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Jean-Claude Van Damme

(Jean-Claude Van Varenberg)
Born: 10/18/1960
Birthplace: Berchem-Sainte Agathe, Belgium

As a teenager, Van Damme won the European Professional Karate Association's middleweight championship. He moved to the U.S. in 1981 and made his first film appearance in 1983's Monaco Forever. He went on to act and do his own stunts in Bloodsport (1988), Kickboxer (1989), Street Fighter (1994), Maximum Risk (1996), and Double Team (1997).

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