Adrien P S Idol

Hello, today I will present you JCVD (Jean-Claude Van Damme).

General description:

His real name is Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg. He is a Belgian actor, director and producer. He was born the eighteen of October of nineteen sixty in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe a Brussels’s town. At ten years old he decides practice martial arts intensively and won the title of “Mr. Belgium” in a bodybuilding competition. In nineteen eighty two he went to America to pursue a career on the cinema and he managed to break into the world of cinema.

His begin in America.

In nineteen eighty two, with tree thousand dollars in his pocket and without able to speak English JCVD went to Los Angeles to break into the cinema. During lot of years he will chain little job like pizza delivery or carpet installer but too personal coach and limousine driver these last job premise he to meet lot of people. He meets Chuck Norris and Lou Ferrigno and won a few film roles like the little role in Monaco Forever or Karate Tiger le Tigre rouge. This is at the time when he changed his name of Van Varenberg by Van Damme. Next he lends his silhouette to do the predator in the movie at the same name. A few months after he do the meeting who launch he career, he meets the famous producer Menahem Golan. This last ask to JCVD to play in the movie “Bloodsport” who know an international success and he plays after in “L’arme absolue” who know a good success. He plays after in lot of big movies and chain success. In nineteen ninety eight he consumes drugs but he managed to stop. After shooting of “Piège a Hong-Kong” he was diagnosed like bipolar disorder with suicidal tendencies.

Filmography:

Année Film Rôle Réalisateur

1984

Breakin'

figurant Joel Silberg

1984

Monaco Forever

Le karateka William A. Levey

1986

Karate Tiger - Le Tigre rouge

Ivan le Russe Corey Yuen

1987

Predator

Predator (remplacé) John McTiernan

1988

Bloodsport

Frank Dux Newt Arnold

L'Arme absolue

Andreï Tayelahc Eric Karson

1989

Cyborg

Gibson Rickenbacker Albert Pyun

Kickboxer

Kurt Sloane Mark DiSalle

1990

Full Contact

Lyon Gaultier Sheldon Lettich

Coups pour coups

Louis Burke Deran Sarafian

1991

Double Impact

Alex & Chad Wagner Sheldon Lettich

1992

Universal Soldier

Luc Deveraux Roland Emmerich

1993

Cavale sans issue

Sam Gillen Robert Harmon

Chasse à l'homme

Chance Boudreaux John Woo

1994

Timecop

Max Walker Peter Hyams

Street Fighter - L'ultime combat

Colonel William F. Guile Steven E. de Souza

1995

Mort subite

Darren McCord Peter Hyams

1996

Le Grand Tournoi

Christophe Dubois Jean-Claude Van Damme

Risque maximum

Alain Moreau / Mikhail Suverov Ringo Lam

1997

Double Team

Jack Quinn Tsui Hark

1998

Piège à Hong Kong

Marcus Ray Tsui Hark

Légionnaire

Alain Lefèvre Peter MacDonald

1999

Universal Soldier : le Combat absolu

Luc Devreux Mic Rodgers

Inferno

Eddie Lomax John G. Avildsen

2001

Replicant

Garrotte / Le replicant Ringo Lam

The Order

Rudy Cafmeyer / Charles Le Vaillant Sheldon Lettich

2002

Point d'impact

Jacques Kristoff Bob Misiorowski

2003

In Hell

Kyle Lord Ringo Lam

Tower

Jean-Claude Van Damme

2004

Narco

Lui-même Gilles Lellouche et Tristan Aurouet

L'Empreinte de la mort

Ben Archer Philippe Martinez

2006

L'Exam

Charles Ömer Faruk Sorak

Ultime menace

Sam Keenan Simon Fellows

The Hard Corps

Philippe Sauvage Sheldon Lettich

2007

Jusqu'à la mort

Anthony Stowe Simon Fellows

Trafic mortel

Jack Robideaux Isaac Florentine

JCVD

Lui-même Mabrouk el Mechri

2009

Universal Soldier : Régénération

Luc Deveraux John Hyams

2011

Kung Fu Panda 2

Maître Croc Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Assassination Games

Brazil Ernie Barbarash

Beur sur la ville

Le Colonel Djamel Bensalah

The Eagle Path

Frenchy Jean-Claude Van Damme

2012

Dragon Eyes

Tiano John Hyams

Universal Soldier: The New Dimension

Luc Deveraux John Hyams

Six Bullets : The Butcher

Samson Gaul Ernie Barbarash

Expendables 2

Jean Vilain Simon West

U.F.O. : Ovni

George Dominic Burns

Rjevski contre Napoléon

Lui-même Marius Waisberg

2013

Welcome to the Jungle

Storm Rob Meltzer

Séries TV

Année Série Episodes Rôle Réalisateur

1996 Friends

Saison 2 - épisode 13 - « Celui qui retrouve son singe - 2e partie » lui-même

2003 Las Vegas

Saison 1 - épisode 15 - « Qui veut la peau de Jean-Claude Van Damme ? » lui-même Tucker Gates

2011 Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors (en)

Saison 1 - épisodes 1 à 8 lui-même Jared Wright et Maia Lidell