Matthias Schoenaerts



Place of birth:

Antwerp, Belgium:


Matthias Schoenaerts (born 8 December 1977) is a Belgian actor, film producer and graffiti artist of Flemish origin. He made his film debut at the age of 13 in Daens (1992), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He is best known for his roles as Filip in Loft (2008), Jacky Vanmarsenille in the Oscar-nominated Bullhead (2011), Ali in the BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominee Rust and Bone (2012), for which he won the César Award for Most Promising Actor, Eric Deeds in The Drop (2014), Bruno von Falk in Suite Française (2015), Gabriel Oak in Far from the Madding Crowd (2015) and Hans Axgil in The Danish Girl (2015). Schoenaerts received critical acclaim for his portrayal of an ex-soldier suffering from PTSD in Disorder (2015). In 2015, he was named Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in France.


Radegund (2018)
as Herder
Red Sparrow (2018)
as Vanya Egorov
Le Fidèle (2017)
as Gigi Vanoirbeek
Our Souls at Night (2017)
as Gene
The Danish Girl (2015)
as Hans Axgil
A Bigger Splash (2015)
as Paul De Smedt
Maryland (2015)
as Vincent
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
as Gabriel Oak
Suite Française (2014)
as Bruno von Falk
The Loft (2014)
as Philip Trauner
A Little Chaos (2014)
as Andre Le Notre
The Drop (2014)
as Eric Deeds
Blood Ties (2013)
as Anthony Scarfo
Dood van een Schaduw (2012)
as Nathan Rijckx
De rouille et d'os (2012)
as Ali van Versch
De bende van Oss (2011)
as Ties van Heesch
De President (2011)
as Boyko
Rundskop (2011)
as Jacky Vanmarsenille
Injury Time (2010)
as Van Dessel
La Meute (2010)
as The Gothic Sham
Pulsar (2010)
as Samuel Verbist
My Queen Karo (2009)
as Raven
Afterday (2009)
as Jef
Loft (2008)
as Filip Willems
Tunnelrat (2008)
as John Atkins
Linkeroever (2008)
as Bobby
Nadine (2007)
as Cornee
De muze (2007)
Zwartboek (2006)
as Joop
Dennis van Rita (2006)
as Dennis
Retour (2006)
as Maxime
The One Thing to Do (2005)
as Edward Monskii
Het Einde van de Rit (2005)
as Samuel
Exit (2005)
as Anthony
Another Day (2005)
as Man
Dochter (2005)
as Matthias
Gender (2004)
A Message from Outer Space (2004)
as Frits
Ellektra (2004)
as DJ Cosmonaut X
Je veux quelque chose et je ne sais pas quoi (2004)
as Jaap
Any Way the Wind Blows (2003)
as Chouki
Zien (2003)
as Man
Meisje (2002)
as Oscar
De blauwe roos (2002)
as Lover
Daens (1992)
as Wannes Scholliers
Kursk ()
as Mikhail Kalekov
Mustang ()
as Roman Coleman
Sound of Metal ()
Territoires ()