Name: Matthias Schoenaerts
Profession: Movie Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 187 cm
Age: 46
Birth Place: Antwerp - Belgium
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Matthias Schoenaerts

Matthias Schoenaerts is a Movie Actor, and he was born on 8 December - 1977(46 years old) in Belgium. Matthias Schoenaerts zodiac sign is Sagittarius. More detailed information about Matthias Schoenaerts given below.

About Matthias Schoenaerts

Actor and artist best known for his role in the drama Bullhead, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign film in 2011. His film, Dood van een Schaduw, was nominated for the 2012 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.


He played the role of Ali in the Academy Award-nominated film, Rust & Bone.

Matthias Schoenaerts before fame

He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the film Daens.

Achievement of Matthias Schoenaerts

In the Academy Award-nominated film Rust & Bone, he portrayed Ali.

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$4 Million

Matthias Schoenaerts family life

Julien Schoenaerts, an actor, is his father. Dominique Wiche is his mother's name.

Associations of Matthias Schoenaerts

He starred alongside Clive Owen in the film Blood Ties.

Matthias Schoenaerts Physique Measurements

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Height 187 cm
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Matthias Schoenaerts Timeline

  • 1987

    In 1987, at nine years old, he appeared in a stage production of Antoine de Saint-Exupu00e9ryu0027s The Little Prince opposite his father, who was also the director. His mother, Dominique, was the costume designer of the play.

  • 1992

    At the age of 13, Schoenaerts made his film debut with a small role in the 1992 Belgian film Daens, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His father also starred in the film but they did not share any scenes together.

  • 2002

    After completing studies at The Academy of Dramatic Arts in Antwerp, he featured in several shorts and feature films. In 2002, he starred in Dorothu00e9e Van Den Bergheu0027s Meisje (Girl); Tom Barmanu0027s Any Way the Wind Blows in 2003; Rudolf Mestdaghu0027s Ellektra and Roel Mondelaers & Raf Reyntjensu0027s sci-fi short film A Message from Outer Space, which Schoenaerts also produced in 2004.

  • 2003

    In 2003, Schoenaerts was named one of "Europeu0027s Shooting Stars" by the European Film Promotion.

  • 2006

    In 2006, Schoenaerts played Dennis in Hilde Van Mieghemu0027s Love Belongs to Everyone (Dennis van Rita), and had a small role as a member of the Dutch resistance in Paul Verhoevenu0027s Black Book.

  • 2007

    In 2007, he starred in Ben van Lieshoutu0027s film De Muze, and in Erik Bruynu0027s Nadine. In 2008, he played Bob in Pieter van Heesu0027s horror film Left Bank (Linkeroever), and most notably played the role of Filip in Erik Van Looyu0027s Loft, which became the most successful Flemish film at the Belgian box-office, earning over $7,075,161. In the same year, Schoenaerts also starred in the mini-series The Emperor of Taste (De smaak van De Keyser), playing a Belgian soldier in World War II.

  • 2009

    In 2009, he starred in Dorothu00e9e Van Den Bergheu0027s My Queen Karo, in which he played the hippie Raven in 1970u0027s Amsterdam. In 2010, he played the lead role in Alex Stockmanu0027s Techno-thriller Pulsar, and had a cameo in Franck Richardu0027s La Meute (The Pack).

  • 2011

    In 2011, Schoenaerts starred in the Dutch films The Gang of Oss (De Bende van Oss) and The President (De President).In 2011, Schoenaerts played Jacky Vanmarsenille, the lead role in Bullhead, directed by Michau00ebl R. Roskam, which was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Oscar. His performance in the film was well received and won him the FIPRESCI Award for best actor at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January 2012. The jury praised the actoru0027s "superb portrayal of an innocent and sensitive man trapped in a truculent body." He also won the Magritte Award for Best Actor.

  • 2012

    In 2012, he starred in Jacques Audiardu0027s Rust and Bone (De rouille et du0027os) alongside Marion Cotillard. The film premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and was a critical and box office hit in France. On 22 February 2013, Matthias won the Cu00e9sar Award for Most Promising Actor for his role in Rust and Bone.The New York Times described Schoenaerts as "the most versatile beefcake actor of our time" in 2012.

  • 2013

    Schoenaerts was close to becoming a professional soccer player and was on the books of Belgian team Beerschot AC, but gave up when he was 16 years old. In 2013, Schoenaerts stated that he was a fan of the Spanish football club FC Barcelona.Schoenaerts also produced and starred in the Belgian short film Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw), directed by Tom Van Avermaet. On 10 January 2013, the short film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.In 2013, he narrated the Belgian Dutch version of the Disneynature documentary Chimpanzee.

  • 2014

    In 2014, Schoenaerts appeared alongside Clive Owen, Billy Crudup and again Marion Cotillard in the thriller Blood Ties, in which he played Anthony Scarfo. The film premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

  • 2015

    In 2015, the actor appeared in 7 films: The Loft, the American remake of the Belgian film Loft, in which he played the same character and was also his first English-language film; in Saul Dibbu0027s Suite Franu00e7aise, playing the German officer Bruno von Falk opposite Michelle Williams and Kristin Scott Thomas; in Thomas Vinterbergu0027s Far from the Madding Crowd as Gabriel Oak, one of Carey Mulliganu0027s three love interests; in Alan Rickmanu0027s period drama A Little Chaos, as French landscape architect Andru00e9 Le Nu00f4tre, opposite Kate Winslet. In the same year, Schoenaerts was announced as William Clark on HBOu0027s miniseries Lewis and Clark, co-starring Casey Affleck as Meriwether Lewis. The six-hour miniseries was executive produced by Tom Hanks, Edward Norton, and Brad Pitt. Production got shut down in August 2015 due to "internal and external, weather-related factors".On 28 July 2015, Schoenaerts was named a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in France.On 24 August 2015, it was reported that Schoenaerts became the co-owner of the Belgian casting agency Hakuna Casting, which focuses on people of ethnic origin.

  • 2016

    In January 2016, it was announced that Schoenaerts would play a drummer who begins to lose his hearing in Darius Marderu0027s The Sound of Metal. After a couple of years in development, Schoenaerts was replaced by Riz Ahmed.

  • 2017

    In 2017, Schoenaerts reteamed with Michau00ebl R. Roskam in the Belgian film Racer and the Jailbird (Le Fidu00e8le), in the role of a gangster named Gigi. The film was Roskam and Schoenaertsu0027 first film in Belgium since 2011u0027s Bullhead. In the same year, Schoenaerts played Gene, Jane Fondau0027s son on the Netflix film Our Souls at Night, also starring Robert Redford and directed by Ritesh Batra.

  • 2018

    In 2018, Schoenaerts co-starred in Francis Lawrenceu0027s spy thriller Red Sparrow in the role of Uncle Vanya opposite Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton and Jeremy Irons. He also starred in the Belgian-French film Close Enemies, directed by David Oelhoffen.

  • 2019

    In 2019, Schoenaerts appeared as Captain Herder in Terrence Malicku0027s A Hidden Life, as Maywood in Steven Soderberghu0027s The Laundromat, and as Roman Coleman, an inmate who participates in a rehabilitation program centered around training of wild horses in Laure de Clermont-Tonnerreu0027s The Mustang. In 2020, he appeared in Gina Prince-Bythewoodu0027s The Old Guard as Booker / Su00e9bastien le Livre, once a French soldier who fought under Napoleon.

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Matthias Schoenaerts was born on 8 December, 1977.

Matthias Schoenaerts is from Antwerp - Belgium.

Matthias Schoenaerts is 46 year old.

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