Jean-Claude Van Damme

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Jean-Claude Van Damme in April 2010

Jean-Claude Van Damme (Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg, born 18 October 1960) is an Belgian martial artist, actor, and director. Nicknamed "The Muscles from Brussels", he is very well known for his action films.

He is known for his roles in The Expendables 2, JCVD, Bloodsport, Kickboxer, Hard Target, Timecop, Sudden Death, Universal Soldier, Cyborg and in Universal Soldier Day of Reckoning.

Van Damme was born on October 18, 1960 in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium.[1][2] He was married to Maria Rodriguez from 1980 until they divorced in 1984. Then he was married to Cynthia Derderian from 1985 until they divorced in 1986. Then he was married to Darcy LaPier from 1994 until they divorced in 1997. Then he was married to Gladys Portugues from 1987 until they divorced in 1992 then remarried in 1999. He has three children. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Van Damme has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.[3]

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  1. "Jean-Claude Van Damme Biography (1960–)". Retrieved 20 February 2010.
  2. "Jean-Claude van Damme- Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  3. 'I tried to play the system'

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