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Jean-Claude Van Damme

Jean-Claude Van Damme [4]

Born:October 18, 1960 (61)
Filmography Rating:7.55 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.33 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.53 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:66.34%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Last Action Hero [1993](33) => Himself
Friends: The Complete Series [1994](34) => Jean-Claude Van Damme
Kung Fu Panda 2 [2011](51) => Master Croc (voice)
The Expendables 2 [2012](52) => Vilain

Trivia that mentions this person:
Mortal Kombat [1995]
  • [?] Brandon Lee was originally cast as Johnny Cage, but died before production began. Jean-Claude Van Damme turned down the role of Johnny Cage to do Street Fighter. Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp were both considered for the role of Johnny Cage.
    Kung Fu Panda 2 [2011]
  • Late in the movie Master Croc leaps onto the boat and lands in a wide split position. This is a characteristic move of Jean-Claude Van Damme, who voices him.
    The Expendables [2010]
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme was offered a role, but he turned it down claiming that there was no substance in the character. Rumor has it that Dolph Lundgren replaced him but actually the part of Scandinavian Gunnar Jensen was written by Sylvester Stallone with Lundgren in mind. Van Damme appears in The Expendables 2.
    The Expendables 2 [2012]
  • This is Jean-Claude Van Damme's fourth time working with both Dolph Lundgren and Scott Adkins.
    The Expendables 3 [2014]
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme, who portrayed Jean Vilain in The Expendables 2, jokingly wanted to return as Jean Vilain's brother, Claude Vilain.
    Jack Reacher [2012]
  • Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Johnny Depp, Cary Elwes, Colin Farrell, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Mel Gibson, Stephen Lang, Dolph Lundgren, Edward Norton, Ron Perlman, Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Kurt Russell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Vince Vaughn, Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis were all considered for Jack Reacher.
    The Predator [2018]
  • In the Halloween scene when Rory first wears the bio-mask the original predator suit that Jean-Claude Van Damme wore for the 1st Predator film is seen. That suit was eventually abandoned when John McTiernan and [?] Stan Winston decided to redesign the creature.
    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs [2009]
  • Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin, Nicolas Cage, George Clooney, Harrison Ford, Ed Harris, Tommy Lee Jones, Michael Keaton, Stephen Lang, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Ron Perlman, Bill Paxton, Dennis Quaid, Kurt Russell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Travolta, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Bruce Willis were all considered for Buck.
    Mortal Kombat [2021]
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme's daughter, Bianca Brigitte Van Damme, auditioned for the role of Mileena. You can see her training for the audition in the television series, Jean Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors (2011).