Veerle Baetens (2011)
24 January 1978 |
||actress and singer
Veerle Baetens (born 24 January 1978) is a Belgian actress and singer probably best known for her role as Elise/Alabama in The Broken Circle Breakdown. She has also starred in numerous Flemish movies.
Baetens was born in Brasschaat, Belgium. She had a musical education at the Hoger Instituut voor Dramatische Kunsten in Brussels.
In 2005, she won the "John Kraaijkamp Musical Award", in the category of 'Leading Actress in a musical', for the title role in the Dutch musical adaptation of Pippi Longstocking.
In 2008, she won the Flemish TV-star Award (Flemish equivalent of the Emmy Award) for Best Actress and Most Popular TV Personality, both for the title role in Sara.
In 2012, she released an album with her band "Dallas", called Take it all.
In 2013, she won the "best actress" category at the European Film Awards for her role in The Broken Circle Breakdown.
In 2013 she portrayed Queen Margaret of Anjou in Starz miniseries The White Queen, based on the novel of the same name by Philippa Gregory.
- Cabaret (1998)
- Where were you when... (1999)
- Nonsens (1999)
- Chicago (2000)
- Holiday Love Show (2003)
- Pippi Langkous (2005) - Pippi Langkous
Awards as film actress