Tom Van Landuyt

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Tom Van Landuyt
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Tom Van Landuyt (2016)
Born (1967-05-07) 7 May 1967 (age 51)
Occupationactor, singer-songwriter, producer, director
Years active1992–present

Tom Van Landuyt (born 7 May 1967) is a Belgian actor and singer probably best known for his role as Tom Smiths in the Belgian drama film Ad Fundum. He has also starred in numerous Flemish movies, Television series and on stage. In 2002, he married the Dutch actress Angela Schijf.

Early life[edit]

Van Landuyt was born in Leuven, Belgium. He was in training for actor at the Hoger Instituut voor Dramatische Kunsten (HIDK - Studio Herman Teirlinck) in Antwerp, where he graduated with honors in 1992.

Career[edit]

In 1992, he starred as a leading actor in the film Ad Fundum, for which he also recorded four songs for the motion picture soundtrack, including a duet with the English female singer-songwriter Sam Brown.

In 1995, he played his first Shakespeare at the KNS (Koninklijke Nederlandse Schouwburg, the Royal Theatre Company in Antwerp) and released his first solo album Pig Party (songwriter, performer and producer).

From 1997 till 2000 he was part of the NTG (Nedelands Toneel Gent, the Royal Theatre Company in Ghent), where he played leading roles in A Clockwork Orange, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Peter Pan, Spring Awakening, etc.

In 2000 and 2001 he worked with the Belgian theatre director Ivo van Hove, in a production (Rent) of the Dutch theatrical producer Joop van den Ende in Amsterdam.

In 2009, he wrote, performed and produced a Dutch album called Man Zo Nu En Dan. That same year he produced and directed the music video "Blanke Maagd" and "Vrijheid".

In 2013, he founded the theatre company Naastdeburen with the Dutch actress Angela Schijf.

In 2015 he produced his first play Kreutzersonate, Als het verlangen maar stopt, an adaptation of the novel of the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. The play was a co-production with t,arsenaal mechelen.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1991 De Wet van Wyns Zoon van Jean Luc Wyns TV Series (4 episodes)
Boys Boy in dancing Jan Verheyen Film
1991-93 De Kotmadam Billy Ronnie Commissaris TV Series (31 episodes)
1993 Ad Fundum Tom Smits Erik Van Looy Film
1994 Niet voor Publicatie Marc Willy Vanduren TV Series (1 episode)
1995 She Good Fighter Dennis Davids Marc Punt Film
Heterdaad Frank Mattijsen Frank Van Mechelen TV Series (1 episode)
1997 Windkracht 10 Jef De Laet Erik Van Looy & Christian Vervaet TV Series (13 episodes)
1998 Alle Maten Roel de Pitboel Rik Daniëls & Vincent Rouffaer TV Series (1 episode)
2000 Teamspirit Eric Bogaert Jan Verheyen Film
Engeltjes Dirk Feyen Frank Van Mechelen TV Series (1 episode)
2001 Quix Host Several TV Show
2003 Sedes & Belli Dirk Feyen Christian Vervaet & Stef Desmyter TV Series (6 episodes)
Teamspirit II Eric Bogaerts Jan Verheyen Film
2003-06 Team Spirit Eric Bogaerts Christophe Van Rompay & Jan Verheyen TV Series (11 episodes)
Also writer and producer TV Theme Song
2003-11 Zone Stad Ruige Ronny Christian Vervaet, Frank Bulkens, Johan Tiels, Iris Indri TV Series (51 episodes)
2004 Stroomversnellingen Sjeng Dalemans Brothers Film
2005 De Wet volgens Milo Philip Guy Gossens TV Series (1 episode)
2006 Aspe Andreas Duthoo Mark De Geest & Frank Van Mechelen TV Series (1 episode)
2007 Wittekerke Michiel Demeyer Serge Bierset TV Series (6 episodes)
2007-08 Flikken Maastricht Guy Danneels Martin Schwab TV Series (3 episodes)
2010 Lellebelle Vincent Mischa Kamp Film
2010 De Troon Napoleon Erik de Bruyn TV Mini Series
2011 Witse Joris Selleslags Melinda Van Berlo TV Series (1 episode)
2012 Vermist Thomas Malfliet Cecilia Verheyden TV Series (1 episode)
2013 Crème de la Crème Elvis Knaepen Kim Van Oeteren TV Series (10 episodes)
2014 Lang Leve Himself Several TV Series (1 episodes)
2015-16 De Ridder Karel De Coster Tom Goris & Rik Daniëls TV Series (7 episodes)

Theatre[edit]

Voice-over career[edit]

Flemish voice

  • Dinosaur (Buena Vista Disney, 2000)
  • Titan after Earth (20th Century Fox, 2000)
  • Spy Kids (2001)
  • Six Flags Batman Show (2001)
  • Lego big nana bird (2001)
  • Barbie in the Nutcracker (Mattel, 2001)
  • The Lion of Oz (2001)
  • Spy Kids (Disney, 2002)
  • Cats & Dogs (Warner Bros, 2002)
  • Powerpuff Girls (Warner Bros, 2002)
  • Scooby-Doo 1 (Warner Bros, 2002)
  • The Road to El Dorado (DreamWorks - Spielberg, 2000)
  • Looney tunes, back in action (Warner Bros, 2003)
  • Home on the range, Paniek op de prairie (Disney, 2003)
  • Sinbad, Legend of the Seven Seas (DreamWorks - Spielberg, 2003)
  • Alvin and the chipmunks 2 (20th Century Fox, 2009)
  • Het lelijke eendje (2005)
  • Pitt & Kantrop (BBC/VRT, 2005)
  • Cars (Disney Pixar, 2006)
  • Bratz (2006)
  • Brother Bear (Walt Disney Studios, 1998)
  • The Prince of Egypt, De Prins van Egypte (DreamWorks - Spielberg, 1998)
  • De Sprookjesverteller (2009)
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 1 (Disney, 2009)
  • Planet 51 (2010)
  • Moeders Mooiste (2010)
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (Disney, 2010)
  • Cats en dogs (De wraak van Kitty Galore, Warner Bros, 2010)
  • Tad, the lost explorer (Op zoek naar de verloren stad, 2012)
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 (Viva la Fiesta, Disney, 2012)
  • Belle et Sébastian (Nicolas Vanier, 2013)

Discography[edit]

  • Ad Fundum (Motion Picture Soundtrack Ad Fundum, Standing in my light (feat. Sam Brown, writer, composer of the songs Come Home, Fly Away, Pig Party)
  • Alles Leeft (Johan Verminnen live, 1994)
  • Pig Party (writer, composer, producer of the songs Time, Solitude, It's Alright, Little Figure, Pig Party, Brother, What's about it 1, A Lie, Let's Go For Love, We Talk Of Love, You've Got Me, Devils' Woman, Late September, What About It 2, 1995)
  • Together (Windkracht 10, 1997)
  • Sometimes love just ain't enough (duet with Barbara Dex, 1998)
  • Hope Band (1998)
  • Help Kosovo (1999)
  • Rent (2000)
  • Kuifje (2001)
  • I won't let you go (writer, composer, producer, Ik laat je niet alleen, 2003)
  • Blanke Maagd (writer, composer, producer, 2008)
  • Man Zo Nu en Dan (writer, composer, producer of the songs Nu, Wandelende Mens, MeisjeMeisje, Herboren, Blanke Maagd, Minimens, Vrij, Bevrijd Me, Hier, Iedereen Verliefd, Gek, Vrijheid, 2009)
  • Amigos (Verre Vrienden,2013)

Producing career[edit]

  • Pig Party (music album, 1995)
  • Blanke Maagd (also director, music video, 2009)
  • Vrijheid (also director, music video, 2009)
  • Kreutzersonate, Als het verlangen maar stopt (also director of the trailer, 2014 and 2016)
  • Kreutzersonate, Als het verlangen maar stopt (theatre play, 2015–2016)
  • Secret Face (director, producer of the trailer, 2016)

Presenter[edit]

At VRT

At VT4

  • O.I.N.C. (1995, news and culture)
  • Kickx (1996, action and adventure)
  • Het Vuur van Wadi Rum (1999, adventure, Wadi Rum, Jordan)

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