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27 May 1986 |
Kontich, Antwerp, Belgium
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor, singer|
Timo Descamps (born 27 May 1986) is a Belgian actor, voice actor and singer. He is best known for his former roles on the Flemish soap operas Spring and Familie. In 2007, Descamps released his first music single, "Phonecall," which rose to 36 on the Ultratop 50. In January 2010, it was announced that Descamps would be co-starring in the film Judas Kiss, playing the character of Shane Lyons.
Timo's television debut was in 2004, appearing on the Belgian soap opera Familie. His character, Ghijs, was a problem child in the home of Marc and Mieke. After growing up and leaving home, Ghijs returned for the funeral of Marc and Lennart.
From 2005 to 2008, Descamps portrayed Jo De Klein, the new bass player of the music group in Spring. In his spare time, Jo was a painter and loved strange pets: he had a pet Tarantula called Mary and after its death he got a snake he named Picasso.
In 2006, Descamps competed on Steracteur sterartiest, a televised Belgian singing competition, finishing in third place. In 2009, Descamps played the role of Nelson Batenburg on the Dutch series Spangas, leaving the series in 2010.
In addition to his acting roles, Descamps has worked as an onscreen host for Disney Channel The Netherlands & Flanders and for the Belgian VT4 Network. In 2007, he hosted the show Superstar: The Battle on Nickelodeon. He is currently hosting for OUTTV.
Timo Descamps made his motion picture debut in the 2011 film Judas Kiss, released by Blue Seraph Productions, playing the privileged bad boy Shane Lyons. Judas Kiss is also Descamps' feature debut to an American and international audience.
Prior to making his film debut with Judas Kiss in 2011, Descamps provided his voice for the Flemish adaptions of such films as 2006's Happy Feet, in which he voiced Mumble, 2007's Surf's Up, voicing protagonist Cody Maverick, and 2010's How to Train Your Dragon, voicing the lead of Hiccup.
In September 2008, Descamps played Dolf Vega in the musical version of Crusade in Jeans.
In 2011, Descamps released his third single, entitled "Tomorrow."
|2006||Happy Feet||Mumble||Voice only; Flemish adaption|
|2007||Surf's Up||Cody Maverick||Voice only; Flemish adaption|
|2010||How to Train Your Dragon||Hiccup||Voice only; Flemish adaption|
|2011||Judas Kiss||Shane Lyons||U.S. and international film debut|
|2013||The Dark Place||TBA||Pre-production|
|2005–2008||Spring||Jo De Klein||Recurring cast (12 episodes)|
|2009–2010||Spangas||Nelson Batenburg||Recurring cast (104 episodes)|
|Aspe||Tom Sioen||1 episode|
|2011||De Kotmadam||Dries||1 episode|
|2006||Steracteur sterartiest||Himself||Contestant; second runner-up|
|2007–2008||Zo is er maar één||Himself||Contestant|
|2009||John Kraaijkamp Musical Awards||Rising talent Award: Best Newcomer in a musical||Nominated||"Dolf" in Crusade in Jeans|
|2009||VMP - Flemish Musical Awards||Rising talent Award: Best Newcomer in a musical||Won||"Dolf" in Crusade in Jeans|
|2010||Best supporting actor in a musical||Nominated||"Man" in Ganesha|
|2011||Holebipersoonlijkheid||Male Gay Icon (Belgium)||Won||Career|
- Ultratop 50's Official stats for "Phonecall" (Site is in Flemish)
- Nick (25 January 2010). "announces Timo Descamps will be in Judas Kiss". Thatgaymovie.com. Retrieved 5 September 2010.
- Spring-acteur Timo Descamps blijkt homofiel, Gazet Van Antwerpen, 10 June 2009 (in Flemish)
- Like It Rough – Single by Timo Descamps – Download Like It Rough – Single on iTunes
- Tomorrow – Single by Timo Descamps – Download Tomorrow – Single on iTunes
- :: Stichting Musical Awards ::
- Musicalsite.be: Nominatielijst Vlaamse Musicalprijzen 2010