KOEN DE BOUW

 

 

Award-winning Koen De Bouw is one of Belgium’s leading actors. He studied theatre at the prestigious Studio Herman Teirlinck, and made his film debut in 1988 upon graduation. Since then, he played leading parts in more than 30 Belgian and international films as well as a similar number of television series, several of them internationally awarded. Top Belgian directors Jan Verheyen and Erik Van Looy often turn to Koen as their male lead, most recently in De Premier (2016) and Control (2017). In 2017, Koen starred opposite Matt Bomer and Kelsey Grammer in the Amazon series The Last Tycoon (created by Billy Ray), as chief of security Tomas Szep. He earned accolades with his outstanding portrayal of Jasper Teerlinck, the enigmatic lead of the hit #1 rated Belgian television series Professor T. (2015-2018), running for 3 seasons in Belgium, with remakes in France and Germany. In 2019, Koen continues to fortify his status as a leading man with starring roles in series such as ‘Phil Frisco’, the Flemish-Dutch co-production ‘Floodland’, and the feature film ‘Torpedo’, set to release in October.

PLAYING AGE: 50s

NATIONALITY: BELGIAN

LOCATION: ANTWERP

LANGUAGES: DUTCH, ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN