case</i> 2003 film

The Alzheimer Case is a 2003 Belgian action thriller film directed by Erik Van Looy, based on the novel De zaak Alzheimer by Jef Geeraerts. It follows an assassin with Alzheimer's disease, who plans to retire but ends up becoming a target himself after he refuses to kill a young girl.

Cees Geel Dutch actor

Cornelis Pieter "Cees" Geel is a Dutch television, radio and film actor. His notable credits include in the TV miniseries Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001) and in the film Simon (2004). He won the Golden Calf for Best Actor award for his role in Simon.

Arthur Japin Dutch novelist

Arthur Valentijn Japin is a Dutch novelist.

Jeroen van der Boom Dutch singer

Jeroen van der Boom is a Dutch singer who rose to fame in 2007 with his No. 1 hit single Jij bent zo.

Henk Wijngaard Dutch country singer

Henk Wijngaard is a Dutch country singer.

Stormforce is a 2006 Belgian film directed by Hans Herbots. The screenplay was written by Pierre De Clercq.

Abdelkader Benali

Abdelkader Benali is a Moroccan-Dutch writer and journalist.

<i>Dossier K.</i> 2009 Belgian film

Dossier K. is a Flemish thriller film directed by Jan Verheyen, based on a novel by Jef Geeraerts. Dossier K. is the second book by Jef Geeraerts for the series about detectives Vincke and Verstuyft that has been put to screen after De zaak Alzheimer. Several actors from the first film reprise their roles, including Koen De Bouw, Werner De Smedt, Hilde De Baerdemaeker, Filip Peters and Jappe Claes. It is a film about crimes in the Albanian mafia scene in Antwerp.

The Gouden Strop is the annual award for the best crime novel in the Dutch language. The prize has been awarded since 1986. The winner receives € 10,000 and a statuette. Its Belgian equivalent is the Diamanten Kogel.

Huub Stapel Dutch actor

Hubertus Wijnandus Jozef Marie (Huub) Stapel is a Dutch actor. He is especially known from the films De Lift (1983), Flodder (1986) and Amsterdamned (1988) by Dick Maas. He also appeared in the Golden Earring video When the Lady Smiles.

Peter Faber (actor) Dutch stage, television and film actor

Peter Faber is a Dutch stage, television and film actor.

Pol Goossen Flemish actor

Pol Goossen is a Flemish film and television actor. In 1982 he acted in the movie Het beest, and is known for playing the character of Frank Bomans in over 3200 episodes of the Belgium soap opera series Thuis, a role he acts since start of the series. He is a member of the professional theatre company Paljas Produkties.

Mathijs Bouman Dutch economist and journalist

Mathijs Nicolaas Bouman is a Dutch economist and journalist. He is a regular contributor to the TV programs RTL Z and De Wereld Draait Door and writes columns for Het Financieele Dagblad and the business website Z24.nl. A critic of the Dutch Polder model, in which "bad luck is officially forbidden" and "accidents are banned", he is referred to as a market liberalist, and as a prominent opinion builder whose Twitter account is recommended for "peppered" opinions.

RKSV Groene Ster Dutch football club

RKSV Groene Ster is a Dutch football club based in Heerlerheide. The club play its home games at Pronsebroek. The club colours, reflected in their crest, kit and name, are green and white. Formed on 2 November 1926, the club have mostly played in the lower tiers of Dutch football, but reached the final of the nationwide KNVB Cup in 1943–44, where they however lost to with a record 9–1 score to winners Willem II. This result still stands as the biggest defeat in a KNVB Cup final. The club are currently playing in the Derde Divisie.

Frank Van Passel Belgian film director and producer (born 1964)

Frank Van Passel is a Belgian film director and producer. In 1995, he made his directorial film debut with Manneken Pis, which premiered at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival and won the Mercedes-Benz Award, Grand Golden Rail, Award of the Youth and the Prix Guillermo del Toro. The film received the André Cavens Award for Best Film and four awards at the Joseph Plateau Awards. Van Passel's next film, Villa des Roses (2002), was adapted from the 1913 novella of the same name by Belgian writer Willem Elsschot. The film starred Julie Delpy, Shaun Dingwall and Shirley Henderson. It won Best Feature at the Hollywood Film Festival and was nominated for three awards at the British Independent Film Awards. His TV-series received numerous awards, including a Special Commendation Prix d'Europe and the FIPA D'OR Grand Prize in Biarritz for The Emperor of Taste and the TV-critics Award and De HA! van Humo for Terug naar Oosterdonk. He was co-founder of Caviar, a production company with offices in Brussels, Antwerp, Los Angeles, Paris, Amsterdam, London and Prague. Since 2018 he has been working as a freelance director, directing theatre and TV series such as Dag Sinterklaas (Ketnet) and Renaissances (TF1).

Willem Witteveen Dutch politician

Willem Johannes Witteveen was a Dutch legal scholar, politician, and author. He was a law professor at Tilburg University (1990–2014) and a Member of the Senate for the Labour Party. He was also the author of several books about law and politics. Witteveen was killed on 17 July 2014 when the flight he was travelling on, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, was shot down over eastern Ukraine by Russian rebels.

Fidèle (dog)

Fidèle was a famous dog and tourist attraction in Bruges, Belgium. The Yellow Labrador Retriever lived at the Côté Canal bed and breakfast with his owner, Caroline Van Langeraet. He could usually be seen lounging half-asleep on a windowsill facing the Groenerei canal; Langeraet says that it was his favorite spot for years, in all seasons. Tour boats on the canal often paused specifically to allow the passengers to take Fidèle's picture. According to Langeraet, American tourists have sent the dog fan mail and parcels with toys.

References