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Coming from the francophone region of Wallonia, [[StarMakingRole he was noticed]] thanks to the role of a wacky SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} film ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television and cinema. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.

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Coming from the francophone region of Wallonia, [[StarMakingRole he was noticed]] thanks to the role of a wacky SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} film ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television and cinema. cinema.

Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.comedies.


Coming from the francophone region of Wallonia, [[StarMakingRole he was noticed]] thanks to the role of a wacky SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} film ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.

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Coming from the francophone region of Wallonia, [[StarMakingRole he was noticed]] thanks to the role of a wacky SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} film ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television.television and cinema. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.


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* [[invoked]]FakeNationality: He has played many French characters due to often working in the French movie industry, and he's Belgian. His accent is noticeable sometimes.

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* [[invoked]]FakeNationality: He has played many French characters due to often working in the French movie industry, and he's Belgian. [[NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent His accent is noticeable noticeable]] sometimes.


Benoît Poelvoorde (born September 22, 1964 in Namur) is a Belgian (francophone Walloon) actor.

[[StarMakingRole He was noticed]] thanks to the role of a SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} film ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.

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Benoît Poelvoorde (born September 22, 1964 in Namur) is a Belgian (francophone Walloon) UsefulNotes/{{Belgi|um}}an actor.

Coming from the francophone region of Wallonia, [[StarMakingRole He he was noticed]] thanks to the role of a wacky SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} film ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.

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* ''[[Film/SinkOrSwim2018 Sink or Swim]]'' (2018)


* ''[[Franchise/{{Asterix}} Asterix at the Olympic Games]]'' (2008)

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* ''[[Franchise/{{Asterix}} Asterix ''Franchise/{{Asterix}} [[Recap/AsterixAtTheOlympicGames at the Olympic Games]]'' (2008)


[[StarMakingRole He was noticed]] thanks to the role of a SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.

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[[StarMakingRole He was noticed]] thanks to the role of a SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy {{Mockumentary}} film ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.


[[StarMakingRole He was noticed]] thanks to the role of a SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy ''Film/ManBitesDog''. Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.

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[[StarMakingRole He was noticed]] thanks to the role of a SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy ''Film/ManBitesDog''.{{Mockumentary}} ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (''C'est arrivé près de chez vous''). Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films, mostly comedies.


* [[invoked]]FakeNationality: He has played many French characters due to often working in the French movie industry, and he's Belgian.

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* [[invoked]]FakeNationality: He has played many French characters due to often working in the French movie industry, and he's Belgian. His accent is noticeable sometimes.


Benoît Poelvoorde (born September 22, 1964) is a Belgian actor.

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Benoît Poelvoorde (born September 22, 1964) 1964 in Namur) is a Belgian (francophone Walloon) actor.



* FakeNationality: He has played many French characters due to often working in the French movie industry, and he's Belgian.

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* FakeNationality: [[invoked]]FakeNationality: He has played many French characters due to often working in the French movie industry, and he's Belgian.

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* FakeNationality: He has played many French characters due to often working in the French movie industry, and he's Belgian.


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He was noticed in the 1992 independent BlackComedy ''Film/ManBitesDog''. Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films.

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[[StarMakingRole He was noticed noticed]] thanks to the role of a SerialKiller he played in the 1992 independent BlackComedy ''Film/ManBitesDog''. Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films.
films, mostly comedies.



* ''[[Franchise/{{Asterix}} Asterix at the Olympic Games]]'' (2008)





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Benoît Poelvoorde (born September 22, 1964) is a Belgian actor.

He was noticed in the 1992 independent BlackComedy ''Film/ManBitesDog''. Then he worked on projects for the French television. Since 1997, he has been regularly cast in main roles in mainstream French films.

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!!Works with pages on TV Tropes:

* ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (1992)
* ''Film/LesRandonneurs'' (1997)
* ''Film/TheCarriersAreWaiting'' (1999)
* ''Film/LeBoulet'' (2002)
* ''Film/TheBrandNewTestament'' (2015)
* ''Film/KeepAnEyeOut'' (2018)

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!!Tropes in his works:
* {{Jerkass}}: This defines most of his film roles.
* [[invoked]]StarMakingRole: He came to be noticed with ''Film/ManBitesDog'' (1992), which received international attention when it was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.
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