Matthias Schoenaerts was born on December 8, 1977 in Antwerp, Belgium. He made his acting debut as a teenager in the 1992 Belgian film Daens, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. His next acting job came many years later when he appeared on the Flemish-Belgian TV series Flikken in 2001. He then gained further recognition for his role as Filip Willems in the Belgian erotic mystery film Loft.
After starring in other Belgian films, as well as other productions, he starred as Eric Deeds in The Drop in 2014, his first Hollywood film. The following year, he reprised his role Filip Willems/Philip Williams in the American remake of 2008’s Loft, The Loft. Also in 2015, he played Gabriel Oak in Far from the Madding Crowd opposite Carey Mulligan, earning him further recognition. He will star in the upcoming HBO miniseries Lewis and Clark.
Age in 2015: 38 (8 December 1977)
Height in Meters: 1.87m
Height in Centimeters: 187cm
Height in Feet: 6 Feet 1 3/4 Inches
Weight in Kilograms: 80kg
Weight in Pounds: 176lbs
Chest in Inches: 42 Inches
Waist in Inches: 33 Inches
Biceps in Inches: 16 Inches
Eye Color: Green