Kristopher Van Varenberg

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Kristopher Van Varenberg
Born (1987-05-20) 20 May 1987 (age 27)
Other names Kris Van Damme
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992-present

Kristopher Van Varenberg (born 20 May 1987) is a Belgian-American actor who has appeared in such films as The Quest, Derailed and Universal Soldier: Regeneration.

Personal life[edit]

Kristopher is the son of martial artist/actor Jean-Claude Van Damme and Gladys Portugues, who is an ex-bodybuilder and fitness competitor.[1][2] He has a sister named Bianca and a half-brother named Nicholas.[3] He started martial arts training when he was 5 years old with taekwondo. He has also studied Shotokan with his father for five years and has a green belt in style.

Film career[edit]

He made his film debut in an uncredited role as Young Luc Deveraux in the 1992 film Universal Soldier. He later appeared in such films as The Quest and Derailed as Ethan Kristoff (the son of Van Damme's character, Jacques Kristoff). In 2009, he co-starred as Miles in Universal Soldier: Regeneration.


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Universal Soldier Young Luc Deveraux Uncredited
1996 The Quest Young Chris
2002 Derailed Ethan Kristoff
2009 Universal Soldier: Regeneration Miles
2011 Assassination Games Schell
2012 Dragon Eyes Sgt. Feldman
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning Miles
The Philly Kid Chase
Six Bullets Selwyn Gaul
2013 Welcome to the Jungle Brett
Enemies Closer Francois
Full Love Oren Also assistant director


Year Title Episode Role
2011 Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors 1 season (8 episodes) Himself


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