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Bruno Vanden Broecke is one of the KVS faces and a celebrated actor in theatre, movies and television. 

The actor Bruno Vanden Broecke is a KVS Face and appears in Mission, Para & Ouder kind.

In 2007 he first performed the monologue Mission, about the missionary André Vervecken, for the KVS. It was written by David Van Reybrouck and directed by Raven Ruëll, and over the last seasons Vanden Broecke has performed it in 4 languages in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria. The English translation has just been published.

Bruno was a member of the SKaGeN collective (2000 to 2009), which he co-founded, and Compagnie De Koe (1999-2008). In 2015 he made Hechten, after a work by Stefaan Van Brabandt, with Matteo Simoni and Ruth Beeckmans. In 2015 he also played the title character in Socrates, a play by De Verwondering.

Ouder Kind is the tenth play Vanden Broecke performs in collaboration with theatre creator Raven Ruëll, a milestone in their long relationship. The play portrays a fictionalised autobiographic portrait of the two friends, and has received countless positive reviews.

He is best known to the general public for his television work. He has acted in de Ronde, Duts, Katarakt, Matroesjka’s 2, Callboys, Clinch and Safety First, shared the prizes (an Emmy) won by Wat Als 1 & 2 & 3 and is spoken to almost every day as Sammy Tanghe, a character in Het Eiland. In the cinema he has appeared in Any Way the Wind Blows, Een Ander zijn Geluk and Loft. Behind the scenes, he recently started the production company Brutteo with actors Ruth Beeckmans and Matteo Simoni. The first fruit of their labour is Trio, a film the trio produced, directed and acted in together.

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